- Provides recommendations to guide readers toward a successful CRM strategy
- Explores principles of psychology and software design and how they drive successful customer relationships
- Unravels the challenges of CRM implementation including best practices on the most effective ways to educate users to drive both initial and ongoing adoption
- Highlights a number of best practices for ongoing management, administration, and maintenance of CRM systems
This book provides clarity and guidance on effective strategy, implementation and management of CRM. It explores both the conceptual and cultural context of CRM initiatives along with the particulars of CRM system implementation and management. In order to provide this clarity, it surveyed the existing academic publications surrounding CRM, sales force automation, and related topics within information systems literature. The book supplements this research with insights from CRM experts to provide a robust picture of the CRM landscape and how to improve it no matter what role you play within your organization. This book is for everyone who wants to achieve CRM success.
Table of Contents
There’s Something about CRM. Salesperson Resistance. Culture of Success. Understanding CRM Adoption. Business-IT Alignment. Positioning the Technology Division. Developing a CRM Governance Model. Partners, Vendors, and Hosted Solutions. The Business Analysis Function. The Customization Debate. Integration. Keeping the Mind in Mind. Understanding User Involvement. User Education. Big Data, Stewardship, and Analytics. Support. Understanding Extended and Post-Adoptive Use. Ongoing and Future Initiatives. Making CRM Successful.