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ALSO CALLED: Churning, Customer Churning, Carrier Switches (Churn)
DEFINITION: Churn rate is a measure of customer or employee attrition, and is defined as the number of customers who discontinue a service or employees who leave a company during a specified time period divided by the average total number of customers or employees over that same time period. For example, churn rate has been an ongoing concern of telephone and cell phone services in areas where several companies  … 
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5 Ways to Prevent ECM Projects from Becoming Despised Legacy Apps
sponsored by Hyland Software
WHITE PAPER: Discover the top five challenges that arise from organization's making the "easy choice" and how involving IT in the buying process allows organization to select a solution that leads to success throughout the lifetime of an ECM solution.
Posted: 08 Jul 2014 | Published: 08 Jul 2014

Hyland Software

6 Secrets to Offering Exceptional Customer Service
sponsored by Salesforce
WHITE PAPER: There is always room for improvement in serving your customers.  In a poll, only 7% of customer experiences exceeded their expectations.  In this eBook, we'll show how your customers, employees and brand can come together to earn a "customer for life." Download now.
Posted: 12 Jun 2014 | Published: 12 Jun 2014

Salesforce

6 Ways Solid Information Management Can Keep You Compliant
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn methods and best practices for information management that IT leaders can implement to improve efficiency, compliance and cost savings, including six steps to greater compliance.
Posted: 13 Mar 2012 | Published: 06 Mar 2012

Iron Mountain

A Leap Forward for Retail Banking
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Access this brief resource to learn about the evolution of retail bank branches, and why automation, speed, and security are critical factors in improving customer relationships and driving sales.
Posted: 27 Jan 2014 | Published: 27 Jan 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

A Strategic Approach to Customer Engagement Optimization
sponsored by Verint Systems
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how your organization can optimize your customer engagement over multiple channels, to gain benefits like increased customer loyalty, enhanced performance and revenue, reduced risk and operating costs, and more.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Verint Systems

5 Web Self-Service Pitfalls: What Every Contact Center Manager Must Know
sponsored by eGain Communications Corp.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses and analyzes 5 myths frequently encountered in the context of self-service strategies and implementations, and offers proven industry best practices to counter them. This paper will be a valuable resource for you as you develop, implement, and refine your customer self-service strategy.
Posted: 17 Feb 2010 | Published: 17 Feb 2010

eGain Communications Corp.

6 Hidden Secrets to Offering Exceptional Customer Service
sponsored by Salesforce.com
WHITE PAPER: The ability to provide exceptional customer service has quickly become a business differentiator. This resource counts down six secrets to customer service success – read on to learn more now.
Posted: 10 Oct 2013 | Published: 10 Oct 2013

Salesforce.com

6 Steps to Smashing Silos in Your Business
sponsored by Teradata
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource explains the steps that business leaders can take to prevent and break down silos within their organizations, particularly within marketing departments.
Posted: 16 Feb 2015 | Published: 16 Feb 2015

Teradata

7 Habits of Highly Effective Contact Centers and Help Desks
sponsored by eGain Communications Corp.
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, we discuss seven traits of successful contact centers and help desks, backed by stories and tips from our customers - some of the world’s most innovative customer service and support organizations. Read on to learn more about the seven habits that could set your contact center or help desk on the path to success and growth.
Posted: 17 Feb 2010 | Published: 17 Feb 2010

eGain Communications Corp.

7 Ways Video Can Fuel Customer Engagement, Conversion and Acquisition
sponsored by Limelight Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Customer engagement, conversion and acquisition are important to the success of your company. Unfortunately, people don't always have the time to read everything you write. How can you remedy this? Learn how video can drive engagement to your business by reading this resource now.
Posted: 26 Aug 2013 | Published: 26 Aug 2013

Limelight Networks, Inc.

8 Traits of IT-Friendly Contact Center and Web Customer Service Software
sponsored by eGain Communications Corp.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, we discuss eight IT-friendly software traits that minimize risk, maximize ROI, and encourage innovation. Although the focus of this paper is on contact center and web customer service software, the discussion is broad enough to be a valuable guide for any technology investment.
Posted: 07 May 2010 | Published: 06 May 2010

eGain Communications Corp.

