It’s become abundantly clear that the cloud is no longer the future— but the new normal. Enterprises rely on cloud computing for web-based meetings, email, file sharing, and more every day to reduce costs and administrative burdens while enhancing productivity.
With the wealth of benefits to be gained by moving to the cloud—including speed of deployment, cost-efficiencies, and easy scaling—it’s no wonder the shift toward all things virtual has been so pervasive and swift. What’s more, as the cloud has matured, the potential drawbacks that once made enterprises hesitant to make the move are disappearing. Security is now robust, application integration happens with ease, and reliability is a given, not a question mark.
So now that the cloud has become not just viable, but essential, to stay competitive in a rapidly changing world, it’s time to explore how the cloud can significantly improve your contact center operations and guest experiences. This paper will provide one compelling r
Published By: Dell EMC
Published Date: May 12, 2016
Businesses using multiple outdated servers for email, database, file and print workloads can benefit greatly by consolidating these workloads onto a single new server and running them in virtual machines. Read this paper and learn how the latest servers powered by Intel® Xeon® processors, can help you free up data center space, reduce power consumption and lower TCO.
Published By: Dell EMC
Published Date: Oct 08, 2015
To compete in this new multi-channel environment, we’ve seen in this guide how retailers have to adopt new and innovative strategies to attract and retain customers. Big data technologies, specifically Hadoop, enable retailers to connect with customers through multiple channels at an entirely new level by harnessing the vast volumes of new data available today. Hadoop helps retailers store, transform, integrate and analyze a wide variety of online and offline customer data—POS transactions, e-commerce transactions, clickstream data, email, social media, sensor data and call center records—all in one central repository.
The multichannel campaign management (MCCM) market comprises vendors that seek to orchestrate company communications and marketing offers to customer segments across channels, such as websites, mobile, social, direct mail, call centers and email.
Published By: Curalate
Published Date: Aug 02, 2017
People control their own consumer journeys. Consumers expect a borderless world in which they roam freely between a brand’s social media channels, email campaigns, blogs and e-commerce site, effortlessly buying things that catch their eye. It’s led to a sporadic, personalized shopping journey that frequently begins on digital touchpoints that weren’t built for commerce.
That’s made it increasingly complex for brands hoping to meet customers’ needs and measure the results of their marketing strategies.
At the center of this new customer-driven revolution is visual content. Images and videos play starring roles in the decisionmaking process, and provide consumers with a whole new level of inspiration and knowledge. Every picture and video clip is now the entrance to a digital storefront, meaning brands can use them to drive not only engagement but revenue.
According to the report, Benchmarking the Accounting Function 2015, only 56% of companies currently use automation to reconcile accounts. While many finance leaders want to change the process of reconciliation, the task can seem overwhelming.
However, developing a plan does not have to be complicated or time-consuming – and the benefits far outweigh the risks. A smooth, stress-free financial close adds qualitative value to the company by freeing employees to focus on strategic initiatives and ways to grow business.
A CFO’s Guide to Transforming the Financial Close shares how to build a center of excellence to streamline reconciliation so you can align objectives to overall business goals. Leading-edge automation tools can stop the madness of shuffling papers, sorting emails and searching spreadsheets, turning the reconciliation process from a cost center to a value-add for the company.
Published By: Genesys
Published Date: Aug 13, 2009
Your company likely has a contact center that efficiently and effectively handles customer interactions via telephone calls as well as through channels such as text chat, SMS, and e-mail. Yet are you aware that the contact center handles just a fraction of the activities that impact the customer experience throughout your business?
Published By: 8x8 Inc.
Published Date: Feb 13, 2017
The right contact center solution should integrate tightly with your CRM solution and add value to it. Your contact center software should be able to capture all email, chat and standard telephone interactions and link them to the customer records database. Not only does this ensure continuity in all your customer communications, it gives the CRM database more information to use in constructing a better picture of your customers’ behavior.
So how do you choose the right contact center for your organization? Following are three examples of forward-thinking businesses that found the right answer with cloud communication technology.
