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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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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

5 Ways That MSPs Can Capitalize on Cloud Opportunities
sponsored by ConnectWise
WHITE PAPER: This insightful white paper details how MSPs can ensure the continued success of their businesses as the popularity of cloud computing continues to grow by offering the kind of indispensible personalized support to their clients that cloud giants can't provide.
Posted: 22 Jul 2013 | Published: 22 Jul 2013

ConnectWise

Call Center Tips to Optimize Agent Performance
sponsored by SearchCRM
EGUIDE: This E-Guide examines how Workforce management tools and other CEM technologies can help agents prioritize and meet performance standards.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 19 Jul 2013

SearchCRM

Create a Referral Program to Grow Your IT Business
sponsored by ConnectWise
WHITE PAPER: The primary mode of growth for most technology provider businesses is by good, old word of mouth.  Yet, many businesses have not established an official referral program to capture as many referrals as possible.  Check out this guide to find the proven best strategies for creating the perfect referral program for your business.
Posted: 16 Jul 2013 | Published: 16 Jul 2013

ConnectWise

The Customer Service Balancing Act
sponsored by Jive Software
WHITE PAPER: Access this helpful resource to discover a customer service technology that provides complete integration of all your customer communication channels so that you can achieve a unified view of customer interactions. Read on to discover how this peer-based strategy can cut costs while enhancing customer service by reading now!
Posted: 11 Jul 2013 | Published: 11 Jul 2013

Jive Software

RagingWire Enhances Client Service, Cuts Incident Management Costs 30%
sponsored by FrontRange Solutions Inc.
CASE STUDY: In this brief case study, learn how the right cloud service management solution allowed data center colocation company RagingWire to enhance the experience of customers, improve automation, cut costs, and more.
Posted: 01 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

FrontRange Solutions Inc.

HP Publishes First Social eBook On Next-Generation Enterprise with Jive-Powered Customer Community
sponsored by Jive Software
WHITE PAPER: In this resource learn about HP's Enterprise 20/20, a collaborative online experience that features a social ebook and Jive-powered public community, where community members participate in a wide variety of discussions about the future of the world, technology and business.
Posted: 24 Jun 2013 | Published: 24 Jun 2013

Jive Software

About T-Mobile USA
sponsored by Jive Software
CASE STUDY: Find out in this case study how a social business platform enabled T-mobile to consolidate and centralize information about products, services, pricing, policies and troubleshooting, enabling sales reps to better utilize their time.
Posted: 20 Jun 2013 | Published: 20 Jun 2013

Jive Software

Reducing call volumes by helping customers self-serve
sponsored by Jive Software
CASE STUDY: In this brief case study, discover how Citrix integrated a software toolkit within their existing content systems that dramatically improved their customer self-service offerings. Customers can now easily search online for answers and interactions with peers and service reps in the same community space.
Posted: 20 Jun 2013 | Published: 20 Jun 2013

Jive Software

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

Infor Epiphany
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Check out this informative resource for an overview of a customer relationship management (CRM) suite that helps you make the most of your interactions and gain valuable customer insight to deliver measurable business results.
Posted: 25 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

Infor

Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2013
sponsored by Gartner
BROCHURE: Learn details about Gartner's upcoming Supply Chain Executive Conference in September and how it offers the objective guidance and expertise today's supply chain proficiency demands.
Posted: 18 Jul 2013 | Published: 18 Jul 2013

Gartner

IBM Watson at Work: The Rise of Cognitive Computing
sponsored by IBM.
WEBCAST: Access this eye-opening webcast to learn about a question-answering analytics system that functions as a self-service chat session for customers that would normally contact a call center. Discover how this tool can drastically improve customer experience, decrease issue resolution time, increase top-line revenue, and more
Posted: 17 Jul 2013 | Premiered: Jul 17, 2013

IBM.

Bonobos Improves Web Site Performance to Gear Up for Cyber Monday
sponsored by SOASTA, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Trying to avoid another online retail season riddled with website performance issues, Bonobos CTO Michael Hart turned to SOASTA. Read this informative case study today to learn to learn about the weeks Bonobos spent testing SOASTA CloudTest On-Demand in order to simulate customers going through the entire purchase cycle.
Posted: 09 Jul 2013 | Published: 09 Jul 2013

SOASTA, Inc

Magic Quadrant for the CRM Customer Engagement Center
sponsored by Salesforce
WHITE PAPER: Access this comprehensive Gartner report to explore and compare customer engagement center (CEC) applications from today's top vendors. Discover the strengths and weaknesses of these customer service technologies, and decide which is right for your social CRM strategy.
Posted: 08 Jul 2013 | Published: 13 May 2013

Salesforce

ROI report: The value of unified IT service and client management
sponsored by FrontRange Solutions Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The key to achieving strong IT service and client management platform is a single, unified system, containing all of the information for all of an organization's IT services and its hardware and software inventories, and providing a single solution via which to address incidents and deploy software packages to their end-users.
Posted: 02 Jul 2013 | Published: 02 Jul 2013

FrontRange Solutions Inc.

Cisco® ONE: The Value of Advanced Flow Control
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how utilizing the advanced flow control capability in Cisco Open Network Environment (ONE) can help you overcome the complex monitoring challenges you are facing today.
Posted: 28 Jun 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Mobile Devices Reshaping the Customer Experience: Learn how a mobility strategy can drive innovation and add a competitive edge to your contact center
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: This resource details the opportunities that mobility presents for contact centers, and offers guidance to help you weave these opportunities into a strategy that empowers you to capitalize on mobile benefits and sharpen your competitive edge.
Posted: 19 Jun 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Avaya

Case Study: US Airways
sponsored by Message Systems
CASE STUDY: In this case study, find out how US Airways maintained high levels of customer satisfaction with an automated messaging system.
Posted: 14 Jun 2013 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

Message Systems

Operational Guide to Implementing Lean in Distribution
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Consult this resource to learn how you can unlock profitability, growth and customer employee satisfaction for distributors. It outlines easy-to-understand concepts that can be applied by any size distributor. Find out how to reduce assest, improve customer demand and satisfaction by reading this resource now.
Posted: 12 Jun 2013 | Published: 12 Jun 2013

Epicor Software Corporation

Red Hat JBoss Portal Platform: Our Value Proposition
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Web portals give organizations the opportunity to deliver a tailored web experience to a range of end users. View this white paper to learn how portals are utilized to share information and provide online self-service. it explains the value of sites based on portals.
Posted: 07 Jun 2013 | Published: 07 Jun 2013

Red Hat

Enterprise Mobile Apps for Marketing and Sales
sponsored by Apperian, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive resource to learn how you can effectively leverage the BYOD and consumerization of IT trend in order to better support sales and service teams and boost sales. Inside you'll find info about mobile customer relations management, mobile apps for marketing, a guide to selecting apps, and more.
Posted: 31 May 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Apperian, Inc.

Seven Trends Driving Effectiveness in the Contact Center
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: Customers want to use social media, video, instant messaging and more to contact you - and they want to do it quickly. In this resource, check out seven key trends that are driving effectiveness in the contact center.
Posted: 31 May 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Avaya
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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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