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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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Analyst's take: Microsoft Dynamics CRM boosts customer service and company profits
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: Microsoft Dynamics CRM enables organizations to improve customer service, effectively manage marketing and communications, and increase sales productivity, ultimately driving increased profits and reduced costs.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 11 Feb 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Analytics Insights Deliver Competitive Differentiation
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, learn how retailers should capitalize on omni-channel commerce by leveraging business intelligence from social media and use predictive analytics to optimize business strategies and maximize profitability.
Posted: 22 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Analytics Options for Ever-Growing Big Data
sponsored by Amazon Web Services
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper explores which technologies are appropriate for efficiently analyzing data to better understand customer preferences. Use this resource to learn how to gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace, as well as a lever to grow your business.
Posted: 04 May 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Amazon Web Services

Are You Ready for the Demand-Driven Customer?
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Today's consumers ask for more from customer service. Learn how to help customers in the right channel, with the right information, at the right time.
Posted: 12 Jul 2015 | Published: 13 Jul 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Are Your Everyday Business Activities Creating Tax Risk?
sponsored by Avalara
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how to spot risk and improve compliance in 7 key business functions and explains the benefits of integrating and automating sales tax compliance in your ERP.
Posted: 07 Jan 2015 | Published: 02 Dec 2014

Avalara

Automating Fax and Email Orders into ERP
sponsored by Esker Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers an overview of key considerations for implementing a strategy to automate fax and email orders (plus EDI, web and other order sources) into your enterprise resource planning (ERP) system.
Posted: 10 Jul 2013 | Published: 10 Jul 2013

Esker Inc.

Banca Carige Provides Superior Customer Service with Innovative Mobile Services
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This case study describes how Italian bank Banca Carige developed an understanding of consumer behavior through analytics, and also launched new mobile services to engage and retain customers.
Posted: 17 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

IBM

Answers to Top BRMS Questions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Answers to ten frequently asked questions about what business rule management systems are and how they are used.
Posted: 12 Dec 2010 | Published: 12 Dec 2010

IBM

ARC View In Dynamic Market, Consumer Goods Companies Rely on Manufacturing Operations Management Systems
sponsored by Apriso Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, discover a manufacturing operations management (MOM) platform and system has seen proven success in consumer goods companies.
Posted: 31 Oct 2011 | Published: 27 Oct 2011

Apriso Corporation

Are You Providing Your Customers with the Satisfying Experience That will Keep Them Coming Back?
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In today's tough economic times, businesses face a daunting challenge: do everything possible to attract and retain customers. This paper examines eight strategies for creating a relationship with your customers that will keep them coming back.
Posted: 25 Sep 2008 | Published: 25 Sep 2008

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Are You Ready For a New Era in B2B Collaboration?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines what companies can do to modernize their approach to business-to-business collaboration in response to trends like globalization, consumerization, and mobility.
Posted: 03 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

IBM

Are You Ready for Economic Bounce Back?
sponsored by Micro Focus, Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the concept that preparing for economic recovery is not something that can wait; it is something that businesses should plan for now. It will introduce enterprise application migration strategies that can be considered within any organization and also emphasize the importance of forward thinking and planning in down economy.
Posted: 27 Oct 2009 | Published: 27 Oct 2009

Micro Focus, Ltd

Asset: Healthcare 2015 and U.S. Health Plans New Roles, New Competencies
sponsored by IBM Line of Business
WHITE PAPER: The U.S. healthcare system is on an unsustainable path that will force its transformation.
Posted: 22 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

IBM Line of Business

Assuring Asset Documentation Integrity
sponsored by McLaren Software
WHITE PAPER: In this whitepaper, we will discuss best practices for assuring the integrity of your asset documentation.
Posted: 01 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jul 2007

McLaren Software

AT&T Business Continuity Survey: 2008
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: The goal of this business continuity survey was to learn what these executives were doing about business continuity, and how it figured in their overall IT strategy.
Posted: 06 Oct 2008 | Published: 04 Oct 2008

AT&T Corp

Automate Your Business Processes with the Digital Mailroom
sponsored by Kofax, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Check out this exclusive white paper to uncover the tool capable of transforming documentation reception and processing into a more efficient "digital mailroom", so you can improve customer service, reduce costs and more.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Kofax, Inc.

Automated Invoice Processing into Oracle E-Business Suite
sponsored by ReadSoft
WHITE PAPER: Document automation will add to the company's bottom line, save time, better business processes, and increased control. This paper will demonstrate how to automate the AP process within Oracle E-Business Suite, and what type of investment will need to be made and what kind of benefits can be expected.
Posted: 20 Aug 2009 | Published: 19 Aug 2009

ReadSoft

Automated Job Management
sponsored by Hitachi Asia Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: With a job management system, you can automate job management for easier, more effective management across a complex IT landscape. View this informative resource to explore the benefits of the Hitachi JP1 job management system.
Posted: 27 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2008

Hitachi Asia Ltd.

Automating a Unified Physical Infrastructure
sponsored by Panduit
WHITE PAPER: Read our fourth newsletter featuring research from Gartner to learn how to support business requirements and customer demands in the datacenter while reducing capital and operational expenses.
Posted: 01 Oct 2010 | Published: 20 Aug 2010

Panduit

Automating Job Card Generation for Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul
sponsored by Enigma, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Manual job card generation processes significantly hamper maintenance efficiency and accuracy for A, B, C, and D checks alike, directly resulting in lost time, errors, and flight delays.
Posted: 11 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

Enigma, Inc.

Automating Your Call Center Feedback
sponsored by Mindshare Technologies
WHITE PAPER: The most successful contact centers are turning to leading-edge automated feedback solutions and developing processes to incorporate feedback into daily operations.
Posted: 05 Mar 2008 | Published: 04 Mar 2008

Mindshare Technologies

Automating Your SOA Center of Excellence
sponsored by WebLayers
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the steps necessary for implementing an effective SOA Center of Excellence. Explore how to automate and apply the appropriate levels of SOA governance.
Posted: 05 May 2008 | Published: 01 Mar 2008

WebLayers

Avoid Overlooking the Growing Fraud Threat When Planning AP Automation
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses how automated AP can help reduce a great portion of frauds and schemes with less human "touch points" involved in invoice processing which translates to less chances for dishonest employees to falsify invoice data or otherwise manipulate the AP process for personal gain.
Posted: 11 Dec 2009 | Published: 11 Dec 2009

SAP America, Inc.

B2B Collaboration: Assessing the ROI of Process Integration Business Value Research Series
sponsored by Sterling Commerce Manufacturing Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Business and IT leaders are under increasing pressure to improve B2B collaboration and the electronic communication capabilities of their organizations. This report looks at the key drivers for B2B collaboration in both the purchase-to-pay and...
Posted: 05 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Jul 2006

Sterling Commerce Manufacturing Solutions

Banking: Differentiate Through Service Excellence with SAP CRM – Optimizing Customer Satisfaction, Efficiency, and Profit
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how SAP for Banking solutions, which encompass the SAP® CRM application, encourage agility and customer centricity in today’s demanding market. By seamlessly connecting front- and back-office tasks, they can provide a superior customer experience and stronger top-line growth.
Posted: 02 Sep 2010 | Published: 02 Sep 2010

SAP America, 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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