Published By: Concentric
Published Date: Mar 27, 2009
Email, calendaring, collaboration, and mobility solutions are moving from corporate data centers to service provider networks. Service providers can realize far greater economies of scale than most businesses and deliver higher levels of service to more users at a lower cost; in fact, the fewer the users, the higher cost for each. Concentric Hosted Exchange is a fast, reliable and affordable solution for email, calendaring, collaboration, and mobility based on Microsoft® Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1) and Microsoft Outlook® 2007. Concentric Hosted Exchange provides all of the benefits of Microsoft Exchange and Outlook 2007 without the up-front infrastructure costs or ongoing overhead.
Published By: Marketo
Published Date: Oct 03, 2014
Your CEO might not care how many emails you sent last week, but they do care about revenue. To earn a seat at the table with your C-suite, enterprise marketers must continually prove that marketing isn't a cost center — it's a revenue driver.
Through remote desktop sharing WebEx Support Center enables companies to manage and resolve remote support issues — whether they be external customer-driven or internal user-driven. Support personnel can initiate a session with a remote user by sending them an e-mail or providing a URL.Download this Paper to Learn More About a Support Center.
Companies rely on an expanding set of applications to compete in today's rapidly evolving business environment:
- They rely on a fast-growing array of applications and devices (email, collaboration tools, and smartphones/tablets) to communicate and conduct business with customers and business partners.
- They are creating, collecting, and repurposing large, unstructured data sets in life sciences, geophysics, media, and manufacturing.
- They are collecting, storing, and analyzing more social and sensor-generated data about environments, products, customers, and transactions.
The promise of better and faster data-driven decision making based on all this information is pushing big data and analytics (BDA) technology to the top of executive agendas. To succeed, CIOs must place a laserlike investment focus on datacenter solutions that allow them to deliver scalable, reliable, and flexible infrastructure for fast-growing BDA environments. Read more to learn how!
Published By: SilverSky
Published Date: Mar 26, 2014
The Radicati Group, a technology market research firm, highlights its choices for Hosted Microsoft Exchange providers based on market share and functionality. They detail the criteria for a Top Performer in this market and include SilverSky in that category.
Published By: SilverSky
Published Date: Mar 26, 2014
In this white paper, authored by technology market research firm The Radicati Group, the paper covers the ten reasons you should outsource your archiving solution, the seven unique benefits of archiving in the cloud and the how the SilverSky solution, powered by IBM compares.
Download this side-by-side comparison guide that breaks down the industry's top 15 CRM players (including Salesforce.com, RightNow Technologies, NetSuite, Microsoft, Entellium, SugarCRM and Oracle) so you can quickly and easily compare the features and costs of each. Learn more today!
In many enterprises, marketing is a multichannel effort that
includes a wide range of touch points. The touch points
range from websites and email promotions to traditional print
advertising, postal mail, and broadcast, and direct sales by phone and in-person sales teams. But too often, each channel works independently, accountable to its own objectives, unaware of the efforts and results made within other marketing channels. As a result, call centers speak to customers without knowing the
offers the customers previously accepted or rejected. In addition,
emails launch without reference to online promotions and
websites present messages that disregard their visitors’ previous contact history.
Published By: Marketo
Published Date: Oct 17, 2016
A great email helps you engage your customer and deliver your message, which can make a difference between a click-through and a direct route to your website or losing a customer’s interest and being sent to the spam folder. As consumers become increasingly savvy about all types of communications—from mobile to social to email—email, for example think about Gmail’s tabbed inbox where users can filter and organize their inboxes. It is becoming even more difficult to stay front and center. Download now to learn more!
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In August 2007, EmailStatCenter.com launched its First Annual State of Email Metrics survey. Approximately 55% of respondents were from client side and 45% from agencies or ESPs. Download this study to find out what the email professionals want and need in the coming years.
Download this free report to explore the potential of applying business performance management principles to advance document performance management to reduce costs; better manage documents as vital strategic, financial and information assets; and secure positive returns on investments from outsourcing. Learn more today!
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