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ALSO CALLED: IT Customer Support, Customer Support
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 Azzurri Contact Centre Leader Peer-to-Peer Opinion Exchange 2013
sponsored by Azzurri
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features a quantified report on UK contact centre leaders, and compares the results of those who have implemented a single multi-channel communications system and those who have not, to get a clear picture of what the barriers and benefits of this system may be.
Posted: 08 Oct 2013 | Published: 08 Oct 2013


Go beyond the surface: User Experience Design At A Glance
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource explains how User Experience Design services can deliver strategic business value by enabling your organization to increase sales and conversions, improve customer retention, build brand trust, and more.
Posted: 08 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Industry Credentials Insurance
sponsored by Azzurri
WHITE PAPER: These top case studies highlight three UK insurance providers and their networking challenges with enhancing customer experience and increasing customer loyalty through better communication and end-user engagement, and how they found a solution that streamlined contact management and more.
Posted: 02 Oct 2013 | Published: 02 Oct 2013


Proactive Customer Engagement
sponsored by Genesys-Angel
WHITE PAPER: In this research report from the Yankee Group, explore how to achieve successful customer engagement management across the entire customer lifecycle by leveraging the right tools and integrating communication channels.
Posted: 30 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013


Improve your response: HP Enterprise Cloud Services for SAP CRM Rapid Deployment Solutions
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains how you can enable rapid deployment of your SAP CRM applications by leveraging a cloud-based platform. Learn how to significantly reduce implementation costs and time, so you can respond swifter to market changes and meet the increasing demands of your customers.
Posted: 27 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 May 2012

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Loss from Legacy Call Center Infrastructure
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: Is your legacy call center infrastructure limiting your organization's ability to increase efficiencies, reduce costs, and raise productivity? What's the true cost of a legacy call center? Answer these questions now by consulting this exclusive infographic.
Posted: 04 Sep 2013 | Published: 04 Sep 2013


Responsive Design
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, explore how "responsive web design" can help you provide customers with more compelling, contextual, and consistent experiences with your web site. Learn how you can control a single site that caters to all device platforms, making it simpler, faster, and easier to make every site visit a pleasant one.
Posted: 27 Aug 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2013


OpenText Web Experience Management
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: Web experience management is essential to the success of a business. View this resource to learn how you can leverage the principles of response design to deliver compelling and adaptive experiences across touch points in the global enterprise.
Posted: 26 Aug 2013 | Published: 26 Aug 2013


World Class Customer Service in the Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In today's hyper-competitive market, the key differentiator is the ability to deliver multichannel customer service consistently. And due to tight budgets, many of the world's most successful organizations choose to deliver customer service in the cloud. Read on to discover the benefits of this approach.
Posted: 04 Aug 2013 | Published: 02 Aug 2013

Oracle Corporation

Best Practices for Customer Service
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this guidebook which explores the experiences of Oracle RightNow customers and highlights best practices they have taken to enable agents to deliver the right answers at the right time, driving increased customer service productivity and increased customer satisfaction.
Posted: 04 Aug 2013 | Published: 02 Aug 2013

Oracle Corporation

Infor Epiphany Customer Interaction Hub
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Check out this resource to learn about a customer interaction hub - a comprehensive infrastructure that stores and presents all customer interactions in an organized way, empowering you will a the information you need to form lifelong customer relationships.
Posted: 26 Jul 2013 | Published: 26 Jul 2013


Infor Epiphany
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Check out this informative resource for an overview of a customer relationship management (CRM) suite that helps you make the most of your interactions and gain valuable customer insight to deliver measurable business results.
Posted: 25 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012


Create a Referral Program to Grow Your IT Business
sponsored by ConnectWise
WHITE PAPER: The primary mode of growth for most technology provider businesses is by good, old word of mouth.  Yet, many businesses have not established an official referral program to capture as many referrals as possible.  Check out this guide to find the proven best strategies for creating the perfect referral program for your business.
Posted: 16 Jul 2013 | Published: 16 Jul 2013


