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Customer Care and Billing (CC&B)

Customer care and billing (CC&B) solutions typically support providers of utilities, telephony, cable, or other services providing companies. CC&B software includes functionality for mediation, provisioning, rating, reporting, financial systems, and billing for voice, data, content, and utility services. 

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Telecom Re-invention: Optimizing the Online Customer Experience


As networks, devices, and media converge, telecom companies have increasingly complex catalogs of products and services on offer to customers who are, in turn, becoming more aware that they can switch to other providers. These companies need to find ways to effectively and consistently engage with customers to optimize the entire sales experience and capitalize on competing influences rather than losing out to them.

customer behaviour  capacity to meet ever-increasing customer demands whilst still delivering on shareholder expectations. Telcos face a number of complex dilemmas, including: Traditional or new services : revenues from voice are falling, and data is typically offered in all-you-can-eat tariffs. Operators must develop broader catalogues and be full service providers. New entrants or new partners : IT players such as Apple and Google are shifting the revenue share balance of power. Operators need to be flexible, innovative Read More

The Collaboration Advantage: Customer-focused Partnerships in a Global Market


Survey data shows that companies want to improve their strategic business partnerships. Reflecting on lessons learned from past business relationships, 60 percent of respondents say that in future they’ll place more emphasis on developing personal relationships and setting expectations with business partners. Find out how these companies are creating collaborative networks that include business partners and consumers.

customer behaviour  leak out, or vital customer data may end up in the hands of a competitor. A network of business partnerships is highly complex, requiring an alignment of objectives among companies. Corporate cultures may be very different, as partners are likely to be located in several parts of the world. All of these issues serve to undermine the success of collaborative partnerships. One way of overcoming these challenges is to make full use of a wide range of technological tools designed to enable companies to get Read More

Cloud ERP for Manufacturers: A Look at How Plex Delivers the Goods


In recent years, while other industries and verticals were moving more and more into the cloud, manufacturing was still mainly an on-premise ERP game. That's beginning to change, and Plex Systems has been at the forefront of that shift. TEC's Aleksey Osintsev went to the annual Plex analyst Summit recently and saw cloud ERP in action on the shop floor. He reports on his observations and takes a look at the Plex Manufacturing Cloud and what it has to offer to manufacturers in 2015 and into the future.

customer behaviour  the average cloud application customer so far. Plex is experimenting with such data—for example, the company has created metrics and benchmarks that allow a comparison of a company’s business performance with the average Plex customer, a test which can be especially interesting if those customers operate in the same vertical sector. This aspect is impossible in the on-premise world by definition, but can be quite practical in the cloud world where everybody is on exactly the same version of the Read More

Case Study: Levi Strauss & Co.


Levi Strauss SA needed a marketing application that would support its customer relationship management (CRM) programs. In addition to insight into customer behavior, Levi’s wanted to know about customers’ preferred communication channels and their response to brand campaigns. Learn about the solution that helps Levi’s achieve this, as part of Levi’s Loop program, by expanding the company’s communication channels.

customer behaviour  that would support its customer relationship management (CRM) programs. In addition to insight into customer behavior, Levi’s wanted to know about customers’ preferred communication channels and their response to brand campaigns. Learn about the solution that helps Levi’s achieve this, as part of Levi’s Loop program, by expanding the company’s communication channels. Read More

Omnivex Corporation


Since 1991, Omnivex has been helping transform the way businesses interact with their audiences by empowering them to deliver targeted visual messaging, using a single software solution across their business. This solution driven approach provides you a digital signage platform that is intelligent and adaptable. Customers come to Omnivex because we enable them to touch the right people, at the right time, with the right message. This intelligent use of data to drive digital signage is a clear competitive advantage for our customers. In any business, conditions, expectations and behaviour can change quickly. The Omnivex solution gives you the ability to keep pace with and anticipate that change. Our solution helps you achieve real business goals increase revenue, reduce cost, build brand awareness, enhance employee productivity, and improve customer loyalty. It is a single solution that works across all industries and all departments..

customer behaviour  employee productivity, and improve customer loyalty. It is a single solution that works across all industries and all departments.. Read More

The Key to Achieving Global Customer Visibility


A clear customer focus is an essential part of improving business effectiveness and efficiency. But how can businesses achieve global customer visibility in today's competitive market? With the implementation of a master data management (MDM) solution, businesses can gain multidimensional, real-time visibility of their customers, resulting in improved competitiveness, higher profit margins, and reduced business risk.

customer behaviour  Key to Achieving Global Customer Visibility A clear customer focus is an essential part of improving business effectiveness and efficiency. But how can businesses achieve global customer visibility in today''s competitive market? With the implementation of a master data management (MDM) solution, businesses can gain multidimensional, real-time visibility of their customers, resulting in improved competitiveness, higher profit margins, and reduced business risk. Read More

Integrating Customer Relationship Management and Service Resolution Management


The business case for integrating call center service resolution management into customer relationship management is becoming increasingly obvious, as companies need to rely more on inbound (customer-generated) calls than on outbound telemarketing efforts.

