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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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Deliver a Superior Cross-Channel Commerce Experience
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: With the right intelligence and personal information, there are plenty of new opportunities for you to provide superior experience and maximize the opportunity of every customer touch point. This paper shares actionable strategies needed to deliver personalized and relevant content, based on a variety of factors.
Posted: 01 Mar 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2012

Oracle Corporation

Powering the Cross-Channel Customer Experience with Oracle’s Complete Commerce
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper and gain an understanding of Complete Commerce and how it can change the way you interact with your customers. Complete Commerce can help you unify your customer's experience, personalize their journey, maximize engagement and optimize the execution along the way.
Posted: 01 Mar 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2012

Oracle Corporation

Knowledge-Infused Customer Relationship Management: A Game-Changing Investment for Customer Support
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Most customer service organizations have recently seen operational budgets cut by nearly 20%. In addition, the goal of maintaining quality customer service has become more difficult to achieve. Organizations must now deliver the same levels of service with fewer resources. Can it be done? Read on, and find out how.
Posted: 01 Mar 2012 | Published: 16 Nov 2011

Oracle Corporation

Cloud Cover for the Call Center: Meeting Demands Intelligently and Efficiently
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper covers many of the complications and complexities of managing a call center. It explores the various solutions available and offers pros and cons to each of the options. It shows the positive financial impact picking the right choice can have.
Posted: 01 Mar 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2012

Oracle Corporation

Choosing the right contact center technology
sponsored by NACR
EGUIDE: Read this SearchCRM.com e-guide to gain a better understanding of building a multichannel contact center and eight tips for enhancing the customer service in your contact center.
Posted: 24 Feb 2012 | Published: 24 Feb 2012

NACR

Retail Forever Transformed a quiet storm ignited by the iPad
sponsored by Apperian, Inc.
CASE STUDY: Discover how Apperian’s EASE assisted one retail company with the deployment and management of applications.
Posted: 24 Feb 2012 | Published: 24 Feb 2012

Apperian, Inc.

UCB Gains Efficiencies and Realizes Lower TCO with CallCopy Call Recording
sponsored by NACR
CASE STUDY: Uncover why a implementing a CallCopy recording solution that is easy to use, search, update, support and maintain can offer a lower TCO than other solutions, as well as fulfilling all your call recording needs.
Posted: 10 Feb 2012 | Published: 10 Feb 2012

NACR

Gartner predictions around Social CRM
sponsored by Infor CRM
EGUIDE: This tip e-guide from SearchCRM.com features insight from Gartner's 2011 Magic Quadrant for social customer relationship management (CRM). Read this now to learn what challenges are cropping up in CRM, how social media is affecting CRM strategies and what the future of social CRM looks like.
Posted: 08 Feb 2012 | Published: 08 Feb 2012

Infor CRM

Use effective call centers to build customer loyalty
sponsored by Infor CRM
EGUIDE: This tip guide features chapter 6 from Paul R. Timm's book, 'Technology and Customer Service: Profitable Relationship Building.' Access this resource now to learn how to align business process with customer relationship management (CRM) initiatives, tips for CRM strategy and how to effectively leverage the call center to improve customer loyalty.
Posted: 08 Feb 2012 | Published: 08 Feb 2012

Infor CRM

Tread carefully with social media-based customer loyalty programs
sponsored by Infor CRM
EGUIDE: Read this tip guide now to learn expert tips for interacting with your customers through Web 2.0.
Posted: 08 Feb 2012 | Published: 07 Feb 2012

Infor CRM

The Social-Powered Enterprise
sponsored by Salesforce.com
EBOOK: This e-book is designed to help you embrace the rise of social media, to harness its power and put it to work throughout the company. It’s based on our experience helping thousands of companies put the power of social media to work. It also discusses the benefits of social-powered selling, including greater reach and better close rates.
Posted: 07 Feb 2012 | Published: 06 Feb 2012

Salesforce.com

The Social Sales Revolution
sponsored by Salesforce.com
EBOOK: This e-book examines how some of today’s most successful reps approach social sales. Among others, you’ll meet a wine salesman with almost a million Twitter followers, a global manufacturer who is taking orders on Facebook, and a storage saleswoman who used Twitter and other tools to exceed her quota by 200%.
Posted: 07 Feb 2012 | Published: 06 Feb 2012

