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ALSO CALLED: Churning, Customer Churning, Carrier Switches (Churn)
DEFINITION: In a general context, churn is a synonym for agitation or turnover. The term derives from a dairy procedure that results in butter (one agitates cream in a wooden container; churn is the word for both the container and the process), but is often used to refer to something that is turning over, either literally or figuratively. In a business context, it generally refers to customer or employee turnover,  … 
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Behavior-Driven Development and BRMS
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Test-driven development (TDD), behavior-driven development (BDD), and domain-driven development (DDD) comprise an approach to BRMS development ensuring predictable and productive processes. In this white paper, learn how development teams can deliver products faster and keep pace with the demands of our rapid global marketplace.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 04 Apr 2014

Red Hat

Best Practices for Chat Deployments
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores multiple best practices for successful chat deployments that can lead the way to a customizable solution for your enterprise. Read on to learn how fine-tuning your chat deployment can increase both customer satisfaction and loyalty, and ultimately increase revenue.
Posted: 10 Sep 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Oracle Corporation

Best Practices for Contact Center Routing
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a step by step guide, with use cases and examples, to help you build a flexible and effective contact center routing strategy.
Posted: 06 Aug 2015 | Published: 17 Sep 2014


Best Practices for Delivering a Personalized Customer Experience
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: This paper will discuss the changing nature of the customer experience; outline the need for and benefits of a multi-channel contact center; highlight the key drivers and challenges companies must consider as they embark on this approach; identify what to look for in a vendor partner; and offer best practices for success.
Posted: 11 Sep 2014 | Published: 11 Sep 2014


Best Practicies for Cloud Faxing with SAP Applications
sponsored by Esker Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how cloud faxing addresses inefficiency of fax machines, hidden costs of fax servers, and the functional limitations of basic outsourced fax services.
Posted: 10 Jul 2013 | Published: 10 Jul 2013

Esker Inc.

Better customer experiences start with digitisation
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: In this expert report from ComputerWeekly, learn about the digitization imperative and how your organization can revolutionize customer experiences.
Posted: 05 Feb 2014 | Published: 05 Feb 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Becoming Value-driven: Focusing on What Matters Most
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides insight into the six key areas essential for becoming a value-driven organization. Discover how to gain the visibility and control essential to meet and exceed customer needs.
Posted: 20 Aug 2008 | Published: 20 Aug 2008


Behavior Driven Development: Agile Testing with Red Hat JBoss BRMS
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, discover how a software development process known as behavior-driven development, combined with a tool that integrates business rules management, business process management (BPM), and complex event processing (CEP), enables you to speed up and improve the application delivery lifecycle.
Posted: 08 Aug 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Red Hat

Being Agile in a Non-Agile World
sponsored by Ivar Jacobson Consulting
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses how to implement agile thinking in the context of both defined engineering practices and an organizations' Software Development Lifecycle.
Posted: 01 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jun 2008

Ivar Jacobson Consulting

Benchmarking in the contact center: Tips for managing what you measure
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: Benchmarking projects are a great way for contact center organizations to improve their operations in order to reconcile competing demands from customers and the business. Read this white paper to learn best practices for executing a successful contact center benchmarking project.
Posted: 24 Oct 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2010


Benefits and methods of implementing BPM on System z
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper is intended to inform the reader of what business process management (BPM) is about, the benefits that can be obtained from its implementation, how to place BPM into operation and why IBM WebSphere® Process Server should be deployed on the IBM System z™ mainframe.
Posted: 15 Jun 2010 | Published: 01 Mar 2008


Best Practices for Automating SAP® Order-to-Cash
sponsored by Winshuttle, LLC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how SAP® Business Suite customers can use Winshuttle software to automate the Order-to-Cash business process through the user-enabled loading of Excel data.
Posted: 04 Dec 2008 | Published: 04 Dec 2008

Winshuttle, LLC

Best Practices for Customer Service
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this guidebook which explores the experiences of Oracle RightNow customers and highlights best practices they have taken to enable agents to deliver the right answers at the right time, driving increased customer service productivity and increased customer satisfaction.
Posted: 04 Aug 2013 | Published: 02 Aug 2013

