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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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CRM System vs. Spreadsheets for Managing Client Information
sponsored by Insightly
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide discusses why Prosound, a consulting company that focuses on improving customer phone experience, traded in their spreadsheets for a CRM system with mobile integration. Plus, learn the questions you need to ask yourself before implementing a CRM system.
Posted: 07 Mar 2016 | Published: 03 Mar 2016

Insightly

Meet the Experts! Special Edition: Get a Handle on Your Sales Issues
sponsored by Microsoft
WEBCAST: In this webinar, Barry Trailer, Co-founder of CSO Insights research firm, will help address your top sales barriers. Discover several proven methods to capture new accounts and optimize lead generation.
Posted: 03 Mar 2016 | Premiered: Mar 3, 2016

Microsoft

Cross Channel Engagement with Oracle WebCenter Sites and Oracle Marketing Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper now to discover why unified customer engagement is today's most important marketing practice. Read on to learn also how the cloud can boost your customer engagement across all channels—including online commerce, corporate sites, mobile, social, in-store, and service.
Posted: 03 Mar 2016 | Published: 03 Mar 2016

Oracle Corporation

A Cloud Platform for Digital Business
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Discover in this paper how to build a foundation for your digital cloud platform using existing middleware, which will enhance applications, business processes, and entire line-of-business offerings—without major retooling. Read on to leverage your existing assets to facilitate digital transformation.
Posted: 03 Mar 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

Oracle Corporation

Reaching New Heights in Omnichannel Customer Service
sponsored by Zendesk
EGUIDE: This e-guide offers expert advice for creating a successful omnichannel customer experience by utilizing a unified user interface (UI), service clouds, self-service tools, and more. You'll also learn how to implement a unified contact record for customer interactions so that you can create a consistent, satisfying experience for your customers.
Posted: 02 Mar 2016 | Published: 26 Feb 2016

Zendesk

As Multichannel Intensifies, Call Centers Get a Wake Up Call
sponsored by Zendesk
EGUIDE: The multi-channel mandate is forcing contact centers to make dramatic changes. From tools to knowledge, get expert advice to ensure your agents are fully prepared for any customer request, with tools such as customer listening posts, so that they can provide satisfying customer service.
Posted: 02 Mar 2016 | Published: 26 Feb 2016

Zendesk

Driving Service Efficiency and Customer Engagement with In-Store WiFi
sponsored by Earthlink.
WHITE PAPER: Explore the benefits of retail organizations offering customers reliable WiFi and floor personnel armed with tablets and appropriate apps to provide superior customer experience and convenience. Additionally, learn the 4 challenges of WiFi customer engagement and how to overcome them.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Earthlink.

Top 3 Contact Center Challenges Solved in the Cloud
sponsored by Earthlink.
WHITE PAPER: Many organizations are turning to the cloud to solve the top 3 contact center challenges, but is that the best route? Find out in this in-depth white paper how the cloud could be the answer to contact center qualms. Continue reading to examine 8 insider tips for seamlessly moving to the cloud.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Earthlink.

Is Social The New Customer Call Center?
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WEBCAST: Companies need to adapt their customer service for social consumers, but social service is more than just resolving issues – it drives brand reputation. In this webinar, discover how your organization can work with Twitter to create, improve, and transform customer service solutions for your brand.
Posted: 29 Feb 2016 | Premiered: Feb 29, 2016

Oracle Corporation

Self-Service Guide: Practical and Strategic Advice for Using Self-Service Tools in Your Business
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth white paper, explore the various aspects of customer self-service. The topics covered include: an industry-focused look at self-service, how to build a self-service strategy, how to measure the ROI of self-service, and more.
Posted: 26 Feb 2016 | Published: 26 Feb 2016

Microsoft

Service in the Cloud: Retain Happier Customers
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
RESOURCE CENTER: Where can you go for the latest sales, CRM, and customer experience information? Click through now to view "Service in the Cloud: Retain Happier Customers" and gain access to valuable videos, white papers, and other resources to help your organization navigate its customer service journey.
Posted: 26 Feb 2016 | Published: 26 Feb 2016

Oracle Corporation

Creating Exceptional Digital Experiences
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Digital experiences have become the cornerstone of just about every customer experience. And engaging with customers can now happen on any channel. Download this white paper now to discover how your organization can engage with customers in the digital world.
Posted: 26 Feb 2016 | Published: 26 Feb 2016

