Practices and Processes

Frontline tools and techniques for a successful support center.

 

Winn Schwartau is one of the world's top experts on security, privacy, infowar and cyber-terrorism, authoring more than twelve security books, and is the recipient of a host of industry recognitions. He will walk you through the integral role of the service desk as...

Tag(s): practices and processes, security management, mobile device support, mobility, service management, metrics and measurements

Tag(s): business of support, customer service, framework and methodologies, leadership, metrics and measurements, toolbox, people, process, practices and processes, professional development, research, technology, workforce management, RESOURCES

 

Hear Buff Scott and Jim Bolton discuss the keys to success for implementing problem management and provide insight and tips for overcoming common roadblocks. This webinar will explore many important topics, such as the foundational elements that need to exist, the data you should be...

Tag(s): practices and processes, problem management, problem solving and troubleshooting, process-improvement, best practice

Tag(s): metrics and measurements, practices and processes, research, technical support, KM, knowledge management, knowledge-management-systems, KCS, staffing

 

While it’s true that measures and metrics need to be focused at each of three levels—operational, tactical, and strategic—it’s also true that both operational and tactical measurements need to provide information that can be used at the strategic level. Many of the...

Tag(s): metrics and measurements, business of support, practices and processes, business alignment, business value

 

When it comes to technology migrations, the Boise State University customer support team has the formula down. They transitioned from Windows XP to Windows 7 a few years back, a move that helped them establish a solid framework for rollouts; they’re now using that framework to prepare for a...

Tag(s): practices and processes, process, change management, process management

Tag(s): byod, best practice, customer service, desktop support, mobile device support, mobility, practices and processes, research, self-service, staffing, technology

 

The rules have changed. The world of technical service and support is different, and a new kind of ITSM leader is needed. In this webcast, Charles Araujo will examine the changing IT landscape and explain what those changes mean for ITSM leaders. Drawing insights...

Tag(s): business of support, desktop support, leadership, professional development, practices and processes, service management

 
A self-assist solution is one in which a person doesn’t directly rely on any other person to resolve their problem. No phone call needs to be placed. No chat window needs to be opened. No email needs to be exchanged. True self-assist (sometimes called self-service) is similar to how gas stations...
Tag(s): practices and processes, knowledge management, self-service tools, KM

 

Many organizations have tried to develop service portfolios and service catalogs, yet most have been unsuccessful. Understanding the costs of service provisioning is a critical success factor in service portfolio and service catalog management. Full cost analysis is a competency that...

Tag(s): practices and processes, service catalog, service management, service delivery, financial management