Authentication is necessary, but it shouldn’t come at the cost of the customer experience, and too often customers rebel at being questioned. Automated authentication tools may be the rare instance when tech can help avoid a pitfall in interactions with customers.
Tag(s): supportworld, service quality, service management, best practice, security management
November 19, 2021

 
In a passage from her book, “Trust Me - Restore Belief & Confidence in an Uncertain World”, Lea Brovedani demonstrates how managers think trust in their leadership is higher than it often is, and why that’s important to fix.
Tag(s): supportworld, culture, best practice, practices and processes
November 9, 2021

 
As part of our series profiling HDI’s Strategic Advisory Board, we ask five questions of Stephen Paskel, a senior manager and site leader at AllState. He shares that to succeed in this industry, it’s important to be a good communicator, to want to serve others, and to adapt to change.
Tag(s): supportworld, service quality, service management, best practice
November 3, 2021

 
Automation is only a benefit when it is implemented correctly and for the right reasons. If done poorly, it can even create more work for your team. Here, we walk you through a step-by-step process on how to determine what to automate and how best to do it.
Tag(s): supportworld, service quality, service management, best practice, automation, ROI
November 3, 2021

 
Moving operations into the cloud doesn't have to be a floating nightmare, but it isn’t a cure-all for organizational shortcomings, either. Here we list five common migration mistakes. If you can avoid them, it can go a long way to ensuring a smooth and fast transition.
Tag(s): supportworld, service quality, service management, best practice, cloud, cloud computing
October 28, 2021

 
Excellence happens when service leaders have an aligned service strategy, a strong operational structure, and choose to purposefully support best practices. Here we give you some tips for how to assess your journey toward this pinnacle in management leadership.
Tag(s): supportworld, service quality, service management, best practice
October 27, 2021

 
Strategic thinking is not only a requirement for achieving senior level positions, but also a required skill in creating your service strategy. It’s the process of learning from your experiences on what works and what doesn’t work that makes us a better strategic service leader. Here’s how.
Tag(s): supportworld, service quality, service management, best practice
October 27, 2021

 
Securing a cloud environment is much more difficult than securing a traditional computer network, as it offers so many more soft targets for unlawful entry and chances for accidental data erasure. Here, a cloud cybersecurity expert walks readers through three aspects of cloud security to begin...
Tag(s): supportworld, service quality, service management, best practice, cloud, cloud computing
October 21, 2021

 
Dealing with a ransomware attack when it’s happening is extremely difficult. It’s better to put the work in now to shield your business from such attacks, or at least from the worst effects of such attacks. Here are some tips from a cybersecurity expert on how to do that.
Tag(s): supportworld, service quality, service management, best practice
October 19, 2021

 
Even with the best intentions to transform, organizations that lack in-house cloud knowledge may struggle to compete. Learn why cloud skills are becoming a necessity in the IT industries, and how best to train up your workforce to best utilize cloud technology.
Tag(s): supportworld, service quality, technology, service desk, service desk technology, service management, cloud computing, change management, training
October 14, 2021