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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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Create a Business Continuity Plan for the Contact Center
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: Companies today need to have a business continuity plan that covers more than minor application downtime -- they need to be ready for the very real possibility of natural or man-made disasters. How prepared is your contact center for disaster? Find out in this white paper.
Posted: 23 Jul 2014 | Published: 23 Jul 2014

Genesys

The Fourth of Five Truths for Tomorrow’s Marketer
sponsored by SDL
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the 3 questions you must ask yourself to find out if your company is ready to make localization strategy a top priority.
Posted: 17 Jul 2014 | Published: 17 Jul 2014

SDL

Smarter Analytics: Driving Customer Interactions with the IBM Next Best Action Solution
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out how you can improve customer satisfaction rates and revenue through analytics.
Posted: 10 Jul 2014 | Published: 28 Aug 2013

IBM

Proving the Value of Integrated Process and Content Management
sponsored by Perceptive Software
WHITE PAPER: Find out how gaps in automation undermine overall business process efficiency, quality, control, consistency and visibility.
Posted: 10 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 May 2012

Perceptive Software

How a Successful ECM Project Becomes a Despised Legacy Application and 5 Ways to Prevent It
sponsored by Hyland Software
WHITE PAPER: Discover the top five challenges that arise from organization's making the "easy choice" and how involving IT in the buying process allows organization to select a solution that leads to success throughout the lifetime of an ECM solution.
Posted: 08 Jul 2014 | Published: 08 Jul 2014

Hyland Software

Analyst Report: Business Value of IBM Digital Experience Management Tools
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Uncover a complete list of results from a recent study that exposes the average ROI of those who make the leap to a digital experience platform.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

IBM

Transform Business: Explore Strategic Business Transformation Requirements
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Find out how businesses are overcoming today's challenges such as the explosion of social media and more stringent security and regulatory requirements.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Move Forward: Create a More Satisfying and Productive Omni-channel Experience
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Find out why so many are turning to the power of advanced information management and analytics (IM&A), in order to improve their understanding of consumers and deliver a seamless and more satisfying omni-channel experience.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Retail Needs to Embrace the Mobile Revolution
sponsored by Toshiba
WHITE PAPER: Find out how retailers are accommodating the consumers migration to a mobile-first world.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 03 Jul 2014

Toshiba

BPS Edge: CEM The New Style of Customer Engagement Management
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Find out about the most recent customer engagement management innovations.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Transforming customer service in financial services: the 10 rules
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This brief paper highlights the 10 cardinal areas for excellent customer service.
Posted: 02 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Transforming Customer Experience in the New Digital World
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will show you how taking a holistic approach to digital channels in the contact center and beyond and integrating them into your customer experience strategy allows you to transform the end-to-end customer journey and deliver consistent, seamless and personalized experiences across all channels, touchpoints and interactions.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Jul 2014

Genesys

A New Style of IT: The Dawn of a New Normal
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the key findings from research conducted by Gartner to expose what digital business means for companies, and how to enhance the customer experience to thrive in the digital era.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Jul 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Transforming Customer Service in Financial Services: The 10 Rules
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Find out why understanding and engaging customers is critical in order to successfully leverage both new and existing technologies, and uncover the 10 rules for transforming customer service in financial services.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

HP Insights to Successful Customer Engagement
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the ins-and-outs of the customer experience research conducted by Gartner, and learn how you can improve customer engagement to ensure a positive customer experience.
Posted: 30 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Top 5 Steps to a World Class Contact Centre
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: In this expert resource you'll find five key steps to keep in mind when building a world-class contact centre in today's rapidly changing customer landscape.
Posted: 30 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Genesys

Customer Experience: Essential Requirements for Company Profitability and Competitive Success
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the importance of focusing on the customer experience journey, explores why companies don't get the customer journey right, and discusses how leading companies provide great customer experiences.
Posted: 30 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Genesys

Optimizing Magneto E-commerce Sites for Increased Sales and Customer Satisfaction
sponsored by ZeroLag Communications Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Find out which platform is capable of maximizing the performance of your e-commerce web site, increasing sales and improving customer satisfaction.
Posted: 20 Jun 2014 | Published: 20 Jun 2014

ZeroLag Communications Inc.

5 Key Questions You Should Ask When Considering a Cloud-Based Contact Center
sponsored by KANA
WHITE PAPER: Many organizations are turning to cloud-based contact centers for their CRM efforts, but before you jump on the cloud bandwagon, it's important to get a feel for the environment, use cases, and drivers. In this white paper, discover five essential questions you should ask before investing in a cloud-based contact center technology
Posted: 19 Jun 2014 | Published: 19 Jun 2014

KANA

The Total Economic Impact Of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011
sponsored by Microsoft India
WHITE PAPER: This research gives the results of interviews with 9 executives who's organizations have used Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011, a software built to boost the productivity of customer-facing workers and increase revenue and efficiency.
Posted: 17 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 May 2011

Microsoft India

Case Study: A CRM Solution Improves Collaboration, Services and Revenue
sponsored by Microsoft India
WHITE PAPER: This case study tells the story of how one organization overcame sales and customer service challenges by deploying a new CRM solution that improved collaboration between sales and marketing, enhanced customer service, and increased revenue, productivity and efficiency.
Posted: 17 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

Microsoft India

Performance Improvement In The Contact Centre
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: Find out how you can improve customer satisfaction, become more competitive and reduce the cost of acquiring and retaining loyal customers by investing more money in contact center technologies.
Posted: 17 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Cisco

Differentiate your CRM with Cloud-based Customer Service
sponsored by Salesforce
WHITE PAPER: In this booklet, we'll show you what the #1 customer service application, Service Cloud, looks like and how to use the features.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 16 Jun 2014

Salesforce

How-To Guide: Top Ways to Optimize Your Contact Center Investment
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: Find out what you need to know to ensure your contact center runs to the best of its ability.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Cisco

Successful Customer Experience Calls for Customer Insight
sponsored by Sitecore
WHITE PAPER: Find out how learning more about what your customers want can boost your customer loyalty rates.
Posted: 12 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Sitecore
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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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