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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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Customer Service White Papers (View All Report Types)
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How Will Smartphones Impact the IVR?
sponsored by [24]7
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper features answers from five industry professionals on the evolution of IVR in the age of smartphones.
Posted: 23 Jan 2015 | Published: 23 Dec 2014

[24]7

Evolve Your Mobile Mindset: Deliver the Service Your Customers Expect
sponsored by [24]7
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper looks at the changes sales and services must make in creating a mobile mindset.
Posted: 23 Jan 2015 | Published: 15 Dec 2014

[24]7

Maximizing Productivity and Customer Service in Banking with Automated Financial Transactions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the problems facing today's financial institutions, as well as the benefits of a single, central, open architecture solution that integrates disparate systems to improve banks' profit margins, compliance, and customer satisfaction.
Posted: 22 Jan 2015 | Published: 22 Jan 2015

IBM

WebSphere Portal Version 8.0 Reviewer's Guide
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how IBM's WebSphere Portal and Web Content Manager supports socially infused, rich web experiences across multiple channels and pairs them with the right business applications and data, leading to competitive differentiation, customer loyalty, profitable growth and enhanced employee interactions.
Posted: 22 Jan 2015 | Published: 22 Jan 2015

IBM

Case Study: Performance Bike
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how Performance Bicycle, a leading cycling product retailer based in North Carolina, created an interactive, centralized collection of employee knowledge seamlessly linked to its e-commerce site – enabling knowledgeable employees to share expertise with customers and visitors.
Posted: 21 Jan 2015 | Published: 21 Jan 2015

IBM

IBM Named a Leader in 2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Horizontal Portals
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report from Gartner takes a look at the horizon portal solution vendors you should be aware of, providing an in-depth breakdown of the pros and cons of each.
Posted: 20 Jan 2015 | Published: 01 Oct 2014

IBM

How to Manage Your Multichannel Digital Properties for Exceptional Customer Experiences
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this technical resource to gain a deeper understanding of the management of digital assets.
Posted: 20 Jan 2015 | Published: 20 Jan 2015

IBM

Top 5 Practices to Optimize Order Processing
sponsored by Esker Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper looks at how you can optimize business processes within the order-to-cash cycle using customer order management.
Posted: 20 Jan 2015 | Published: 20 Jan 2015

Esker Inc.

Provide Reliable and Fast Customer Service Over Your Mobile Network
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to learn how to deliver the right customer experience on your network.
Posted: 31 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Fluke Networks

Take your first step into big data with five use cases
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the top 5 use cases that can be your first step into utilizing big data effectively.
Posted: 03 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

IBM

Managed Service Provider Model is Dead
sponsored by Vembu Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper to find out how MSPs can combine their in house expertise with the customer environment to assist with migrating, deploying, configuring, integrating and monitoring cloud service offerings.
Posted: 03 Dec 2014 | Published: 03 Dec 2014

Vembu Technologies

IT and Executive Perspective on ITaaS
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details a survey that compares two competing perspectives on various IT topics.
Posted: 01 Dec 2014 | Published: 01 Dec 2014

EMC

Big Data is Key to Responding to Customer Needs Instantly
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Find out how a leading big data technology extracts vital information from a network and correlates it with more static information about the subscriber, so you can provide a better customer experience.
Posted: 26 Nov 2014 | Published: 26 Nov 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

The Key to Unlocking What Your Customers Really Want
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Find out how the adoption of analytics can help companies better understand what their customers want, and promote upsell on new services.
Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Published: 25 Nov 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Banks Thrive on Customizable, End-to-End Workflows for Improved Customer Experience
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white paper to uncover how end-to-end information workflows can improve virtually every aspect of the customer experience, protect valuable information, streamline operations, and more.
Posted: 14 Nov 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Exceed Customer Expectations: Top Tips for Managing Expereinces at Retail Branch Banks
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Uncover best practices for working within retail branch banking environments so you can ensure a great customer experience.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Take the Boring Out Of Banking: Digitize Documents to Optimize Customer Experience
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Find out how an end-to-end information workflow solution specifically designed for banking can help you exceed customer expectations.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Banks Must Reinvent the Customer Experience to Meet New Demands
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Find out how to give your bank a makeover that will accommodate the most recent customer demands.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Using Big Data to Improve Multichannel Customer Care
sponsored by [24]7
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the ins-and-outs of numerous offerings from various platform vendors that utilize big data and predictive analytics to enable customers to use their device, channel and time of choice.
Posted: 23 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

[24]7

Creating the Omnichannel Customer Experience
sponsored by [24]7
WHITE PAPER: Find out how leveraging big data, predictive analytics and real-time decision making can improve the customer experience in today's world of multi-platform, mobile and social consumers.
Posted: 23 Oct 2014 | Published: 23 Oct 2014

[24]7

Augmented IVR – Second Life for Interactive Voice Response
sponsored by [24]7
WHITE PAPER: Find out how interactive voice response (IVR) and voice app infrastructures have brought both visual and voice resources into each customer's journey.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

[24]7

Big Data Can Make Chat Interactions Intelligent, Intuitive & Effective
sponsored by [24]7
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the first predictive, real-time customer assistance solution for chat that utilizes big data to can help you simplify and resolve customer issues faster and more efficiently.
Posted: 21 Oct 2014 | Published: 21 Oct 2014

[24]7

Deliver More Intelligent Chat
sponsored by [24]7
WHITE PAPER: Find out how predictive analytics and real-time modeling can help your business deliver more intelligent chat.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Oct 2014

[24]7

4 Steps to Building a Unified Communications and Collaboration Infrastructure
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Virtual face time with customers theoretically means organizations can cut T&E budgets while keeping the wheels of commerce turning. But savvy IT decision makers know this is just half the story. The real power of UC&C isn't tactical; it's strategic.
Posted: 13 Oct 2014 | Published: 13 Oct 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Everyone to Everyone Economy: Preparing for a Very Different Tomorrow
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: There is a paradigm shift from customer-centricity towards an everyone-to-everyone (E2E) economy. This informative research dives into this new E2E world, describing what companies can expect from the future and what they can do today to prepare.
Posted: 12 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

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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