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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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Decision Management Smarter Insurance Processes
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: With varying compliance demands, change is the mainstay of the insurance industry. There are constant alterations to underwriting, rating, claims processing, fraud detection and billing. Read this case study of the Traveler's implementation of a business rules management system to effectively improve all of their processes.
Posted: 07 Jul 2011 | Published: 07 Jul 2011

IBM

Mobile BI: Actionable Intelligence for the Agile Enterprise
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: This report describes how mobile devices can drive better BI. Find out how top performing companies have made mobile devices the primary platform for BI deployments.
Posted: 28 Jun 2011 | Published: 28 Jun 2011

SAS

Speech Analytics - The Power of Simplicity
sponsored by Calabrio, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This overview examines the power of Speech Analytics technology to extend resources and expand knowledge.
Posted: 23 Jun 2011 | Published: 23 Jun 2011

Calabrio, Inc.

Making WFM Work: Best Practices and ROI Model
sponsored by Calabrio, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: There has been tremendous innovation in contact center WFM over the past three years, with new vendors and offerings entering the scene. Find out how the new generation of WFM solutions are easier to use, improve agent satisfaction, enhance customer experience and cut costs.
Posted: 22 Jun 2011 | Published: 22 Jun 2011

Calabrio, Inc.

Building a Business Case for your Next-Generation QA Solution
sponsored by Calabrio, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you how to build your business case and obtain approval for a new or upgraded contact center quality assurance and recording solution.
Posted: 21 Jun 2011 | Published: 21 Jun 2011

Calabrio, Inc.

Speech Analytics: The Simple Definition
sponsored by Calabrio, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: What is "Speech Analytics," exactly, and why is it important? Find out how the latest wave of Speech Analytics offerings are used in call center communication today and what the benefits are.
Posted: 20 Jun 2011 | Published: 20 Jun 2011

Calabrio, Inc.

Knowledge Management is NOT an Add-on!
sponsored by Consona Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Service and support organizations can benefit tremendously from knowledge. When implemented effectively, knowledge management processes and technology can deliver significant benefits. Read this paper to learn about delivering knowledge-driven CRM.
Posted: 17 Jun 2011 | Published: 01 Oct 2010

Consona Corporation

Service and Support: Made to Measure Using Consona Analytics as a Roadmap to Success
sponsored by Consona Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Management 101 tells us that success in business starts with setting goals and measuring progress toward them. Service and support success requires that all stakeholders know where they’re going and how they’re doing.
Posted: 17 Jun 2011 | Published: 01 Oct 2009

Consona Corporation

Case Study-VMware Consona Knowledge Management
sponsored by Consona Corporation
CASE STUDY: Changing corporate culture to focus on customer service and support is practically a routine activity in large service-oriented organizations these days.This case study covers what VMware is doing to provide outstanding support for their customers.
Posted: 17 Jun 2011 | Published: 01 Jun 2010

Consona Corporation

Making Service and Support Your Revenue Engine: The Initiative That’s Too Important to Delay
sponsored by Consona Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The value of service and support is hidden in a fog of metrics—measures that link monitors and bulletin boards, populate binders, fascinate managers, annoy employees, and ultimately mislead us about the business. Read this whitepaper and discover the real value of support is the revenue it protects and creates.
Posted: 17 Jun 2011 | Published: 17 Jun 2011

Consona Corporation

Thinking Outside the (Search) Box: Powering Enterprise Search with Knowledge
sponsored by Consona Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Enterprise search delivers the highest value when it helps create a great customer experience. Read this whitepaper to learn how execute enterprise search with knowledge.
Posted: 17 Jun 2011 | Published: 17 Jun 2011

Consona Corporation

Creating Stickiness in the Insurance Industry
sponsored by Thunderhead
WHITE PAPER: With the economy being shaky, the insurance industry has a problem. Customers are increasingly shopping around and making complex demands. Learn how to achieve loyalty in a shaky industry.
Posted: 16 Jun 2011 | Published: 01 Jan 2011

Thunderhead

Best Practices for a contact center technology overhaul
sponsored by Contactual (Now 8x8, Inc.)
EBOOK: Tap into the expert advice in this eBook to choose technology that will help you leverage multiple contact channels, effectively monitor agent interaction and deliver an excellent customer experience.
Posted: 13 Jun 2011 | Published: 10 Jun 2011

Contactual (Now 8x8, Inc.)

