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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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Step-By-Step CRM Data Analytics for Sales Teams
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Metrics aren't answers; they are prompts for questions that probe statistics for deeper insight. Discover the simplest way to find the actionable insights hidden in your data analytics. Learn best practices and considerations for using metrics in analytics and see how to turn them into powerful tools.
Posted: 22 Aug 2016 | Published: 22 Aug 2016

Infor

Why CRM is Critical for Value-Selling
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Today, salespeople have less control over the sales process than ever before. Discover ways to help salespeople continue to be a valuable part of a transaction with value-selling and CRM by collecting, analyzing, and sharing customer data.
Posted: 22 Aug 2016 | Published: 22 Aug 2016

Infor

The Key to Improving Customer Experience and Decreasing Disloyalty
sponsored by [24]7
WHITE PAPER: Providing customers with a "delightful" experience has become a focus for business differentiation. It's garnered a lot of attention, but is it actually worthwhile? Discover the key to improving customer loyalty and 8 questions that are essential to decreasing disloyalty through reducing customer effort.
Posted: 10 Aug 2016 | Published: 10 Aug 2016

[24]7

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 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

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

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

The Omnichannel Dilemma: Everyone Wants It, But How Do You Start?
sponsored by [24]7
WHITE PAPER: This report discusses the challenges of rolling out an omnichannel framework and delivers 5 action tips for designing a successful strategy.
Posted: 27 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

[24]7

Six Keys to Effective Chat Operations: Insights to Help Improve Your Business
sponsored by [24]7
WHITE PAPER: Today, customers expect highly capable chat, including the ability for it to seamlessly integrate other channels as needed. So getting it getting it right is critical to an effective omnichannel strategy. This paper summarizes common misperceptions about chat, and presents six key insights based on lessons learned.
Posted: 27 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

[24]7

Manufacturers Turn to the Internet of Things to Boost Customer Engagement
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore how investing in the right CRM solution can help you grow your IoT approach, as well as support your customer-centric initiatives.
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 | Published: 04 Jan 2016

Infor

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

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

How to Provide Efficient & Exceptional Service
sponsored by ConnectWise
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn 8 best practices that can empower your team to deliver exceptional services to your customers, including: treat everything as a ticket, automate service workflows, leverage remote monitoring, and 5 more.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 20 Jan 2016

ConnectWise

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

Magnet

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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