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Data Mining: The Brains Behind eCRM
Data mining has emerged from obscure beginnings in artificial intelligence to become a viable and increasingly popular tool for putting data to work. Data

ecrm companies  Mining: The Brains Behind eCRM S. McVey - November 6, 2000 Introduction While customer relationship management (CRM) gets a lot of attention, one important component is often overlooked - how a company effectively uses its existing customer data to improve customer loyalty while also identifying new potential buyers of products and services. Data mining has emerged from obscure beginnings in artificial intelligence to become a viable and increasingly popular tool for putting data to work. What is eCRM?

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Customer Care and Billing (CC&B)

Customer care and billing (CC&B) solutions typically support providers of utilities, telephony, cable, or other services providing companies. CC&B software includes functionality for mediation, provisioning, rating, reporting, financial systems, and billing for voice, data, content, and utility services. 

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PowerCerv Facing Another Stormy Season


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ecrm companies  transactions over the Web. eCRM is the Web enablement of CRM functions. eDashboard is a customizable Web-based screen that tracks key business drivers important to executive officers such as CEOs and CFOs. Integrated Enterprise Response is the company's term for the focus that its enterprise application software brings to customers' minds. The immediate future will show whether PowerCerv is facing a devastating hurricane or only a light tropical storm. User Recommendations PowerCerv's target market, Read More

Lipstream Speaks to Kana


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ecrm companies  Speaks to Kana Lipstream Speaks to Kana L. Talarico - September 6, 2000 Event Summary Lipstream Networks, Inc., a Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service provider recently signed Kana Communications, Inc. as a customer. Lipstream's product, Live Voice, will add voice communications to ecommerce websites that use Kana's RealTime application. Lipstream's first major achievement was enabling Excite's voice chat, which quickly became one of the most popular features on Excite. Lipstream Read More

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ecrm companies  the vendor's premises, Wintouch eCRM 6.0 can be considered a platform independent solution which may make it an ideal solution for mid-size and larger businesses. Using Wintouch as an ASP solution, businesses avoid paying a one shot licensing fee. Instead users can rent the application from the vendor and avoid the hassle of deploying and managing it. Furthermore, users can add and reduce capacity as needed. In an IBM OS-based environment, Wintouch can access real time data from other existing Read More

Astute Solutions


Astute, Inc., founded in 1996, is a fast-growing, privately held corporation helping Global 1000 companies and other leaders in their industry attract and retain quality customers through effective eCustomer Relationship Management, or eCRM. Astute helps its customers manage one-to-one customer relationships across multiple communication channels including phone, Web, e-mail, and fax. Astute also provides other Internet and telephony solutions for a completely integrated eCRM solution. Astute''s customers include industry leaders such as McDonald''s Corporation, Michelin North America, Levi Straus & Co., The Kroger Co., Georgia Pacific, and L''Oreal USA Products, Inc. Astute has strategic relationships with technology leaders such as Avaya (recently spun off from Lucent Technologies) as well as Interactive Intelligence, further broadening its product lines. Astute is recognized as a leader in the eCRM industry and was awarded the Ernst & Young "Entrepreneur of the Year" award and Business First Newspaper''s "Fast 50" award which recognizes 50 of the fastest growing companies in Central Ohio.

ecrm companies  a leader in the eCRM industry and was awarded the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award and Business First Newspaper''s Fast 50 award which recognizes 50 of the fastest growing companies in Central Ohio. Read More

Technology Secrets for International and Global Companies


With the globalization of business and the ubiquity of the Internet, virtually all media used by large businesses need to support a multilingual environment to effectively serve internal and external customers. There are a number of factors that routinely complicate business efficiency in multilingual and multinational organizations. This paper will address a number of these factors and how they can be mitigated by sophisticated IT systems and database structures.

ecrm companies  Secrets for International and Global Companies With the globalization of business and the ubiquity of the Internet, virtually all media used by large businesses need to support a multilingual environment to effectively serve internal and external customers. There are a number of factors that routinely complicate business efficiency in multilingual and multinational organizations. This paper will address a number of these factors and how they can be mitigated by sophisticated IT systems and databa Read More

Business Analytics: Nucleus Research Note—How Analytics Makes Midsize Companies More Profitable


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ecrm companies  Analytics: Nucleus Research Note—How Analytics Makes Midsize Companies More Profitable When senior leaders of small and midsize companies invest in analytics tools, they can improve operating results by enabling managers to make fact-based, data-driven decisions. Learn how in this report from Nucleus Research. Read More

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ecrm companies  the Four IT Inhibitors to BI Success in Midsize Companies Midsize companies may move so fast that they jeopardize the creation of reliable business performance metrics. Without a trusted set of business information and sound analytic processes, a midsize company cannot make informed business decisions, or take the actions required for successful business outcomes. Learn how your midsize company can overcome the four inhibitors to reliable business intelligence (BI). Read More

How Companies Can Reduce Costs with Cloud-based Training


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