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CRM for Financial and Insurance Markets RFI/RFP Template

Insurance and Investment, Marketing Automation, Sales Force Automation (SFA), CRM Analytics, Call Center and Customer Service, Professional Services Automation (PSA), e-CRM, E-Mail Response Management, Industry Vertical Module Availability, Product Technology  

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call waiting  Sullivan, Even a small call center is going to be a million dollars. As for those companies willing to take the i nancial plunge, there are important factors to consider before signing on the dotted line. For starters, while a hosted contact center solution can deliver immediate cost benei ts, plan on waiting anywhere from i ve to 10 years before reaping any i nancial gains. That said, an on-premise solution can better enable companies to maximize their investments in existing technologies from a Read More

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call waiting  to avoid the long call center waiting times with an annoying music and intermittent ”Your call is very important to us, … please stay on the line, …” announcements. When an appointment is set a day or a week prior to the day of service, a four-hour window is still acceptable in today’s world. However, as soon as the actual day of service starts, information should be available to allow notifying the customer on a narrower time interval for the technician''s arrival time, e.g., if the service Read More

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