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ALSO CALLED: IT Customer Support, Customer Support
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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Top 10 Ways to Use Help Desk to Build Your MSP Business
sponsored by N-able Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource provides 10 helpful suggestions for building a successful MSP business, starting with the help desk.
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 | Published: 28 Aug 2014

N-able Technologies

Five Ways to Make Service Easy for Today's Customers
sponsored by Salesforce
WHITE PAPER: Customers now expect your company to solve their issues quickly and give them the capability to find solutions easily on their own. This informative resource gives 5 ways to make service easy for today's customers.
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 | Published: 28 Aug 2014

Salesforce

Five Advantages of Mobile for Customer Service
sponsored by Salesforce
WHITE PAPER: Customers expect a seamless experience, regardless of where reps are located – making mobile more essential than ever. This whitepaper considers 5 reasons why mobile should be part of your service strategy.
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 | Published: 28 Aug 2014

Salesforce

Improve Service with a Single View of the Customer
sponsored by Informatica
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the impact of cloud master data management (MDM) on CRM success, as well as the 5 stages of the customer lifecycle.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Informatica

Consolidating Multiple Salesforce Orgs - A Best Practice Guide
sponsored by Informatica
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the various approaches to addressing the multi-org challenge, and find out how a cloud-based master data management (MDM0 solution can maximize end-user adoption and return on investment.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Informatica

Transforming Customer Experience in the New Digital World
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: Companies are expected to facilitate new social, mobile and web platforms in order to interact with customers – resulting in independent interaction points handled by disparate systems and disconnected employees. This white paper discusses a holistic approach to digital channels, and how to transform the end-to-end customer journey.
Posted: 14 Aug 2014 | Published: 14 Aug 2014

Genesys

Enhance the 360 Degree View of Your Customer
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the master data management (MDM) system capable of delivering a 360-degree view of both structured and unstructured data, so you can better assist your customers.
Posted: 14 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

IBM

Four Steps Toward Virtualising Your Contact Centre
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: The first step to wowing customers is an organised and efficient contact centre – but how can a business overcome legacy infrastructures to support customers? View this whitepaper now to learn about virtual contact centres, their benefits, and 4 essential steps to streamline your customer experience.
Posted: 13 Aug 2014 | Published: 13 Aug 2014

Genesys

Best Practices for Improving Back Office Workforce Efficiency
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: 70% of customers report that they have ended a relationship due to poor customer service, a statistic that demands companies be at the top of their capabilities. View this in-depth whitepaper to discover an extensive 7 step guide to streamlining workforce efficiency, ultimately keeping customers happy.
Posted: 13 Aug 2014 | Published: 13 Aug 2014

Genesys

Channels are Irrelevant
sponsored by SDL
WHITE PAPER: Find out how your organization should approach the age of omni-channel engagement, and what it means for customer demands.
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Published: 07 Aug 2014

SDL

Multi-Channel Marketing – Delivering Big on Next-Gen Customer Experience
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the multi-channel marketing approach and how it can help your business deliver a top-notch next-gen customer experience.
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Published: 07 Aug 2014

Infor

Channel Engagement is in the Hands of Consumers
sponsored by SDL
WHITE PAPER: Learn how you should approach your content strategy to accommodate the mobile generation's demands.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Published: 06 Aug 2014

SDL

From Campaigns to Engagement: Moving Past the Status Quo
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Find out why organizations need to adopt various forms of communication and content for each and every decision stage and channel in order to fuel revenue growth and customer satisfaction
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Published: 06 Aug 2014

Infor

Giving Customers What They Want, When They Want It
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Find out which key characteristics collectively create the most effective customer experience.
Posted: 05 Aug 2014 | Published: 05 Aug 2014

Infor

Customer Service Analytics: Exploit Data To Improve The Customer Experience
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Aberdeen surveyed 233 organizations regarding their customer experience management (CEM) programs. This report will illustrate how companies using analytics as part of customer service activities perform compared to those without analytics.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

IBM

Omni-Channel Customer Care
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Learn how an omni-channel customer experience management (CEM) program can help your company accommodate changing buyer needs.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Infor

Customer Service: Exploit the Value of Content to Drive Service Quality and Customer Satisfaction
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper dives into 12 key topics for delivering quality content to your customers.
Posted: 30 Jul 2014 | Published: 08 Aug 2013

IBM

Next-Generation Customer Experience Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper looks at the evolution of the customer experience management landscape.
Posted: 30 Jul 2014 | Published: 13 Mar 2013

IBM

Advanced Case Management - Where Customer Satisfaction and Employee Empowerment Come Together
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper covers the importance of case management regardless of your industry.
Posted: 30 Jul 2014 | Published: 06 Dec 2012

IBM

Supercharge Salesforce.com Initiatives with a 360-Degree View of the Customer
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover the master data management (MDM) solution capable of giving organizations a comprehensive and accurate 360-degree view of their customers when integrated with a CRM solution.
Posted: 25 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

IBM

Create a Business Continuity Plan for the Contact Centre
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 centre for disaster? Find out in this white paper.
Posted: 23 Jul 2014 | Published: 23 Jul 2014

Genesys

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

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
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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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