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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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The Future of Retail Customer Experience
sponsored by [24]7
WHITE PAPER: 71% of in-store shoppers who use smartphones say the device is more important than the in-store experience. Uncover the future of retail shopping with 5 key predictions based on current trends and the changing perception of shopping experiences for you to consider.
Posted: 28 Jul 2016 | Published: 28 Jul 2016

[24]7

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

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

Analyst Report: Contact Centers Must Go Digital
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: Preferences for customer service channels are layered, and changing across all ages and demographics. Forrester Research analysts take a look at multi-channel customer use, and identify major gaps in contact center technology and operations.
Posted: 10 Jun 2016 | Published: 03 Apr 2015

Genesys

Where is Healthcare Customer Experience Heading?
sponsored by [24]7
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

The Future of Telecom: Five Predictions
sponsored by [24]7
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

What Matters Most in a Remote Support Tool
sponsored by LogMeIn, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore survey results of IT decision makers across the US using remote support tools. Discover what 6 features and functionalities matter most in their remote support software.
Posted: 24 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

LogMeIn, Inc.

The Future of Customer Experience
sponsored by [24]7
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

Guide to Selecting the Right Remote Support Tool
sponsored by LogMeIn, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Remote support tools can help agents troubleshoot a device quickly, boost agent productivity, and reduce travel costs – but which one is right for your enterprise? Learn how to find a remote support tool that delivers a strong ROI.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

LogMeIn, Inc.

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

4 Ways to Get Closer to What your Customers Want
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource invites you to disrupt the "cheaper is better" mentality by leveraging the most innovative of today's available tools. Uncover ways to make your manufacturing strategy better for stakeholders.
Posted: 09 May 2016 | Published: 09 May 2016

Infor

Delivering a Digital Customer Experience for Today’s Mobile Consumer
sponsored by Mitel Networks Limited
WHITE PAPER: Today's customers demand flexibility from their digital interactions. Discover how you can provide seamless, satisfying digital experiences to your customers through email, text, web chat, and social media by downloading this white paper now.
Posted: 04 May 2016 | Published: 04 May 2016

Mitel Networks Limited

Eight Essential Helpdesk Tools Every MSP Needs
sponsored by Solarwinds MSP
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 MSP

Enhance the Customer Experience with Advanced Analytics
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: No one has time to organize massive volumes of customer data to find the most relevant information. This resource reveals how advanced analytics can empower you to forecast demand more accurately, create more targeted and effective marketing campaigns, and more.
Posted: 23 Mar 2016 | Published: 23 Mar 2016

Microsoft

How Social Business Builds A Better Customer Experience
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Today's social media users know when you take their grievances seriously, versus when you're just telling them what they want to hear. Learn ways to show your audience that you take action when addressing their concerns and fixing problems.
Posted: 24 Feb 2016 | Published: 24 Feb 2016

Infor

Where to Place Your CX Bets in 2016
sponsored by [24]7
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to accelerate your customer experience (CX) projects' time-to-value by utilizing the latest in digital technology investments, and access 5 expert tips for digital CX. Read on for insights on fostering superior customer experience in your enterprise by honoring the mobile experience.
Posted: 29 Jan 2016 | Published: 29 Jan 2016

[24]7

7 Keys to Delivering a Rock Star Customer Service Experience
sponsored by [24]7
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, you will learn 7 keys to delivering a stellar customer service experience that can differentiate your digital self-service capabilities from your competitors.
Posted: 28 Jan 2016 | Published: 28 Jan 2016

[24]7

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

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

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
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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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