Making the Grade
As the higher education sector finds itself struggling under a heavy course load — short-term admissions problems made worse by a systemic financial crisis—leading-edge universities are studying up on CRM.
Your customers are searching for you. Unfortunately, if you don't come to grips with search engine marketing, you're making it harder for them to find you.
Simplementation: 10 Tips to Smooth Your CRM Initiative
Since roadblocks on the implementation superhighway often come down to human factors, we've collected 10 of the most common and the most costly — to help you avoid them.
Innovate Your Way Out of a Recession
In a recession, an innovative organization can learn to focus on fewer projects—but ones that can meet and even exceed expectations.
CRM in the Palm of Your Hand
Three factors are combining to (finally) drive interest in mobile CRM.
The Post-Recession Customer
From now on, consumers will be saddled with residual uncertainty.
The Tipping Point
New Routes to New Customers
A customer-centric approach for emerging markets.
Contact Centers and the Age of Analytics
A variety of applications promise revenue generation and cost reduction.
Pint of View
A Revolution in Customer Centricity
It all started with sales tax.
Matching Pie Slices to Plates
As more vendors enter the on-demand CRM arena, profit may be harder to come by. Is consolidation the answer?
Taking the Measure of Social Media
Experts insist that social media is measurable—it just depends on how you define your metrics.
On the Scene: New Beginnings from Within
Customer Experience Summit '09: Improving the customer experience starts with a hard look in the mirror.
Whuffie Doesn’t Grow on Trees
Forget money: Trust, transparency, and value represent today's social currency.
Required Reading: Cashing In On Social
Author Tara Hunt explains how The Whuffie Factor can be a company's saving grace.
CRM on Twitter: July 2009
Feedback: July 2009
A reader offers a Pre-view on smartphones, and "Pint of View" generates some responses.
Adhering to Higher Quality
New York Life streamlines its workforce, vastly improving internal metrics.
Dialing into Knowledge
For The Carphone Warehouse, the key to quality service is empowering agents with consistent and organized knowledge.
With search-optimized customer reviews, Diapers.com increases site traffic and online sales.
Travel Dynamics International finds that adding a real CRM system can lead to unexpected destinations.
Secret of My Success
Branching Out Toward Data Management
Forest-product supplier Weyerhaeuser builds out its master data management strategy with Siperian.
Re:Tooling -- Partner Relationship Management: Rousing from a Slumber
The PRM market—often seen as a quiet backwater—may be entering a revival, particularly among B2Bs.