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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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Strategic Planning Tools for Contact Centers
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to leverage contact center strategic planning tools to predict performance more accurately and provide comprehensive what-if analysis capabilities. Discover how to get key answers to tough operational questions so that you can react to change faster and with more agility.
Posted: 22 Feb 2017 | Published: 22 Feb 2017

Genesys

Customer Engagement: What You Need To Know About Chatbots
sponsored by [24]7
WHITE PAPER: Advances in artificial intelligence mean that chatbots can automate more interactions than were previously possible with older technology. But what do you really know about this new technology? In this white paper, discover the truth about chatbots beyond the hype, and learn how your company can benefit from using them.
Posted: 07 Feb 2017 | Published: 07 Feb 2017

[24]7

The 8 Types of Questions Your Customers Ask Online
sponsored by [24]7
WHITE PAPER: Consumers want a one-stop shop for their customer service, but most companies fail to deliver this experience and live agents are expensive -- that's where virtual agents come in. Access this white paper to learn which 8 types of questions virtual agents can handle, how they boost conversion rates, and more.
Posted: 19 Jan 2017 | Published: 19 Jan 2017

[24]7

Customer Experience In The Digital Age: 5 Key Trends To Watch For
sponsored by [24]7
WHITE PAPER: Customer experience is becoming a major differentiator in an increasingly digital marketplace. Access this white paper to uncover the 5 key trends for improving customer experience this year, and how you can apply them to your organization.
Posted: 18 Jan 2017 | Published: 18 Jan 2017

[24]7

Why is Customer Service So Bad at Handoffs?
sponsored by [24]7
WHITE PAPER: 64% of consumers start their customer service journeys online. Where are the rest going? Access this white paper to learn about automated phone's role in customer experience and how your company can connect Web, IVR, mobile, and social media touch points.
Posted: 17 Jan 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

[24]7

Business Leaders: 5 Reasons Why It's Time to Ditch Your Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
sponsored by [24]7
WHITE PAPER: Can you save money without losing your customers? Interactive voice response (IVR) may be hurting the customer experience and sending your hard-earned customers to your competitors. Access this white paper for 5 significant reasons to dump your IVR and keep your customers.
Posted: 03 Nov 2016 | Published: 03 Nov 2016

[24]7

Business Leaders: Stop Making it Hard to Be Your Customer
sponsored by [24]7
WHITE PAPER: Instead of trying to increase customer loyalty, what if you could mitigate the causes of customer disloyalty? Customers shouldn't have to do any work in order to be your customers. Access this white paper to discover why efforts to increase customer loyalty are failing and what you can do to decrease customer effort.
Posted: 03 Nov 2016 | Published: 03 Nov 2016

[24]7

RBC Implements Virtual Agents to Improve Online Customer Experiences
sponsored by [24]7
CASE STUDY: RBC, a large financial services institution, wanted to improve customer relations while reducing the number of calls coming into its contact centers. Access this case study to learn how they implemented virtual agents across their banking, direct investing, and insurance websites to enhance the customer experience and improve their bottom line.
Posted: 24 Oct 2016 | Published: 24 Oct 2016

[24]7

How Lucy Locket Grew Their Online Presence With The Cloud
sponsored by NetSuite
RESOURCE: How did wholesale distributer Lucy Locket grow its online presence to constitute 50% of the business' revenue? Find out how they were able to increase their flexibility, scalability, and real-time visibility to expand their online presence.
Posted: 14 Oct 2016 | Published: 14 Oct 2016

NetSuite

The Value of Cloud ERP to Your Business
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: Finding the right ERP strategy is critical because it helps perform and improve critical functions like automating core business operations, improving financial compliance, enhancing customer service, and more. Access this buyer's guide to help decide if on-premise ERP is right for your needs or if it's time to consider migrating to the cloud.
Posted: 13 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

NetSuite

Five Ways CRM Tools Improve Constituent Relationships
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: When it comes to customer relationships, engagement equals empowerment. Access this white paper to explore five ways CRM tools can help you improve the relationship you have with your customers.
Posted: 08 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Infor

Infor ePathway: Intuitive Self Service Capabilities for Local Authorities
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the Infor Pathway platform and find out how to incorporate enhanced dashboards and KPI reporting into your BPM strategy for processes like people management, property management, revenue management, and regulatory management.
Posted: 30 Aug 2016 | Published: 05 Sep 2017

