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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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Contact Centers: Comparing the Total Cost of Ownership
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

3-2-1 Contact: The Call Center in a Multichannel World
sponsored by SearchCRM
EGUIDE: There's no ignoring it - the role of the contact center is drastically changing, and your agents need the tools to keep up with increasing customer demands. In this expert e-guide, explore how you can modernize the tools in your contact center to empower agents to meet the constantly shifting demands of customers.
Posted: 28 Aug 2013 | Published: 28 Aug 2013

SearchCRM

Call Center Tips: Bridging the CEM Chasm
sponsored by SearchCRM
EGUIDE: Check out this expert e-guide with advice from Forrester analyst Art Schoeller, as he explores how to harness social media channels in your call center via an "outside-in" strategy. Read now to learn how to reach all customer touchpoints and achieve 100% visibility into your end-to-end customer interactions.
Posted: 26 Aug 2013 | Published: 26 Aug 2013

SearchCRM

Combining Call Center Operations, CRM and BPM to Improve Customer Experience
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: To meet the increasing demands of customers in today's fast-paced marketplace, you need a way to effectively assign work and monitor completion. Download this resource to get a more in-depth look at the shortcomings of traditional customer service processes, and learn how enterprise workload management can help you overcome these issues.
Posted: 22 Aug 2013 | Published: 22 Aug 2013

Genesys

How to Fine-Tune your Contact Center
sponsored by SearchCRM
EGUIDE: With call center software, best business practices can be difficult to navigate. But the payoff is worth investigating. In this handbook, readers find detailed explanations of the latest call center technologies as well as insight on call center management—including schedule and workforce management.
Posted: 07 Aug 2013 | Published: 07 Aug 2013

SearchCRM

Leveraging the Power of the Peloton to Lead Change
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper combines the concept of the peloton with one of the most widely accepted approaches for enabling change in organizations: John P. Kotter's 8 Steps for Enabling Change.
Posted: 26 Jul 2013 | Published: 19 Jul 2013

Global Knowledge

Unlock the 6 Secrets to Social Success
sponsored by Jive Software
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the top six secrets to social success and receive help implementing and/or adjusting your framework for the addition of social. Also view in-depth key actions you should take and questions you must answer to ensure your social strategy is a beneficial one.
Posted: 25 Jul 2013 | Published: 25 Jul 2013

Jive Software

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

Webcast: Unlocking New Insights and Opportunities with Big Data
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: In this exclusive webcast, learn how you can use big data to create new business value, maintain relevance, and achieve greater operational efficiency.
Posted: 05 Sep 2013 | Premiered: Aug 19, 2013

IBM

Loss from Legacy Call Center Infrastructure
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: Is your legacy call center infrastructure limiting your organization's ability to increase efficiencies, reduce costs, and raise productivity? What's the true cost of a legacy call center? Answer these questions now by consulting this exclusive infographic.
Posted: 04 Sep 2013 | Published: 04 Sep 2013

Genesys

Harnessing Social Media to Boost the Bottom Line
sponsored by SearchCRM
EBOOK: Launching a social CRM strategy? It's a good idea, but be careful not to overdo it. Get the keys to effective social CRM.
Posted: 29 Aug 2013 | Published: 29 Aug 2013

SearchCRM

Forging a CEM Strategy
sponsored by SearchCRM
EGUIDE: Shoppers are looking for more personalized, responsive, relevant experiences, and in order to provide that, your business needs an effective customer experience management (CEM) strategy. Learn how when you access this expert three-part e-guide and discover six top concepts that make up a successful CEM strategy.
Posted: 28 Aug 2013 | Published: 28 Aug 2013

SearchCRM

Responsive Design
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, explore how "responsive web design" can help you provide customers with more compelling, contextual, and consistent experiences with your web site. Learn how you can control a single site that caters to all device platforms, making it simpler, faster, and easier to make every site visit a pleasant one.
Posted: 27 Aug 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

OpenText

OpenText Web Experience Management
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: Web experience management is essential to the success of a business. View this resource to learn how you can leverage the principles of response design to deliver compelling and adaptive experiences across touch points in the global enterprise.
Posted: 26 Aug 2013 | Published: 26 Aug 2013

OpenText

Building CEM Expertise for Business Value
sponsored by Genesys
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, discover why the contact center should play a more pivotal role in customer experience management, and learn how to merge siloed processes to create a more cohesive customer experience.
Posted: 26 Aug 2013 | Published: 26 Aug 2013

Genesys

Deliver Your Customers the Right Answer at the Right Time
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
VIDEO: Watch this brief video to learn how you can provide consistent and relevant answers fast on channels from self-service website queries to social media- increasing customer loyalty and reducing costs in the process.
Posted: 04 Aug 2013 | Premiered: 02 Aug 2013

Oracle Corporation

World Class Customer Service in the Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In today's hyper-competitive market, the key differentiator is the ability to deliver multichannel customer service consistently. And due to tight budgets, many of the world's most successful organizations choose to deliver customer service in the cloud. Read on to discover the benefits of this approach.
Posted: 04 Aug 2013 | Published: 02 Aug 2013

Oracle Corporation

Best Practices for Customer Service
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this guidebook which explores the experiences of Oracle RightNow customers and highlights best practices they have taken to enable agents to deliver the right answers at the right time, driving increased customer service productivity and increased customer satisfaction.
Posted: 04 Aug 2013 | Published: 02 Aug 2013

Oracle Corporation

Software Subscription & Support
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: In this brief video, learn how to stay ahead of IT trends with IBM Software Subscription and Support. You'll discover how you can drive efficiency, increase productivity, and streamline workflows with access to downloads and enhancements throughout the software lifecycle.
Posted: 30 Jul 2013 | Premiered: 30 Jul 2013

IBM

Infor Epiphany Customer Interaction Hub
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Check out this resource to learn about a customer interaction hub - a comprehensive infrastructure that stores and presents all customer interactions in an organized way, empowering you will a the information you need to form lifelong customer relationships.
Posted: 26 Jul 2013 | Published: 26 Jul 2013

Infor
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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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