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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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Customer Service White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Customers for Life: Technology Strategies for Attracting and Keeping Customers
sponsored by Sitecore
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth white paper learn how to choose the best cms for customer experience management from the marketer and developer perspective.
Posted: 02 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Sitecore

7 Ways Field Service Organizations are Levering Technology
sponsored by ServiceMax
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper get 7 top tips for leveraging technology in your field service organization. Learn about current technology trends shaking up the field service landscape.
Posted: 27 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

ServiceMax

How CIOs will Define the Next Era of Customer Service
sponsored by ServiceMax
WHITE PAPER: In this valuable white paper learn more about the benefits mobile technology and investments could bring to your organization through your field service team. Get a run down on new tech trends shaking up the field service landscape.
Posted: 27 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

ServiceMax

Empowered Customers Expect More: Oracle vs. Salesforce
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about the needs of the empowered consumer and what type of platforms are available to help you foster outstanding customer service. Read on to get an in-depth comparison of leading CRM systems, Oracle and Salesforce.
Posted: 27 Feb 2015 | Published: 27 Feb 2015

Oracle Corporation

6 Keys to Effective Chat Operations
sponsored by [24]7
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper explore common misconceptions about chat. Read on to gain 6 key insights based on lessons learned to make your chat CRM more effective.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Published: 24 Feb 2015

[24]7

The Adobe EchoSign advantage for media and entertainment
sponsored by Adobe EchoSign
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for information about e-signatures in the media sector.
Posted: 23 Feb 2015 | Published: 23 Feb 2015

Adobe EchoSign

The Adobe EchoSign advantage for heatlhcare
sponsored by Adobe EchoSign
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn more about e-signatures in the healthcare sector.
Posted: 23 Feb 2015 | Published: 23 Feb 2015

Adobe EchoSign

The Adobe EchoSign advantage for financial services
sponsored by Adobe EchoSign
WHITE PAPER: E-signatures offer financial institutions sustainable competitive advantages while meeting high industry standards. Access this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 23 Feb 2015 | Published: 23 Feb 2015

Adobe EchoSign

Speech-to-Text Analytics Reveals New Insights Into Consumer Behavior
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how Telerx, a global contact center outsourcing provider, partnered with IBM Business Analytics to embrace the methods that modern consumers are utilizing to share their opinions and turn raw data into valuable insight for their clients.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

IBM

Service Management 360: Can’t Get No (Customer) Satisfaction? Oh, Yes You Can
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this valuable resource to learn more about modern customer satisfaction and what you can do to avoid potentially damaging effects of a customer service misstep.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 11 Dec 2014

IBM

Are you Ready For Mobile Capture?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn if you are ready to make a shift to mobile capture to improve your customer service and process agility. Read on to get the top 10 questions to ask before you make your move.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 20 Feb 2015

IBM

The Central Role of Content Management in Case Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about how case management technologies can help you drive effective outcomes in 3 different kinds of knowledge work scenarios, and how a clear content management strategy underpins success in case management.
Posted: 19 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM

How Mobile Technology Can Protect Your Customers From Fraud
sponsored by IPL
WHITE PAPER: Access this concise resource to learn more about how you can cater to the "Facebook generation" by using mobile technology to keep their financial information safe from phishing, identity theft, and other types of fraud.
Posted: 09 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IPL

How Digital Services Can Give Your Building Society a Competitive Edge
sponsored by IPL
WHITE PAPER: With in-house development being too costly for most, third-party digital delivery platforms offer a genuine alternative by lowering the barriers to those new customers, who will suddenly be within much closer reach of even the smaller building societies and mutuals. 2015 is here, now is the time to act.
Posted: 06 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IPL

Financial Services and Digital Media: How Your Business Can Adapt to Digital Innovations
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about how financial institutions can adapt to offer engaging customer experiences on digital media and grow and anticipate changes in the digital age.
Posted: 06 Feb 2015 | Published: 06 Feb 2015

MuleSoft

4 Steps to Building a Successful UC&C Strategy
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn the four steps to UC&C success and how to maximize your ROI. Read on to discover how choosing the right server platform and software as a service (SaaS) provider equip you with the proper tools for a successful UC&C strategy.
Posted: 05 Feb 2015 | Published: 01 Oct 2014

Dell, Inc.

7 Key Marketing Trends for 2015 and Tactics for Succeeding in the New Year
sponsored by Silverpop Systems Inc. an IBM Company
WHITE PAPER: Access this valuable guide to learn more about the 7 key marketing trends for 2015 and how you can harness these trends to improve customer experience and maintain your competitive edge.
Posted: 04 Feb 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

Silverpop Systems Inc. an IBM Company

Automate Various Rules with a Business Rules Management System
sponsored by Progress
WHITE PAPER: Tokio Marine determined they needed to introduce an image workflow process that included a Business Rules Management System (BRMS) to automate various rules. Read this white paper to learn about the BRMS they chose.
Posted: 30 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Progress

eBook: How Customer Experience Impacts Your Identity and Access Management Practices
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how customer experience influences IAM and security and examines the actions you can take to deliver secure, seamless experience for your customers.
Posted: 29 Jan 2015 | Published: 29 Jan 2015

Ping Identity Corporation

eBay's Requirement for a Fast Response to Ensure a Responsive Customer Experience
sponsored by Progress
WHITE PAPER: Using the Progress® Corticon® rules engine for each transaction, eBay rapidly evaluates thousands of business rules to determine if and how much to withhold, which ensures a smooth customer experience.
Posted: 28 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Progress

The Age of Social Media: Lead Generation and Brand Authenticity
sponsored by Marketo
WHITE PAPER: This white paper considers the advantages of social media in regards to lead generation. Access now to find out how you can implement a profitable social media strategy by targeting a variety of platforms with specific plans of action, and how your sales leads will benefit.
Posted: 28 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Jan 2015

Marketo

The Definitive Guide to Deploying Online Self-Service
sponsored by [24]7
WHITE PAPER: Access this valuable white paper to learn more about the best practices and tips for deploying virtual agents to automatically answer millions of online customer inquiries each year.
Posted: 27 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

[24]7

Keep Customers Happy with Personalized Shopping Experiences
sponsored by [24]7
WHITE PAPER: Download this valuable infographic now to hear the story of how one father delivered the tablet of his daughter's dreams for her birthday thanks, in large part, to customer experience powered by [24]7.
Posted: 23 Jan 2015 | Published: 23 Jan 2015

[24]7

How Will Smartphones Impact the IVR?
sponsored by [24]7
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper features answers from five industry professionals on the evolution of IVR in the age of smartphones.
Posted: 23 Jan 2015 | Published: 23 Dec 2014

[24]7

Evolve Your Mobile Mindset: Deliver the Service Your Customers Expect
sponsored by [24]7
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper looks at the changes sales and services must make in creating a mobile mindset.
Posted: 23 Jan 2015 | Published: 15 Dec 2014

[24]7
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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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