The Industry Outlook Is Rosy, and We Have the Numbers to Prove It
Across each CRM technology sector, the worldwide market valuation is rising, and the upsurge is expected to continue.
Challenging Times Lie Ahead; Bold Action Is Required
The opportunities for the CRM industry couldn't be better. Nor could the outlook, as we uncovered in our fourth annual 'CRM Top 100' issue.
With All the Tools Available, You Only Have Yourself to Blame for Poor Service
Many customers (like me) are not shy about expressing their displeasure with companies when they fail to meet expectations.
Adapt to Gain an Advantage
Given our current economic uncertainty, companies naturally want to make sure that every dollar spent is producing concrete returns.
Where Has the Time Gone?
Once upon a time, high costs, limited functionality, and low adoption, among other things, threatened to make CRM systems obsolete. Thankfully, the industry didn't give up.
Connecting in a Post-COVID World Doesn’t Have to Be Complicated
Remote or partially remote workforces are likely to be with us for quite some time.
Things Can Only Get Better from Here—and the Future Looks Bright for the CRM Industry
2021 wasn't great, but we are cautiously optimistic that a new normal is settling into place.
Expect the Supply Chain and CRM to Intersect This Holiday Season
For those of us in the CRM industry, this holiday season was a really great opportunity to shine.
No More Excuses: Be Mobile or Be Disrupted
One thing we've learned during the pandemic: Having a mobile presence has become imperative for business survival.
Our CRM Industry Awards Turn 20 Amid a World of Change
It was hard not to notice that this year has seen an unusually high number of significant mergers and acquisitions.
STIR/SHAKEN Is Now in Effect, but It’s Not Moving Me Yet
Something needs to be done to stop robocalls and scam calls.
The Latest CRM Innovations Prove That Words Truly Matter
Systems today allow customers to speak conversationally while natural language technology understands and processes their words.
Who Really Wins When Business and Politics Collide?
In today's hyper-divided political climate, coming down on one side or the other is sure to ruffle feathers.
CRM Must Move Forward, Not Back
Cloud-based technologies enabling agents to work from home were the main structural change brought by COVID.
As Clouds Rise, Companies Need to Explore Their Options
For many businesses, cloud deployments are more cost-efficient and enable greater flexibility, reliability, agility, and security.
CRM’s Changing Role as We Look Past the Pandemic
Lessons learned about connecting and engaging with customers during the pandemic will need to be applied post-pandemic.
Digital Agility Will Be the Key to Continuity in 2021
The pandemic has shown that just about anything that can be done in person can be done digitally
Data Links Disparate Technology Demands
"Every step you take toward being a data-forward marketing organization is a positive one."
Big Changes, a New Format, but Similar Results
This year, we simplified our awards process by asking analysts two simple questions in each of 10 categories.
Coronavirus Shows the Value of CRM
It has become even more essential to maintain positive relationships with each and every existing customer. Today's CRM systems can help.