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

How Automated Contact Services Help One Health Center Reduce Missed Appointments
sponsored by Microsoft
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, discover how to improve communication between contact center agents and customers by integrating an automated contact service.
Posted: 14 Feb 2017 | Published: 09 Feb 2017

Microsoft

6 Ways Your EMR Is Coming Up Short and How CRM Can Help
sponsored by Microsoft
RESOURCE: Electronic medical records (EMRs) are great for documentation, but in a value-based care model, that's not enough. Access this infographic to learn 6 ways that customer relationship management (CRM) software is able to engage patients where EMRs don't deliver.
Posted: 27 Jan 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Microsoft

Let's Chat: 4 Limitations of Automated Agents in the Contact Center
sponsored by Genesys
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, experts reveal four chatbot challenges. Learn how to overcome each one, so you can focus on driving innovation in the contact center.
Posted: 17 Jan 2017 | Published: 11 Jan 2017

Genesys

Develop a Multichannel Strategy that Supports Customer Experience Management
sponsored by BoldChat - LogMeIn
EGUIDE: Providing a top class customer experience is the key to customer retention, yet, according to a Forrester survey, only 10% of companies plan to invest in multichannel support. This e-guide explains why a strong multichannel presence is a necessity and walks you through the steps to developing your own strategy.
Posted: 22 Dec 2016 | Published: 20 Dec 2016

BoldChat - LogMeIn

Video, Live Chat Usher in Multichannel Customer Service Challenges
sponsored by BoldChat - LogMeIn
EGUIDE: Customers are demanding real-time customer service and contact centers are being forced to respond. Explore the pros and cons of 4 main communication channels, how to use customer data to your advantage, and how you can achieve multichannel customer service success.
Posted: 20 Dec 2016 | Published: 14 Dec 2016

BoldChat - LogMeIn

Is Online Video Chat the Path to a Personalized Customer Experience?
sponsored by BoldChat - LogMeIn
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, customer experience pro Scott Sachs, President of SJS Solutions LLC, examines the maturation of online video chat as an effective tool in contact centers. Discover tips for architecting personalized customer journeys, and learn how to address some of the challenges of video-based customer service.
Posted: 16 Dec 2016 | Published: 14 Dec 2016

BoldChat - LogMeIn

Reaching New Heights In Omnichannel Customer Service
sponsored by BoldChat - LogMeIn
EGUIDE: Today's customer service professionals need to be able to reach out on whatever platform the customer feels the most comfortable with. In this expert e-guide, discover some tips on how to manage successful omnichannel customer service, as well as strategies for employing data monitoring to handle potential problems directly.
Posted: 14 Dec 2016 | Published: 14 Dec 2016

BoldChat - LogMeIn

Report: Transforming Your Business to Meet Customer Expectations, React to New Challenges
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: Advanced technology plays an important role in the transition to digital consumer engagement. Learn which tools can enhance your omnichannel potential, along with monitoring and analysis of consumer interactions.
Posted: 14 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

SAP

Limitations of Customer Self-Service for Contact Centers
sponsored by ServiceNow
EGUIDE: Today's customers are more empowered and informed than ever, and they expect self-service to be available. In this e-guide, Scott Sachs of SJS Solutions discusses some of the challenges you will need to address, including more complicated inquiries and reduced opportunities to enhance customer engagement.
Posted: 20 Sep 2016 | Published: 02 Sep 2016

ServiceNow

Customer Experience Analytics: Delivering More Personalized Customer Service
sponsored by zendesk (bime by)
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, explore several customer experience initiatives to help you discern which tactics have the staying power it takes to make a positive impact on your company's ability to integrate analytics into its CRM systems. Find out how to derive actionable insights that can help you create a more personalized customer experience.
Posted: 01 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

zendesk (bime by)

Benchmark Your Omnichannel Customer Service Readiness
sponsored by Genesys
WEBCAST: Omnichannel customer service is the new norm in our mobile-first world. This webcast will help you determine where your omnichannel presence stands, where to go, and figure out how much value this adds to your business.
Posted: 22 Aug 2016 | Premiered: Sep 14, 2016

Genesys

Location-Based Services Transforming Real-Time Sales and Marketing
sponsored by SearchCRM
EBOOK: Mobile location-based services offer a treasure trove of customer data, but companies must walk a fine line between sound marketing and personal privacy.
Posted: 18 Aug 2016 | Published: 16 Aug 2016

SearchCRM
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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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