9 Critical Capabilities to Demand From Your IVR Cloud Hosting Provider
sponsored by Voxeo
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper covers 9 critical capabilities to demand from your interactive voice response (IVR) cloud hosting provider.
Posted: 13 Mar 2012 | Published: 13 Mar 2012

Voxeo

9 Steps to Building a Business Case for B2B Integration
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Putting together a business case does not rank high on most IT executives’ list of favorite activities. But the ability to put together a compelling case is now more than ever a core competency. This paper explains how you can significantly increase your chances of approval if you follow the nine steps provided within.
Posted: 24 Feb 2011 | Published: 24 Feb 2011

IBM

A 360° Approach for Analyzing the Voice of the Customer Across Multiple Communications Channels
sponsored by Verint Systems
WHITE PAPER: The way you strategize your customer service and interactions is changing thanks to abundance of ways for your customers to reach your business. Read this white paper to learn how to adapt to these changes.
Posted: 03 Nov 2011 | Published: 03 Nov 2011

Verint Systems

A Comprehensive Best Practice Approach to Business Resilience and Risk Mitigation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper serves as a comprehensive, best-practices approach to business resilience and risk mitigation. Common types of risk and the steps organizations must take to develop an effective risk mitigation strategy are discussed.
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IBM

A FIRST LOOK AT ORACLE BPM SUITE 11G
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to explore the advanced features and capabilities offered in Oracle's BPM Suite 11g and discover the advantages it can offer your organization.
Posted: 03 Jul 2012 | Published: 25 Jun 2012

Oracle Corporation

A New Model for Healthcare Transformation
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides an overview of the major issues that are driving support for care transformation. More importantly, it outlines an approach for achieving value from the IT investments made by health care organizations in support of transformation initiatives.
Posted: 20 Jun 2012 | Published: 20 Jun 2012

Dell, Inc.

A New Style of IT: The Dawn of a New Normal
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the key findings from research conducted by Gartner to expose what digital business means for companies, and how to enhance the customer experience to thrive in the digital era.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Jul 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

A Premium on Efficiency: Midsize Manufacturers Confront the Obstacles to Growth
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: How do best-in-class midsize manufacturers continue to grow in a tough economy? This research report, conducted by EIU, outlines measures manufacturers implement to continue expanding even while coping with the strains of softening demand in key markets, rising input costs, and downward pressure on prices.
Posted: 07 Aug 2009 | Published: 07 Aug 2009

SAP America, Inc.

A Quick-Start Guide to Deploy an SMS Strategy for Business
sponsored by StrikeIron
WHITE PAPER: SMS is emerging as one of the most effective means of communication -- short, digestible messages sent rapidly to the right users. In this white paper, you'll find a 4-step guide to deploying an SMS strategy for customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing.
Posted: 05 Jun 2014 | Published: 05 Jun 2014

StrikeIron

A Silver Lining for Communications, Media, and Entertainment Companies
sponsored by Infor CRM
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses how a cross-channel approach can help CME companies increase customer retention and loyalty, streamline marketing processes, and overcome the numerous technical, organizational, and logistical barriers to an effective multichannel environment.
Posted: 03 Apr 2010 | Published: 02 Apr 2010

Infor CRM

A smarter approach to CRM: An IBM perspective
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: With instant access to information, customers expect a purchase experience that matches the ease and speed of the information-gathering experience. Read this white paper, created in collaboration with Frost & Sullivan, to see how a customer relationship management (CRM) solution can help you respond on the customers' terms.
Posted: 05 Jul 2012 | Published: 15 Feb 2012

IBM

Accelerate Innovation & Productivity with Rapid Prototyping and Development: Model New Ideas, Land More Business, and Control Costs
sponsored by Attivio, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses how a new generation of platforms in the application stack is designed to both deliver a specific layer of functionality and enable rapid prototyping, allowing development teams to focus their efforts on the value they add and gain time for more innovation.
Posted: 24 Feb 2010 | Published: 24 Feb 2010

Attivio, Inc.

Accelerate Performance in Human Resources
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses HR challenges and metrics solutions for improving operations.
Posted: 02 Feb 2012 | Published: 27 Jan 2012

SAP America, Inc.

Accelerate ROI for Business Process Management with IBM Solutions Designed for Rapid Deployment
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: With IBM products, services and programs, businesses can develop business process management solutions to support their business priorities and objectives, both now and in the years ahead. Read this paper to learn how.
Posted: 02 Jul 2010 | Published: 15 Jan 2010

IBM
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CHURN DEFINITION (continued): … Churn rate is a measure of customer or employee attrition, and is defined as the number of customers who discontinue a service or employees who leave a company during a specified time period divided by the average total number of customers or employees over that same time period. For example, churn rate has been an ongoing concern of telephone and cell phone services in areas where several companies compete and make it easy to transfer from one service to another. Changes in a business' churn rate can provide feedback for a company as it may indicate customer response to service, pricing, competition and so on, as well as the average length of time an individual remains a customer. As such, churn rate is an important business metric. To estimate future churn rates, predictive technology is sometimes applied, in a process known as predictive churn modeling.

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