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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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Why CIOs Need to Take Control of Customer Data
sponsored by Informatica
WHITE PAPER: This executive brief examines the business implications of unintegrated customer data and outlines how CIOs and other senior IT managers are ideally positioned to take control of customer data with data management technologies.
Posted: 27 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

Informatica

Close the Omni-channel Customer Experience Gap
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: If your customers cannot move smoothly across all channels, their experiences will suffer. Access this guide to learn how you can close the omni-channel customer experience gap and bring online visibility to your contact center.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

IBM

Leverage Security Intelligence for Retail
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This informative solution brief highlights the challenges and potential solutions that can be implemented to help embrace mobile customers, protect payment and personal data and deliver a secure shopping experience.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

Create a strong, dynamic customer experience
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how retail businesses should leverage technology to gather more customer info, implement the appropriate changes to their services, and create a more enjoyable shopping experience. Click now to see how to manage and maximize opportunity from omni-channel services.
Posted: 20 Jan 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Contact Center Report: Calming Customer Rage in the Modern Service Era
sponsored by Five9
WHITE PAPER: If customers don't get the service they expect, they can easily become irritated, or even enraged. And 85% of customers will retaliate against a company of they needs aren't met! So how can you at least, ease customer rage, and at best, prevent it in the first place?
Posted: 31 Dec 2013 | Published: 13 Nov 2013

Five9

HP Finextra Customer Experience Report 2013
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the results of a survey focused on customer interaction in the banking industry, with 103 responses coming from 52 different European retail financial groups. Read on to discover the key forces that are impacting customer experiences.
Posted: 20 Dec 2013 | Published: 20 Dec 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Create a Strong, Dynamic Customer Experience
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the changing e-commerce landscape, and investigates how developing an omni-channel environment can help you create a strong, dynamic customer experience.
Posted: 19 Dec 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Omnichannel Shoppers Trendagram
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This brief infographic takes a by-the-numbers look at omnichannel shopping trends, customer expectations, and the key opportunities that are emerging for retailers.
Posted: 18 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Big Job: Understanding the 'Omni-consumer'
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains how a predictive analytics strategy can help you navigate customer engagement and handle omnichannel operational challenges.
Posted: 18 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Delivering omni-channel shopping - Using information management and analytics in consumer industries and retail
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines the data-oriented trends affecting consumer industries and retailers, and evaluates next-generation analytics strategies that are driving success.
Posted: 17 Dec 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

IBM Watson Engagement Advisor
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper outlines the recent change in the consumer market and how to ensure that you are delivering the best customer service.
Posted: 01 Nov 2013 | Published: 01 Nov 2013

IBM

Consult the new dictionary for customer experience KPIs
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This guide was written to help identify or measure those critical CX measurement points that provide feedback on the health and success of a CX initiative. It is intended to familiarize you with important CX measurements and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) along with providing a definition and a method to calculate their value.
Posted: 27 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

Oracle Corporation

Google+ Guide
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores some best practices for utilizing Google+ as an effective user engagement strategy.
Posted: 27 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Oracle Corporation

Choosing the Perfect Customer Support App
sponsored by Desk.com (A Salesforce Company)
WHITE PAPER: This guide counts down four easy steps to help you cut through the market for customer support applications and identify the tool that meets your business needs.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 05 Mar 2014

Desk.com (A Salesforce Company)

Billing as a Strategy for Building Customer Loyalty and Retention
sponsored by Fusebill
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines the importance of billing in subscription sales, and details how you can use billing to build customer loyalty and retention.
Posted: 30 Dec 2013 | Published: 30 Dec 2013

Fusebill

Connected Customer Centricity - MS perspective on the Retail Industry
sponsored by Microsoft India
WHITE PAPER: This resource reveals how your organization can develop successful customer-centric strategies and deliver superior customer value.
Posted: 19 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

Microsoft India

Cashing in on Customer Insight
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains how customer analytics can help your organization monetize customer insights and compete in a global marketplace.
Posted: 11 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM

How Satisfied Are Your Customers?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource provides statistics and other insights that explain why it's more important than ever to provide excellent customer service and experiences. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 11 Nov 2013 | Published: 11 Nov 2013

IBM

6 Hidden Secrets to Offering Exceptional Customer Service
sponsored by Salesforce.com
WHITE PAPER: The ability to provide exceptional customer service has quickly become a business differentiator. This resource counts down six secrets to customer service success – read on to learn more now.
Posted: 10 Oct 2013 | Published: 10 Oct 2013

Salesforce.com

UK Network Carrier Gains Network Visibility For Quick Troubleshooting
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: This case study focuses on a UK telecommunications organization that found a way to gain network visibility for quick troubleshooting and customer satisfaction, without affecting existing production network.
Posted: 10 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Gigamon

The Azzurri Contact Centre Leader Peer-to-Peer Opinion Exchange 2013
sponsored by Azzurri
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features a quantified report on UK contact centre leaders, and compares the results of those who have implemented a single multi-channel communications system and those who have not, to get a clear picture of what the barriers and benefits of this system may be.
Posted: 08 Oct 2013 | Published: 08 Oct 2013

Azzurri

Go beyond the surface: User Experience Design At A Glance
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource explains how User Experience Design services can deliver strategic business value by enabling your organization to increase sales and conversions, improve customer retention, build brand trust, and more.
Posted: 08 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Industry Credentials Insurance
sponsored by Azzurri
WHITE PAPER: These top case studies highlight three UK insurance providers and their networking challenges with enhancing customer experience and increasing customer loyalty through better communication and end-user engagement, and how they found a solution that streamlined contact management and more.
Posted: 02 Oct 2013 | Published: 02 Oct 2013

Azzurri

Proactive Customer Engagement
sponsored by Genesys-Angel
WHITE PAPER: In this research report from the Yankee Group, explore how to achieve successful customer engagement management across the entire customer lifecycle by leveraging the right tools and integrating communication channels.
Posted: 30 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Genesys-Angel

Improve your response: HP Enterprise Cloud Services for SAP CRM Rapid Deployment Solutions
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains how you can enable rapid deployment of your SAP CRM applications by leveraging a cloud-based platform. Learn how to significantly reduce implementation costs and time, so you can respond swifter to market changes and meet the increasing demands of your customers.
Posted: 27 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 May 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company
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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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