Published By: Zendesk
Published Date: May 31, 2018
Be always on with your customers; wherever they are. With Zendesk Chat, your customer agents can engage with customers over websites, mobile apps, and popular messaging apps like Facebook Messenger, Twitter, and LINE. That means you can build relationships with customers in the places they prefer.
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Published By: Salesforce
Published Date: Jan 08, 2016
In the next five years, more than $2 trillion is expected to transfer between generations. To capitalize on this massive redistribution of wealth, financial advisors need to meet the demands of today’s clients who are social, mobile, more connected, better informed and looking to collaborate with their advisors when they want, where they want. In fact, according to the Salesforce Connected Investor report, 55% of investors want to work more closely with their advisors. To succeed, advisors must have relationships with their clients that are deeper than just the numbers, and focus on individuals and their unique needs.
With new technologies, new opportunities often emerge, especially in business. The advent of innovations, such as social media and mobile devices, is changing the ways businesses interact with customers and the ways in which customers desire to be engaged. Opportunities arising from the benefits of salesforce automation, business intelligence (BI), and customer relationship management (CRM) applications are providing new levels of insight, helping businesses acquire customers more efficiently and retain those customers longer. As a direct result, organizations that invest in better understanding potential customers are likely to see higher returns than those organizations that possess a more limited understanding of their customer base. Seeking the competitive advantage resulting from improved customer focus, IT organizations have increased investment in business intelligence and analytics and the underlying infrastructure to support those applications.
Today, digital is everywhere—cloud, mobile, social and the Internet of Things are changing the way we all work and play.
This rapidly evolving digital world is also redefining the relationship between your business and your customers, who now expect a convenient, interactive experience from their preferred brands. Security is also a concern. Risk is rising, as both the enterprise and its customers exchange a growing amount of sensitive data.
Mobile, relationship intelligence, and sales coaching are necessities for today’s sales organization and are pervasive capabilities for every sales automation solution category. No vendor solely offers these capabilities without complementing them with other functions.
Instead, they are embedded across the categories mentioned above. For example, sales content management providers cannot compete without extensive mobile expertise; market intelligence and customer success do not work without relationship intelligence; and sales coaching is not constrained only to the sales performance management vendors.
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THE INCREASING IMPORTANCE AND COMPLEXITY OF DIGITAL EXPERIENCES
Maintaining a strong digital presence is critical as digital experiences are now the front door for your brand. Websites,
mobile apps, and connected devices are all different ways for you to connect with your customers on a deeper level,
and foster a stronger relationship of trust and loyalty. While you now have a wide-open avenue to reach customers
more effectively, you also need to account for a whole new level of complexity, especially in the mobile space.
Millions of people can download the same mobile app and have entirely unique experiences. This is a result of how
fragmented the digital world has become. ScientiaMobile counted 45,000 different device profiles on the market
today, and estimates that this rate of fragmentation will only increase heading into the future.
On top of this variability is the wide range on contexts in which your customers can be relying on your mobile app
Download this paper and discover 20 tips you can use to better engage on-the-go customers, improve the mobile experience across the entire customer journey, and ultimately increase holiday conversions.
The Smarter Process platform is IBM’s solution for reinventing
business operations in a way that infuses every process
with intelligence and expertise to deliver greater customer
centricity, which in turn fuels top-line growth. It incorporates
Business Process Management, Case Management,
Operational Decision Management and Process Analytics,
along with Process Discovery and Design with an objective of
ensuring that customers find it easy to do business and that
every interaction includes positive touch points.
Within the context of this new imperative, accessing cloud
efficiencies, leveraging mobile for greater engagement,
mining big data for insights, and enhancing customer
relationships via social media, are proving to be critical and
"Global enterprises continue to look to their Procurement organisations to drive cost savings, improve service and speed up execution. As a Procurement professional, you know that moving away from paper-based processes is critical to maximising efficiency and workflow.
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In this era of cloud computing, mobile devices, and the Internet of Things (IoT), firms are testing new product offerings that combine elements of content, software, services, and hardware together. Like the innovative products themselves, the rulebook on monetizing them is evolving. Firms are shifting from one-time perpetual sales or fixed monthly subscriptions to consumption models that blend onetime, subscription, and usage-based billing (see Figure 1). CEOs recognize this shift toward business
models that reflect the value of the relationship with the customer.
The move to subscription and consumption business models is pervasive in almost every industry. From retailers selling subscription box sets to industrial equipment manufacturers charging based on consumption, the increase in experimentation of alternative business models is extraordinary (see Figure 2). While B2C disrupters like Netflix and Zipcar have gotten more media attention, the growth of subscription billing plat
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With a world of information and accessibility in their pockets, customers can engage with a brand whenever and wherever they want. This flexibility has made mobile technology an essential part of the way both customers and businesses interact. And to deliver experiences that feel personal and intimate, your plan needs to account for a critical building block to any relationship: trust. Read Circles of Trust: Use Mobile to Engage Better, to understand how you can leverage trust to deliver a better customer experience.
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Today, digital is everywhere—cloud, mobile, social and the Internet of Things are changing the way we all work and play. This rapidly evolving digital world is also redefining the relationship between your business and your customers, who now expect a convenient, interactive experience from their preferred brands.
Security is also a concern. Risk is rising, as both the enterprise and its customers exchange a growing amount of sensitive data. This transformation is also amplifying competition. As analyst Mark Raskino notes, “As a consequence, all players rebuilt their strategies around the same time, and all have awakened to the power of digital business at the same time. Contention is therefore inevitable.”
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This report explores how organizations can leverage technologies driven by cloud computing and mobile apps, and the benefits gained from integrating travel and expense management solutions with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solutions.
Discover how the right Mobile Relationship Management (MRM) strategies and technologies can propel your brand to the front of the field. Winning in mobile means delivering real value to your customer's lives, and adding to that value as you learn from your customers over time. That’s where MRM fits in. Learn 10 things you can start doing now to harness the power of 3 billion mobile devices worldwide to create even stronger connections between your customers and your brand.
While free apps proliferate, many fall victim to the download-try-delete cycle, making the average lifespan of an app just 30 days. How can brands keep their place on a customer's mobile device? This whitepaper discusses how an app can deliver value to maintain its place on a customer's phone, and how added value can prompt customers to share some private information and opt in to push notifications. Dig deeper into the key performance indicators (KPIs) for apps that achieve this privacy-value exchange.
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Digital transformation (DX) is the continuous process by which enterprises adapt to or drive disruptive change by leveraging digital competencies, such as harnessing sensor data or using location, customer profile, and a mobile app to make shopping recommendations. DX reshapes the organization's culture where required; leverages existing processes, systems, and assets; and creates net-new digital capabilities as needed.
With DX, there is the need to embrace new business models and new architectures and technologies that will help an enterprise with customer-facing innovation as well as transition existing systems, processes, organization structure, and relationships to support the transformation.
Omnichannel retailing adds the flexibility of cross-channel and mobile shopping to the unique revenue- and loyalty-building capabilities of the face-to-face retail experience. It offers opportunities to build deeper shopper relationships—or risks ending them, when availability promises go unmet.
The retail shopper is changing rapidly. To keep up, so must the retail industry. The internet, online shopping, mobile communications, smartphones, tablets and more turning traditional shoppers into something else entirely: connected shoppers. Today’s shoppers can now shop online, on either a computer or mobile device, as well as in brick-and-mortar stores. For retailers, the implications are huge.
In this complex new environment, there are two vital questions. First, as a retailer, how do you create differentiated value that will enable you to stand out from the crowd? Second, how can you strengthen customer relationships, build loyalty, increase sales and maximize profitability?
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