AB World Foods has a highly complex supply chain, driven in part by the nature of its globally sourced and distributed products as well as by the demands of growth and acquisition. With Infor SCM Demand Planning, the company cut costs while also improving service levels.
Find out why manufacturers and distributors are rethinking warehouse management and why these best-in-class performers are investing in advanced warehouse management solutions to strengthen their competitive market positions.
The company's ultimate goal was to enhance the interaction among its CRM applications and maximize the value of each incoming call to create more personalized and profitable interactions with customers.
Online video plays a critical role in today's digital marketing strategies for engaging with consumers. With a majority of U.S. web users regularly watching video, the potential for online video is clear: It can effectively drive clicks and conversions, turning casual consumers into loyal customers. Conversion is one of the most powerful and easily measurable benefits of video. A well-placed video supporting complex products and services can create up to a 90% conversion uplift.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Jan 01, 2013
Traditional security measures such as network firewalls are no longer enough to keep an enterprise secure. With Red Hat Enterprise Linux, security mechanisms are incorporated and applied at the core of every solution, and security is extended to include all the open source packages that make up Red Hat Enterprise Linux. As a result, customers experience a higher quality of service.
Published By: ServiceNow
Published Date: Oct 02, 2015
Technology has become the heart and soul of every business. The hardware boundaries of IT have exploded beyond data centers, with mobile devices in the hands of both employees and customers alike. Application options have blossomed, from traditional to open source to software-as-a-service. Business has
become global, bringing with it a demand for round-the-clock agility. Employees expect that the applications they use at work should be as easy to use as the Web apps they use at home. Integration remains difficult, because it’s sometimes impossible to know what will happen when someone tries to pluck one strand out of the pile. IT workload and system complexity will only get more challenging, bringing the need for disintermediation
through service automation.
Customer service professionals know better than anyone how fast the world is changing. New channels, new technologies and sky-high customer expectations are pushing your organization to be more agile, flexible and scalable than ever. There are critical things that your customer service apps need to be able to do in order to create a 360-degree professional service organization. Download this E-book and discover the 5 key actions organizations need to take to help businesses meet and surpass customer expectations.
Customers are evolving. They are evolving in the way they get information about products, what goes into making their purchase decision and ultimately how they buy. Businesses need to evolve and adapt how they manage their customer relationships. Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software was supposed to improve front-end customer engagement across marketing, sales and service. Unfortunately, most systems have the opposite result. Companies spend too much time integrating and maintaining disconnected systems and too little time nurturing relationships. Organizations need to transform their organizations from the inside out—embracing new processes and technologies that gathers, stores and gives them access to customer data so they gain more insight into their customers and therefore create more effective marketing and service programs.
Download this Ebook and gain a better understanding of how a more robust CRM system can improve customer management.
Technology is empowering today’s consumers like never before. Consumers are getting used to buying, communicating and interacting with service providers whenever and however they want. Downtime is unacceptable and as a result broadband and telco providers are constantly put to the test with regards to customer service. There is an enormous disconnect between what customers expect and what broadband and telco providers are actually providing. All customers want to be understood as individuals, but this need is not always being met. Moving forward, broadband and telco providers need to differentiate themselves and provide innovative solutions in order retain as well as gain new customers. It is no surprise that nearly half of broadband/Telco providers believe customer service is a critical competitive differentiator. Download this research study and learn how broadband and telco providers can improve customer service.
In today’s “always on” digital world every point of engagement with a customer—from a service call to a marketing email—is a critical moment for retail banks where the customer relationship is put to the test over and over again. And while in most cases banks are delivering satisfactory customer service to their clients, they are missing key opportunities to provide deeper personalization. With nearly one in four consumers saying they would start looking for a new bank if they received poor customer service, banks need to evolve with their customers and always be looking at innovative ways to communicate and service them more efficiently. Download this research study and get a deeper understanding of the challenges facing today’s banks and the technology solutions they must embrace to keep pace with consumer demands.
