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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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Gartner: What CIOs should know about cloud‑based customer service
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST BRIEF: IT leaders and managers of customer support need to understand the limits of cloud-based CRM customer service and support software solutions, writes Michael Maoz, vice-president and distinguished analyst at Gartner.
Posted: 25 Nov 2013 | Published: 25 Nov 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

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

HP Offer Optimization Services
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource introduces an advanced analytics approach that can help you glean insights from multiple data sources – allowing your organization to identify customer buying patterns and increase your margin per customer transaction.
Posted: 25 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Comparing the Total Cost of Ownership of TDM and SIP Contact Centers
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: This resource compares the total cost of ownership of traditional Time Division Multiplex (TDM) and Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) contact centers. Read on to learn how the right contact center infrastructure can lead the way for success.
Posted: 16 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Genesys

Create a strong, dynamic customer experience
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: For retailers hoping to deliver a strong, dynamic customer experience and distinguish themselves from the competition, innovation, execution, and consistency are key. This resource examines the growth of omni-channel retail, and offers tips, tricks, and best practices to help your organization find success.
Posted: 06 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

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

Call Center Analytics: The Bottom Line
sponsored by Genesys
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide homes in on customer experience analytics and the tools and strategies that lead to success. Also inside, separate contact center analytics fact from fiction.
Posted: 11 Nov 2013 | Published: 11 Nov 2013

Genesys

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

Business Information: Ring My Bell
sponsored by SearchBusinessAnalytics
EZINE: A company's social consciousness, or multichannel awareness, can help it improve customer relationships and the bottom line – in this issue of Business Information.
Posted: 25 Oct 2013 | Published: 25 Oct 2013

SearchBusinessAnalytics

Guide to Customer Experience Management Best Practices, Technologies Reader
sponsored by Genesys-Angel
EGUIDE: This guide consists of articles that shed light on the new technologies shaping CEM today and offers advice on strategies and best practices organizations can use to optimize customer relations, increase profit and keep up with their consumers.
Posted: 18 Oct 2013 | Published: 18 Oct 2013

Genesys-Angel

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

Managing and Optimizing the Call Center
sponsored by Aspect
EGUIDE: In this e-guide from the experts at SearchCRM.com, learn how your organization can optimize its call center and drive customer service success with the use of workforce management (WFM) software, real-time speech analytics software, guidance applications, predictive analytics, and other tools.
Posted: 24 Sep 2013 | Published: 24 Sep 2013

Aspect

How to Put Customers at the Center of Your Business
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: In this webcast, hear from Constellation Research principal analyst and CEO Ray Wang as he explores how to put customers at the center of your business. Learn how to make sure your customers stay loyal in a fiercely competitive marketplace.
Posted: 18 Sep 2013 | Premiered: Sep 18, 2013

IBM

Visa Desjardins Provides a Differentiated Customer Experience
sponsored by Genesys
WEBCAST: Access this video case study today to learn how Visa Desjardins – the largest financial cooperative group in Canada – optimized customer service delivery by investing in a new blended call center environment.
Posted: 16 Sep 2013 | Premiered: Feb 27, 2013

Genesys

ESRI Ensures a Single, Seamless Conversation with Customers Across All Channels
sponsored by Genesys
CASE STUDY: This case study reveals how Esri, a leading provider of GIS mapping software, redesigned the overall customer service experience in order to better support changing customer demands and improve interactions across all channels.
Posted: 16 Sep 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

Genesys

How Technology is Changing the Role of Sales Professionals Using Salesforce.com
sponsored by Canon Information & Imaging Solutions
EGUIDE: This E-Guide examines how technologies are redefining sales roles, and provides insight into how businesses are re-evaluating sales management strategies – from hiring to compensation to internal business processes – to get ahead of the competition.
Posted: 16 Sep 2013 | Published: 16 Sep 2013

Canon Information & Imaging Solutions

UPMC Health Plan Optimizes Customer Conversations to Ensure Service Excellence
sponsored by Genesys
CASE STUDY: Consult this case study today to learn how UPMC Health Plan developed an innovative customer service strategy that provided consistent, personal customer experiences, enabled constant service improvements, and more.
Posted: 16 Sep 2013 | Published: 16 Sep 2013

Genesys

ICBC Builds Cutting-edge Contact Center as Part of their Customer-Centric Strategy
sponsored by Genesys
CASE STUDY: This case study reveals how Canadian insurer ICBC built a flexible, cutting-edge contact center as a key part of its customer-centric strategy, enabling the company to improve routing flexibility, increase customer satisfaction, and more.
Posted: 13 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Genesys

Measuring, Monitoring and Improving Customer Experience
sponsored by OpenText
EGUIDE: This E-Guide focuses on how companies can address CEM challenges and take steps to improve the overall customer experience.
Posted: 11 Sep 2013 | Published: 11 Sep 2013

OpenText
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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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