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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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5 Questions Every Customer Service Department Should be Able to Answer and How Analytics can Help Answer Them
sponsored by Salesforce.com
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn customer service teams can leverage customer data using a mobile-first analytics platform to increase productivity. Additionally, learn the answers to 5 questions that are essential for customer service success.
Posted: 18 Nov 2015 | Published: 18 Nov 2015

Salesforce.com

Cisco Collaboration Endpoints
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides you with product specifications and capabilities for Cisco's phone, desktop, and large screen immersive videoconferencing options.
Posted: 21 Oct 2015 | Published: 21 Oct 2015

Global Knowledge

Cisco Unified Collaboration Solutions Infrastructure Overview
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Learn how Cisco Unified Collaboration infrastructure products can help you provide everything from call control which provides signaling and dial plan support to the expressway series providing firewall traversal for external access.
Posted: 21 Oct 2015 | Published: 21 Oct 2015

Global Knowledge

How to Build a World-Class Sales Organization
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: In this report, unveil a sales framework to bring together people, process, technology, and knowledge to create a competitive edge. Learn how to complete all stages of this structured approach to drive sales success.
Posted: 14 Oct 2015 | Published: 14 Oct 2015

Microsoft

How to Create an Effective Social CRM Strategy
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This insightful white paper reveals proven guidelines for conducting customer experience management using social best practices. Learn from a series of social thought leaders about the practice of social listening and building a social CRM strategy.
Posted: 13 Oct 2015 | Published: 13 Oct 2015

Microsoft

Sales Management Strategies: Leading from the Trenches
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: In this expert e-guide, Lauren Horwitz interviews Russ Hearl, VP of Global Sales at DoubleDutch, who leads his sales team by example—and has the results to prove that it works. Learn how DoubleDutch grew 200% year over year after implementing more efficient sales practices.
Posted: 25 Sep 2015 | Published: 25 Sep 2015

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

The 5 Drivers of the Successful Modern Sales Force
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This helpful guide provides 5 drivers of a successful modern sales force. Read on to see how these drivers can help you sell more and sell better in the new age of customer service.
Posted: 24 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Building the Business Case for Contact Center Modernization
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: A contact center makeover significantly increases your revenue and reduces your costs; but justifying the investment can be tough. Download this white paper to learn how to build a business case for contact center modernization in your organization.
Posted: 18 Sep 2015 | Published: 18 Sep 2015

Genesys

How to Provide Efficient & Exceptional Service
sponsored by ConnectWise
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes you through 8 best practices for providing exceptional and efficient service. Read on to see how a business management platform could further help you to increase your ability to deliver high quality service.
Posted: 17 Sep 2015 | Published: 17 Sep 2015

ConnectWise

Best Practices for Chat Deployments
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores multiple best practices for successful chat deployments that can lead the way to a customizable solution for your enterprise. Read on to learn how fine-tuning your chat deployment can increase both customer satisfaction and loyalty, and ultimately increase revenue.
Posted: 10 Sep 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Oracle Corporation

Give Customers a Choice! Why Organizations Need to Allow Their Customers to Make Their Own Decisions
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This discussion with Bill Solomon, Vice President of Customer Care for Vonage, describes how leveraging a consistent knowledge base can make it easier to provide specific needs-based knowledge to customers, ultimately allowing them to turn to self-service. Read on to learn how this can both improve your customers' experience and reduce your costs.
Posted: 10 Sep 2015 | Published: 17 Jul 2014

Oracle Corporation

How to Deliver Effective Social Customer Service
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this discussion, Scott Landry, Vice President of Global Customer Support at Akamai Technologies, highlights the numerous ways companies can communicate with customers via social media. Read more to learn how you can utilize social media as an effective channel to deliver quality customer support.
Posted: 10 Sep 2015 | Published: 01 Jul 2014

Oracle Corporation

Roadmap to Modern Customer Service
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This informative document explains what steps to take to ensure success during the three different stages of customer service maturity. Read on to learn how implementing this framework can help you acquire and retain more customers and ultimately drive revenue.
Posted: 10 Sep 2015 | Published: 27 Mar 2014

Oracle Corporation

Top 3 Benefits of Web Self-Service
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines three main categories of technology to help you get the most out of your self-service online support. Discover how your organization can boost repurchase rates and sales, and decrease inbound calls and emails.
Posted: 02 Sep 2015 | Published: 02 Sep 2015

Oracle Corporation

Enable a 360-Degree View of Your Customers
sponsored by Salesforce.com
WHITE PAPER: This e-book examines how you can streamline your enterprise's customer service processes and open the door to more valuable insights through your customer data.
Posted: 13 Aug 2015 | Published: 13 Aug 2015

Salesforce.com

2015 Gartner Report: Critical Capabilities for Contact Center Infrastructure
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: This must-read report presents an easy-to-follow strategy for choosing the right contact center platform to deliver sustainable and competitive customer experiences.
Posted: 11 Aug 2015 | Published: 18 May 2015

Genesys

Why CIOs Should Modernize their Contact Centers Now
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: This TechTarget white paper is a must read for CIOs looking to justify the investment needed to modernize their contact center technology platform.
Posted: 06 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Genesys

Best Practices for Contact Center Routing
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a step by step guide, with use cases and examples, to help you build a flexible and effective contact center routing strategy.
Posted: 06 Aug 2015 | Published: 17 Sep 2014

Genesys

Helpful Guide to Retail Technologies and Strategies
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This guide highlights effective approaches for retailers to enhance online and digital customer interactions, as well as identify financially sound business models and growth initiatives. Discover three imperatives organizations must get right and the tools to help them get there.
Posted: 03 Aug 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

IBM

Ultimate Guide to Exceptional Service Delivery
sponsored by ConnectWise
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shares best practices thousands of technology companies, like yours, have used to secure revenue streams via customer service excellence. Read on to see how to centralize service tickets, use resource dispatching, and more.
Posted: 18 Jun 2015 | Published: 18 Jun 2015

ConnectWise

Multi-Channel Customer Experience: The Next Battleground for Mid-Size Businesses
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides the information that mid-size organizations need as they consider making the jump to a multi-channel contact center, including key drivers and challenges; what to look for in a vendor partner; proven tips for success; and more.
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Published: 22 May 2015

Genesys

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

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 Achieve Effective Selling and Make Data-Driven Decisions
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper offers a presentation detailing how to reach achieve effective selling with the help of a data insight tool. Learn how you can help your enterprise gain insight from your data to make data-driven decisions that will improve your client relationship management strategies.
Posted: 09 Nov 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Microsoft

Why Everyone Needs to Own Customer Experience in the Application Economy
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find out how CIOs are using software development to polish their brands
Posted: 14 Sep 2015 | Published: 16 Jul 2014

CA Technologies.
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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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