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Call centre hell

10 Jan 2013 OK so I know the answer is money. Or more accurately saving money. Lots of it. By paying peanuts to people who sit glued...

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Friendly banking? Not likely

09 Jan 2013 I've recently become the victim of a significant card cloning fraud and it truly is a horrible experience. I'm now faced...

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Happy New Year?

02 Jan 2013 Welcome back to work everyone! I'm sure you are all as delighted as I am to be back! It has been an interesting Christmas...

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Happy Christmas!

18 Dec 2012 I cannot tell you how much I am looking forward to this long Christmas break. CRN has had a bumper year and I'd like to...

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Consequences of every action

11 Dec 2012 If you go through life with the thought that everything you do has a consequence, you cannot go far wrong. As a journalist...

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Returning to your roots

06 Dec 2012 Doug Woodburn News that Calyx is to begin punting hardware again underlines just how tough the journey from the traditional...

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Northern uproar

04 Dec 2012 Now, I believe that Watford is the northernmost tip of the inhabitable universe as much as the next right-thinking man. But...

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Telemarketing is so 2005!

30 Nov 2012 In conversation about marketing funds (MDF) with a senior vendor manager, he made the statement, "telemarketing is so 2005"....

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Loyalty needs to be earned

30 Nov 2012 Loyal customers are a thing of the past according to a survey commissioned by Kcom in association with the Customer Contact...

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View from the channel

Just call on me when you need a hand

29 Nov 2012 Regardless of your product offering, industry, or target decision maker, customers matter. As a company, not only do you...

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Snap unhappy

26 Nov 2012 Ah, the Channel Awards. After 12 months of early mornings, late nights at the office, last-minute deals and vendor events...

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View from the channel

Channel stuffing is not evil

22 Nov 2012 There is a scene in the film Casablanca where Claude Rains, the corrupt French police chief, is gambling in Rick's Bar. A...

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Sock it to me

21 Nov 2012 I found it hard not to get excited about a marketing release I received this week entitled "Sock company saves the lives...

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Are you having fun? Then stop it NOW.

21 Nov 2012 Are you prone to gluttony over Christmas? If so you must read the latest email from party pooper extraordinaires the British...

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Glitz, glamour and gin...

16 Nov 2012 Wow - another fantastic night at the CRN Awards.  I just want to say how proud I am to be part of the UK channel and part...

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Stand by your tan

14 Nov 2012 Someone with only a rudimentary grasp of economics might conclude that the global recession could be the primary reason for...

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View from the channel

Exploding the value-added myth

14 Nov 2012 We all know that the IT and UC industry is full of three letter acronyms (TLAs) but a phrase that is contained within a lot...

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A bird's-eye view of IT

08 Nov 2012 Regular readers will know that I care deeply about women's issues and want nothing more than to live in a world where all...

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View from the channel

Windows 8: A reseller’s view

06 Nov 2012 Everyone else is talking about it so we thought we probably should too. Although, we won't be rushing out to upgrade our...

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Comet administration: We are all to blame

01 Nov 2012 The sad news about Comet's journey to administration has come as no shock. Despite all its advertising recently - with...

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