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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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A Smarter Process Approach to Accelerating Customer Engagements with Mobile and Social
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The personalization phenomenon is reshaping customer service as we knew it. Explore this resource and uncover customer-centric strategies that deliver top-line growth, starting with your business processes.
Posted: 20 Nov 2015 | Published: 20 Nov 2015


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


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


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


Accounts Payable Automation in SAP - An Investment in the Future
sponsored by ReadSoft
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how document process automation can speed up accounts payable processes, add to the company’s bottom line by cutting costs, reduce cycle times, and allow for faster financial statements and fewer late payment fees.
Posted: 20 Aug 2009 | Published: 19 Aug 2009


Achieve Eco-sustainable Innovation While Driving Profitable Growth
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: Alcatel-Lucent's innovation engine explores new ideas and opportunities to address environmental concerns while solving business problems.
Posted: 02 Oct 2008 | Published: 02 Oct 2008


Achieve Effective BPM with Cloud Provisioning
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about a cloud provisioning technology with a workflow-enabled framework, allowing you to create, provision, and orchestrate virtual "bundles" of on-premise and cloud capabilities that make up a new product, service, or application.
Posted: 14 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013


Achieve process innovation through business process management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The reality of today's empowered consumer has made it imperative for you to provide superior customer interactions at every opportunity. What is needed is a holistic approach to business process to serve the goal of delivering a world class customer experience.
Posted: 07 Nov 2013 | Published: 07 Nov 2013


Achieving Agility: The Role of the Case Management Platform
sponsored by Singularity
WHITE PAPER: Most large corporations are at risk of capture by inertia - the force that holds back progress as organizations grow. But there’s an effective weapon against inertia for organizations determined to be on top of their game: agility. Agility is a key attribute of successful organizations and is a top priority on most management teams’ agendas.
Posted: 15 Mar 2011 | Published: 15 Mar 2011


Achieving Profitable Growth through Exceptional Customer Experience
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In this whitepaper, Datamonitor focuses on nine key steps that can - and should - be taken by CSPs to improve standards by delivering outstanding service and achieving various objectives.
Posted: 07 Nov 2008 | Published: 07 Nov 2008

CA Technologies.

Achieving Value in Healthcare Through Efficiency and Effectiveness
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: this white paper demonstrates how, by reforming health care delivery, implementing appropriate technology, and reshaping the medical establishment which supports efficiency and effectiveness, America can provide the best value in health care services for its citizens.
Posted: 20 Jun 2012 | Published: 20 Jun 2012

Dell, Inc.

Addressing changing customer behavior
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource offers valuable insight to help you better understand customer behaviors and improve online customer experiences.
Posted: 13 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013


Addressing Common Contact Center and Enterprise Business Issues with Speech Analytics
sponsored by Verint Systems
WHITE PAPER: As a solution to contact center issues, this paper suggests Speech analytics, which gives organizations the ability tap into existing recorded customer interactions to gain actionable intelligence for improving business performance.
Posted: 03 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2008

Verint Systems

Adobe Solutions for eLearning: Transforming Customer Service in the Telecommunications Industry
sponsored by Adobe Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Adobe eLearning solutions enable enterprises to deploy rapid, real-time training for CSRs while helping them correlate training effectiveness with business results.
Posted: 12 Nov 2008 | Published: 12 Nov 2008

Adobe Systems, Inc.

Advanced Case Management for Smarter Government
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Case management is an area in which many government agencies can benefit by using new tools and approaches. By reading this White Paper, learn how to unify information, processes and people to provide better, faster services and programs.
Posted: 20 Aug 2010 | Published: 20 Aug 2010


Advanced Meter Infrastructure: Composite Technologies to Meet New Demands in Sales and Customer Service
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover what benefits advanced meter infrastructure (AMI) brings and why, and learn how the SAP NetWeaver platform and enterprise service-oriented architecture can support your AMI implementation.
Posted: 04 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

SAP America, Inc.

Advancing Enterprise Mobility to Improve Sales and Service
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore the latest thinking on use of mobile technology to deliver business value by enabling sales and service processes – and transform processes across the enterprise. Business software vendors can best support their customers by collaborating with strategic partners to co-innovate and foster a mobile ecosystem.
Posted: 24 Mar 2011 | Published: 24 Mar 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Advancing Healthcare through the Application of Predictive Knowledge Management
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how the health care industry can proactively support patient-focused care through the use of technology services that enable predictive analysis.
Posted: 20 Jun 2012 | Published: 20 Jun 2012

Dell, Inc.

Advancing Your Digital Marketing Strategy with Webtrends Analytics
sponsored by WebTrends
WHITE PAPER: In the age of social media, web analytics can help you harness data from a variety of channels to construct and implement an effective, integrated marketing strategy. Check out this helpful white paper to learn how you can advance your digital marketing strategy, grow brand loyalty and build revenue through the use of analytics.
Posted: 18 Apr 2013 | Published: 18 Apr 2013


Agile Decision Services: How IBM ILOG’s Business Rule Management System Helps Organizations Deliver Fast Time to Value for Business and IT
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores the challenges of trying to deliver quick time-to -value for IT projects and achieve the status of ‘agile enterprise’. It illustrates how IBM® WebSphere® ILOG BRMS can facilitate the alignment of IT with business and support the implementation of an ADS to provide business value within months of project adoption.
Posted: 12 Dec 2010 | Published: 12 Dec 2010


Aligning Business and Insurance Technology, 2007 P&C Technology Survey Results
sponsored by Fiserv Insurance Solutions
WHITE PAPER: In May 2007, Fiserv Insurance Solutions surveyed IT leaders at some of the leading property & casualty insurance carriers in the United States. From our second annual survey we see new trends developing and others that continue because of their...
Posted: 25 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Jun 2006

Aligning For a More Successful Business and IT Development Paradigm
sponsored by Active Endpoints, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines how the adoption of SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) can significantly improve Business and IT alignment.
Posted: 09 Sep 2009 | Published: 09 Sep 2009

Active Endpoints, 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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