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DEFINITION: Customer service and support (CSS) is the part of a company's customer relationship management (CRM) department that interacts with a customer for their immediate benefit, including components such as the contact center, the help desk, and the call management system.According to Lithium Technologies (a CSS product vendor), corporate costs for CSS interactions are expected to reach $100 billion in 2004.  … 
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Scaling Customer Support, Operations and Social Engagement
sponsored by Freshdesk Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This case study investigates how one company went from manually categorizing and answering dozens of customer emails per day to not only automating the process, but also making sure the right people were able to address high-priority customer queries.
Posted: 31 Aug 2015 | Published: 25 Aug 2015

Freshdesk Inc.

Mobility Applications: Improve Your Customer Experience and Contact Center
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: This helpful resource reveals why now is the perfect time for contact centers to embrace the mobile channel. Read on to uncover specific strategies for organizations ready to improve contact centers' operational efficiency, customer engagement, and brand loyalty through mobile apps.
Posted: 26 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Genesys

Improving Customer Service with Twitter
sponsored by Freshdesk Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Twitter can provide business value but this is challenging to achieve if you don't know where to start. This white paper details how Twitter can be utilized in tandem with a helpdesk service to maximize efficiency in your customer interactions and promote your business.
Posted: 26 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Freshdesk Inc.

Helpdesk with Gmail Integration Scales with You
sponsored by Freshdesk Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This case study investigates how one company successfully adopted a helpdesk that integrated with the third-party providers they already utilized. Read on to learn more about how this company doubled their resolved support ticket rate to 100% after switching to an integrated helpdesk.
Posted: 26 Aug 2015 | Published: 26 Aug 2015

Freshdesk Inc.

An Intuitive Helpdesk for You and Your Customers
sponsored by Freshdesk Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, you will see how one company tested and then integrated a helpdesk when their email ticketing system became too unwieldy. Read on to learn more how you could streamline your customer engagement processes with the right helpdesk.
Posted: 25 Aug 2015 | Published: 25 Aug 2015

Freshdesk Inc.

Trends 2015: The Future Of Customer Service
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: This report summarizes the top 10 customer services trends that you need to pay attention to in order to build strong customer relationships in 2015.
Posted: 24 Aug 2015 | Published: 16 Dec 2014

Genesys

Intelligent Self-Service and Personalization: Rethink the Customer Experience
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: In this guide, you'll learn how to equip your contact center with an integrated approach to self-assisted and proactive services that deliver on customer needs as well as revenue generation. Access now for helpful considerations on how to master this balancing act.
Posted: 24 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Genesys

5 Steps to Building a Customer Experience-Driven Contact Center
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: This white paper illustrates how organizations are overcoming modern customer experience hurdles to earn customers' satisfaction and long-term loyalty. Read on to uncover 5 important steps to building a customer experience-driven contact center.
Posted: 24 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Genesys

Tip Sheet: Building the Business Case for an Omnichannel Contact Center
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: Download this tip sheet to learn eleven metrics for building your business case for omnichannel customer service.
Posted: 24 Aug 2015 | Published: 24 Aug 2015

Genesys

Defy the Top 10 Remote Collaboration Challenges with UC
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the top ten challenges enterprises face when incorporating remote collaboration, and provides proven solutions and benefits of video as facilitated by IT, human resources, marketing teams, and executives. Read on here to access this guide.
Posted: 21 Aug 2015 | Published: 21 Aug 2015

Polycom, Inc.

The Customer Experience: the Journey from Good to Great
sponsored by Interactive Intelligence, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this paper we pose and respond to a series of questions to guide you through the journey of providing a better customer experience.
Posted: 17 Aug 2015 | Published: 17 Aug 2015

Interactive Intelligence, Inc.

The Gap Between what Customers Want & What Businesses are Doing
sponsored by Interactive Intelligence, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: There is a gap between what customers want and what businesses are doing. Continue on to access this infographic and learn about several common misconceptions and how businesses can learn to more accurately address customer concerns.
Posted: 17 Aug 2015 | Published: 17 Aug 2015

Interactive Intelligence, Inc.

