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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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Buyer's Guide: Optimize Your Customer Engagement with CCM
sponsored by Kofax from Lexmark
WHITE PAPER: A customer communications management (CCM) solution helps you manage increasingly digital and diverse customer interaction. Access this informative resource to see an evaluation checklist that'll tell you the 7 core requirements to look for in a CCM solution.
Posted: 15 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Kofax from Lexmark

Operational Intelligence Supports Online Growth at JohnLewis.com
sponsored by Splunk
CASE STUDY: To maintain your reputation, you need a way to detect problems on your website before they damage the customer experience. This was the challenge facing John Lewis Partnership. Learn about the strategy that allowed them to improve troubleshooting, prevent revenue loss, and more.
Posted: 14 Jan 2016 | Published: 14 Jan 2016

Splunk

Case Study: How an Insurance Company Took Control of Customer Communication
sponsored by Kofax from Lexmark
CASE STUDY: Access this case study to learn how a major insurance company ensured their business agility by introducing a centralized customer communications platform that enabled them to manage both electronic and paper documents from a single point of control.
Posted: 14 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Kofax from Lexmark

Noise in the Customer Service Center
sponsored by Plantronics
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper learn why background noises are lowering productivity, increasing stress, and headaches. Discover how you can mitigate the effects of noise in your organization's contact center.
Posted: 12 Jan 2016 | Published: 12 Jan 2016

Plantronics

CRM Success Stories: Pandora Jewelry LLC
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This case study reveals how Pandora implemented a globally connected, collaborative environment to quickly adapt and respond to the needs of its expanding customer base and enabled employees with self-service access to crucial customer data. Discover how you can similarly achieve customer focus.
Posted: 08 Jan 2016 | Published: 06 Nov 2015

Microsoft

CRM Success Stories: Amway Korea
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Access this infographic and learn how Amway Korea improved service quality and better decision-making by enabling employees with an integrated CRM strategy. Learn how their approach can help you remain competitive and ensure customer satisfaction.
Posted: 08 Jan 2016 | Published: 10 May 2015

Microsoft

CRM Success Stories: Shell Card Services
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: By bringing its CRM approach up to speed, Shell enhanced sales and revenue growth. Access this infographic and learn how you can achieve similar benefits.
Posted: 08 Jan 2016 | Published: 25 Jun 2015

Microsoft

Self-Service CRM Success Stories: Metro Bank
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: CEO Craig Donaldson can attest firsthand how self-service CRM not only helped his colleagues engage people, but also helped Metro Bank stand out in the financial services industry for its exceptional customer focus. Learn how Metro Bank delivered a consistent customer journey and turned customers into fans.
Posted: 08 Jan 2016 | Published: 23 Jun 2015

Microsoft

CRM Stories: Rogerseller
sponsored by Microsoft
RESOURCE: In this resource, Rogerseller's Geraldine Smallacombe illustrates how she was able to give her customers a more dynamic journey. Access now and learn how to achieve a social presence that engages customers and gauges sentiment, in-depth knowledge of preferences and profiles that results in better targeting, and more.
Posted: 07 Jan 2016 | Published: 24 Jun 2015

Microsoft

Case Study: Nissan Motor Company Achieves Omotenashi
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, learn how Nissan developed a CRM strategy to better understand customers' individual needs long after they purchase a car. Access now to learn how their strategy can help you anticipate what the customer wants.
Posted: 06 Jan 2016 | Published: 06 Jan 2016

Microsoft

How the Sales Landscape has Changed
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Backed by useful stats on how your peers are selling effectively, this detailed infographic reveals 3 steps to optimal sales. Tap this resource and discover details of each step that can help you deliver the distinctive client experience.
Posted: 06 Jan 2016 | Published: 06 Jan 2016

Microsoft

Manufacturers Turn to the Internet of Things to Boost Customer Engagement
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore how investing in the right CRM solution can help you grow your IoT approach, as well as support your customer-centric initiatives.
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 | Published: 04 Jan 2016

Infor

Digital Marketing Redefines Sales and the Customer Experience
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how marketers have reprioritized their practices to benefit their bottom line. Discover how, by using data analytics and various personalization tactics, these leaders are able to raise the bar for themselves, their organizations, and their customers.
Posted: 03 Jan 2016 | Published: 03 Jan 2016

