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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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Analytical Capabilities Stop Document Management Stress for Birla Sun Life Insurance Company Ltd.
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, you'll learn how Birla Sun Life Insurance Company Ltd. was able to automate their document management system and extend their focus to improving customer service and generating more sales. Discover ways you too can reduce document management costs and customer churn using near-real-time reporting and dashboards.
Posted: 29 Apr 2016 | Published: 29 Apr 2016

IBM

Global Contact Center Benchmarking Report 2016
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: Explore this global benchmarking report to uncover trends and statistics for contact centers in 2016, as well as tips on delivering a better customer experience.
Posted: 29 Apr 2016 | Published: 29 Apr 2016

Dimension Data

Trends 2016 The Future Of Customer Service
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: This report summarizes the top 10 customer service trends for 2016 that application development and delivery (AD&D) pros supporting customer service operations must pay attention to in order to deliver customer service excellence.
Posted: 25 Apr 2016 | Published: 25 Apr 2016

Genesys

Navigating The Data Quality Challenges of CRM
sponsored by Trillium Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines why data quality is essential to effective CRM initiatives and provides ideas on how you can achieve customer data integrity.
Posted: 25 Apr 2016 | Published: 25 Apr 2016

Trillium Software

Why Application Delivery Matters in the Digital Economy
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Users are demanding instant access to apps and data from any device and any location. As a result, application delivery defines your organization's ability to generate growth, revenue and profit. This white paper highlights the four factors determining your success and the challenges surrounding them.
Posted: 20 Apr 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

Citrix

Eight Essential Helpdesk Tools Every MSP Needs
sponsored by Solarwinds N-able
WHITE PAPER: Everyone knows that you need the right tools for the job. The problem is that there are so many tools on the market that it is hard to determine which are best for your business. Access this white paper to learn about the eight must-have tools for your MSP business.
Posted: 20 Apr 2016 | Published: 06 Apr 2016

Solarwinds N-able

Improving Cash Flow and Customer Service with e-invoicing
sponsored by Netsend
WHITE PAPER: It's critical to invoice quickly and accurately, encouraging prompt payment to bring cash into the business. But many enterprises still use inefficient processes that rely on print and postage, creating inconveniences for customers. Discover how e-invoicing can improve free cash flow and optimize the customer experience.
Posted: 20 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2015

Netsend

Guide to Selecting a Phone System Call Center
sponsored by Mitel Networks Limited
WHITE PAPER: This step-by-step guide can help you select a phone system for your call center. Follow 6 steps to enable enhanced customer satisfaction, improved agent retention, and increased agent productivity.
Posted: 12 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Mitel Networks Limited

Global State of Multichannel Customer Service Report
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This global report shows that, on average, consumers regularly use at least 4 different channels when interacting with a brand or organization for customer-related questions and issues. Download now to tap into other insights.
Posted: 11 Apr 2016 | Published: 11 Apr 2016

Microsoft

10 Customer Service Trends to Watch in 2016
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, well-known customer service thought leaders, advocates, authors and speakers reveal the 10 CRM technology trends they believe will impact every brand and organization in 2016.
Posted: 11 Apr 2016 | Published: 11 Apr 2016

Microsoft

Getting More With Self-Service and Knowledge Management
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper to learn self-service and knowledge management strategies that can help you deliver an excellent customer experience on all channels – social media, web, voice, and mobile/web apps.
Posted: 08 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Microsoft

5 Contact Center Trends You Need to Know
sponsored by Mitel Networks Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals contact center trends to help you stay competitive in your industry and enable quality customer experiences. Uncover the top 5 ways the contact center is changing.
Posted: 06 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Mitel Networks Limited

Build an Unstoppable Online Business with Breathtaking Customer Experience Built in
sponsored by PEER 1
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights an end-to-end eCommerce hosting solution that satisfies demanding online buyers and compliance obligations and defends your business against the growing threat of cybercrime. Read on and discover how you can improve your customer experience with a superior online business.
Posted: 04 Apr 2016 | Published: 04 Apr 2016