Oracle Corporation

Top 10 Customer Service Trends for 2016
sponsored by Zendesk
RESEARCH CONTENT: This report by Forrester discusses the top 10 customer service trends for 2016. Uncover statistics, key takeaways, and expert tips for CRM success.
Posted: 25 Feb 2016 | Published: 05 Jan 2016

Zendesk

How Social Business Builds A Better Customer Experience
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Today's social media users know when you take their grievances seriously, versus when you're just telling them what they want to hear. Learn ways to show your audience that you take action when addressing their concerns and fixing problems.
Posted: 24 Feb 2016 | Published: 24 Feb 2016

Infor

Mobile CRM: Conquering the Data Integration Challenge
sponsored by Microsoft
EGUIDE: Without an effective way to integrate data from disparate systems, your mobile CRM can't help you optimize the customer experience. This expert guide explores how companies have overcome their data integration challenges to improve their mobile CRM.
Posted: 24 Feb 2016 | Published: 16 Feb 2016

Microsoft

The American Cancer Society's Multichannel Engagement Strategy Success Story
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, you will discover how the American Cancer Society's leadership is implementing a sophisticated multichannel engagement strategy to reach all those passionate about their cause. Download now to uncover how this strategy could be useful in helping your organization create meaningful multichannel engagement with your customers.
Posted: 23 Feb 2016 | Published: 17 Feb 2016

Oracle Corporation

Driving multichannel engagement with the voice of the customer
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
EGUIDE: In this e-guide you will learn how the right infrastructure can allow your marketers to harness your existing data to create seamless, integrated experiences for your customers on any channel.
Posted: 23 Feb 2016 | Published: 16 Feb 2016

Oracle Corporation

Thinking Beyond Technology In Your Customer Service Strategy
sponsored by RBA
WHITE PAPER: This e-book explores the importance of a CRM solution that enables seamless customer experiences across all channels and improves your existing workflows and processes. Plus, you'll learn 3 principles of successful marketing to apply in your customer service strategy.
Posted: 23 Feb 2016 | Published: 23 Feb 2016

RBA

How to Deliver Mobile and Multichannel Customer Service
sponsored by Microsoft
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide digs into mobile and multichannel CRM strategies that companies are leveraging to connect with customers better. You'll learn how a transit system provides real-time data on arrivals, departures, and delays for bus or train to riders' mobile devices, and much more.
Posted: 22 Feb 2016 | Published: 16 Feb 2016

Microsoft

How Does Social Customer Service Affect Contact Centers?
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, our CRM experts discuss how social media is transforming the way contact centers work. Learn strategies and best practices for implementing a social media customer service plan in your contact center.
Posted: 22 Feb 2016 | Published: 11 Feb 2016

Oracle Corporation

17 Organizations Deliver Amazing Personalized Customer Experiences
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the real-world experiences of 17 organizations that leveraged a data-forward CRM approach to drive better customer service. Discover their stories, challenges, and the benefits they achieved.
Posted: 22 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Microsoft

Answering Customer Complaints Gracefully on Social Media
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
EGUIDE: This exclusive e-guide digs into the challenges of implementing a social customer service strategy in your enterprise. Uncover considerations on deciding how the organization should interact with customers, which sector of the company should handle these communications, and more.
Posted: 19 Feb 2016 | Published: 11 Feb 2016

Oracle Corporation

The value of experience: How the C-suite values customer experience in the digital age
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: To learn how companies manage their CX programs, the Economist IntelligenceUnit (EIU) conducted a global survey of 516 senior-level executives. This executive summary presents the highlights of the findings from the European subset of respondents. Discover what these findings mean for your customer experience programs.
Posted: 19 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Genesys

Location-Based Apps and CRM: Convenience vs Privacy Concerns
sponsored by HERE
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explains the current landscape of the taxi-hailing application market (think Uber) and examines how location-based mobile apps are revolutionizing customer relationship management in hospitality, insurance, and retail with a big emphasis on the customer privacy concern.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 25 Feb 2016

HERE

How Metro Bank Creates Happy Customers
sponsored by Microsoft
CASE STUDY: This case study discusses how Metro Bank employed a CRM self-service tool, giving front-line agents quick access to the right information so they can deliver exceptional customer service.
Posted: 24 Feb 2016 | Published: 24 Feb 2016

Microsoft
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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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