It is no secret banks are losing customers, and fast. A recent Finextra/Pegasystems survey pegs that 78% of banks have lost business in the last 12 months. The question is “Why?”. It all comes down to engaging with customers before, during and even after the sales process. Nearly all banks are struggling with the impact of client due diligence and KYC (know your customer) regulation on their onboarding processes, and are painfully aware that lack of speed, process visibility and repeat data requests are frustrating their corporate customers. The same holds true for service, where corporates are crying out for improvement, as well as omni-channel access and quick turnaround of service requests and inquiries. To stop the sales decline, banks need to begin doing all these things well. They will then be more competitive in the market as well as retain and win new business. Download this research study and gain a better understanding of how banks can better meet the needs of their customers
Customer service is the cornerstone of a great customer experience. However, in today’s digital consumer age, organizations no longer decide how customer-centric their companies are, the customers do. According to the “The Forrester Wave™: Customer Service Solutions For Enterprise, Q4 2015” report, customer service technology investments are one of the top five most focused on investments that companies made in 2015. Why? Because good customer service boosts long-term loyalty. This report identifies the 11 most significant customer service solutions with Pegasystems ranking as a leader.
Today’s banks are facing enormous pressures that include regulatory requirements, hefty penalties, increasing customer service demands, and ferocious competition from other financial institutions rapidly embracing customer-centric technology. Despite these challenges, banks can’t afford to scale down any efforts to ensure the highest standards of customer service
Stories and statistics behind successful analytics projects
The adoption of analytics across the enterprise is accelerating, and with good reason. Analytics can offer a competitive advantage by helping to identify growth opportunities, circumnavigate risk and improve customer relationships. These insights are becoming crucial parts of the business strategy for executives representing a wide array of industries.
Check out our latest eBook to see how some of the world’s leading companies are using analytics to meet their needs. You’ll receive diverse examples of how organizations applied the latest statistical methodologies, such as: scorecard build, regression, decision trees, machine learning and material change to uncover meaning in data.
The examples represent global brands across critical industries – Financial Services, Insurance, High-Tech, Aerospace, Manufacturing and others – where analytics helped answer their most challenging questions.
In order to maintain their commitment to customer service, Girard Toyota looked to upgrade their outdated phone system. The antiquated system they were using was not only costly to maintain, but also inhibited their efficiency — inbound calls were not answered in a timely fashion, and when they were, the hold times were much too long.
Calls were not being transferred to the correct representatives, causing frustration for both new and existing customers. The entire customer experience was negatively impacted, threatening to cost the company revenue and its prized reputation for superior customer service.
Many industry experts advise financial services institutions (FSIs) to embrace digital transformation. At the heart of that mandate is the need to satisfy rising customer expectations for fast, secure, always-on services delivered seamlessly across all channels and devices. While it’s important to harness the digital technologies today’s customers turn to — especially when it comes to engaging the millennial generation — FSIs need to optimize web and mobile performance to deliver exceptional end-user experiences. Here are eight considerations.
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Published By: ServiceNow
Published Date: Oct 18, 2013
Three IT transformations can help IT get its own house in order to
become the proactive partner of the business. By applying these
concepts, IT departments at major enterprises are changing the
way they engage with their business peers.
Published By: ServiceNow
Published Date: Oct 18, 2013
To reach the customers of IT services, you have to abandon long-entrenched models of IT thinking & replace them with a customer-focused model that focuses on value, experience & context. Join the webinar to understand the issues internal customers face with IT, & see how IT can evolve from being the department of no to the department of now.
In the spring of 2015, the IDC organized a study on the business value Vblock systems bring VCE customers. The organizations that took part in this study ranged from 400 employees to 200,000 employees, with an average employee count of 27,113. These organizations represent a wide array of industries and countries.
The results of this study were published in the VCE-sponsored IDC white paper entitled, “The Business Value of VCE Vblock Systems: Leveraging Convergence to Drive Business Agility, May 2015”.
This report identifies the challenges faced by financial services industry today and how VCE’s Vblock Systems are being used to address them.
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