PEER 1

Building the Business Case for a Service Desk
sponsored by LogicNow
WHITE PAPER: The old adage "Garbage In, Garbage Out" is exactly what you'll get if your service desk application isn't simple to use and simplicity is a key ingredient. Access this white paper to ensure the processes you have in place will achieve the level of success you are looking for with your MSP business.
Posted: 01 Apr 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2015

LogicNow

The Big Data Service Desk: The ITSM Transformation
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, examine a comprehensive service desk solution—delivered for on-premises or via SaaS—designed to automate your operations management and improve user experience. Access this paper to transform your IT service desk using big data in 3 ways, like enabling help desk self-service.
Posted: 01 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

10 Ways to Avoid a Customer Experience Horror Story
sponsored by Mitel Networks Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how you can overcome customer experience pitfalls with strategies from customer service experts. Discover 10 ways to keep your customer experiences in good shape no matter what comes at you.
Posted: 28 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Mitel Networks Limited

The Importance of Data Quality for CRM
sponsored by Trillium Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how you can overcome customer data challenges in your CRM systems by improving data quality processes, and unlock potential benefits, like: increased revenue per customer, reduced errors in operational systems, and more.
Posted: 28 Mar 2016 | Published: 28 Mar 2016

Trillium Software

Making CRM Easy and Accessible for Small-to-Midsize Businesses
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource provides guidance for small-to-midsize businesses on adopting CRM technologies to better engage customers. Uncover pitch guidance scenarios and key talking points to help you build a case for buying CRM tools.
Posted: 25 Mar 2016 | Published: 25 Mar 2016

Microsoft

10 Tech Tools to Improve The Customer Experience
sponsored by Mitel Networks Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines tech tools your contact center can use in order to boost productivity, ensure resiliency, and improve efficiency. Uncover 10 features to add to your contact center strategies.
Posted: 25 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Mitel Networks Limited

Brand Loyalty in the Digital Age
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: In this challenging landscape discover how you can drive customer engagement and promote brand loyalty by using API management technologies. Download this white paper now to learn how you can deliver omnichannel engagement while ensuring security for corporate IT systems.
Posted: 24 Mar 2016 | Published: 24 Mar 2016

Axway

Enhance the Customer Experience with Advanced Analytics
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: No one has time to organize massive volumes of customer data to find the most relevant information. This resource reveals how advanced analytics can empower you to forecast demand more accurately, create more targeted and effective marketing campaigns, and more.
Posted: 23 Mar 2016 | Published: 23 Mar 2016

Microsoft

Social's Shift to Service: Why Customer Service Engagement is the New Marketing
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: How can your business take advantage of consumer's social usage to provide outstanding service? In this white paper you will discover how an increased social media consciousness can help your organization effectively engage with customers to meet their complex expectations.
Posted: 16 Mar 2016 | Published: 16 Mar 2016

Oracle Corporation

Super Bowl 50: The Social Story
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: How can your brand galvanize your campaigns with meaningful messages and unique second screen activations? Click through now to discover the powerful bond between social media and sports that your brand should be leveraging to drive engagement.
Posted: 15 Mar 2016 | Published: 15 Mar 2016

Oracle Corporation

Enhance Your 360-Degree View of the Customer
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper you will learn how to use big data to build an integrated, more personalized approach to marketing, business strategies, customer service and more.
Posted: 15 Mar 2016 | Published: 15 Mar 2016

IBM

6 Questions To Ask A Social Platform Vendor Before Signing A Contract
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: You've probably noticed the abundance of social relationship management tools on the market today. From long-established companies to fresh start-ups, the space is saturated with solutions for pretty much everything. Download this white paper now to learn what social relationship management platform is right for your business.
Posted: 15 Mar 2016 | Published: 15 Mar 2016

Oracle Corporation
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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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