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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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Unsubscribe best practices guide: How to Decrease Database Churn and Strengthen Your Marketing Program
sponsored by Silverpop Systems Inc. an IBM Company
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper you'll go behind the scenes of the unsubscribe process to learn why it matters and how you can use it to strengthen your marketing program.
Posted: 30 Jun 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

Silverpop Systems Inc. an IBM Company

Publisher gives data protection solution five stars
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: MPS Limited was building a scalable and easy to manage IT infrastructure and needed a backup and recovery appliance for its high-performance environment. This white paper explains how its chosen appliance enables quick data return, improved productivity, and better customer service.
Posted: 23 Jun 2015 | Published: 01 Nov 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Ultimate Guide to Exceptional Service Delivery
sponsored by ConnectWise
WHITE PAPER: Building a strong technology sales team can be challenging. Industry experts share proven best practices for hiring, compensating, and managing process in The Ultimate Guide to Sales Success.
Posted: 18 Jun 2015 | Published: 18 Jun 2015

ConnectWise

How Mobile Engagement Is Reinventing Brick and Mortar Retail
sponsored by Honeywell
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how the effective use of mobile engagement can increase sales and customer satisfaction at your brick-and-mortar retail stores.
Posted: 16 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Honeywell

Vodafone Ireland implements world-class service excellence with HP BSM
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Vodafone wanted to implement world-class customer service, so it replaced its reactive, and introspective IT management with a more effective management framework.This white paper explains how Vodafone used integrated business service management to enhance infrastructure performance and drive business value with a business services framework.
Posted: 04 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Turkcell improves productivity through processes automation
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Turkcell's IT team needed to optimize its resources, focusing on the tens of thousands of incidents and service requests it receives monthly, along with process automation and health checks. Read this white paper to find out how Turkcell's IT team saved 3,300 man-hours each month, while improving quality and supporting digital business processes.
Posted: 03 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Is Poor Voice Quality Undermining Your Contact Center's Performance?
sponsored by IR
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the true consequences of poor voice quality for contact center agents, customers, and the business as a whole.
Posted: 01 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IR

Solving Contact Center Crises Before they Happen
sponsored by IR
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to detect and solve contact center problems before they affect customers.
Posted: 29 May 2015 | Published: 17 Dec 2014

IR

Meeting Workforce Demands Why—and How—IT Should Modernize End-User Computing
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find out how Nice Systems minimized user downtime while seamlessly migrating to Windows 7.
Posted: 28 May 2015 | Published: 28 May 2015

VMware

The Knowledge Base of the Future :Five Cutting-Edge Ideas You Can Implement Now
sponsored by Verint Systems
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to get 5 cutting edge ideas you can implement now to build a CRM-focused knowledge base.
Posted: 27 May 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Verint Systems

3 Easy Steps to Automating Your Sales Cycle
sponsored by Salesforce.com
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains how you can better understand, streamline, and automate your sales process with a CRM solution customized to meet your team's needs.
Posted: 26 May 2015 | Published: 26 May 2015

Salesforce.com

Simplify Customer Service with 360-Degree View of the Customer
sponsored by Verint Systems
WHITE PAPER: Discover how your organization can work to simplify your customer service applications with a 360-degree view of the customer. Learn how your employees can have access to transaction, interaction, and profile information in a single place to pick up customer conversations where they left off.
Posted: 26 May 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Verint Systems

Delivering Customized Experiences in Travel and Hospitality
sponsored by Apigee
WHITE PAPER: This eBook discusses the new agility required to win the business of travelers. Read on to learn how to develop a broader digital strategy to engage customers, partners, and employees; personalize their interaction with your organization and brand; and outshine your competitors.
Posted: 26 May 2015 | Published: 26 May 2015

Apigee

Realizing the Value of Contextual Knowledge: Four Capabilities to Achieve Success
sponsored by Verint Systems
WHITE PAPER: Discover how your organization can gain critical benefits for gains and productivity in the fields of customer service and cost reduction.
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Published: 22 May 2015

Verint Systems

A Strategic Approach to Customer Engagement Optimization
sponsored by Verint Systems
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how your organization can optimize your customer engagement over multiple channels, to gain benefits like increased customer loyalty, enhanced performance and revenue, reduced risk and operating costs, and more.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Verint Systems

Seize The Mobile Moment: Field Service Mobility Solutions Improve Customer Experience
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited and Intel ®
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how mobile experts are taking a holistic approach to mobility by enhancing security, leveraging data analytics and using cloud-based services to deliver differentiated mobile experiences.
Posted: 12 May 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited and Intel ®

Simply Hired's Analytics Strategy Drives Customer Value and Exponential Growth
sponsored by Looker
WHITE PAPER: View this case study to learn how Simply Hired modernized its data architecture and was able to provide dynamic, personalized data views to a wide range of employees.
Posted: 30 Apr 2015 | Published: 01 Jan 2014

Looker

10 Ways to Get Customers Online and Off Paper
sponsored by Actuate
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper explores reasons why digitising the transactional process should be of interest you and your customers. Uncover simple ways to offer your clientele a range of compelling incentives that make online options clearly preferable to printed statements.
Posted: 27 Apr 2015 | Published: 27 Apr 2015

Actuate

Give digital a business focus
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Businesses need a way to consolidate this data to unify communications and deliver a seamless experience across multiple channels.For many organizations, the solution lies in outsourcing. Discover if outsourcing is right to manage your multichannel communications data in this informative white paper.
Posted: 21 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Unravel and evolve customer communications
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper your CIO can gain the tools necessary to creative effective communications that will drive sales. Learn basic CCM rules like: keep it simple, make it all about the customer, go from passive to active, and more.
Posted: 20 Apr 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Transform support from cost centers to sales channels
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper uncover how your organization can drive revenue through your customer experience channels to transform support centers into sales channels.
Posted: 17 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Customer Experience: An Enterprise Driver in the New Style of IT
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper explains learn how tools developed in the consumer space are being adapted to create organizations that are more collaborative, interaction-oriented, and user-centric than ever before.
Posted: 15 Apr 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

20 Customer-Driven Do’s and Don’ts for Smart SAP Upgrades
sponsored by Panaya, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll discover ways that you can upgrade your SAP software easily and seamlessly to provide the best end user experience for your organization. In addition, you'll access 20 customer-driven do's and don'ts for smart SAP upgrades.
Posted: 03 Apr 2015 | Published: 03 Apr 2015

Panaya, Inc.

Improve your customer experience
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Learn how your customers respond to communications you send and validate your ability to deliver favorable customer experiences in this insightful white paper.
Posted: 03 Apr 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Customer experience: Use a consultative approach to achieve customer satisfaction
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Discover how your organization can use a consultative approach to achieve customer satisfaction and boost revenue in this exclusive white paper. Build your own customer experience strategy by uncovering the 5 points that make up a successful customer experience initiative.
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited
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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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