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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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CW+: Quocirca report: Telecoms re-invention - optimising the online customer experience
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: As networks, devices and media converge, telecoms companies have increasingly complex catalogues of products and services on offer to customers who are, in turn, becoming more aware that they can easily switch to other providers.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 24 Aug 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

Deliver a Superior Cross-Channel Commerce Experience
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: With the right intelligence and personal information, there are plenty of new opportunities for you to provide superior experience and maximize the opportunity of every customer touch point. This paper shares actionable strategies needed to deliver personalized and relevant content, based on a variety of factors.
Posted: 01 Mar 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2012

Oracle Corporation

Powering the Cross-Channel Customer Experience with Oracle’s Complete Commerce
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper and gain an understanding of Complete Commerce and how it can change the way you interact with your customers. Complete Commerce can help you unify your customer's experience, personalize their journey, maximize engagement and optimize the execution along the way.
Posted: 01 Mar 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2012

Oracle Corporation

Knowledge-Infused Customer Relationship Management: A Game-Changing Investment for Customer Support
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Most customer service organizations have recently seen operational budgets cut by nearly 20%. In addition, the goal of maintaining quality customer service has become more difficult to achieve. Organizations must now deliver the same levels of service with fewer resources. Can it be done? Read on, and find out how.
Posted: 01 Mar 2012 | Published: 16 Nov 2011

Oracle Corporation

Cloud Cover for the Call Center: Meeting Demands Intelligently and Efficiently
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper covers many of the complications and complexities of managing a call center. It explores the various solutions available and offers pros and cons to each of the options. It shows the positive financial impact picking the right choice can have.
Posted: 01 Mar 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2012

Oracle Corporation

Best Practices for Mobile Device Support
sponsored by LogMeIn, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access today’s whitepaper to learn more about the best practices for mobile devices support and a solution that can help you make your mobile support be better – and smarter.
Posted: 01 Feb 2012 | Published: 01 Feb 2012

LogMeIn, Inc.

Optimizing Your Return on Customer Attention with Oracle RTD
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how business intelligence (BI) can combine your explicitly-defined business rules and automatically-identified statistical information to deliver the best possible content to your customers for every single interaction.
Posted: 01 Feb 2012 | Published: 01 Feb 2012

Oracle Corporation

Making WFM Work: Best Practices and ROI Model
sponsored by Calabrio, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: There has been tremendous innovation in contact center workforce management (WFM) over the past three years, with new vendors and offerings entering the scene. Find out how the new generation of WFM solutions are easier to use, improve agent satisfaction, enhance customer experience and cut costs.
Posted: 31 Jan 2012 | Published: 24 Jan 2012

Calabrio, Inc.

Cincinnati Zoo improves customer experience and enhances performance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how one of the world's top-rated zoo uses analytics to create a more satisfying customer experience – while cutting marketing costs, increasing new visits, boosting concession revenues and much more.
Posted: 24 Jan 2012 | Published: 24 Jan 2012

IBM

Boost Your Image: Master the Three Stages of Video Conferencing Success
sponsored by Citrix Online Go To Meeting
WHITE PAPER: This new 1080 Group white paper explores best practices for video conferencing and provides a handy checklist for preparing and conducting a successful video conferencing session.
Posted: 13 Jan 2012 | Published: 13 Jan 2012

Citrix Online Go To Meeting

PGI halves the time-to-market for new products with cloud infrastructure solutions from CA Technologies
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Keeping up to date with the latest technology is crucial to maintain a competitive edge but with lengthly IT provisioning processes can delay the time-to-market for customer products.  Read this white paper to learn how one company created a cloud-based approach that facilitated business growth by cutting costs and increasing services quality.
Posted: 02 Dec 2011 | Published: 02 Dec 2011

CA Technologies.

