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ALSO CALLED: Customer Relationship Management Best Practices
DEFINITION: What is CRM (customer relationship management)?CRM (customer relationship management) is an information industry term for methodologies, software,and usually Internet capabilities that help an enterprise managecustomer relationships in an organized way. For example, an enterprise might build a database aboutits customers that described relationships in sufficient detail so that management,  … 
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The value of mobile and social to CRM
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST REPORT: Adding mobile access and social collaboration to CRM delivers significant benefits, this report from Nucleus Research reveals.
Posted: 16 Mar 2012 | Published: 16 Mar 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

Integrative CRM Enhances Midsize Business Agility and Performance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper is designed to help IT and business leaders at midsize companies find innovative ways to extend their customer relationship management (CRM) capabilities to capitalize on emerging trends such as cloud, mobile, social media and predictive analytics. Gain essential insight to get closer to your customers and ensure your company's survival.
Posted: 16 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Jul 2012

IBM

Governing Customer Experience Across Channels
sponsored by KANA
EBOOK: Read this expert e-book to uncover why customer experience management (CEM) technology is the key to improving customer satisfaction and learn how to provide a consistent customer experience across all communication channels through a comprehensive CEM strategy.
Posted: 15 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Aug 2012

KANA

4 Steps to Transforming Your Customer Relationships Using Mobile
sponsored by Appcelerator
WHITE PAPER: Mobility has fundamentally changed the business world, particularly customer relationships. It has not only changed consumer expectations, but also provides a chance to drastically improve the customer experience. Read on to learn 4 simple steps to improving your customer's experience with mobility.
Posted: 15 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Aug 2012

Appcelerator

Is Your Strategy as Smart as Your Customers?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper learn the Smart Commerce strategy developed by IBM, designed around customer needs, aspirations, and behavior. This paper goes in depth on each of the four key components of the strategy, demonstrating the work they've done with some of the top names in sports to deliver the Smarter Commerce experience.
Posted: 10 Aug 2012 | Published: 07 Aug 2012

IBM

The Social Business: Advent of a new age
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the why organizations need to become social businesses today. Read on to learn how your business can become social through crafting the right blueprint relying on networks, social and real-time collaboration, mobility and integration, how to deepen your customer relationships and the benefits associated with it, and much more.
Posted: 30 Jul 2012 | Published: 16 Feb 2011

IBM

Staples Case Study
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: Staples set the bar for the office superstore when it first opened its doors in 1986. It now has the second-largest Internet retail revenue in the world with $10.2 billion in 2010 sales, 43% of the company's total revenue. This paper details how Staples delivered a much more personalized shopping experience to its online customers.
Posted: 25 Jul 2012 | Published: 21 Sep 2011

IBM

Gartner Magic Quadrant reveals fragmented social CRM market
sponsored by Infor CRM
EGUIDE: This tip guide provides you with Gartner's expert insights into this fragmented social CRM market and predictions for the future of social CRM from their 2011 Magic Quadrant for Social CRM.
Posted: 07 Jul 2012 | Published: 08 Feb 2012

Infor CRM

Social Media and Loyalty: Four Customer Success Stories
sponsored by Medallia
WHITE PAPER: Review this brief resource to learn the details of a CRM strategy that boasts the ability to increase online review scores, enhance referral marketing practices, build a loyal social community, and more. Read through 4 customer success stories and discover how they leveraged this tool to generate more business.
Posted: 28 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Jun 2012

Medallia

Will Your Customers Really Wait for You to Get Service Experience Right?
sponsored by KANA
WHITE PAPER: In order to prosper in today’s challenging environment, delivering high quality customer service is critical. This paper outlines an approach to building a solid customer service strategy and addresses common challenges as well as tips for avoiding and overcoming pitfalls.
Posted: 21 Jun 2012 | Published: 21 Jun 2012

KANA

E-Guide: Implementing a CRM Strategy to improve the customer experience
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide highlights the need for a unified customer information hub to improve the quality, consistency and availability of customer data by detailing how one cement manufacturer implemented a successful customer experience initiative. Gain insight into the findings of a recent survey of top CRM challenges faced by today's businesses.
Posted: 12 Jun 2012 | Published: 12 Jun 2012

SAP America, Inc.

