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ALSO CALLED: IT Customer Support, Customer Support
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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Public complaints case study
sponsored by SAS
CASE STUDY: With large volumes of data pouring into the Hong Kong Efficiency Unit's call center, they needed a way to manage this information and provide excellent customer service. Read this brief case study to see how they leveraged a visual analytics platform to take more effective action and make better decisions.
Posted: 21 Mar 2013 | Published: 21 Mar 2013

SAS

Technology industry at the cross-roads: Transforming quote-to-cash operations
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This report from PwC, highlights the urgency for technology companies to reinvent their existing operating models to meet the fast-changing buying process.
Posted: 06 Mar 2013 | Published: 06 Mar 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Integrating multiple channels to build a single view of the customer
sponsored by SearchCRM
EGUIDE: CEM is about so much more than just technology. It's also important to focus on implementing the right processes to facilitate collaboration across different departments and multiple applications. This expert resource describes proven strategies to optimize resources for CEM.
Posted: 21 Feb 2013 | Published: 21 Feb 2013

SearchCRM

Solution Spotlight: The Role of a Chief Customer Officer in Leading Customer Experience Management
sponsored by SearchCRM
EGUIDE: Access this exclusive resource to find out how chief customer officers are cultivated inside the company and come from a variety of different backgrounds. Discover why brining a chief customer officer on board can help your organization refocus on the increasingly important customer experience management.
Posted: 18 Feb 2013 | Published: 18 Feb 2013

SearchCRM

Customer Engagement - Transformation Services
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to explore best practices for addressing 45 key contact center performance areas that, if enhanced, can help you increase revenue, increase customer satisfaction, optimize operating efficiency while lowering costs, and reduce errors and noncompliance rates.
Posted: 27 Dec 2012 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Advanced Technologies Key to Next-gen Contact Centers
sponsored by SearchCRM
EGUIDE: Access this helpful e-guide to disscover what a Forrester Research analyst recommends when acquiring new contact center technologies- find out how to address software integration needs, social media challenges, and the growing need for accurate analytics.
Posted: 24 Dec 2012 | Published: 24 Dec 2012

SearchCRM

The MSP Report Advantage
sponsored by N-able Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Discover why professional, standardized reports have emerged as a key success factor for many MSPs and IT services providers, helping prove relevance and demonstrate the value of service delivered to their clients. View now to learn how such reporting can help you gain the title of "Trusted Advisor."
Posted: 06 Dec 2012 | Published: 06 Dec 2012

N-able Technologies

Solution Spotlight: Creating a Strong Customer Experience Management Strategy
sponsored by SearchCRM
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, learn how to resolve communication issues between the IT and contact center departments by creating internal service-level agreements, recognizing that what's right for the organization is the same as what's right for the customer, and more.
Posted: 05 Dec 2012 | Published: 05 Dec 2012

SearchCRM

New CRM Technologies bring sales success to businesses
sponsored by SearchCRM
EGUIDE: In [this expert e-guide], read about how one emergency response software company integrated a CRM platform, resulting in major time-saving efficiencies – most importantly, an improved process that enables the company to sell product licensing. Also read about a lumber executive who recently bought into a successful social CRM.
Posted: 26 Nov 2012 | Published: 26 Nov 2012

SearchCRM

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

Online Testing for Site Optimization: 101
sponsored by WebTrends
WHITE PAPER: Web site optimization can drastically help your business increase conversion rates and bring in revenue, but it is not a simple process. Turn to this informative white paper to learn about the different types and strengths of online testing for site optimization, and determine which process is most effective for your organization.
Posted: 16 Apr 2013 | Published: 16 Apr 2013

WebTrends

Ensuring Success with On-site Testing and Targeting
sponsored by WebTrends
WHITE PAPER: Your company's website is one of your most valuable assets, so it needs to be as effective, informative, and engaging as possible in order to provide the best customer experience. Turn to this white paper to learn the challenges behind optimizing your site and learn how you can avoid the pitfalls while implementing the most effective processes.
Posted: 16 Apr 2013 | Published: 16 Apr 2013

