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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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Marketing strategies to improve customer understanding
sponsored by SearchCRM
EGUIDE: In our customer-centric market, the voice of the consumer is having a major effect on day-to-day business decisions. This expert e-guide reveals tips and advice to help readers utilize marketing strategies to best improve the customer experience and understanding.
Posted: 19 Jun 2012 | Published: 19 Jun 2012

SearchCRM

SearchCRM.com E-Guide: Optimizing the customer experience with CRM
sponsored by SearchCRM
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide provides insight on customer experience management, how to build it, and why companies are no longer focusing on cloud v. on-premise for CRM solutions.
Posted: 09 May 2012 | Published: 09 May 2012

SearchCRM

Putting Dispatch in the Driver’s Seat
sponsored by ConnectWise
WHITE PAPER: Does your help desk feel like it's stuck in neutral? A dispatcher can help you keep track of which technician is where, what issues they're working on, and make sure all issues are handled in a timely manner.  Learn the 5 simple rules of dispatching your help desk can't afford to break.
Posted: 25 Apr 2012 | Published: 24 Apr 2012

ConnectWise

A smarter approach to CRM: An IBM perspective
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: With instant access to information, customers expect a purchase experience that matches the ease and speed of the information-gathering experience. Read this white paper, created in collaboration with Frost & Sullivan, to see how a customer relationship management (CRM) solution can help you respond on the customers' terms.
Posted: 05 Jul 2012 | Published: 15 Feb 2012

IBM

Social Media Feedback for Hospitality: Help Every Location Protects its Online Reputation
sponsored by Medallia
WHITE PAPER: The feedback from social media can allow your business to demonstrate value to customers which will ultimately result in customer loyalty and higher revenues. Read this paper to learn how to join customer experience and social media feedback to eliminate customer pain points in a single reporting application.
Posted: 03 Jul 2012 | Published: 03 Jul 2012

Medallia

Customer Service is Not an Assembly Line - Retool your Service Experience with Dynamic Case Management
sponsored by KANA
WEBCAST: Check out this informative webcast to understand how customer service and dynamic case management are related and how to build a strategy for both.
Posted: 22 Jun 2012 | Premiered: Jun 22, 2012

KANA

What If Any Agent Could Take Any Call?
sponsored by KANA
WHITE PAPER: Good customer service involves leveraging policies, people, and technology to answer customer questions and solve problems with accuracy, speed, and consistency. Check out this paper for tips on how to relieve customer service pain points and get your agents able to answer calls with ease, and keep customers coming back time and time again.
Posted: 22 Jun 2012 | Published: 22 Jun 2012

KANA

Will Your Customers Really Wait for You to Get Service Experience Right?
sponsored by KANA
WHITE PAPER: In order to prosper in today’s challenging environment, delivering high quality customer service is critical. This paper outlines an approach to building a solid customer service strategy and addresses common challenges as well as tips for avoiding and overcoming pitfalls.
Posted: 21 Jun 2012 | Published: 21 Jun 2012

KANA

Six Best Practices for Agent Knowledge Management
sponsored by KANA
WHITE PAPER: Knowledge management can be a useful tool for improving the quality and efficiency of your contact center operations. This paper outlines a series of best practices to help you achieve maximum results from knowledge management within the contact center that will ultimately lead to better customer service, and higher revenues.
Posted: 21 Jun 2012 | Published: 21 Jun 2012

KANA

E-Guide: Implementing a CRM Strategy to improve the customer experience
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide highlights the need for a unified customer information hub to improve the quality, consistency and availability of customer data by detailing how one cement manufacturer implemented a successful customer experience initiative. Gain insight into the findings of a recent survey of top CRM challenges faced by today's businesses.
Posted: 12 Jun 2012 | Published: 12 Jun 2012

SAP America, Inc.

Business Case for Integrated Unified Communications and Contact Center Solution
sponsored by ShoreTel - OLD
WHITE PAPER: In this whitepaper, discover how using unified communications (UC) in your contact center can help you increase effective communications between employees and clients, which will improve your customer satisfaction, retention, and loyalty rates.
Posted: 08 Jun 2012 | Published: 30 Jun 2010

ShoreTel - OLD

Making the move to Managed Services
sponsored by GFI MAX
WHITE PAPER: This step-by-step guide presents tips for making a pain-free transition to managed services. Inside, learn how your organization can achieve benefits like easier capacity planning, increased long-term customers and more.  
Posted: 30 May 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

