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
Jeff Rumburg examines same day/next day resolution, a metric that measures the percentage of tickets opened and resolved within one business day.
Tag(s): supportworld, metrics and measurements, service desk, customer satisfaction
July 28, 2020
When you implement shift left, you create opportunities for your customers to use a tier of support that minimizes their efforts, your efforts, and costs.
Tag(s): supportworld, service management, service desk, support center, metrics and measurements, costs
June 26, 2020