Buy. Smarter. Redefining commerce in the age of the customer
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover a smart approach to commerce. In this era of the empowered consumer, customer relationship management is a vital to your enterprises success. Discover a smarter commerce strategy that enables you to reduce, or avoid, the potential for unsatisfied customers.
Posted: 18 May 2012 | Published: 01 May 2012

IBM

Thumbs Up! Customer Engagement for a New Generation A Benchmark Study of the Impact of Social Media on Customer Service
sponsored by DMG Consulting
WHITE PAPER: This paper reviews a study of the impact of social media on customer service and how to plan and implement social media for maximum effectiveness within your business.
Posted: 16 May 2012 | Published: 01 Nov 2011

DMG Consulting

Customer Experience Exchange E-Zine: Taking a swing at social CRM
sponsored by SearchCRM
EZINE: This edition of the CEM e-zine examines the role social media can play in your company. Learn how Major League Baseball is capitalizing on this revolution to fill its stands even during the darkest of times of the season, why Pinterest is such a success and how Dell measures it's social media success by tracking 22,000 daily online comments.
Posted: 16 May 2012 | Published: 16 May 2012

SearchCRM

FCR Done Right!
sponsored by Enkata Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how to build an operational FCR program without sacrificing your budget.
Posted: 26 Apr 2012 | Published: 26 Apr 2012

Enkata Technologies

CRM Solutions For The Finance And Insurance Industries
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this report to learn how Forrester Research rated 24 CRM solutions in terms of their strengths and weaknesses in supporting four key cross-functional processes in the finance and insurance industry.
Posted: 28 Mar 2012 | Published: 14 Feb 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Best practices for web experience management
sponsored by OpenText
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, readers will learn best practices for allocating resources for CEM and tips for taking an employee-centric approach to CEM.
Posted: 27 Mar 2012 | Published: 27 Mar 2012

OpenText

SearchBusinessAnalytics.com Tip Guide: Advanced analytics key component for ‘decision management systems’
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
EGUIDE: This tip guide offers an explanation from industry expert James Taylor as to why every customer should not be treated the same in today's ever-evolving business environment. Taylor details why decision management systems involving automation are essential to making successful strategic and operational decisions that please your customers.
Posted: 23 Mar 2012 | Published: 23 Mar 2012

Sybase, an SAP company

Social channels changing contact center certification
sponsored by Salesforce.com
EGUIDE: In this expert tip, find out which certification programs are getting overhauled, including those focused on individual call center managers and agents, such as the program from ICMI, and the costs associated with these certifications.
Posted: 20 Mar 2012 | Published: 20 Mar 2012

Salesforce.com

8 contact center best practices
sponsored by Salesforce.com
EGUIDE: Read this expert e-guide to see what Donna Fluss and Michael Krigsman have to say about how companies can ensure contact centers utilize new social media, video and mobile support to their best advantage.
Posted: 20 Mar 2012 | Published: 20 Mar 2012

Salesforce.com

A more social contact center
sponsored by Salesforce.com
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, you will discover ways that contact centers are using social media channels to manage customer contact volume and the 10 steps to creating a call center social media strategy.
Posted: 20 Mar 2012 | Published: 20 Mar 2012

Salesforce.com

The future of mobile CRM
sponsored by SugarCRM Inc.
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, find out how social and mobile customer relationship management (CRM) are changing the CRM landscape.
Posted: 20 Mar 2012 | Published: 20 Mar 2012

SugarCRM Inc.

Customer Experience Exchange E-Zine: Issue 3
sponsored by SearchCRM
EZINE: In this third edition of the Customer Experience Exchange e-zine, Chris Maxcer delves into world of incorporating team-building activities into contact center agents' schedules, Vangie Beal discusses Dell's six-year investment in social media and Anna Fiorentino writes about why customer loyalty has dipped nearly 10%.
Posted: 20 Mar 2012 | Published: 20 Mar 2012

SearchCRM

One Stop Data: Gaining Access to Enterprise, Customer, Business Intelligence
sponsored by Advent Global Solutions Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide discusses next-generation BI software, in particular customer relationship management (CRM) analytics and how these factors complement the SMB market.
Posted: 15 Mar 2012 | Published: 15 Mar 2012

Advent Global Solutions Inc.

Cloud Cover for the Call Center: Meeting Demands Intelligently and Efficiently
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper covers many of the complications and complexities of managing a call center. It explores the various solutions available and offers pros and cons to each of the options. It shows the positive financial impact picking the right choice can have.
Posted: 01 Mar 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2012

Oracle Corporation
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CRM BEST PRACTICES DEFINITION (continued): …  salespeople,people providing service, and perhaps the customer directly could access information, matchcustomer needs with product plans and offerings, remind customers of service requirements, knowwhat other products a customer had purchased, and so forth.  Ask your CRM questions at ITKnowledgeExchange.comAccording to one industry view, CRM consists of:Helping an enterprise to enable its marketing departments to identify and target their bestcustomers, manage marketing campaigns and generate quality leads for the sales team.Assisting the organization to improve telesales, account, and … 

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