- May 17, 2011
General Mills rolled out iPad access to its SAP CRM system for 200 sales reps and saw success as well as challenges with data sync and upgrades.
- May 16, 2011
Best Buy discovers an in-house designed and simple customer feedback software application is playing an increasingly important role in its corporate customer insights initiatives.
- May 12, 2011
Verint has launched its Impact 360 Workforce Optimization and Voice of the Customer applications for the call center.
- May 11, 2011
Find out which tasks work best with self-service and learn how to measure the effectiveness of a self-service implementation in the contact center.
- May 06, 2011
Companies need to push forward on CRM marketing initiatives and not wait for the ideal time to launch social CRM or marketing analytics programs.
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- May 05, 2011
Contact center managers are shifting the discussion of new software away from the on-premises vs. on-demand debate and evaluating software based on traditional business concerns.
- May 03, 2011
Gartner reports companies adopting social CRM and SaaS-based CRM, but they are doing so with some measure of caution.
- April 29, 2011
Oracle's Fusion Applications were eclipsed for a moment when Sony Ericsson picked Oracle’s Siebel CRM marketing software for a global rollout.
- April 27, 2011
Find out best practices for applying customer experience management (CEM) technology in your contact center.
- April 21, 2011
Sales teams need dynamic processes as much as CRM tools to boost win rates. A recent survey from CSO Insights offers intriguing benchmarking data.
- April 20, 2011
Although IVR remains an integral part of contact center technology, social media use is growing. Find out how to manage multiple channels for the best ROI.
- April 19, 2011
If you’re serious about boosting self-service success, the time to invest is now, the TSIA’s John Ragsdale writes in this month’s column.
- April 11, 2011
Analytics technology buyers often focus on their in-house data and tools, but that’s really not where companies should begin, according to Gartner.
- April 06, 2011
Beyond just helping to find cost savings, companies can use contact center metrics to determine ROI from their self-service initiatives. See which two metrics are most important.
- March 31, 2011
Rapid changes in mobile and social computing and the data explosion are challenges for customer relationships. Gartner predicts how they will affect the market through 2015.