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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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Fully-Functional, Cloud-Based, and Omni-Channel: Compounding Your E-Commerce Strategy
sponsored by UXC Oxygen
WHITE PAPER: Cloud-based e-commerce strategies remove the complexities and high costs of an on-premise approach. Explore ways to deliver streamlined engagements and transactions with a full range of omni-channel commerce functions in scalable, flexible private cloud environments.
Posted: 18 Jul 2016 | Published: 18 Jul 2016

UXC Oxygen

Omni-Channel Strategies for a Complex World
sponsored by UXC Oxygen
WHITE PAPER: Lead your digital business by embracing and enabling omni-channel commerce. Discover ways to enable your customers and prospects to interact, engage, and transact on any device.
Posted: 18 Jul 2016 | Published: 18 Jul 2016

UXC Oxygen

Business Customer Strategies for a Complex World
sponsored by UXC Oxygen
WHITE PAPER: Taming complexities behind the customer journey requires your consolidation of each model, channel, and market. Discover ways to make your commerce channels profitable by having the right infrastructure in place.
Posted: 14 Jul 2016 | Published: 14 Jul 2016

UXC Oxygen

Build and Manage Highly Personalized Customer Experiences
sponsored by UXC Oxygen
WHITE PAPER: Customers are looking for high-quality, relevant content within tailored, contextual experiences based on their available customer data. Discover fully-integrated strategies and learn to build these experiences into seamless, cohesive omni-channel experiences.
Posted: 14 Jul 2016 | Published: 14 Jul 2016

UXC Oxygen

The Changing Dynamics of Customer Engagement
sponsored by Salesforce.com
WHITE PAPER: Today's healthcare customers, from patients to members, want faster, more responsive service across every channel and on any device — and they want it now. Providing omni-channel service at a cost that makes sense for the business is top of mind for any executive. So how can leaders manage this while delivering best-in-class personalized service?
Posted: 14 Jul 2016 | Published: 14 Jul 2016

Salesforce.com

Deliver Contextual Customer Experiences and Join the Digital Evolution
sponsored by UXC Oxygen
WHITE PAPER: 22% of CEOs believe that business model change dictates the next big thing. Discover why delivering a contextual customer experience is key to meeting new expectations and thriving in the new era, and learn how to integrate all digital and physical touch points for a seamless customer experience.
Posted: 13 Jul 2016 | Published: 13 Jul 2016

UXC Oxygen

Mining Data for a Personalized Customer Experience
sponsored by UXC Oxygen
WHITE PAPER: Contextual marketing can help gain insight into motivations and intent on every channel through every user. Explore how you can leverage these insights to deliver highly targeted customer experiences in real time.
Posted: 12 Jul 2016 | Published: 12 Jul 2016

UXC Oxygen

Deploy a Truly Omnichannel Strategy
sponsored by UXC Oxygen
WHITE PAPER: For many companies, making the digital transformation is a huge undertaking. Learn how to be smart with your time and resources as you fully integrate the customer journey across web, mobile, and social channels.
Posted: 11 Jul 2016 | Published: 11 Jul 2016

UXC Oxygen

Creating the Perfect Commerce Experience for the Omni-Channel Customer
sponsored by UXC Oxygen
WHITE PAPER: Customer loyalty is dependent on a brand's ability to deliver a consistent, compelling customer experience regardless of purchase path. Explore actionable strategies for uniting the customer experience for increased loyalty and repeat sales.
Posted: 11 Jul 2016 | Published: 11 Jul 2016

UXC Oxygen

Driving Customer Loyalty through Network Service Quality
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Communication service providers (CSPs) are searching for CEM solutions that take advantage of the link between network service quality and customer loyalty. Read on to learn about the principles of next-generation CEM architecture and what that means for CSPs.
Posted: 08 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

IBM

How manufacturers can use value selling to deliver great experiences at every touch point
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: 60% of B2B buyers said they spent more time researching purchases and 40% said they waited longer than they did the year before to contact a salesperson. Salespeople aren't just order takers yet! Read on to discover value selling and how CRM solutions give your salespeople the right tools for the job.
Posted: 07 Jul 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

