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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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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

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.

Using Case Management to Empower Employees and transform Customer Service
sponsored by Kofax, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper demonstrates how empowering your employees can lead to significantly improved customer service. Learn how dynamic case management applications can assist in delivering employee empowerment and transform the customer experience.
Posted: 24 Aug 2012 | Published: 24 Aug 2012

Kofax, Inc.

The Business Case for Integrated ERP
sponsored by Scribe Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: It's critical that your ERP software is integrated and can talk to other business applications and systems. Those who embrace ERP integration will reap lower operation costs, increased customer satisfaction, and a lot of saved time. Read this paper to learn how integrating your ERP software will impact your company's operations and work flow.
Posted: 22 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Apr 2011

Scribe Software Corporation

Cloud for Service Providers
sponsored by Citrix Systems, Inc.
VIDEO: This 3-minute video explains why Citrix solutions offer reliable, scalable ways to help you not only build your cloud platform, but to also build your cloud business for clients of any shapes and sizes.
Posted: 22 Aug 2012 | Premiered: 25 Jun 2012

Citrix Systems, Inc.

LEGO: Nurturing Consumer Loyalty Bloomberg BusinessWeek Article
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This LEGO customer success story reported by Bloomberg Businessweek highlights how LEGO leverages SAP Customer Relationship Managment (SAP CRM), especially the loyalty management software, to run the compnay's customer loyalty program.
Posted: 21 Aug 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

SAP America, Inc.

The State of Customer Data Integration 2012: The What, Why & How of CRM Integration
sponsored by Scribe Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Customer data integration helps companies grow and thrive, but businesses still have a long way to go to implement customer relationship management (CRM) in a meaningful way. Check out what over 300 companies said about cloud, their CRM platforms, and customer data integration in this survey.
Posted: 20 Aug 2012 | Published: 20 Aug 2012

Scribe Software Corporation

The Perfect Combo: ITIL, I.T. Service Management, and Social Media
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover how your service desk can facilitate higher levels of productivity for end users with the integration of social media. Help your business gain improved service delivery and support, as well as improved overall customer satisfaction.
Posted: 20 Aug 2012 | Published: 20 Aug 2012

BMC Software, Inc.

Why CRM Implementations Fail….And What To Do About It
sponsored by Scribe Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Companies are scrambling to implement CRM systems, but they might not be getting what they bargained for if they're not careful. Up to 80% are reporting they're not getting what they were promised. Read this paper and learn how to avoid pitfalls, develop a strategy for your CRM system, and much more.
Posted: 20 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2011

Scribe Software Corporation

Cisco IBSG Global Research Reveals New Ways for Banks To Prosper in an Omnichannel World
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Banking customers worldwide are ready for an omnichannel experience – are you ready to give it to them? This resource describes the concept of omnichannel banking, why your customers need it, and why you shouldn't wait to offer it to them.
Posted: 17 Aug 2012 | Published: 17 Aug 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Integrative CRM Enhances Midsize Business Agility and Performance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper is designed to help IT and business leaders at midsize companies find innovative ways to extend their customer relationship management (CRM) capabilities to capitalize on emerging trends such as cloud, mobile, social media and predictive analytics. Gain essential insight to get closer to your customers and ensure your company's survival.
Posted: 16 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Jul 2012

IBM

A contact center manager's guide to integrating self-service
sponsored by KANA
EBOOK: Leveraging self-service technologies in your contact center can significantly reduce costs, but successful implementation is tricky. Gain expert advice on how to ensure your self-service contact center initiative is a success. Read on to learn self-service contact center best practices, how to obtain executive support, and more.
Posted: 15 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Aug 2012

KANA

4 Steps to Transforming Your Customer Relationships Using Mobile
sponsored by Appcelerator
WHITE PAPER: Mobility has fundamentally changed the business world, particularly customer relationships. It has not only changed consumer expectations, but also provides a chance to drastically improve the customer experience. Read on to learn 4 simple steps to improving your customer's experience with mobility.
Posted: 15 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Aug 2012

Appcelerator

Mobile Devices: Changing the Way You'll Service Your Customers
sponsored by Interactive Intelligence, Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Discover how you can take advantage of the mobile revolution to deliver an improved and expanded service experience for your mobile device wielding users.
Posted: 15 Aug 2012 | Published: 15 Aug 2012

Interactive Intelligence, Inc.

Empowered Customers Drive Collaborative Business Evolution
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this groundbreaking new study, conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of IBM, to understand how empowered customers are changing the way business is doing business—today and in the future.
Posted: 13 Aug 2012 | Published: 31 May 2012

IBM

Is Your Strategy as Smart as Your Customers?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper learn the Smart Commerce strategy developed by IBM, designed around customer needs, aspirations, and behavior. This paper goes in depth on each of the four key components of the strategy, demonstrating the work they've done with some of the top names in sports to deliver the Smarter Commerce experience.
Posted: 10 Aug 2012 | Published: 07 Aug 2012

IBM

The Total Economic Impact of IBM® Exceptional Web Experience
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Delivering an optimal web experience not only helps you engage with your customers, partners, and employees but also improves relationships and increases your competitive advantage. This resource explores why investing in web experience solutions can help you achieve this.
Posted: 09 Aug 2012 | Published: 30 Mar 2012

IBM

RE/MAX Premier Realty Sets Itself Apart from the Competition with IP Telephony from ShoreTel
sponsored by ScanSource & ShoreTel
CASE STUDY: Discover how a converged communications system increased communications and connectivity for one organization, in turn helping them provide superior customer service and availability to their customers.
Posted: 06 Aug 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

ScanSource & ShoreTel

Sales Strategy: How to Effectively Incorporate Social Media
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this white paper learn how social media is incorporated in the sales process, how companies are using social selling, and how to get started.
Posted: 02 Aug 2012 | Published: 02 Aug 2012

SAP America, Inc.

How Luxury Brands Can Reach The Growing Market in China - Presentation transcript
sponsored by CDNetworks
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript explains how your business can leverage a global content delivery network (CDN) to increase application performance and deliver reliable ecommerce services to customers across the globe.
Posted: 31 Jul 2012 | Published: 21 Jun 2012

CDNetworks

Staples Case Study
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: Staples set the bar for the office superstore when it first opened its doors in 1986. It now has the second-largest Internet retail revenue in the world with $10.2 billion in 2010 sales, 43% of the company's total revenue. This paper details how Staples delivered a much more personalized shopping experience to its online customers.
Posted: 25 Jul 2012 | Published: 21 Sep 2011

IBM

The mini-guide to social customer service
sponsored by Salesforce.com
WHITE PAPER: Social media has fundamentally changed the world of customer service. This comprehensive guide outlines the keys to success to realize your social customer service potential. Learn why actively engaging with customers is imperative, 4 vital customer services areas to focus on, and more.
Posted: 23 Jul 2012 | Published: 01 Jul 2012

Salesforce.com

Smarter Commerce for Consumer Products
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The connected customer is changing the way you must conduct business. In order to comply with your customers' demands, you must change the way your products are sourced, manufactured and distributed. Smarter commerce enables this, allowing you to transform how quickly you can manage and adapt your source, market, sell and service processes.
Posted: 18 Jul 2012 | Published: 16 Nov 2011

IBM

Social Customer Service: The Pivotal Driver of the Social Enterprise
sponsored by LiveOps
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to see how you can maximize your customer relationship management efforts through social customer service and foster brand loyalty, higher customer lifetime value, enhanced customer experience, and higher revenues.
Posted: 06 Jul 2012 | Published: 06 Jul 2012

LiveOps
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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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