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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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The Simple Reason You May Be Losing Repeat Business to Your Competitors
sponsored by 8x8, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In service industries where customers care about exactly whom they work with, you could be losing customers if they can't immediately reach the last employee who helped them. Access this resource to learn how your business can ensure that when a customer is ready to buy, they're able to reach the correct person at that critical moment of decision.
Posted: 17 Apr 2015 | Published: 09 Oct 2014

8x8, Inc.

Success Won't Drive Itself When Google Impacts Insurance
sponsored by GMC Software
WHITE PAPER: In this exclusive white paper discover how Google's search engine success is leading them to price auto insurance online more accurately than traditional insurers. Learn how your organization can compete with their success and uncover strategies you can implement to remain competitive.
Posted: 17 Apr 2015 | Published: 17 Apr 2015

GMC Software

Communicating in the New Age of the Digital Banker
sponsored by GMC Software
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper discover how your bank can devise a plan to cater to connected customers. Find new ways to communicate in the modern world including mobile, multichannel, and more.
Posted: 17 Apr 2015 | Published: 17 Apr 2015

GMC Software

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

NetSourcing processes flexible tickets with HEAT Service Management
sponsored by FrontRange Solutions Inc.
WHITE PAPER: NetSourcing, a major cloud provider in the Netherlands, wanted to provide clients with better service, manage tickets more efficiently, and reduce costs. Read this white paper to find out how NetSourcing started to process flexible tickets by streamlining processes. Learn to organize customer services and make management costs flexible.
Posted: 17 Apr 2015 | Published: 17 Apr 2015

FrontRange Solutions Inc.

Cloud-Based Contact Center Technology: 8 Critical Questions to Ask
sponsored by 8x8, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores 8 critical criteria for choosing a cloud-based contact center solution. Read on to learn vital questions to ask providers in order to avoid common pitfalls.
Posted: 16 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

8x8, Inc.

Delivering multichannel customer communication without replacing legacy systems
sponsored by GMC Software
WHITE PAPER: Learn why your organization should upgrade your legacy CCM application to offer multichannel communication capabilities to deliver a seamless experience to your customers at any touch point. Read this valuable white paper to uncover more about legacy software adaption and how you can save money.
Posted: 15 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

GMC Software

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: Discover ways that you can upgrade your SAP software easily and seamlessly to provide the best end user experience for your organization. Read this white paper to get 20 customer driven do's and don'ts for smart SAP upgrades.
Posted: 03 Apr 2015 | Published: 03 Apr 2015

Panaya, Inc.

How to Transform Digital Customer Experiences for the Connected Customer
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: In this thought-provoking report, Brian Solis, a digital analyst and futurist, identifies the gaps and closes the loop in digital transformation.
Posted: 03 Apr 2015 | Published: 10 Mar 2015

Genesys

The Benefits of Modernizing Your Contact Center
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: This white paper is a must-read for CIOs looking to justify the investment needed to modernize their contact center technology platform, discussing the business drivers, technology benefits, cost benefits, and more.
Posted: 03 Apr 2015 | Published: 05 Nov 2014

Genesys

eBook: Best Practices for Social Customer Service
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains how businesses can integrate social media and customer service in 4 development phases to build customer loyalty and a memorable customer experience.
Posted: 03 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Genesys

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

10 Tips for Using Email to Drive Mobile Engagement - and Vise-Versa
sponsored by Silverpop Systems Inc. an IBM Company
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to get 10 tips for using email to drive mobile engagement in your customers.
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Silverpop Systems Inc. an IBM Company

5 Challenges to Building a Loyalty Program — and How to Overcome Them
sponsored by Silverpop Systems Inc. an IBM Company
WHITE PAPER: Discover how your business can overcome the top 5 challenges to building a loyalty program, to ensure customers come back and your revenue remains steady.
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 | Published: 02 Apr 2015

Silverpop Systems Inc. an IBM Company

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

The Forester Wave Enterprise Social Platforms
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Access this Forrester Research Inc. market report to get a snapshot of the enterprise social market and gain insight into which brands are distinguishing themselves as industry leaders. Explore key components that differentiate products and uncover which products could meet the unique needs of your organization.
Posted: 01 Apr 2015 | Published: 05 Jun 2014

Microsoft

Omni-Channel Digital Experiences Made Easy
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how your organization can capitalize on the popularity of mobile devices by delivering multichannel web experiences to any smartphone or tablet. Access this exclusive white paper to discover how you can identify devices and direct web experience, and build responsive multichannel mobile experiences, with one software platform.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

IBM

Are You Ready for Mobile Captue?
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: 22 Mar 2015 | Published: 22 Mar 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: 22 Mar 2015 | Published: 22 Mar 2015

IBM

Seamless Service and Commerce Drives online conversions
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive white paper to learn more about seamless service and commerce, to drive your online sales through outstanding customer support. Read on to get 5 best practices for delivering seamless service and commerce.
Posted: 12 Mar 2015 | Published: 12 Mar 2015

Oracle Corporation

How Personalized, Compliant Service Boosts Loyalty and Avoids Liability
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative white paper to learn more about the complex relationship between compliance and personalization. Get 5 steps to boost loyalty and avoid liability.
Posted: 12 Mar 2015 | Published: 12 Mar 2015

Oracle Corporation

Field Service Management in the Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Explore this in-depth white paper to learn why the field service industry has been hesitant to adopt cloud technology. Find out more about the potential benefits associated with switching your on-premises systems to cloud solutions
Posted: 12 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Oracle Corporation

Top Questions to Ask Your Field Service Vendor
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Choosing the field service management solution is a critical choice for any organization. But how can you tell which features will complement your business strategy?Access this exclusive guide with questions to help you evaluate different service providers in 8 key areas.
Posted: 11 Mar 2015 | Published: 11 Mar 2015

Oracle Corporation

How to Transform Digital Customer Experiences for the Connected Customer
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: The gap between the traditional customer and digital customer is widening. The technology required to deliver an effortless omnichannel customer experience (CX) is very different than the setup required for traditional customer service.
Posted: 10 Mar 2015 | Published: 10 Mar 2015

Genesys
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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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