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April 17, 2015
Companies now see online self-service options as a must-have for customer experience strategy.
March 19, 2015
To clean up Philadelphia, Rosetta Lue uses technology to be responsive to citizens -- and customer experience principles to treat residents like VIPs.
November 25, 2014
Industry watchers say retailers need to exploit mobile devices and community forums to end the race to the bottom of deep discounting.
October 03, 2014
Collaboration software company Atlassian acquired 40,000 customers -- with no sales team. It uses self-service to hack into the traditional sales model.
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