GFI MAX

Service. Smarter. Redefining commerce in the age of the customer
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover how a better, smarter approach to commerce can eliminate the potential for unhappy customers and improve your reputation and brand. In today’s highly competitive marketplace, ensuring your customers are satisfied with your services is worth the extra effort.
Posted: 21 May 2012 | Published: 01 May 2012

IBM

Netherlands Railways uses optimization to grow ridership with minimum congestion and maximum efficiency
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: Access this exclusive case study to gain insight on how Netherlands Railways, the nation's largest and Europe's busiest, was able to save € 20 million annually by crafting an optimized operating plan that improves service quality, reduces costs, and provides guidance for future infrastructure investments.
Posted: 18 May 2012 | Published: 01 May 2012

IBM

Buy. Smarter. Redefining commerce in the age of the customer
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover a smart approach to commerce. In this era of the empowered consumer, customer relationship management is a vital to your enterprises success. Discover a smarter commerce strategy that enables you to reduce, or avoid, the potential for unsatisfied customers.
Posted: 18 May 2012 | Published: 01 May 2012

IBM

Thumbs Up! Customer Engagement for a New Generation A Benchmark Study of the Impact of Social Media on Customer Service
sponsored by DMG Consulting
WHITE PAPER: This paper reviews a study of the impact of social media on customer service and how to plan and implement social media for maximum effectiveness within your business.
Posted: 16 May 2012 | Published: 01 Nov 2011

DMG Consulting

Customer Experience Exchange E-Zine: Taking a swing at social CRM
sponsored by SearchCRM
EZINE: This edition of the CEM e-zine examines the role social media can play in your company. Learn how Major League Baseball is capitalizing on this revolution to fill its stands even during the darkest of times of the season, why Pinterest is such a success and how Dell measures it's social media success by tracking 22,000 daily online comments.
Posted: 16 May 2012 | Published: 16 May 2012

SearchCRM

Cloud Provider’s Wish List: The Need for Management and Reporting Tools
sponsored by Visual Network Systems
EGUIDE: Uncover the need for cloud service management and cloud monitoring tools for service providers in this E-Guide from SearchCloudProvider.com. Learn best practices associated with cloud service management, top challenges and solutions, and much more.
Posted: 26 Apr 2012 | Published: 26 Apr 2012

Visual Network Systems

Building and Operating a Network Operating Center (NOC) and Help Desk
sponsored by ConnectWise
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about the importance of providing a network operating center (NOC) or help desk to your clients. This white paper outlines different NOC/help desk models and tips to build successful services.
Posted: 25 Apr 2012 | Published: 24 Apr 2012

ConnectWise

Smarter Customers, Smarter Commerce: Innovations in the Banking Industry
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Banks today must reassess their business models and focus more on efficiency, data collection and risk management in order to stay competitive. Uncover a unique framework that can help meet your business objectives and allow for better data management in the highly regulated financial industry.
Posted: 13 Apr 2012 | Published: 13 Apr 2012

IBM

SearchBusinessAnalytics.com Tip Guide: Advanced analytics key component for ‘decision management systems’
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
EGUIDE: This tip guide offers an explanation from industry expert James Taylor as to why every customer should not be treated the same in today's ever-evolving business environment. Taylor details why decision management systems involving automation are essential to making successful strategic and operational decisions that please your customers.
Posted: 23 Mar 2012 | Published: 23 Mar 2012

Sybase, an SAP company

8 contact center best practices
sponsored by Salesforce.com
EGUIDE: Read this expert e-guide to see what Donna Fluss and Michael Krigsman have to say about how companies can ensure contact centers utilize new social media, video and mobile support to their best advantage.
Posted: 20 Mar 2012 | Published: 20 Mar 2012

Salesforce.com

Unified Self-Service: Delivering on the Value of Multi-Channel Customer Interactions
sponsored by Voxeo
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper addresses how your company can enhance service, lower costs and increase revenue by taking advantage of these new mediums and expanding the ways in which you communicate with your customers.
Posted: 20 Mar 2012 | Published: 20 Mar 2012

Voxeo

9 Critical Capabilities to Demand From Your IVR Cloud Hosting Provider
sponsored by Voxeo
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper covers 9 critical capabilities to demand from your interactive voice response (IVR) cloud hosting provider.
Posted: 13 Mar 2012 | Published: 13 Mar 2012

Voxeo

Is Your CRM Solution Keeping Up with the Times?
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, IT Business Edge explains the key business and technology factors to consider in deciding whether and when to upgrade your CRM system, including the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) factor.
Posted: 02 Mar 2012 | Published: 01 Dec 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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