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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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Removing the Barriers to Automating Quality Assurance
sponsored by NICE Systems, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Explore 4 barriers to true quality management automation in contact centers and how to overcome them. Discover how to get the most out of your quality management processes and data by paving the way for the automation.
Posted: 18 Aug 2017 | Published: 18 Aug 2017

NICE Systems, Inc

Keeping the Romance Alive to Attract and Retain Customers
sponsored by SAP Hybris
WHITE PAPER: Uncover tips for improving customer relationships so that you can increase brand trust, customer engagement, and customer loyalty.
Posted: 15 Aug 2017 | Published: 24 Jul 2017

SAP Hybris

CRM and Digital Opportunities for Today's SMBs
sponsored by Salesforce
WHITE PAPER: This report, commissioned by Salesforce, aims to identify potential areas SMBs can improve when it comes to using CRM and digital technology. Learn how to create more targeted, personalized marketing strategies, orchestrate multichannel strategies, assess the potential financial benefits of CRM, and more.
Posted: 10 Aug 2017 | Published: 10 Aug 2017

Salesforce

Streamline Authentication with Voice Biometrics to Improve Contact Center Customer Experiences
sponsored by NICE Systems, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Discover how voice biometrics (VB) streamlines your entire customer authentication system, improves contact center efficiency, enhances security for sensitive customer data, and creates better overall customer experiences.
Posted: 04 Aug 2017 | Published: 04 Aug 2017

NICE Systems, Inc

5 Ways to Ensure a Consistent Customer Experience
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Customers are constantly inundated with marketing messages across every channel, so to rise above the noise you'll need abundant customer data, excellent marketing technology, and savvy message alignment. Uncover 5 ways to ensure that your brand delivers a consistent, tailored customer experience.
Posted: 31 Jul 2017 | Published: 31 Jul 2017

Infor

How Telco Providers can Enable Real-Time Analytics and Decision-Making
sponsored by Aerospike
WHITE PAPER: Discover how Telco Service Providers (TSPs) can provide seamless, connected experiences with insights from big data architectures and advanced analytics. Find out how to enable real-time decision-making with analytics capabilities that support network management, CEM, and digital innovation.
Posted: 12 Jun 2017 | Published: 12 Jun 2017


Resolve Customer Issues and Execute Service Orders with Cloud CX tools
sponsored by SAP Hybris
WHITE PAPER: How are your call center agents and on-site technicians equipped for these situations? Learn how the right tools can help you leverage omnichannel customer support, provide the right resources at the right time, and digitally transform your service organizations.
Posted: 08 Jun 2017 | Published: 08 Jun 2017

SAP Hybris

21 Digital E-Commerce Vendors, Rated and Reviewed
sponsored by SAP Hybris
WHITE PAPER: You know by now that customer engagement strategies must evolve, but how can you get started? Decision-making starts with knowing your options. Explore Gartner's rating of 21 digital e-commerce platform ready to tackle mobile and social engagement.
Posted: 08 Jun 2017 | Published: 24 Apr 2017

SAP Hybris

Vendor Analysis for Multichannel Customer Engagement Tools
sponsored by SAP Hybris
WHITE PAPER: Forrester has assessed 22 vendors that offer machine learning, personalization, and ad tech features designed to help marketers interact with their audience. Uncover which 5 capabilities companies should look for to make the decision-making process smoother.
Posted: 08 Jun 2017 | Published: 08 Jun 2017

SAP Hybris

6 Keys to Delivering A Quality Customer Experience
sponsored by ConnectWise
WHITE PAPER: There's a major disconnect between how businesses think they're delivering service, and how customer perceive that service. You have several touch points with your customers over the course of your partnership, and this makes up the customer journey. Learn the 6 keys to delivering a quality customer experience.
Posted: 06 Jun 2017 | Published: 06 Jun 2017

ConnectWise

11 Hot E-Commerce Vendors And How They Stack Up
sponsored by SAP Hybris
WHITE PAPER: In this Forrester Research report, learn why firms are investing in e-commerce technology that supports full spectrum selling, personalized digital customer experiences, data-driven merchant tools, and more.
Posted: 06 Jun 2017 | Published: 24 Mar 2017

SAP Hybris

Engaging the Unengaged Consumer
sponsored by SAP Hybris
WHITE PAPER: It can feel like today's social and mobile customer is engaged in everything ... except you. How can you deliver an exceptional experience, like those of agile and legacy free market disruptors? Finextra reveals how banks are doing just that in this white paper.
Posted: 05 Jun 2017 | Published: 05 Jun 2017

