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Are We There Yet?: The Eternal Quest for the Best Dashboard 

Metrics are too important to leave to chance. Even with the right data, how you present it can change the context of its meaning. Find out how to build the best dashboard for your organization. Read more...

 
Metrics must reflect the increasing complexity of interconnected systems and services. But they must also do so in a way that shows the forest from the trees. Here is how to create and gather useful metrics about the true customer experience.
Tag(s): supportworld, best practice, customer-satisfaction-measurement, customer survey tools, dashboards, methodology, metrics and measurements
November 17, 2020

 
In the face of the COVID-19 crisis, IT showed incredible innovation and resolve, and silos were broken down between IT and other departments to deliver value to businesses. The question will be how to sustain such innovation now that the crisis has become the new normal.
Tag(s): supportworld, best practice, employee engagement, business alignment, business of support, communications skills, infrastructure management, infrastructure change management, ITIL, metrics and measurements
November 17, 2020

 
Service level agreements are often driven and defined entirely by IT people without collaboration or agreement, and as such they are only concerned with measuring individual IT components, rather than the cumulative sum effect of these, as they are used. Here is a discussion of a different way.
Tag(s): supportworld, best practice, agile, business alignment, customer satisfaction, framework and methodologies, KPI, practices, relationship
November 11, 2020

 
Here are instructions for how best to envision the journey of your internal or external clients from the submission of a ticket to the resolution of the problem, and beyond. By undertaking this exercise, you can reduce hurdles to great service.
Tag(s): supportworld, best practice, practices, business intelligence, communications skills, customer experience, customer satisfaction, customer-satisfaction-measurement, customer service, customer survey tools
October 28, 2020

 
As part of our Metric of the Month series, MetricNet highlights how to measure how true artificial intelligence will help alleviate ticket volume, and free up the service team from commodity support. Now that true machine learning is possible, AI has the potential to revolutionize IT service.
Tag(s): supportworld, best practice, customer experience, IT service management, metrics and measurements
October 26, 2020

 
Too often, metrics that are considered sacred were put in place to please a forgotten stakeholder or because they came out of the box. Here’s how to revise your approach to find and create KPIs that measure what’s needed to be measured and point the way toward key goals.
Tag(s): supportworld, best practice, continual service improvement, customer survey tools, gap analysis, metrics and measurements, methodology
October 20, 2020

 
Too often, ITSM data can accidentally lead you to the wrong conclusions. Here's how to think through the process of what to measure and how to visualize what you've measured.
Tag(s): supportworld, leadership, best practice, business intelligence, dashboards, reporting, reporting-and-analytics
September 15, 2020

 
Jeff Rumburg demonstrates the critical linkage that exists between process maturity and overall performance in IT service and support.
Tag(s): supportworld, metrics and measurements, process, performance management, process-improvement
August 26, 2020

 
Rae Ann Bruno shares her views about wowing your customer, the value of training, getting metrics right, and more.
Tag(s): supportworld, customer experience, knowledge management, KCS, metrics and measurements
August 18, 2020

 
The Service and Support Awards showcase individuals and teams that excel at service and support and elevate their businesses by maintaining the highest standards.
Tag(s): supportworld, workforce enablement, workforce enablement, support center, service management, service desk, technology, metrics and measurements, desktop support, customer experience
August 13, 2020