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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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Customer Service Reports
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Facebook Messenger: Engage Your Customers Where They Are
sponsored by 24/7 Customer
WHITE PAPER: Integrating social engagement into your workflows can facilitate compelling consumer sales and support experiences for your shoppers. In this white paper, discover the top 3 benefits gained from engaging your customers via Facebook Messenger.
Posted: 28 Jan 2016 | Published: 28 Jan 2016


Interactive Text Response: The Key to Re-Imagining Customer Self-Service
sponsored by Aspect
WHITE PAPER: The outcomes of offering self-service via conversational, automated interactive text response are customer satisfaction, retention, and easier up- and cross-sells. Access this solution spotlight to learn how you can answer customers' questions on their preferred channel without waiting or an agent.
Posted: 28 Jan 2016 | Published: 28 Jan 2016

Aspect

Strategic Considerations When Building Customer Service for The Next Decade
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: How can organizations keep up with today's mercurial customer service landscape? Access this white paper to uncover a practical approach to creating a customer service strategy while considering the issues that affect customer service today and for the next few years
Posted: 28 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2015

Microsoft

The Omnichannel Dilemma: Everyone Wants It, But How Do You Start?
sponsored by 24/7 Customer
WHITE PAPER: This report discusses the challenges of rolling out an omnichannel framework and delivers 5 action tips for designing a successful strategy.
Posted: 27 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015


Six Keys to Effective Chat Operations: Insights to Help Improve Your Business
sponsored by 24/7 Customer
WHITE PAPER: Today, customers expect highly capable chat, including the ability for it to seamlessly integrate other channels as needed. So getting it getting it right is critical to an effective omnichannel strategy. This paper summarizes common misperceptions about chat, and presents six key insights based on lessons learned.
Posted: 27 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015


On Demand Webcast: Elaine Turner Extends Her Reach with Commerce Cloud Platform
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WEBCAST: Watch now to hear Elaine Turner's Director of ecommerce, Carrie Leader, discuss key strategies for building an ecommerce business as a branded manufacturer. Learn how Elaine Turner used a Cloud ecommerce platform to create a new destination site where visitors can research, buy, or engage with the brand to support sales in all channels.
Posted: 27 Jan 2016 | Premiered: Dec 15, 2015

Oracle Corporation

Commerce Cloud Customer Interview: Carrie Leader on Elaine Turner's Customized Transformation
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
VIDEO: In this interview Carrie Leader, the director of eCommerce at fashion brand Elaine Turner, describes Elaine Turner's migration to a cloud-based ecommerce platform. Discover how this new technology is allowing their business to reach new heights in the today's modern landscape.
Posted: 27 Jan 2016 | Premiered: 28 Oct 2015

Oracle Corporation

Associazione Amici Via della Spiga - Analytics used to improve business decisions and uncover opportunities
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: Click through now to discover the role social analytics played in helping Associazione Amici Via della Spiga to target specific demographics and reevaluate the allocation of time and money spent in promotional efforts to better resonate with customers.
Posted: 26 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

IBM

Enabling New Levels of Customer Engagement with Predictive Analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper you will learn how the financial industry is benefitting from advances in analytic targeting. Click through now to explore how bankers are gaining deeper insights into consumers to create personalized, rewarding experiences for digital-savvy customers.
Posted: 26 Jan 2016 | Published: 26 Jan 2016

IBM

6 Keys to Effective Chat Operations: Insights to Help Improve Your Business
sponsored by 24/7 Customer
RESOURCE: Many organizations struggle to use chat correctly. They treat it as a siloed channel with no clear strategy for how it could interact with other channels to benefit customers and the enterprise. In this resource, learn 6 key insights to help you get the most out of chat services in your business.
Posted: 26 Jan 2016 | Published: 26 Jan 2016


Automate Quote-to-Cash Processes to Drive Sales
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses CPQ strategies that enable sales reps to streamline modern quote-to-cash processes. Learn how to use these sales strategies to improve your team's productivity and increase your profit margins.
Posted: 25 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Oracle Corporation

