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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

Customer relationship management (CRM) focuses on the retention of customers by collecting all data from every interaction, every customer makes with a company from all access points whether they are phone, mail, Web, or field. The company can then use this data for specific business purposes, marketing, service, support or sales while concentrating on a customer centric approach rather than a product centric. Customer relationship management defines methodologies, strategies, software, and other web-based capabilities that help an enterprise organize and manage customer relationships. Customer relationship management applications are front-end tools designed to facilitate the capture, consolidation, analysis, and enterprise-wide dissemination of data from existing and potential customers. This process occurs throughout the marketing, sales, and service stages, with the objective of better understanding one’s customers and anticipating their interest in an enterprise’s products or services. 

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How to Reduce Business Risk through Secure User Access for SAP


Unencrypted communication between users’ workstations and the backend SAP servers is a significant vulnerability to your SAP environment. This can put the confidential data inside your SAP systems and your entire business activity at risk—and have a negative impact on your customers. Find out how to reduce business risks and improve audit results through encrypted communication and two-factor user authentication for SAP.

user access service  Business Risk through Secure User Access for SAP Reduce Business Risk and Improve Audit Results through Secure User Access to SAP. Unauthorized access is probably the most significant vulnerability to your business-critical SAP environment. Source : SECUDE International AG Resources Related to How to Reduce Business Risk through Secure User Access for SAP : SAP AG (Wikipedia) How to Reduce Business Risk through Secure User Access for SAP User Access is also known as : User Access Controll , User Access Read More

IFS To Be At Customers' (Web) Service


IFS invested heavily in both product development and worldwide growth infrastructure for a few years, now with that infrastructure in place, the company’s financial position has improved. This balancing of expenditures to promote global growth and improved cash flow has long been IFS’ mixed blessing conundrum. As the bigger vendors will intensify their mid-market aspirations, IFS continues to increase its marketshare worldwide, particularly in mid-market.

user access service  Market Impact and make User Recommendations. Financials The announcement follows the May 14 report of bittersweet results for the first quarter of fiscal 2002 amidst a non-relenting gloom within the market. Total revenues during the first quarter increased by a slim 2% to $72 million, compared with $70 million for the first quarter of 2001 (See Figure 1). However, adjusting for divestments of TCM operations and the subsidiary, Intercim , in 2001, total revenues for comparable units focusing on IFS Applica Read More

Software as a Service beyond Customer Relationship Management and Sales


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user access service  SPO On-Demand solution, offering user companies one more way to gain access to its best-of-breed service parts planning solution. Generally available, the on-demand version is reportedly already helping some MCA customers across the high technology, telecommunications, and semiconductor industries reduce inventory, increase fill rates, and improve customer satisfaction. As MCA recently closed a couple of hosted deals, interest in the vendor does not appear to be waning, as it has for many other prospects. Read More

What Is Software as a Service?


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user access service  these terms, the hosting user enterprise owns rights to the hosted software, but the subscription is essentially a payment to third party to manage the hardware and infrastructure aspect of the installation. In the ASP model, the ASP vendor typically owns the software. The subscription buys the right to access the software for the period of the subscription on either a time basis or on a usage basis (e.g., so much for such a transaction). Conversely, in the SaaS model, there is no upfront capital Read More

Access Commerce Spices Up North American CRM Fray


In May, Access Commerce, a French CRM vendor, announced the opening of its first USA office in San Diego, California. During Explore 2000, QAD’s annual user conference, Access Commerce announced the release of eCameleon for MFG/PRO.

user access service  Explore 2000, QAD''s annual user conference that took place in Nashville, TN from May 15 to May 17, Access Commerce announced the release of eCameleon for MFG/PRO, a web-enabled interactive selling solution that seamlessly integrates with QAD''s MFG/PRO. It will be available through QAD''s direct sales force and Cameleon Certified Resellers and can be ordered from the QAD price list as of June 1, 2000. The interactive selling capabilities provided by eCameleon for MFG/PRO allows QAD MFG/PRO customers the Read More

IFS Field Service Management


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Identify and Leverage Your Existing Service Life Cycles


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user access service  players, including customers, internal users and suppliers. The customer structure itself should also be examined closely, since there is rarely a simple, one-to-one correlation between a customer and a service. Services are sometimes exposed by complaints, queries or the seeking of advice, so the service desk is a valuable source of information about services. This includes the type, number and characteristics of services, customer expectations and how well these expectations are being met. Existing Read More

Salesforce.com Unveils Service Cloud SOS Button for Mobile In-app Support


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WorldCom SPRINTs, Nokia/Visa Pays Bill, & Service Providers Gear for Wireless Tsunami


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SAP field service


SAP offers an end-to-end service management solution that can be used across all the departments of a company to manage contracts, process issues, and execute service orders. SAP Field Service is part of SAP Service Management, which offers functionality for service order management, installed-base management, warranty and claim management, parts logistics integration, and mobility. Analytics and big data features are also delivered by SAP to extend its core field service offering. Workforce scheduling and optimization allows users to allocate resources and optimize planning based on factors such as skills, location, customer preferences, and service commitments (as defined by contracts and SLAs). Using optimized schedules and automated processes, dispatchers can decide the most suitable resources for each task. SAP delivers its field service solution particularly to the high-tech, utilities, and industrial manufacturing industries. The solution can be delivered both on premises and in the cloud.

user access service  scheduling and optimization allows users to allocate resources and optimize planning based on factors such as skills, location, customer preferences, and service commitments (as defined by contracts and SLAs). Using optimized schedules and automated processes, dispatchers can decide the most suitable resources for each task. SAP delivers its field service solution particularly to the high-tech, utilities, and industrial manufacturing industries. The solution can be delivered both on premises and in the Read More

Selecting Field Service Management Software


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The State of Service Management


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