SAP Hybris

Supporting The Buyer Journey With Customer Service
sponsored by SAP Hybris
WHITE PAPER: 50% of all buyers still view customer service as a post-purchase resource, rather than a purchasing aid. Find more survey results from Forrester that reveal how 247 companies approach customer service.
Posted: 05 Jun 2017 | Published: 29 Jul 2016

SAP Hybris

Key Trends Affecting Wholesale Distribution
sponsored by SAP Hybris
WHITE PAPER: B2B buyers expect the same customer experience in business that they rely on in their personal lives. Learn how wholesalers can embrace new best practices and opportunities in marketing, commerce, sales, and service.
Posted: 05 Jun 2017 | Published: 05 Jun 2017

SAP Hybris

The Business Impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI)
sponsored by [24]7
WHITE PAPER: According to recent Forrester Research, robots will take 24.7 million jobs by 2027, but create 14.9 million new jobs in the same period. No doubt that artificial intelligence (AI) will impact jobs globally more than any other technology in our lifetime – so what should we do about it? Learn how AI will impact your business.
Posted: 25 May 2017 | Published: 25 May 2017

[24]7

The Retailer's Blueprint For Success: Enabling Great Customer Experiences
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: Today, the consumer is in the driver's seat. They expect information and products from multiple channels at any time – leading retail and commerce to adopt omnichannel approaches to CX. Inside, learn the challenges retailers are up against, 5 pillars of building a unified CX, and receive an overview of NetSuite's business system.
Posted: 23 May 2017 | Published: 23 May 2017

NetSuite

Why Your Business Needs a Personalization Strategy
sponsored by Cxense
WHITE PAPER: Return customers are an asset for your company, providing quality, actionable data for you and your marketing department. Learn more about how you can leverage web personalization in your web apps and website design to provide an enticing customer experience that will keep your customers coming back.
Posted: 05 May 2017 | Published: 05 May 2017

Cxense

Be a Marketing Hero
sponsored by Cxense
WHITE PAPER: If you don't provide a personalized experience, somebody else will – and that's where your customers will keep going back to. Learn more about how you can leverage web app and website personalization in your own company and start keeping your customers.
Posted: 05 May 2017 | Published: 05 May 2017

Cxense

How to Create Compelling CX with Online Personalization
sponsored by Cxense
WHITE PAPER: In an environment where 62% of customers prefer to receive offers and promotions based on previous experiences, learn how to influence purchasing decisions for your demanding audience.
Posted: 04 May 2017 | Published: 04 May 2017

Cxense

Roll Out and Manage Multiple Customer Service Channels
sponsored by Zendesk
WHITE PAPER: In this guide, uncover the different communications channels you could be using to provide customer service as well as considerations for your roll out of these channels.
Posted: 24 Apr 2017 | Published: 24 Apr 2017

Zendesk

2017 CRM Customer Service Tech Predictions
sponsored by Zendesk
WHITE PAPER: Analytics. Machine Learning. AI. Assess Gartner's predictions for customer service and support tools in 2017 – which ones are actually working?
Posted: 23 Apr 2017 | Published: 07 Nov 2016

Zendesk

2017 Customer Service Trends: Operations Become Smarter And More Strategic
sponsored by Zendesk
WHITE PAPER: This analyst report summarizes the top 10 customer service trends for 2017 that contact center leaders must pay attention to in order to deliver customer service excellence.
Posted: 19 Apr 2017 | Published: 27 Jan 2017

Zendesk

8 Ways to Increase Conversions with Call Tracking
sponsored by Twilio
WHITE PAPER: If a customer clicks on an ad but calls the store to make a purchase, how can you track conversion rates? Learn how call tracking is helping advertisers use phone numbers to match online clicks with offline purchasing behavior.
Posted: 11 May 2017 | Published: 11 May 2017

Twilio

IDC Market Spotlight - Maturity Model
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: Any organization can make a good product. One way modern organizations are using to differentiate themselves is excellent, differentiated customer service. Read this white paper for information on new demands that technologies such as IoT are placing in customer service, and how you can utilize them to create proactive service in your organization.
Posted: 17 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

ServiceNow

A Quick Guide to Modernizing Customer Service
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: 80 percent of businesses believe they deliver a superior customer experience. However, only 8 percent of their customers agree. Download this white paper to explore how to redefine the fundamentals of customer service by bringing together people, workflows, and systems to proactively resolve issues and optimize the service experience.
Posted: 13 Apr 2017 | Published: 13 Apr 2017

ServiceNow
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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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