Bonobos Improves Web Site Performance to Gear Up for Cyber Monday
sponsored by SOASTA, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Trying to avoid another online retail season riddled with website performance issues, Bonobos CTO Michael Hart turned to SOASTA. Read this informative case study today to learn to learn about the weeks Bonobos spent testing SOASTA CloudTest On-Demand in order to simulate customers going through the entire purchase cycle.
Posted: 09 Jul 2013 | Published: 09 Jul 2013


Magic Quadrant for the CRM Customer Engagement Center
sponsored by Salesforce
WHITE PAPER: Access this comprehensive Gartner report to explore and compare customer engagement center (CEC) applications from today's top vendors. Discover the strengths and weaknesses of these customer service technologies, and decide which is right for your social CRM strategy.
Posted: 08 Jul 2013 | Published: 13 May 2013


ROI report: The value of unified IT service and client management
sponsored by FrontRange Solutions Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The key to achieving strong IT service and client management platform is a single, unified system, containing all of the information for all of an organization's IT services and its hardware and software inventories, and providing a single solution via which to address incidents and deploy software packages to their end-users.
Posted: 02 Jul 2013 | Published: 02 Jul 2013

FrontRange Solutions Inc.

Cisco® ONE: The Value of Advanced Flow Control
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how utilizing the advanced flow control capability in Cisco Open Network Environment (ONE) can help you overcome the complex monitoring challenges you are facing today.
Posted: 28 Jun 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Mobile Devices Reshaping the Customer Experience: Learn how a mobility strategy can drive innovation and add a competitive edge to your contact center
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: This resource details the opportunities that mobility presents for contact centers, and offers guidance to help you weave these opportunities into a strategy that empowers you to capitalize on mobile benefits and sharpen your competitive edge.
Posted: 19 Jun 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012


Operational Guide to Implementing Lean in Distribution
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Consult this resource to learn how you can unlock profitability, growth and customer employee satisfaction for distributors. It outlines easy-to-understand concepts that can be applied by any size distributor. Find out how to reduce assest, improve customer demand and satisfaction by reading this resource now.
Posted: 12 Jun 2013 | Published: 12 Jun 2013

Epicor Software Corporation

Red Hat JBoss Portal Platform: Our Value Proposition
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Web portals give organizations the opportunity to deliver a tailored web experience to a range of end users. View this white paper to learn how portals are utilized to share information and provide online self-service. it explains the value of sites based on portals.
Posted: 07 Jun 2013 | Published: 07 Jun 2013

Red Hat

Enterprise Mobile Apps for Marketing and Sales
sponsored by Apperian, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive resource to learn how you can effectively leverage the BYOD and consumerization of IT trend in order to better support sales and service teams and boost sales. Inside you'll find info about mobile customer relations management, mobile apps for marketing, a guide to selecting apps, and more.
Posted: 31 May 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Apperian, Inc.

Seven Trends Driving Effectiveness in the Contact Center
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: Customers want to use social media, video, instant messaging and more to contact you - and they want to do it quickly. In this resource, check out seven key trends that are driving effectiveness in the contact center.
Posted: 31 May 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013


Infor Epiphany Brochure
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This helpful resource introduces one CRM tool that allows you to optimize your customer interactions across all communication channels and glean deeper insight into your customer base.  Read on to learn about the specific benefits this technology offers businesses across all sectors.
Posted: 30 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012


New Opportunities for Business Intelligence: Seven Ways to Deliver a Superior Customer Experience Now
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Customer service has a profound impact on profitability. And even more, you have to think about your reputation in this age of social media. Read this informative white paper analyzing seven exciting technology innovations that can empower businesses to optimize customer service in today's multi-channel world.
Posted: 30 Apr 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Information Builders

Advancing Your Digital Marketing Strategy with Webtrends Analytics
sponsored by WebTrends
WHITE PAPER: In the age of social media, web analytics can help you harness data from a variety of channels to construct and implement an effective, integrated marketing strategy. Check out this helpful white paper to learn how you can advance your digital marketing strategy, grow brand loyalty and build revenue through the use of analytics.
Posted: 18 Apr 2013 | Published: 18 Apr 2013

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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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