The Top Eight Customer Management Trends For 2010

William Band By William Band

As 2009 draws to a close, what are the key trends that customer management business process professionals need to pay attention to as you finalize your plans for next year?

Trend 1: Companies Return To Investing In Their Most Important Asset – Customers

Beginning in mid-2009, I have seen a strong up-tick in investment dollars being released by organizations intent on improving their customer management capabilities to capitalize on the economic up-turn. What are their key priorities? My most recent research shows that both B2B and B2C enterprises spotlight improved customer loyalty as their top goal. But, B2B companies are also intent on capturing new customers, while B2C companies obsess about improving the customer experience.

Trend 2: Social CRM Hype Reaches A Crescendo

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