Improve Customer Experience Through the Contact Center
sponsored by Calabrio, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper you will learn why the best way to improve the customer experience is through service. Access this resource now to discover why 63% of consumers say customer experience is the most important factor in their choice of brand.
Posted: 13 Aug 2015 | Published: 13 Aug 2015

Calabrio, Inc.

Improve Customer Loyalty Through the Contact Center
sponsored by Calabrio, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how the contact center can play a valuable role to play in customer retention. Read now to discover how your contact center can provide a wealth of information in the quest to drive customer loyalty.
Posted: 13 Aug 2015 | Published: 13 Aug 2015

Calabrio, Inc.

Improve First Contact Resolution (FCR)
sponsored by Calabrio, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Research indicates that almost 50% of inbound call center calls result in a resolution of the issue. This resource discusses the ramifications of poor first contact resolution (FCR), and delivers approaches for improving customer and employee satisfaction, reduce operating costs, and more.
Posted: 11 Aug 2015 | Published: 11 Aug 2015

Calabrio, Inc.

Case Study: New CRM Saves Time and Improves Efficiency
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, Tyroo Media describes how it overhauled its slow and complex CRM solution to obtain a more comprehensive and scalable one.
Posted: 11 Aug 2015 | Published: 22 Feb 2015

Microsoft

2015 Gartner Report: Critical Capabilities for Contact Center Infrastructure
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: This must-read report presents an easy-to-follow strategy for choosing the right contact center platform to deliver sustainable and competitive customer experiences.
Posted: 11 Aug 2015 | Published: 18 May 2015

Genesys

Dynamic Scheduling: Workforce Management for the Next Gen Contact Center
sponsored by Calabrio, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper outlines the new strategy of dynamic scheduling and details why many organizations consider it a top method for modern contact centers. Read now to discover the 5 key workflow processes central to dynamic scheduling.
Posted: 11 Aug 2015 | Published: 11 Aug 2015

Calabrio, Inc.

Calabrio ONE
sponsored by Calabrio, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how visionary companies realize that the contact center is a strategic enterprise asset that requires focus and investment. Discover how you can uncover the business value in your contact center with this exclusive resource.
Posted: 07 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Calabrio, Inc.

Why CIOs Should Modernize their Contact Centers Now
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: This TechTarget white paper is a must read for CIOs looking to justify the investment needed to modernize their contact center technology platform.
Posted: 06 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Genesys

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

Genesys

Banks are Striking Gold in the Contact Center
sponsored by Calabrio, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource details how banking contact centers can streamline operations and drive success by discovering the true nature of all customer conversations. Access this white paper to discover how your bank can utilize analytics software to extract the highest value out of your contact centers.
Posted: 04 Aug 2015 | Published: 04 Aug 2015

Calabrio, Inc.

2015 Guide to Retail Technologies and Strategies
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This guide highlights effective approaches for retailers to enhance online and digital customer interactions, as well as identify financially sound business models and growth initiatives. Discover three imperatives organizations must get right and the tools to help them get there.
Posted: 03 Aug 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

IBM

A Customer Engagement Strategy for Today's Multi-Channel Marketplace
sponsored by Interactive Intelligence, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains why putting your customers at the heart of your contact center operations is essential in today's multi-channel marketplace. Read on to learn 5 values by which contact centers can begin to deliver next-generation engagement and drive tangible value for the business as a whole.
Posted: 24 Jul 2015 | Published: 24 Jul 2015

Interactive Intelligence, Inc.

Beat Your Competition in the Race to Power Next-Gen Customer Experiences
sponsored by Mendix
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn how your organization can collaborate with IT to collectively deliver the apps that will power next-generation customer experiences.
Posted: 23 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Mendix
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CUSTOMER SERVICE DEFINITION (continued): … Customer service and support (CSS) is the part of a company's customer relationship management (CRM) department that interacts with a customer for their immediate benefit, including components such as the contact center, the help desk, and the call management system.According to Lithium Technologies (a CSS product vendor), corporate costs for CSS interactions are expected to reach $100 billion in 2004. To increase customer satisfaction, while minimizing the costs involved, many companies are turning to customer-based service applications such as Web self-service and online communities for customer-to-customer support.

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