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April 19, 2013
SugarCRM's recent SugarCon conference in New York boasted plenty of tips and advice for organizations launching a social CRM initiative.
May 21, 2012
CIAC certification now includes testing on the use of social media in call centers.
March 07, 2012
When it came time to mobilize its CRM service application, Shred-it chose Sky Technologies, a niche mobility vendor that specializes in SAP applications.
February 09, 2012
The Boston Red Sox spent seven years searching for a CRM system to handle ticketing and fan engagement before selecting a custom version of Microsoft CRM.
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