customer behaviour  Customer Relationship Management and Service Resolution Management A customer relationship management (CRM) system that accommodates complex customer-facing processes requires four key factors to give the system a competitive advantage. The first key factor lies in the application''s ability to develop a complete customer profile that supports multiple business units and products. Service organizations need a wide range of customer data, including demographics, financial status, and current and Read More

IBM Predictive Customer Intelligence


The IBM Predictive Customer Intelligence solution is designed to help your company create personalized, relevant experiences with a focus on driving new revenue. It enables you to deliver optimized and relevant actions at the point of impact to enhance customer experiences and grow revenue.

customer behaviour  Predictive Customer Intelligence The IBM Predictive Customer Intelligence solution is designed to help your company create personalized, relevant experiences with a focus on driving new revenue. It enables you to deliver optimized and relevant actions at the point of impact to enhance customer experiences and grow revenue. Read More

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)


When talking about relationship management in the context of software solutions, most people think of customer relationship management (CRM). However, relationships also exist between companies and their vendors, companies and their customers, vendors and their suppliers, employees, different departments of the same company, and so on. The Relationship Management Evaluation Center concentrates on CRM and supplier relationship management (SRM), as software and information and communication technology (ICT) play a major role in facilitating effective relationship management among all parties involved.

customer behaviour  most people think of customer relationship management (CRM). However, relationships also exist between companies and their vendors, companies and their customers, vendors and their suppliers, employees, different departments of the same company, and so on. The Relationship Management Evaluation Center concentrates on CRM and supplier relationship management (SRM), as software and information and communication technology (ICT) play a major role in facilitating effective relationship management among all Read More

Customer Analytics Pay Off


To help organizations develop a customer analytics strategy designed to drive growth and increase customer satisfaction, the IBM Institute for Business Value has identified four stages of organizational capabilities and associated customer analytics strategies.

customer behaviour  help organizations develop a customer analytics strategy designed to drive growth and increase customer satisfaction, the IBM Institute for Business Value has identified four stages of organizational capabilities and associated customer analytics strategies. Read More

Perfect Orders: Improving Customer Satisfaction and Financial Results


Manufacturers and distributors must keep two groups satisfied—customers and owners. They are connected—what improves the satisfaction of one group can impact the satisfaction of the other. Only through measuring the satisfaction of both groups can these sometime conflicting groups be balanced. Owners watch earnings and return on investment. One way to measure customer satisfaction is with the perfect order index.

customer behaviour  Orders: Improving Customer Satisfaction and Financial Results The management of any company has two key groups to satisfy. The first is customers. If your customers are not satisfied, they stop buying your product. The second group is owners (shareholders, co-op members, family, etc). If this group is not satisfied, management is replaced or the business is sold or even shut down. Dissatisfaction on the part of either of these groups is a major pain for management. To improve the satisfaction of Read More

Using IBM Customer Analytics Solutions to Improve Acquisition Efforts


IBM Customer Analytics solutions provide powerful but easy to use business analytics capabilities, such as predictive analytics, reporting, planning, budgeting, and forecasting for both beginning and advanced users. These solutions can help you improve marketing campaigns and build profitable, long-term customer relationships.

customer behaviour  IBM Customer Analytics Solutions to Improve Acquisition Efforts IBM Customer Analytics solutions provide powerful but easy to use business analytics capabilities, such as predictive analytics, reporting, planning, budgeting, and forecasting for both beginning and advanced users. These solutions can help you improve marketing campaigns and build profitable, long-term customer relationships. Read More

Customer Relationship Management for IT Professionals


What makes a strong supplier/customer relationship? The bottom line is trust. However, trust needs to be earned through a series of conversations and commitments that have been met.

customer behaviour  Management for IT Professionals Customer Relationship Management for IT Professionals J. Dowling - January 17, 2001 Introduction A satisfying relationship between IT and line of business is maintained through ongoing dialogue that is meaningful to both parties. The discipline of Conversations for Alignment, a title for a simple technique for making and managing commitments, enables such a dialogue. My consulting group and I have done a good deal of research into what makes a strong supplier/customer Read More

A Customer Relationship Management Solution Aims To Cover all the Bases


Surado Solutions aims to provide a complete customer relationship management suite. We'll analyze Surado CRM 5.0 from the perspectives of core functionality, its distinguishing factors, and the challenges users may face when considering the Surado solution.

customer behaviour  Customer Relationship Management Solution Aims To Cover all the Bases Company Information Surado Solutions Inc ., founded in 1995, is a privately held company based in Riverside, California (US), and offers a suite of customer relationship management (CRM) solutions. Surado aims to provide a complete CRM suite, rather than a modularized solution targeted towards departmental delivery. Its goal is to build full-featured, integrated, and multifaceted systems, as well as out-of-the-box solutions. The vendor Read More

Lessons from the Leading Edge of Customer Experience Management


Companies can no longer afford to wait for the perfect data or technology or process to present itself before making customer experience management a strategic priority. Customer experience efforts need enterprise-wide visibility and focus to last. Here are six lessons from leading-edge companies—learn what they’re doing right.

customer behaviour  the Leading Edge of Customer Experience Management Companies can no longer afford to wait for the perfect data or technology or process to present itself before making customer experience management a strategic priority. Customer experience efforts need enterprise-wide visibility and focus to last. Here are six lessons from leading-edge companies—learn what they’re doing right. Read More