Salesforce.com

Social Media-based Customer Loyalty Programs
sponsored by Infor CRM
EGUIDE: This e-guide from our editorial team will teach you how to efficiently deliver additional value to customers via social media as well as tips for finding balance when connecting with customers, and expert engagement tips from social media consultant Erik Qualman.
Posted: 06 Feb 2012 | Published: 06 Feb 2012

Infor CRM

The power of Call Centers and Customer Loyalty
sponsored by Infor CRM
EGUIDE: Read this e-guide from our award-winning editorial team to learn strategies for how to utilize innovative technologies to improve your customer experiences, retain customers and gain loyalty.
Posted: 06 Feb 2012 | Published: 06 Feb 2012

Infor CRM

Best Practices for Mobile Device Support
sponsored by LogMeIn, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access today’s whitepaper to learn more about the best practices for mobile devices support and a solution that can help you make your mobile support be better – and smarter.
Posted: 01 Feb 2012 | Published: 01 Feb 2012

LogMeIn, Inc.

Optimizing Your Return on Customer Attention with Oracle RTD
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how business intelligence (BI) can combine your explicitly-defined business rules and automatically-identified statistical information to deliver the best possible content to your customers for every single interaction.
Posted: 01 Feb 2012 | Published: 01 Feb 2012

Oracle Corporation

Customer Experience Exchange E-Zine Issue 2
sponsored by SearchCRM
EZINE: This second issue of Customer Experience Exchange highlights the contact center. Often an overlooked facet of customer relationship management (CRM), the contact center is usually the first way a customer reaches out to a company and thus should always be considered in CRM strategies.
Posted: 31 Jan 2012 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

SearchCRM

Making WFM Work: Best Practices and ROI Model
sponsored by Calabrio, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: There has been tremendous innovation in contact center workforce management (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: 31 Jan 2012 | Published: 24 Jan 2012

Calabrio, Inc.

Smarter Commerce Manufacturing Interactive Guide
sponsored by IBM
VIRTUAL SEMINAR: Smarter commerce is designed to help companies better integrate and more effectively manage their value chains. It aligns the buy, market, sell and service processes in a way that puts the customer at the center of decisions and actions, which can lead to greater customer loyalty, revenue and profit margin growth.
Posted: 30 Jan 2012 | Premiered: 30 Jan 2012

IBM

Cognos Business Intelligence for Report Authors
sponsored by IBM
VIRTUAL SEMINAR: Utilize a complete set of enterprise reports that are easy to build, maintain, secure and deploy, all delivered in a collaborative authoring environment and based on the fundamental principle of "author once — consume anywhere."
Posted: 24 Jan 2012 | Premiered: 24 Jan 2012

IBM

Cincinnati Zoo improves customer experience and enhances performance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how one of the world's top-rated zoo uses analytics to create a more satisfying customer experience – while cutting marketing costs, increasing new visits, boosting concession revenues and much more.
Posted: 24 Jan 2012 | Published: 24 Jan 2012

IBM

Experts say CEM technology can build single view of customer
sponsored by Infor CRM
EGUIDE: This tip guide from our editorial team features an article on overcoming single-view issues and how customer experience management (CEM) technologies are a valuable tool for this problem.
Posted: 24 Jan 2012 | Published: 24 Jan 2012

Infor CRM

Yahoo, Amex talk up different customer service approaches
sponsored by Infor CRM
EGUIDE: Access this tip guide to learn how American Express and Yahoo Inc., have conquered customer service obstacles while also decreasing customer relationship management (CRM) budgets.
Posted: 24 Jan 2012 | Published: 24 Jan 2012

Infor CRM

Boost Your Image: Master the Three Stages of Video Conferencing Success
sponsored by Citrix Online Go To Meeting
WHITE PAPER: This new 1080 Group white paper explores best practices for video conferencing and provides a handy checklist for preparing and conducting a successful video conferencing session.
Posted: 13 Jan 2012 | Published: 13 Jan 2012

Citrix Online Go To Meeting

Building a Strong Customer Experience
sponsored by Infor CRM
EGUIDE: Read this e-guide from SearchCRM.com to learn how American Express and Yahoo tackle customer service with their own twists, how to communicate through multiple channels and ways to craft a single customer view through CEM technology.
Posted: 09 Jan 2012 | Published: 05 Jan 2012

Infor CRM
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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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