Infor

How to Actively Manage Customer Experience with True Proactive Care
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Proactive customer care seeks to settle customer complaints before the customer can take direct action. This may sound both ideal and unachievable, but with the wealth of data recently made available to us, proactive engagement looks to is the next step in customer care's evolution. In this white paper, learn what it means to be truly proactive.
Posted: 07 Jul 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

IBM

Australian Digital Experience Report
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: 76% of satisfied customers demonstrate brand loyalty. In this report, learn more about how Australian consumer preferences are shifting towards digital channels, and what you can do to close the gap between expectations and delivery.
Posted: 27 Jun 2016 | Published: 27 Jun 2016

SAP

Customer Analytics and the Role of Flash
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: All-flash arrays can deliver extreme performance at very low latency to produce highly scalable data ingest and access. Discover how your enterprise can utilize flash storage to deliver faster, more responsive analysis and a better customer experience.
Posted: 24 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

IBM

Retailers Get Personal: Using Analytics to Deliver Profitable Customer Experiences
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Retailers know their challenge isn't just gathering more data, but optimizing the use of the data they currently have. Explore ways to improve everything from supply chain management to the customer experience by leveraging actionable insights.
Posted: 24 Jun 2016 | Published: 24 Jun 2016

Oracle Corporation

Utilities are Getting 'Smarter' About Using Big Data
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Utilities companies that develop a collaborative culture are better able to apply analytics to new uses and new kinds of data. Explore ways utilities companies are using data to exercise increasing control over energy usage and costs, provide personalized customer service, and better equip call center reps to resolve issues quickly.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 21 Jun 2016

Oracle Corporation

Strengthen Customer Relationships Through Data
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Consolidating different relationships into a comprehensive view is a key way to fully leverage big data and analytics tools. Discover ways to determine customer behavior, as well as how to shape marketing materials and offers based on a complete understanding of the customer.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 21 Jun 2016

Oracle Corporation

Where is Healthcare Customer Experience Heading?
sponsored by [24]7 Customer, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: What will the future of healthcare customer experience management (CEM) look like given today's trends toward digitization? Examine 5 key predictions for the future of CEM in healthcare, based on current trends and changing perceptions of consumer experiences.
Posted: 01 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

[24]7 Customer, Inc.

The Future of Telecom: Five Predictions
sponsored by [24]7 Customer, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover 5 key predictions regarding the future of telecom, based on current trends and customers' changing perception of the telecom experience. Gain insight into what telecom consumers expect from today's providers, and learn how to deliver exceptional self-service for mobile transactions.
Posted: 01 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

[24]7 Customer, Inc.

The Future of Customer Experience
sponsored by [24]7 Customer, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Take a closer look into the latest trends in customer experience management. Uncover 5 ways you can improve the customer experience in any industry.
Posted: 23 May 2016 | Published: 23 May 2016

[24]7 Customer, Inc.

Case Study: Streamlining Customer Service in Dental Care
sponsored by Avaya TSG
WHITE PAPER: This case study examines the strategies one chain of dental practices adopted to streamline its patient service processes, including automated call redirection, reduced call center staff and phone lines, and more.
Posted: 14 Jul 2016 | Published: 14 Jul 2016

Avaya TSG

Healthcare Case Study: Improving Customer Experience and Cost-Efficiency
sponsored by Avaya TSG
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, learn about a global pharmaceutical company improved its customer service and the productivity of its contact center while also achieving significant cost savings in communications.
Posted: 14 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Avaya TSG

A Guide to Patient Interaction
sponsored by Avaya TSG
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to enhance the patient experience by automating routine processes and expanding patient interaction outside the hospital. Access now and learn the benefits of proactive outreach, both pretreatment and post-discharge, including fewer preventable readmissions, reduced costs, and more.
Posted: 06 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Avaya TSG

Financial Services: Creating the Connected Customer Experience
sponsored by Avaya TSG
WHITE PAPER: Success in the financial services industry means creating a connected customer experience in every interaction, in every part of the institution. This guide walks you through each step and the different roles to be played in creating connected customers.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Avaya TSG

3 Customer Engagement Pillars: Driving Customer Lifetime Value to New Heights
sponsored by Avaya CenturyLink
WHITE PAPER: Customer engagement is the central ingredient to improving long term customer retention rates. This resource describes the three pillars of customer engagement required to derive maximum value from every customer interaction.
Posted: 29 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Avaya CenturyLink
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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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