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

 
The competition for strong candidates for IT workers has never been stronger, and that means hiring and retention efforts must be flawless. Here are some suggestions for what to focus on to make sure you have the best candidates and retain the best workforce.
Tag(s): supportworld, IT service management, business of support, remote support tools, human resources
October 13, 2021

 
In this second part of a series on how to coordinate service management within an organization, we discuss why many organizations are now differentiating access to applications and data based on job roles. We also provide suggestions for how to adopt role-based provisioning.
Tag(s): supportworld, costs, IT service management, business intelligence, business of support, cost models
October 13, 2021

 
In this second part of a series on how to coordinate service management within an organization, we discuss why many organizations are now differentiating access to applications and data based on job roles. We also provide suggestions for how to adopt role-based provisioning.
Tag(s): supportworld, costs, IT service management, business intelligence, business of support, cost models
October 13, 2021

 
There is broad consensus for utilizing cloud technology, but less consensus for how to do it effectively. Results from an Accenture survey point to risk of missing out on strategic advantages if organizations focus strictly on cost-savings from the cloud.
Tag(s): supportworld, service quality, service management, best practice, cloud, cloud computing
October 4, 2021

 
End users may be satisfied with their level of IT service and support on the surface, but they still want to have immediate, human connections with support when things go wrong. Here is why automation isn’t always the answer, and how to affordably provide that support utilizing AI tools.
Tag(s): supportworld, service quality, service management, best practice
September 29, 2021

 
To find the root cause and speed up issue resolution, IT teams need a clear view of the correlation between user experience, measurable network behavior, and underlying network issues. Here is what to look for to flesh out the vague complaints from end users.
Tag(s): supportworld, service quality, service management, best practice
September 28, 2021