- March 22, 2012
Highly personalized relationships with customers were recommended by Gartner at the research group’s annual Customer 360 Summit.
- March 20, 2012
Customers now own the business relationship, so companies need a coordinated approach to hear them, according to Gartner analysts at the research group’s annual conference.
- March 07, 2012
A recent report finds that while many companies claim to be customer focused, they lack the technology, processes and focus on data to deliver.
- March 05, 2012
In the second part of a two-part podcast, Diana Kelley and Lori Bocklund discuss staffing, process and new technology concerns for PCI DSS compliance in the contact center.
- March 02, 2012
A contact center and a PCI security expert discuss PCI DSS’s stringent physical facility requirements and how contact centers can prepare for them in a two-part podcast.
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- February 27, 2012
Better technology and consumers eager to avoid phone calls are increasing the use of virtual agents for customer service, but one pioneer is adding them to online sales as well.
- February 09, 2012
With social CRM gaining popularity, companies need to identify their audiences are and what social media sites and technology they use, analysts say.
- 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.
- February 06, 2012
Microsoft next release of Dynamics CRM includes a new mobile module, offering native support for most mobile devices. It also adds new social, compliance and reporting features.
- February 02, 2012
Listen as social media expert Paul Gillin offers tips for using social media in B2B settings.
- January 24, 2012
A blog post has columnist Denis Pombriant pondering the future of the content industry and whether it is focusing too much on products.
- January 23, 2012
Expert Donna Fluss discusses the benefits of using speech analytics in the contact center and other areas of business.
- January 16, 2012
Sales organizations are decreasing their use of Microsoft Excel, while adding sales force automation tools and strongly considering analytics, according to a new benchmarking report.
- January 10, 2012
Learn how Coca-Cola and ING Direct expanded their customer experience management in social media approaches by measuring goals and monitoring customer feedback.
- January 05, 2012
CEM initiatives suffer when employees can’t provide their perspectives on customer concerns.