Location-based services (LBS) show promise as a budding customer-centric mobility solution in some early adopting verticals such as retail, hospitality, and large public venues. Such services enable businesses to better understand their customer base through analytics as well as offer targeted, context-based communications including promotions and remote assistance. This IDC white paper explores the burgeoning LBS market, highlighting custom research conducted by IDC in March and April 2014; surveys were fielded to both IT and line-of-business (LOB) decision makers in select verticals and market segments. In this white paper, IDC analyzes the data and explores the attitudes surrounding LBS adoption in the context of broader technology trends.
Internet of Things. Cloud. Augmented reality. Virtual reality. Technologies like these are changing the face of all industries, across manufacturing, financial services, healthcare, education, agriculture, logistics, and more.
These transformative technologies define new paradigms of business productivity, customer centricity, and quality & compliance management.
This infographic features the opportunities these technologies can o er as they begin incorporating them into their business models.
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Business critical applications must always be available and performing. Furthermore, the reality is in today's customer centric world, slow is the new broke. Compounding this challenge, IT complexity is rapidly increasing.
Leading thinkers in marketing, social, digital, and future business gathered in October with over 500 industry peers at Social Commerce Summit Europe. Discover the predictions and advice they shared in this free report: Social Commerce Trends Report Europe 2012.
In every industry today, businesses feel a fierce urgency to become customer-centric. They want to know what they can do to preserve and expand existing customer relationships and attract the best new customers.
Top Performers are justifying CRM investments as a means of improving customer centricity through improved use of customer data. SMBs are realizing fragmented customer data that gives them an incomplete and often self-contradicting view into not only customer desires, but the SMBs internal operations.
Published By: DocuSign
Published Date: Apr 12, 2017
Today, more than ever, the customer is at the center of business. Armed with more choice and ultimately more power, customers expect businesses to deliver entirely satisfying, customer-centric experiences throughout the sales cycle. Whether you sell to businesses or consumers, customers are accustomed to one-click purchasing, full mobile access, and
social media-driven recommendations, and they are demanding a similar experience of all companies they do business with. With eSignature & Digital Transaction Management (DTM) solutions from DocuSign you can provide that experience, allowing customers to transact with you on their terms while reinforcing your modern reputation.
Is it easy to do business with your organization? Do your employees feel empowered to meet your customer’s needs? These are questions that you’re probably grappling with as you face a perpetually changing business environment. You strive for operational excellence and need ways to effectively acquire and retain new customers. You also need to reinvent your business operations to foster growth.
Smarter Process is a way for you to work smarter as you find your way through all the operational challenges that the current business climate throws at you. It helps you use mobile, analytics, and collaboration to empower your employees to do their best work. It also empowers you as a leader to find the right tools and solutions.
With IBM MobileFirst and IBM’s Smarter Process, you can redesign how you deliver services and support more streamlined business processes. Therefore, you can help enable your customers to have a more superior mobile experience.
The IBM Smarter Process approach helps you to increase customer loyalty and engagement. Gain visibility and the ability to quickly change operational systems with intelligent automation. Increase efficiencies and lower costs.
COOs responsibilities are expanding beyond cost saving and efficiency to include a growing role in raising revenues. By transforming processes, they're providing customers more relevant experiences. Center for Applied Insights talked to COOs across industries to find out more.
This customer-centric approach has made ACK a trusted brand and go-to source for paddlesports enthusiasts and outdoor adventurers. As ACK has evolved and grown, email has become an important driver of revenue.
See why Oracle is named a leader for Enterprise Lead-To-Revenue Management Platform Vendors. L2RM platform vendors like Oracle are stepping up with tooling that enables customer-centric, multichannel, personalized marketing -- at scale.
If you're looking to bridge the information silos that exist across lines of business, divisions, departments or regions, this online guide, 5 Questions Companies Must Tackle to Attract & Retain Customers, is for you.
Throughout the industrialized world, healthcare systems are in crisis. Aging populations and skyrocketing costs are putting unprecedented financial and organizational pressure on healthcare providers and payers. The result is often a decreasing level of care. In response, fundamental changes are taking place. Patient-centric systems are evolving in which the patient's well-being and the responsibility for good health are defining treatment and operational policies.
It’s tough for community financial institutions to succeed, especially when faced with fierce competition from large banks with large budgets. See how IBM can help with solutions tailored for community banks. Click now and receive the new 18-page report from TowerGroup on CRM Metrics and how smart banks measure success.
Marketing executives, face a constant stream of business pressure. At the same time, customer expectations are increasing and customer satisfaction is becoming increasingly difficult This report provides a blueprint of what best-in-class CMO's (Chief Marketing Officers) do differently to improve marketing effectiveness through marketing automation.
Today, an IT-driven, customer-centric business approach isn’t a luxury — it’s imperative. More and more businesses are moving out of a cost-centric view of their IT potential and into a realization that IT can transform business processes. This white paper shows how you can maximize your IT function by leveraging ITIL best practice processes. These guidelines can help you effectively manage IT changes, assets, personnel and service levels all while reducing costs—going beyond simple IT asset management to deliver proactive IT business improvements.
Contact centers have long played a vital role in the insurance industry. Prospects and customers use them to get product information and quotes and then submit applications. Insurance agents and advisors rely on contact centers to tap into expertise and handle business and technical issues. Policyholders and members make inquiries or changes to their policies, or conduct financial transactions. Claimants call in to report accidents and check on the status of their claims. The list could go on, but the meaning is clear. Contact centers are major contributors to many key parts of the insurance business, especially the parts that require direct interaction with customers or agents. As a result, contact centers now play a critical role in an insurer’s journey toward becoming more customer-centric.
Published By: Clickatell
Published Date: May 20, 2008
In meeting the challenges of an increasingly competitive banking landscape, Standard Bank seeks to differentiate itself by providing the highest levels of service to its customer base. An integral part of achieving this goal has been its partnership with Clickatell to deliver personalized and relevant messaging to bank customers via their mobile phones. Read this case study to learn more.