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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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Enabling the Credential Economy
sponsored by CyberSource
WHITE PAPER: The "Credential Economy" is taking shape. Learn how digital wallets, micro-transactions and loyalty commerce models need to be supported in regards to security and other factors. Access now and you'll also uncover insights into various solutions that enable these business models.
Posted: 20 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

CyberSource

Service On-Demand: Diving into the Future of Customer Service
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: Discover in this report the on-demand, omnichannel customer self-service model your organization should consider when accommodating consumers in the APAC region. Read on to additionally discover 4 next steps for on-demand leaders, advising to embrace disruption and the new age of customer self-service.
Posted: 20 Jun 2016 | Published: 20 Jun 2016

Genesys

10 Ways An Omnichannel Engagement Centre Helps You Deliver Next-Generation Customer Experience
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: Firms are increasingly building true engagement based on integrating customer experience with existing systems. Explore 10 ways to support all channels and touchpoints, and scale to any number of consumers, geographies, and agents.
Posted: 10 Jun 2016 | Published: 10 Jun 2016

Genesys

Trends: The Future of Customer Service
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: Today's customer expectations for easy, effective, and personal service are shaping customer service technology priorities. Explore this summary of the top 10 customer service trends that application development and delivery (AD&D) pros must pay attention to.
Posted: 10 Jun 2016 | Published: 10 Jun 2016

Genesys

Five Tips for Mastering Digital Customer Service
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: As contact center engagement reaches critical mass, customers now expect the same level of service from digital and voice interactions. Discover ways to provide a seamless experience as your audience navigates across multiple channels.
Posted: 10 Jun 2016 | Published: 10 Jun 2016

Genesys

Contact Centres Must Go Digital
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: View this outline of communications channel customer use, and identify major gaps in contact center technology and operations. You'll also learn ways to align operations with customer expectations, to garner their satisfaction and long-term loyalty.
Posted: 10 Jun 2016 | Published: 03 Apr 2015

Genesys

Where is Healthcare Customer Experience Heading?
sponsored by [24]7 Customer, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: What will the future of healthcare customer experience management (CEM) look like given today's trends toward digitization? Examine 5 key predictions for the future of CEM in healthcare, based on current trends and changing perceptions of consumer experiences.
Posted: 01 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

[24]7 Customer, Inc.

The Future of Telecom: Five Predictions
sponsored by [24]7 Customer, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover 5 key predictions regarding the future of telecom, based on current trends and customers' changing perception of the telecom experience. Gain insight into what telecom consumers expect from today's providers, and learn how to deliver exceptional self-service for mobile transactions.
Posted: 01 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

[24]7 Customer, Inc.

What Matters Most in a Remote Support Tool
sponsored by LogMeIn, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore survey results of IT decision makers across the US using remote support tools. Discover what 6 features and functionalities matter most in their remote support software.
Posted: 24 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

LogMeIn, Inc.

Empowering Support Techs with Clientless Remote Software
sponsored by LogMeIn, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: A challenge facing IT groups today with respect to remote support is how they plan to deal with the fragmented device landscape. Explore how clientless remote software can help you overcome remote support issues for new device types.
Posted: 23 May 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2015

LogMeIn, Inc.

The Future of Customer Experience
sponsored by [24]7 Customer, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Take a closer look into the latest trends in customer experience management. Uncover 5 ways you can improve the customer experience in any industry.
Posted: 23 May 2016 | Published: 23 May 2016

[24]7 Customer, Inc.

Guide to Selecting the Right Remote Support Tool
sponsored by LogMeIn, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Remote support tools can help agents troubleshoot a device quickly, boost agent productivity, and reduce travel costs – but which one is right for your enterprise? Learn how to find a remote support tool that delivers a strong ROI.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

LogMeIn, Inc.

