As the face of IT, the support organization plays a significant role in the customer’s overall experience and perception of IT. In recent years, many organizations have found that their internal customers’ expectations have evolved; they now expect—if not demand—the usability, self-help tools,...
Tag(s): IT service management, ITSM, customer experience, supportworld

 
We all have customers: internal or external, public or private sector, investors or shareholders. Regardless of who our customers are, we need to not only provide them with an excellent product or an exceptional service, we must also ...
Tag(s): customer service, customer-satisfaction-measurement, metrics and measurements, supportworld

 
As companies have focused on improving processes and gaining greater efficiencies, one key area that has suffered is the customer experience, which is the sum of every connection an organization has with its internal and external customers across all channels and every touchpoint.
Tag(s): customer experience, customer satisfaction, supportworld

 
Every support organization is judged on how well it provides service to its customers. But facilitating a positive customer experience is equally vital, not only for the organization but also for the analysts handling incidents and issues.
Tag(s): customer satisfaction

 
If we don’t carefully design and provide compelling community experiences, our customers will inevitably try to create them anyway, without our intervention and with unpredictable results. Thankfully, we have an opportunity today to be proactive and create the best possible customer...
Tag(s): customer experience, supportworld

 
The vast majority of customer care involves limiting the interruptions that send customers to your service desk in the first place. Proactive IT enables the organization to avoid detours, prevent incidents, and address or fix problems before they impact the customer.
Tag(s): customer experience, customer satisfaction, customer-satisfaction-measurement, supportworld

 
Many support organizations aspire to implement good self-service solutions; not all succeed. Here are a few tips to help you impress your users and your stakeholders.
Tag(s): customer experience, customer service, self-service

 
Knowledge has exploded, and by that I mean, knowledge is everywhere. Knowledge is accessible. Knowledge has been democratized, crowdsourced, repurposed, remixed, and regurgitated. Where knowledge was once scarce, it is now abundant. Where knowledge was once controlled, it is now free. It’s taken...
Tag(s): KM, knowledge management, social media, social IT, crowdsourcing

 
The number of people taking to social networks is staggering, impacting everything from news reporting to political campaigns to Tupperware parties. As usage explodes, the focus has rapidly shifted from adoption to the way businesses can leverage all the activity to their benefit. They’re not...
Tag(s): white paper, social media, customer service, technology