Infor

Cloud-based CRM: Top Sales, Marketing, and Customer Service Benefits
sponsored by Microsoft
EBOOK: This e-book provides guidelines for choosing the best customer service and sales strategy. Inside, explore how cloud-based CRM options allow you to automate repetitive tasks, freeing up time and resources to devote to more strategic initiatives that will enable you to keep pace with customer expectations.
Posted: 31 Dec 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Microsoft

Exceed Your Customer Expectations with Actionable Consumer Insights
sponsored by Avaya
VIDEO: In this video, you will learn from CEM experts three simple and effective steps to transform your customer service. Tune in now to learn how to achieve enterprise-wide engagement by quickly addressing your customers' requirements, and highlight actionable insights for your business.
Posted: 29 Dec 2015 | Premiered: 20 Nov 2015

Avaya

The State of Customer Experience in Retail
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: 70% of brands fail to take advantage of exciting new opportunities to build and maintain a profitable audience. Don't be one of them - access this guide to uncover five best practices for creating personalized customer experiences in retail.
Posted: 28 Dec 2015 | Published: 28 Dec 2015

Infor

Fascinating Findings on Customer Expectations
sponsored by Avaya
VIDEO: This video looks at interesting facts you need to know when it comes to consumers' changing expectations. Tune in and learn how to transform your business, one great interaction at a time.
Posted: 28 Dec 2015 | Premiered: 19 Nov 2015

Avaya

The Building Blocks of a Mobile-Friendly Omni-Channel Customer Experience
sponsored by Aspect
WHITE PAPER: While there are challenges to overcome when building a customer-focused mobile experience, many best practices can be accomplished without significant technology implementations. Access this white paper to learn what you can do to satisfy the mobile consumer.
Posted: 24 Dec 2015 | Published: 24 Dec 2015

Aspect

Failing to Meet Mobile App User Expectations: A Mobile App User Survey
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: A well-performing app turns mobile users into brand advocates. Access this report to find survey results from 3,011 mobile-enabled consumers regarding their preferences, expectations, and what makes them dump your app for good.
Posted: 24 Dec 2015 | Published: 27 Feb 2015

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Learn How You could be Missing Customer Expectations
sponsored by Avaya
VIDEO: This video explores recent research on the changing needs of consumers when it comes to delivering the right customer experience. Learn how to help the 78% of customers who say their interaction with companies has evolved.
Posted: 24 Dec 2015 | Premiered: 18 Nov 2015

Avaya

Improve Customer Experience with Better Self-Service
sponsored by Aspect
WHITE PAPER: In this Forrester report, you'll learn how to increase the breadth of your organization's self-service channels -- as well as the depth of these channels. Read on and uncover best practices for doing so.
Posted: 23 Dec 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

Aspect

Expert Advice for Boosting CRM: Stop Reading Infographics and Start Selling
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: In this infographic, you will discover how to optimize your valuable time as an enterprise CIO, and foster best-in-class CRM. Read on to discover how to better nurture leads and make the best use of your time in growing your business, and find out how to boost your CRM in just minutes.
Posted: 22 Dec 2015 | Published: 22 Dec 2015

Microsoft

Best Practices For Choosing CRM System Features
sponsored by Salesforce.com
EGUIDE: This e-guide examines key considerations when evaluating CRM tools, as well as insight into why one CRM expert chooses Salesforce over Microsoft Dynamics. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 21 Dec 2015 | Published: 21 Dec 2015

Salesforce.com

Deliver Secure, New Business Services and Improve the Customer Experience
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This resource discusses ways organizations can deliver secure, new business services with identity management in mind. By accessing, you'll find a checklist designed to help you simultaneously grow and protect your business.
Posted: 18 Dec 2015 | Published: 18 Dec 2015

CA Technologies

Top 4 Emerging Mobile App Strategies
sponsored by Magnet
WHITE PAPER: This e-book digs into the top 4 emerging mobile app strategies for 2016 that can help you win customer loyalty. Rely on this guide as your "cheat sheet" to enabling better mobile experiences for today's always on-the-go customers.
Posted: 18 Dec 2015 | Published: 18 Dec 2015

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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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