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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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Become a social business in the cloud: IBM SmartCloud for Social Business collaboration services
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: At its core, a social business embraces and cultivates a spirit of collaboration and community, delivering unprecedented ROI. Check out this white paper to examine the benefits of cost-effective social platforms and how they can help your organization become a social business, as well as help reduce IT costs and complexity.
Posted: 12 Oct 2012 | Published: 12 Oct 2012

IBM

Deepening Customer Experience: Analyzing, Optimizing and Integrating CEM
sponsored by SearchCRM
EGUIDE: Mapping out a customer experience management (CEM) transformation isn't a quick or inexpensive undertaking, but it can offer significant rewards if you are able to sift through all the options within the marketplace.  Check out this E-Guide to get tips on planning and allocating resources for CEM and comparing the latest options.
Posted: 05 Oct 2012 | Published: 05 Oct 2012

SearchCRM

The ROI of Social CRM
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST REPORT: This analyst report from Nucleus Research shows that businesses can achieve a significant return on investment by adding social media to their CRM deployments
Posted: 07 Sep 2012 | Published: 05 Aug 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

Measuring, Monitoring and Improving Customer Experience
sponsored by SearchCRM
EGUIDE: Forward-thinking organizations recognize the improving the customer experience can provide a significant competitive edge, but implementing effective customer experience management (CEM) processes can be difficult. Review this expert guide to learn 10 simple, inexpensive ways to improve the customer experience today.
Posted: 04 Sep 2012 | Published: 01 Sep 2012

SearchCRM

Delivering a Superior Customer Experience
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: Research shows that 90% of customer service decision-makers believe delivering quality service is paramount to success. But with tight budgets, businesses today need cost-effective ways of achieving higher service levels. Read on to learn how collaboration in your contact center can keep costs low while increasing service levels.
Posted: 06 Nov 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

Avaya

How Mobile Devices are Driving Innovations in Contact Centers
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: Failing to adopt a customer service strategy for mobile devices could put your business at a serious disadvantage. Gartner research suggests that 80% of companies will suffer revenue loss from the lack of customer support on mobile devices by 2013. Read this paper to learn how to utilize the opportunities mobility offers customer service.
Posted: 29 Oct 2012 | Published: 29 Oct 2012

Avaya

Customer Care in a Social World: Are We There Yet?
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores and explains why the contact center is a key strategic focal point for customer engagement via social channels.
Posted: 21 Sep 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2012

Oracle Corporation

CallPro CRM e-marketing features
sponsored by CallPro CRM
WHITE PAPER: Does your customer relationship management (CRM) lack the agility and flexibility you need to effectively support sales and marketing professionals? Watch this webcast to learn about a CRM system that offers intelligent and flexible e-marketing capabilities with advanced follow-up features to help catch more prospects and close more sales.
Posted: 27 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Aug 2012

CallPro CRM

Using Case Management to Empower Employees and transform Customer Service
sponsored by Kofax, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper demonstrates how empowering your employees can lead to significantly improved customer service. Learn how dynamic case management applications can assist in delivering employee empowerment and transform the customer experience.
Posted: 24 Aug 2012 | Published: 24 Aug 2012

Kofax, Inc.

Why a Call Centric CRM?
sponsored by CallPro CRM
WHITE PAPER: Is your current customer relationship management (CRM) software negatively impacting your selling potential? Many of the CRM software options today have lost focus on their primary users – sales professionals – and are actually decreasing sales activity. Read on to learn how a call-centric CRM strategy can alleviate this challenge.  
Posted: 23 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Aug 2012

CallPro CRM

A Success Model for CRM Integration, And How to Avoid the Most Common Mistake
sponsored by Scribe Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: As more companies begin to implement customer relationship management (CRM) applications, many struggle with common integration challenges. This paper offers a three step success model for CRM integration projects. Read on to learn the characteristics, implementation requirements, benefits, data replication and process integration.
Posted: 22 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 May 2011

Scribe Software Corporation

LEGO: Nurturing Consumer Loyalty Bloomberg BusinessWeek Article
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This LEGO customer success story reported by Bloomberg Businessweek highlights how LEGO leverages SAP Customer Relationship Managment (SAP CRM), especially the loyalty management software, to run the compnay's customer loyalty program.
Posted: 21 Aug 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

SAP America, Inc.

The State of Customer Data Integration 2012: The What, Why & How of CRM Integration
sponsored by Scribe Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Customer data integration helps companies grow and thrive, but businesses still have a long way to go to implement customer relationship management (CRM) in a meaningful way. Check out what over 300 companies said about cloud, their CRM platforms, and customer data integration in this survey.
Posted: 20 Aug 2012 | Published: 20 Aug 2012

Scribe Software Corporation

Why CRM Implementations Fail….And What To Do About It
sponsored by Scribe Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Companies are scrambling to implement CRM systems, but they might not be getting what they bargained for if they're not careful. Up to 80% are reporting they're not getting what they were promised. Read this paper and learn how to avoid pitfalls, develop a strategy for your CRM system, and much more.
Posted: 20 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2011

Scribe Software Corporation

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
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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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