An Integrated Solution for Context-based Customer Experience Management
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: Moving to a customer experience management approach requires an infrastructure that is open, scalable and capable of bringing  together state-of-the art applications, fully preserving customer context.
Posted: 10 Jun 2011 | Published: 10 Jun 2011

Avaya

Without a service catalog, your public, private, or hybrid cloud is just a fog bank
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: There is no better mechanism to realize the potential for providing cloud-based services than implementing a service catalog. A service catalog is designed to support the presentation and request for services, the capture of data required to make the service life-cycle efficient, and the workflow to automate service processes.
Posted: 08 Jun 2011 | Published: 08 Jun 2011

CA Technologies.

SDI: Next Level Service Desk Strategies
sponsored by Citrix Online UK
EGUIDE: This e-guide reveals the new demands placed on today's service desks. Learn how to adapt to diverse employee needs while delivering consistent and quality customer service.
Posted: 01 Jun 2011 | Published: 01 Jun 2011

Citrix Online UK

The Best Strategies for a Successful CRM Strategy Implementation
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: How to have a successful customer relationship management (CRM) implementation.
Posted: 23 May 2011 | Published: 23 May 2011

Epicor Software Corporation

The Future of Web Content Management
sponsored by Ektron, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: When a content management team is no longer enough to successfully attract and retain customers, what does the future hold for content management? How does context fit into the picture?
Posted: 17 May 2011 | Published: 17 May 2011

Ektron, Inc.

Social Media and Customer Service
sponsored by Pegasystems
WHITE PAPER: One of the biggest issues for companies is creating effective customer services processes.  What if social media could help the problem?
Posted: 11 May 2011 | Published: 11 May 2011

Pegasystems

Transform the Customer Experience with Pega CRM
sponsored by Pegasystems
WHITE PAPER: For years, companies have tried to serve customers in a way that would lead to brand loyalty.  While traditional CRM systems have failed to deliver, a new approach might be just what companies need.
Posted: 11 May 2011 | Published: 11 May 2011

Pegasystems

First Contact Resolution
sponsored by Pegasystems
EBOOK: Contact centers have perfected the art of tracking customer inquiries, but first contact resolution is still alluding them.  The key to solving the problem-- not just answering, but resolving the issue.
Posted: 10 May 2011 | Published: 10 May 2011

Pegasystems

Humanising the Service Desk
sponsored by LogMeIn, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Due to technological advances, managers are considering how they operate Service Desks and how they can improve the way they support customers. In this paper, identify key ways to keep the Service Desk human while ensuring customer service stays front and centre.
Posted: 10 May 2011 | Published: 10 May 2011

LogMeIn, Inc.

LogMeIn Rescue: Transforming the Help Desk with Remote Support Services
sponsored by LogMeIn, Inc.
CASE STUDY: Learn how IRIS, a private software company in the UK that supplies business management solutions, was able to support both large and small organisations in overcoming their technical incidents with remote support software solutions. Uncover why they chose this approach and how it’s helping their company flourish.  
Posted: 09 May 2011 | Published: 09 May 2011

LogMeIn, Inc.

A contact center manager's guide to integrating self-service
sponsored by inContact
EBOOK: Do you feel pressured to provide great service while keeping costs down in your contact center? Self-service technology enables customers to resolve their own service questions without depleting agent resources. But deploying self-service technology raises many questions. Learn best practices and tap into expert advice with this eBook.
Posted: 04 May 2011 | Published: 04 May 2011

inContact

Commerce Anywhere: A Business and Technology Strategy to Maximize Cross-Channel Commerce Growth
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: E-commerce has gone from fringe to foundation. Now, businesses must tailor their customer serivce approach to the more complex "anytime, anywhere" customer with mobile device in hand. This white paper from Oracle details the "commerce anywhere" approach.
Posted: 26 Apr 2011 | Published: 26 Apr 2011

Oracle Corporation
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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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