How SDN, the Cloud, and Better App Performance Contribute to Customer Satisfaction
sponsored by Nuage Networks
WHITE PAPER: A typical network simply cannot meet today's demands in retail. Learn how cloud computing, software-defined networking, and application performance management better support the omnichannel customer experience while reducing costs and complexities.
Posted: 19 May 2016 | Published: 19 May 2016

Nuage Networks

Understanding Advanced Analytics to Build a Stronger Customer Experience
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: By offering more with advanced analytics, retailers can keep customers happy, loyal, and profitable. Explore ways to acquire the most valuable customers, create more personalized campaigns, increase sales, and more.
Posted: 19 May 2016 | Published: 19 May 2016

Microsoft

Industry Report: Revolutionizing Tech Support with Video
sponsored by LogMeIn, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Examine how live video links can improve the tech service and support process. Learn how this video strategy can overcome the limitations and costs of traditional phone support by helping techs walk through repairs and replacements, direct customers to type commands correctly, and more.
Posted: 17 May 2016 | Published: 26 May 2015

LogMeIn, Inc.

Profitable Supply Chain Execution with Customer- and Event-Driven Optimization
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Renowned analysts have put together best practices for cloud-based supply chain orchestration and execution capabilities. Examine the pressures, capabilities, and effective strategies of real-time and cloud-ready top performers.
Posted: 17 May 2016 | Published: 17 May 2016

Infor

Your Guide for Transformative Business Management
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: It's difficult to compete, modernize, and reduce costs without integrating ERP, CRM, and manufacturing operations. Explore ways to compete successfully with a new business model that enables high visibility, flexibility, and future-ready continuity.
Posted: 17 May 2016 | Published: 17 May 2016

Sage Software

How Close Tracking Against Services Contracts can Increase Profitability
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: Services contracts help satisfy customers in a profitable way. Learn about how you can achieve this goal with profitability analysis, a clear view of your contracts, control over costs and margins, and more.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 13 May 2016

Sage Software

Drive Engagement, Increase Satisfaction, and Improve profitability
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Deliver on the promise of exceptional customer experience throughout the entire customer journey. Access this infographic and explore ways to integrate customer data across the enterprise, accelerate customer engagement, and drive profitability.
Posted: 11 May 2016 | Published: 11 May 2016

Infor

How Manufacturers can find Success with Adding Services
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Customer relationship management (CRM) is critical for manufacturers that want to add services. Access this brief resource and explore ways to collect customer data to help shape your organization's development of services.
Posted: 10 May 2016 | Published: 10 May 2016

Infor

Five Ways CRM Tools Improve Customer Relationships
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: When it comes to customer relationships, engagement equals empowerment. Access this white paper to explore five ways CRM tools can help you improve the relationship you have with your customers.
Posted: 09 May 2016 | Published: 09 May 2016

Infor

4 Ways to Get Closer to What your Customers Want
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource invites you to disrupt the "cheaper is better" mentality by leveraging the most innovative of today's available tools. Uncover ways to make your manufacturing strategy better for stakeholders.
Posted: 09 May 2016 | Published: 09 May 2016

Infor

Microsoft Dynamics CRM: Comparing 2016 to 2015
sponsored by TechData Corporation
WHITE PAPER: What are the latest features in Microsoft Dynamics CRM to help you deliver exceptional customer experiences? View a side-by-side features comparison for the 2016 and 2015 versions of Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online. Uncover the differences for features, like: information discovery, SMS marketing, social CRM, and more.
Posted: 05 May 2016 | Published: 05 May 2016

TechData Corporation

Delivering a Digital Customer Experience for Today’s Mobile Consumer
sponsored by Mitel Networks Limited
WHITE PAPER: Today's customers demand flexibility from their digital interactions. Discover how you can provide seamless, satisfying digital experiences to your customers through email, text, web chat, and social media by downloading this white paper now.
Posted: 04 May 2016 | Published: 04 May 2016

Mitel Networks Limited

Value Creation in a Digital Economy
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: In a world where every business must become a tech business, you won't want to miss this report on creating value in a digital business landscape. Learn how the rules have changed, how to evolve with disruptors, and ways to survive and thrive in the digital economy.
Posted: 03 May 2016 | Published: 03 May 2016

SAP
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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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