A multi-cloud strategy eliminates the need to decide between application portability and full functionality for specific workloads. However, new security challenges emerge as more organizations launch or expand their multi-cloud strategies as part of their digital transformation initiatives....
Tag(s): supportworld, service quality, service management, best practice, security management, cloud computing, cloud
September 27, 2021

 
In this age of high anxiety and dispersed work teams, it’s more important than ever to employ best practices toward coaching team-members. Here, we walk you through ways to be the best coach you can be, even if that means tapping out for others to coach a team-member.
Tag(s): supportworld, service quality, service management, best practice, collaboration, communications skills, performance management
September 21, 2021

 
New security challenges emerge as more organizations launch or expand their multi-cloud strategies as part of their digital transformation initiatives. How do you realize the benefits of a multi-cloud environment while staying safe at a reasonable cost?
Tag(s): supportworld, service quality, service management, best practice, cloud computing, cloud
September 20, 2021

 
It may be difficult to get your organization to throw out waterfall practices and embrace Agile, but that doesn’t mean you have to abandon Agile. Instead, focus on how you can integrate Agile into the existing framework of problem-solving and prove its worth over time.
Tag(s): supportworld, service quality, service management, best practice, agile, support industry, service desk
September 7, 2021

 
Executives have priorities that may conflict with agile practices and mindsets. They can play a critical role in empowering agile. But do they? Learn how the problematic personality traits of the C-suite, which can serve a company well, may hinder agile efforts.
Tag(s): supportworld, support industry, service quality, service strategy, agile
August 25, 2021

 
Upskilling teams in machine learning and artificial intelligence can help you organically build a future-ready workforce with the necessary skills to face upcoming challenges. A veteran IT consultant presents an article that lays out the steps your organization can take to get there.
Tag(s): supportworld, service management, best practice, relationship, technical support, technical support as a business, technology
August 4, 2021

 
The shift to the remote workplace has caused us to reevaluate how we stay connected with our team and how we gauge their well being and productivity. These skills will now become vital management tools needed in the blended workplace of the near future.
Tag(s): supportworld, service management, best practice, leadership, remote support tools, relationship
August 2, 2021

 
Massive amounts of data streaming out of the systems can help IT administrators and others keep up to date about that performance and the overall end-user experience. Here are some key metrics to consider that can help you measure what’s actually happening.
Tag(s): supportworld, technical support, technology, costs, ITSM, IT service management, cost per ticket, cost models, methodology, service desk
July 27, 2021

 
The use of automation to cope with rapidly expanding or marginally efficient workloads is all too often considered as a last resort, after all other remedies have been exhausted. There is a more proactive way to approach this labor-saving tool.
Tag(s): supportworld, technical support, technology, costs, ITSM, IT service management, automation, cost per ticket, cost models
July 26, 2021

 
It’s easy to underuse and overspend on cloud assets. The good news is that there are tools and practices that IT can apply to better manage cloud assets and tamp down the waste. Here how to determine if you are throwing money away.
Tag(s): supportworld, technical support, technology, costs, ITSM, IT service management, cloud computing, cloud
July 19, 2021