Vision Paper: Exceptional Experiences:The key to customer engagement
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The online world is one vast opportunity for growing your business.  As the Internet continues to grow, with nearly two billion people and billions of devices already connected, most companies now rightly focus much of their marketing energy on getting the most return from all Internet channels. 
Posted: 01 Dec 2011 | Published: 01 Dec 2011

IBM

Using IBM Social Business to Take Your Business Relationships to the Next Level
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This publication provides information about IBM Social Business and includes details about the business need and the value of transformation to a social business. It presents a high-level Social Business component diagram, highlights key capabilities, and includes customer case studies that exemplify how some of these capabilities can be applied.
Posted: 01 Dec 2011 | Published: 01 Dec 2011

IBM

Social Business in the Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Deepen your customer relationships. Drive operational effectiveness. Optimize your workforce. Read this white paper and see how using LotusLive services to become a social business can help your organization simplify, speed up and enhance interactions in practically all areas of the business.
Posted: 01 Dec 2011 | Published: 01 Dec 2011

IBM

IBM LotusLive Engage Helps Signature Mortgage Reduce Loan Processing Time
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Signature Mortgage Corporation provides thousands of customers with low-cost and hassle-free mortgage solutions. Now with e-SignLive and LotusLive, their customers have the ability to electronically sign applications from the convenience of their home or office. Learn more about how e-SignLive increased their business success.
Posted: 01 Dec 2011 | Published: 01 Dec 2011

IBM

The 10 worst practices for Technical Support and how to overcome them
sponsored by NTR Global
WHITE PAPER: Delivering superior service and support is more important than ever as companies strive to differentiate themselves from the competition. In many organizations, service quality is governed by self-harming "worst practices" instead of productive best practices. Learn what these practices are and how to avoid them.
Posted: 17 Nov 2011 | Published: 17 Nov 2011

NTR Global

Executive Brief Digital Transformation: Creating New Business Models Where Digital Meets Physical
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: As businesses embrace the digital revolution, they're rethinking what customers value most and creating operating models that take advantage of what’s newly possible for competitive differentiation. This report is designed to provide senior executives with analysis and insight on how fast and how far to go on the path to digital transformation.
Posted: 17 Nov 2011 | Published: 17 Nov 2011

IBM

A 360° Approach for Analyzing the Voice of the Customer Across Multiple Communications Channels
sponsored by Verint Systems
WHITE PAPER: The way you strategize your customer service and interactions is changing thanks to abundance of ways for your customers to reach your business. Read this white paper to learn how to adapt to these changes.
Posted: 03 Nov 2011 | Published: 03 Nov 2011

Verint Systems

JBoss Enterprise Middleware, by Red Hat: Technical Support Services Leader
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the features of JBoss Enterprise Middleware and highlights technical and customer support as the key characteristic that sets this middleware apart from the competition.
Posted: 03 Nov 2011 | Published: 01 Nov 2011

Red Hat

Inside the Midmarket: A 2011 Perspective - An environment like no other - IBM Worldwide Study
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In our increasingly intelligent, instrumented, and interconnected world, midsize businesses are finding new ways to use information and technology to be smarter about how they work, where they invest, and the way they interact with their customers.
Posted: 27 Oct 2011 | Published: 27 Oct 2011

IBM

The Total Economic Impact Of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Businesses widely deploy CRM solutions, and interest in expanding their use is high. Access this Forrester report to examine the total economic impact and potential return on investment(ROI) of one CRM software deployment.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 21 Oct 2011

Microsoft

Optimizing Business Productivity: Do More for Your Customers and Your Business
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: As organizations work to meet the complex requirements of today’s fast-paced business environment, they must harness tools that optimize productivity and deliver solid ROI. Learn about cloud-based CRM tools that provide frontline employees with real-time access to customer information that can help to boost productivity and performance.
Posted: 20 Oct 2011 | Published: 20 Oct 2011

Microsoft

Unleash the Power of Marketing to Drive Innovation and Profit
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn what genuine customer centricity looks like, why it matters more than ever, and how organizations can achieve it.
Posted: 11 Oct 2011 | Published: 11 Oct 2011

SAS

Effectively Balancing Speed, Quality and Cost Metrics
sponsored by Citrix Online- GoToAssist
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to gain insight to new ways to leverage remote support platforms to create effective dashboards for customer and technical support. Along with recommendations for what to include in service dashboards.
Posted: 10 Oct 2011 | Published: 10 Oct 2011

Citrix Online- GoToAssist

Delivering exceptional web experiences - IBM Web Content Manager
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how your organization can more easily create content, target individuals with relevant content and optimize content devliery on your website and more!
Posted: 04 Oct 2011 | Published: 04 Oct 2011

IBM
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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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