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Five Proof Points that "Social" is More than Digital Marketing

by Jenny Sussin  |  March 20, 2015

As the "digital" bubble gets bigger and the "social" bubble is staining many a floor in the enterprise world, I find many clients have a hard time understanding the difference...

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So You're a Leader in Social for CRM? Prove It.

by Jenny Sussin  |  January 23, 2015

Every year, Gartner develops a piece of research called the Top Use Cases and Benefits of Social for CRM. We look at what our clients are doing, and the innovative...

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Optimizing Budget and Contract Terms for Salesforce.com

by Robert Desisto  |  January 7, 2015

Gartner has recently published two important research best practice frameworks that will help procurement professionals, and IT supporting sales and service professionals negotiate salesforce.com contracts, and select the most cost...

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The Spam Playground: Twitter, a Consumer's Perspective

by Jenny Sussin  |  October 27, 2014

The irony of a research analyst responsible for covering business use of popular social media to connect with their consumers, posting a jaded consumer's perspective is not lost on me....

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Social Media Metrics: 101

by Jenny Sussin  |  October 7, 2014

A wise woman once told me never to mistake activity for achievement and while I heard her, I never really understood her before I came to work for Gartner.  ...

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Do we Serve the Customer or Serve the Process?

by Tad Travis  |  August 21, 2014

At the risk of sounding like every other commentator who attempts to turn a marginal personal experience into a larger lesson about business practices, here I go.... My doctor's office won't conduct...

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Australian Farmers Praying for Rain, and in Need of a Better Weather App

by Olive Huang  |  February 16, 2014

This winter (summer in Australia) the earth got a little bit crazy. Snow storms in the U.S., Flood in UK and where I live, a rural town 400 KM north...

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Losing Your Wallet as The Ultimate Test of Customer Service

by Olive Huang  |  January 26, 2014

Just shortly before Christmas I was on my way back from a Microsoft Dynamics Asia Event, I lost my wallet. It was absolutely the worst nightmare a traveler could have......

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Trust Erosion - Destroying a Business Through Stupidity

by Hank Barnes  |  November 12, 2013

This post is a bit of a personal rant, but I think (and hope) the stories will be a strong reminder for any business. I am a big hockey fan...

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The Twitter DM Change and Its Impact on Social Customer Engagement

by Jenny Sussin  |  October 18, 2013

There have been a lot of news articles and a lot of blog posts about Twitter's change to it's direct messaging rules - gist is, you can set your Twitter...

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