Leverage CPQ Strategies to Sell More, Faster
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores cloud-based CPQ (configure, price, quote) strategies that help businesses eliminate human error and speed up quote turnaround time. Learn how to automate your configuration and quoting processes in order to sell more, faster.
Posted: 25 Jan 2016 | Published: 25 Jan 2016

Oracle Corporation

5 Drivers of the Successful Modern Sales Force
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Uncover 5 steps your sales team should take to modernize sales tactics in the age of the empowered customer. Plus, learn how to become a mobile, productive sales team, stay ahead of competitors with actionable analytics, collaborate across the enterprise to close more deals, faster, and more.
Posted: 25 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Oracle Corporation

Predictive Analytics: How To Anticipate Your Customer's Needs
sponsored by IBM
RESOURCE: In our hyper-connected, socially networked marketplace, customer expectations are more important than ever.In this resource discover how you can tap into customer insights and leverage buyer sentiment with predictive analytic tools.
Posted: 25 Jan 2016 | Published: 25 Jan 2016

IBM

4 Steps to Evolve Your Customer Service Strategy
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you how to craft a customer service strategy that can help you to empower agents, build great experiences, and manage a daunting amount of channels. Uncover 4 steps to effectively evolve your customer service approach.
Posted: 25 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2015

Microsoft

Amore Pacific
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: Access this case study to discover how AmorePacific was able to harness the power of statistical analysis and predictive modeling to tailor messages and improve customer retention with their existing database information.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM

Stepping Up to the Challenge: CMO Insights from the Global C-suite Study
sponsored by IBM
RESEARCH CONTENT: Discover how CMOs are wielding more power in the boardroom, and having positive effects on the bottom line with proactive (and modern) customer experience management strategies.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM

Changing Gears: With a Shift Toward Social, GM Uses New Channels to Talk With (Not at) Customers
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
JOURNAL ARTICLE: Learn how you can leverage social relationship management cloud service tools to help evaluate your customer interactions. Plus, discover how GM was able to benefit from social exchanges with customers, improving their overall customer service strategy.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

Oracle Corporation

Forbes Article: Customer Service Is The New Marketing
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
RESOURCE: Read this Forbes article about how marketing decision makers are steering the customer service wheel for ideas on how you can drive customer engagement, and open up new sales pipelines.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 20 Aug 2015

Oracle Corporation

Benchmarking Enterprise Maturity for Social Customer Service
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes the challenges that impede integration of social media with the rest of your contact center and explains how to conquer them by using a social customer service maturity model as a tool to assess contact capabilities. Identify your maturity level and learn how to progress to a higher level for optimal customer satisfaction.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 10 Apr 2015

Oracle Corporation

Hug Your Haters: A Conversation About Social Customer Service With Jay Baer
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
JOURNAL ARTICLE: This exclusive interview with best-selling author and CEO of Convince & Convert, Jay Baer, discusses how social customer service will change the future of business. Learn why providing engaging social customer service is key to maintaining current customer relationships and gaining new ones.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

Oracle Corporation

The Socially Enabled Enterprise: Study Results
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Uncover key characteristics of socially enabled enterprises in this research report by downloading it now. Read on to discover how you can transform your business to reap the benefits of social engagement.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Oracle Corporation

Socially Enabling Businesses Across the Globe
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Today, social is the new business norm. But unlike in the past, numerous siloed social solutions won't cut it anymore. In this resource, learn how you can properly integrate social into your business to improve customer experience management strategies, and collaboration across departments.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Oracle Corporation

Delivering on the Promise of the Social Business
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper aims to illustrate the value of social business transformation, how to understand social business maturity, as well as how leaders can plan and prioritize for continued success, scale, and maturation. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 22 Jan 2016

Oracle Corporation

How Close Tracking Against Services Contracts Can Increase Profitability
sponsored by Sage (UK) Limited
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper now to learn how you can increase customer satisfaction and boost profitability with service contract tracking.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 22 Jan 2016

Sage (UK) Limited
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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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