Oracle Corporation

Best Practices for Endpoint Data Loss Prevention
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Find out the best practices for planning for and deploying an endpoint DLP tool in your corporation. The technology overview section of this document provides a closer look on how DLP works with other existing technologies and how best to integrate DLP in your environment.
Posted: 24 Sep 2008 | Published: 24 Sep 2008

Symantec Corporation

Best Practices for Improving Back Office Workforce Efficiency
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: 70% of customers report that they have ended a relationship due to poor customer service, a statistic that demands companies be at the top of their capabilities. View this in-depth whitepaper to discover an extensive 7 step guide to streamlining workforce efficiency, ultimately keeping customers happy.
Posted: 13 Aug 2014 | Published: 13 Aug 2014


Best Practices in Complex Equipment Manufacturing, Sales, and Service
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper gives a brief overview of the SAP® solutions used by manufacturers of complex products and equipment to differentiate themselves from the competition through superior-value products and services against low-cost global providers.
Posted: 26 Jan 2009 | Published: 23 Jan 2009

SAP America, Inc.

Best Practices in Contract Management: How to Shrink Your Sales Cycle through Smart Contract Management
sponsored by SpringCM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the seven best practices in contract management. It's time for you to think about how to manage your contracts more effectively, close more deals, and get more cash. Learn how in this paper.
Posted: 16 Apr 2008 | Published: 11 Oct 2010


Best Practices in Creating a Strategic Finance Function
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: the following article will share the results of SAP research as well as APQC's Open Standards Benchmarking Collaborative (OSBC) research. The OSBC research is the first global set of common standards for business processes and data, giving organizations an independent, authoritative resource for evaluating and improving business practices.
Posted: 26 Jan 2009 | Published: 23 Jan 2009

SAP America, Inc.

Best Practices White Paper: Implementing Process Modeling from Scratch - Untying the Gordian Knot
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The complexity of operational processes can be a significant obstacle to any effort for improvement through modeling and analysis. Access this white paper for 3 principles that can be used to simplify management strategies and arrive at models that will provide you with a better understanding of your business.
Posted: 09 May 2011 | Published: 09 May 2011

EMC Corporation

Best Practices: Maximizing IT Efficiency Through Service Automation
sponsored by FrontRange Solutions Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this Enterprise Management Associates white paper to learn about the 6 best practices for maximizing IT efficiency through service automation.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

FrontRange Solutions Inc.

Better Healthcare Starts with Better Information
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines Dell's holistic solutions, bringing together implementation services, process improvement consulting and customized IT technology so caregivers have better information for better patient care.
Posted: 20 Jun 2012 | Published: 20 Jun 2012

Dell, Inc.

Beyond Converged Networks: Driving User Productivity through Unified Communications and Collaboration
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to understand how to provide users with a single, integrated experience across business applications and communications and collaboration tools.
Posted: 29 May 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2008


Beyond Disaster Recovery: Becoming a Resilient Business
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn how to determine risks, calculate impact, evaluate your current structure's response and test overall resiliency.
Posted: 27 Oct 2008 | Published: 27 Oct 2008


Beyond Disaster Recovery: Becoming a Resilient Business Organization
sponsored by IBM Software Group
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to combine several risk management strategies into a single integrated one, making your infrastructure able to respond to the threat of disaster.
Posted: 05 Dec 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

IBM Software Group

Beyond Search: Improve Insight and Decisions by Unifying Information
sponsored by Attivio, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores the legacy technologies that influenced the development of both the new generation of search engines and the more powerful unified information access platforms. It also explains the benefits this new approach brings in providing active intelligence on demand and more.
Posted: 24 Feb 2010 | Published: 24 Feb 2010

Attivio, Inc.
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CHURN DEFINITION (continued): …  and especially attrition. The rate of attrition, known as the churn rate, is an important business metric.Churn is frequently spoken of in a communications context, where it refers to the tendency of Internet and cell-phone subscribers to switch providers. The most common reasons for churn are dissatisfaction with an existing provider, the lure of a lower price for equivalent service from a different provider, and the lure of better service for the same price from a different provider. Churn can also result from achange in the subscriber's geographic location, the desire for increasedconnection … 
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