WebTrends

Facebook’s Best Kept Secret: Building Conversions and Revenue with Ads for Fans
sponsored by WebTrends
WHITE PAPER: With over 800 million Facebook users to potentially see your message, you need to capitalize on the marketing opportunity that Facebook ads presents. Read this white paper to better understand targeted ads for fans, and for advice on creating a strategy for successfully driving traffic, tracking campaign activity, and increasing conversions.
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 | Published: 12 Apr 2013

WebTrends

Taking Control with Marketing Optimization
sponsored by WebTrends
WHITE PAPER: Customers today are asking for an engaging, personalized web experience that pulls them in, and your business needs to deliver. Access this white paper to discover the business case for creating personalized web experiences, and discover how marketers are listening to consumers in order to optimize digital marketing strategies.
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 | Published: 12 Apr 2013

WebTrends

The State of Customer Analytics: Taking a Proactive Approach to Loyalty and Retention
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In today's highly competitive market, it is more important than ever to provide top-tier customer service, and successful businesses know the key to this is leveraging a customer analytics initiative.  Read this resource to learn the ins and outs of customer analytics and the tools you'll need to implement a successful analytics program.
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM

The A to Z of Mobile Workforce Scheduling Optimization
sponsored by ClickSoftware
WHITE PAPER: This resource offers key advice and recommendations for strategically choosing and implementing an effective mobile workforce scheduling optimization strategy. Continue reading to learn all you need to know to realize workforce scheduling success today.
Posted: 04 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

ClickSoftware

Using Social Media to Win Over Customers
sponsored by SearchCRM
EBOOK: While many businesses are eager to join their customers at the social media party, doing so without the proper internal processes in place could spell disaster. In this brief expert e-book, you can learn how to create a successful social CRM initiative (and valuable customer relations) through implementing the right processes and technologies.
Posted: 12 Mar 2013 | Published: 12 Mar 2013

SearchCRM

Presentation Transcript- Leveraging Enterprise Modeling to Optimize SAP Implementation
sponsored by OpenText
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Learn how Salt River Project focused on understanding the business architecture of their company to enable process visibility and understanding. And examine their multi-phase approach to building a foundation on SAP around finance, human resources, and supply chain management.
Posted: 09 Jan 2013 | Published: 09 Jan 2013

OpenText

E-Guide: Harnessing Social Analytics
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, discover how social media analytics software leverages text analytics capabilities to reveal patterns, trends, and potential business problems within online discussions.
Posted: 21 Dec 2012 | Published: 21 Dec 2012

IBM

Essential Guide: Project and Portfolio Management: Analyzing Business Project Needs
sponsored by Rally Software
WHITE PAPER: View this informative resource to learn more about proper sequencing, marketing a software project and how you can keep everything under control with the right tools. It provides a step-by-step process on managing customer driven software development as well as other important steps.
Posted: 20 Dec 2012 | Published: 20 Dec 2012

Rally Software

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

Benchmarking in the contact center: Tips for managing what you measure
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: Benchmarking projects are a great way for contact center organizations to improve their operations in order to reconcile competing demands from customers and the business. Read this white paper to learn best practices for executing a successful contact center benchmarking project.
Posted: 24 Oct 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

Avaya

Is Social Media Transforming Your Business?
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: It's no secret that social media has changed consumer behaviors – but most companies are struggling to capitalize on the unique opportunities it has to offer. Review this resource to learn how incorporating social media into knowledge management, contact centers, and the Web can substantially enhance your customer's experience.  
Posted: 13 Sep 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2012

Oracle Corporation

Building Success in the Cloud
sponsored by Citrix Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover why Citrix cloud solutions are a clear choice for leading cloud providers, helping them quickly and profitably build differentiated and flexible cloud solutions that are right for their business and their customers.
Posted: 29 Aug 2012 | Published: 29 Aug 2012

Citrix Systems, Inc.
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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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