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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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Five Tips for Mastering Digital Customer Service
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: As contact center engagement reaches critical mass, customers now expect the same level of service from digital and voice interactions. Discover ways to provide a seamless experience as your audience navigates across multiple channels.
Posted: 10 Jun 2016 | Published: 10 Jun 2016

Genesys

Contact Centres Must Go Digital
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: View this outline of communications channel customer use, and identify major gaps in contact center technology and operations. You'll also learn ways to align operations with customer expectations, to garner their satisfaction and long-term loyalty.
Posted: 10 Jun 2016 | Published: 03 Apr 2015

Genesys

Your Guide for Transformative Business Management
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: It's difficult to compete, modernize, and reduce costs without integrating ERP, CRM, and manufacturing operations. Explore ways to compete successfully with a new business model that enables high visibility, flexibility, and future-ready continuity.
Posted: 17 May 2016 | Published: 17 May 2016

Sage Software

How Close Tracking Against Services Contracts can Increase Profitability
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: Services contracts help satisfy customers in a profitable way. Learn about how you can achieve this goal with profitability analysis, a clear view of your contracts, control over costs and margins, and more.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 13 May 2016

Sage Software

Value Creation in a Digital Economy
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: In a world where every business must become a tech business, you won't want to miss this report on creating value in a digital business landscape. Learn how the rules have changed, how to evolve with disruptors, and ways to survive and thrive in the digital economy.
Posted: 03 May 2016 | Published: 03 May 2016

SAP

Global Contact Center Benchmarking Report 2016
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: Explore this global benchmarking report to uncover trends and statistics for contact centers in 2016, as well as tips on delivering a better customer experience.
Posted: 29 Apr 2016 | Published: 29 Apr 2016

Dimension Data

Navigating The Data Quality Challenges of CRM
sponsored by Trillium Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines why data quality is essential to effective CRM initiatives and provides ideas on how you can achieve customer data integrity.
Posted: 25 Apr 2016 | Published: 25 Apr 2016

Trillium Software

Eight Essential Helpdesk Tools Every MSP Needs
sponsored by Solarwinds N-able
WHITE PAPER: Everyone knows that you need the right tools for the job. The problem is that there are so many tools on the market that it is hard to determine which are best for your business. Access this white paper to learn about the eight must-have tools for your MSP business.
Posted: 20 Apr 2016 | Published: 06 Apr 2016

Solarwinds N-able

Brand Loyalty in the Digital Age
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: In this challenging landscape discover how you can drive customer engagement and promote brand loyalty by using API management technologies. Download this white paper now to learn how you can deliver omnichannel engagement while ensuring security for corporate IT systems.
Posted: 24 Mar 2016 | Published: 24 Mar 2016

Axway

Enhance Your 360-Degree View of the Customer
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper you will learn how to use big data to build an integrated, more personalized approach to marketing, business strategies, customer service and more.
Posted: 15 Mar 2016 | Published: 15 Mar 2016

IBM

Real-time Data Analytics Improves the Customer Experience
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Access this brief resource to learn about a strategy to analyze billions of rows of customer data and return results in seconds. Discover how this approach can improve the user experience, reduce customer churn, and more.
Posted: 14 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Top 5 Ways to Succeed with the Millennial Generation
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how you can reach success with Millennial customers, partners, and employees. Unveil 5 tactics that can prepare your business for this tech-savvy generation of consumers.
Posted: 19 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Infor

How Close Tracking Against Services Contracts Can Increase Profitability
sponsored by Sage (UK) Limited
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper now to learn how you can increase customer satisfaction and boost profitability with service contract tracking.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 22 Jan 2016

Sage (UK) Limited

Nucleus Research Report: Phase Out Legacy CRM Tools to Drive Business Success
sponsored by Salesforce.com
WHITE PAPER: To better understand the benefits of moving from a legacy or homegrown CRM/CEM app to service cloud technology, Nucleus Research analyzed the experience of a number of Salesforce Service Cloud customers. Tap the full report here and compare Service Cloud and legacy app functionalities, explore 6 key benefit areas, and more.
Posted: 15 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2015

Salesforce.com

4 Steps to Incredible Customer Service
sponsored by Salesforce.com
WHITE PAPER: Recently, Salesforce surveyed more than 1,900 global service leaders for their 2015 State of Service report. In this e-book, uncover the 4 actions top performers are taking to deliver exceptional service.
Posted: 15 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Salesforce.com

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

Sales Management Strategies: Leading from the Trenches
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: Russ Hearl, VP of Global Sales at DoubleDutch, leads his sales team by example—and has the results to prove that it works. Learn how Hearl built his sales team, increased each reps' efficiency, and enabled DoubleDutch to grow 200% year over year after implementing more efficient sales practices.
Posted: 25 Sep 2015 | Published: 25 Sep 2015

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Case Study: Analytics for Big Customer Data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This case study describes the analytics strategy that allowed an insurance company to rapidly analyze large amounts of raw information to gain a better understanding of customer behavior and needs. Discover how they experienced benefits like increased client revenue, stronger customer loyalty, and a reduction in sales and canvassing costs.
Posted: 14 Mar 2016 | Published: 25 Jan 2015

IBM

7 Requirements For Effective Customer Communication Management
sponsored by Kofax from Lexmark
WHITE PAPER: You need a customer communications management (CCM) approach that aligns with the customer's need for on-demand communication. This resource provides a seven-point checklist to help you choose the right CCM strategy for your business.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 20 Jan 2016

Kofax from Lexmark

Buyer's Guide: Optimize Your Customer Engagement with CCM
sponsored by Kofax from Lexmark
WHITE PAPER: A customer communications management (CCM) solution helps you manage increasingly digital and diverse customer interaction. Access this informative resource to see an evaluation checklist that'll tell you the 7 core requirements to look for in a CCM solution.
Posted: 15 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Kofax from Lexmark

Top 4 Emerging Mobile App Strategies
sponsored by Magnet
WHITE PAPER: This e-book digs into the top 4 emerging mobile app strategies for 2016 that can help you win customer loyalty. Rely on this guide as your "cheat sheet" to enabling better mobile experiences for today's always on-the-go customers.
Posted: 18 Dec 2015 | Published: 18 Dec 2015


Internet of Things (IoT) Reports and Videos
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource portal to find a rich collection of Internet of Things (IoT) reports and videos revealing the technological, economic, and social impacts of the hyper-connected economy.
Posted: 19 Nov 2015 | Published: 19 Nov 2015

SAP

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
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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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