Month: June 2010

From Search to Share: How Google can win in Social Age

Google is one of the great success stories of internet age. Given its mission to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful, it has achieved remarkable success by focusing on search results and monetizing clicks. But Google’s revenue model is under threat in the age of Social Media. Facebook recently surpassed

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Month: June 2010

Knowledge Management critical in Social CRM

In my previous post titled Social Media: The New Front End of CRM System, I highlighted how Social Media has empowered customers like never before as they discuss about brands/products and their likes/dislikes on Social Media channels. This presents an invaluable and “never before” opportunity to learn from customers in real-time. For this, companies need

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Month: June 2010

Social Media: The New Front End of CRM System

Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems have undergone a fascinating technological transformation over the last decade, starting as client-server apps, followed by web-enabled CRM apps (where users can access CRM application over internet using their web browsers). But in spite of this technological transformation and progress in system architecture, all CRM systems essentially record transactional information

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Month: June 2010

Why Social Media will drive adoption of SaaS CRM

SaaS CRM (Software as a Service) has been around for a while. Salesforce.com, one of the largest service providers in SaaS CRM space has been around for more than ten years and has been listed on NYSE for almost six years now. I can still recall the day Salesforce.com was listed on NYSE, having seen a

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