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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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5 Questions Every Customer Service Department Should be Able to Answer and How Analytics can Help Answer Them
sponsored by Salesforce.com
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn customer service teams can leverage customer data using a mobile-first analytics platform to increase productivity. Additionally, learn the answers to 5 questions that are essential for customer service success.
Posted: 18 Nov 2015 | Published: 18 Nov 2015

Salesforce.com

5 Reasons for Sales Teams to Embrace the Power of Analytics
sponsored by Salesforce.com
WHITE PAPER: This e-book outlines the top five reasons why analytics is poised to transform sales. Read now for tips on keeping your team ahead when you get critical business data right where sales actually happen.
Posted: 10 Sep 2015 | Published: 10 Sep 2015

Salesforce.com

5 Steps to Building a Customer Experience Driven Contact Center
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: In a recent survey of over 2,000 business executives, sales and service departments are now the top two areas for software and strategic investments – Is your business onboard? In this e-book, uncover 5 steps to building a customer experience driven contact center.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016 | Published: 12 Feb 2016

Genesys

5 Tips for Building a Business Case for Replacing Your Call Center ACD
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn 5 expert tips for devising a strategy to gain executive buy-in for the modernization of your contact center with a unified omnichannel infrastructure.
Posted: 09 Mar 2015 | Published: 09 Mar 2015

Genesys

5 Tips for Setting Measurable Social Media Goals
sponsored by Sysomos
WHITE PAPER: Learn 5 practical tips for setting social media goals, and why customer engagement benefits – such as awareness, reach and sentiment – are equally as valid as the monetary outcomes of your social efforts.
Posted: 18 Nov 2015 | Published: 18 Nov 2015

Sysomos

5 ways to accelerate transformation with Google for Work
sponsored by Accenture
WHITE PAPER: Learn 5 ways Google for Work can enable retailers to take charge of digital transformation to deliver the frictionless experiences customers demand, including: enhance employee productivity, improve inventory management, create a true omnichannel experience, and 2 more.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 21 Jun 2016

Accenture

5 Ways to Improve Business Agility
sponsored by Mitel Networks Limited
WHITE PAPER: If your organization is to remain competitive, then the ability to anticipate change and adapt quickly is critical. With each new technology, the world gets smaller and communication becomes easier. Take advantage of emerging opportunities to give your business a competitive edge.
Posted: 11 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Mitel Networks Limited

7 Keys to Delivering a Rock Star Customer Service Experience
sponsored by [24]7 Customer, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, you will learn 7 keys to delivering a stellar customer service experience that can differentiate your digital self-service capabilities from your competitors.
Posted: 28 Jan 2016 | Published: 28 Jan 2016

[24]7 Customer, Inc.

7 Lessons from visionary Context Marketers
sponsored by Sitecore
WHITE PAPER: Learn why it's critical for marketers to develop a new mindset to match the expectations of the empowered customer. Plus, uncover how your marketing team can create intuitive, contextual experiences that can exceed customer expectations, and drive more business to your door.
Posted: 18 Nov 2015 | Published: 18 Nov 2015

Sitecore

8 Ways to Build Your Brand Using Social Media
sponsored by Sysomos
WHITE PAPER: Follow this guide to learn how to take advantage of the incredible business opportunities available in the social space. Discover 8 social media branding tips to help you optimize lead and sales generation, real-time customer service, and more.
Posted: 18 Nov 2015 | Published: 18 Nov 2015

Sysomos

5 Steps toward Disaster Preparedness
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: For small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), the impacts of a disaster can result in loss of or lack of access to data, applications, and work facilities. This paper explains five key steps to consider when implementing a program for your company.
Posted: 25 Sep 2008 | Published: 25 Sep 2008

Cisco Systems, Inc.

5 Tips For Setting Measurable Social Media Goals
sponsored by MarketWired
WHITE PAPER: While social media offers your business a variety of opportunities to grow its customer base, increase brand awareness, and drive revenue, those benefits are unattainable without a solid strategy in place. To realize your social media goals, you need to first determine metrics and measurements of your strategy's success.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 20 Feb 2014

MarketWired

5 Ways ERP Can Help You Implement Lean
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Improve productivity and customer service with a lean approach to manufacturing. Read this white paper to learn how ERP works with lean to identify value and non-value components with your SAP system to give you a competitive edge.
Posted: 25 Apr 2007 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

Epicor Software Corporation

5 Ways to Optimize Your Workforce for Customer Contact in a Social Marketplace
sponsored by Aspect
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how workforce, quality and performance management capabilities provide practical business processes and tools for effective staffing, monitoring, reporting, evaluation and coaching.
Posted: 29 Aug 2013 | Published: 29 Aug 2013

Aspect

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 Requirements For Effective Customer Communication Management
sponsored by Kofax from Lexmark
WHITE PAPER: You need a customer communications management (CCM) approach that aligns with the customer's need for on-demand communication. This resource provides a seven-point checklist to help you choose the right CCM strategy for your business.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 20 Jan 2016

Kofax from Lexmark

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.
Posted: 29 May 2008 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

IBM
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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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