The time has come for your organization to replace a key piece of technology. Senior management is on board, and money is available. Your frontline staff is thrilled that their tools will be updated. Now what?

Good technology and services cost good money, and tight budgets...

Tag(s): webinars, supportworld, return on investment - ROI, costs

 

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In this webinar, HDI’s senior writer/analyst, Roy Atkinson, will showcase new data from the 2016 Desktop Support Practices & Salary Survey. This data, previously...

Tag(s): webinars, supportworld, desktop support, research, benchmarking

 
Major incidents resulting from change is one of the most effective metrics in your collection because it shows the service level impact of the changes being executed. It isn’t a measure of system failures; it’s a measure of departmental failures. It holds teams accountable for the impact they...
Tag(s): change management, metrics and measurements

 
Without clear objectives, metrics are just a pile of numbers. The good is when we beat our targets, the bad is when we fail to hit those targets, and the ugly is when we fail to set challenging objectives. Remember, like baseball, the only thing that really matters in the end is whether or not...
Tag(s): metrics and measurements, performance management, service desk, service delivery

 
One of the greatest inventions since the leaf blower is the help desk ticketing system. By tracking calls, these systems preserve solutions to previous problems and they document the number of people you helped in a given period. And that’s just the beginning. Ticketing systems also offer a...
Tag(s): metrics and measurements

 
RedSeal Networks provides proactive enterprise security management solutions that continually assess and fortify organizations’ cyberdefenses while automating compliance. Its engineers provide global, round-the-clock support, troubleshooting any obstacles to the analysis and improvement of...
Tag(s): continual service improvement, security management, metrics and measurements, customer service

 
In the beginning, it’s all about the basics: incident management, problem management, and change management. The momentum generated by the simple act of embracing the new concepts carries things forward—to a point. There is so much excitement that maybe, just maybe, things will really change...
Tag(s): metrics and measurements, service design, service management

 
Manufacturing, financial, retail, and pharmaceutical companies have long used predictive analytics for everything from anticipating parts shortages to calculating credit scores. But across industries, the software can also warn IT organizations about potential system failures before they affect...
Tag(s): metrics and measurements, technology

 
So…how are your metrics? Do you need a benchmarking warm-up? Well, there’s no time like the present. Let’s get cracking!
Tag(s): benchmarking, metrics and measurements

 

While it’s true that measures and metrics need to be focused at each of three levels—operational, tactical, and strategic—it’s also true that both operational and tactical measurements need to provide information that can be used at the strategic level. Many of the...

Tag(s): metrics and measurements, business of support, practices and processes, business alignment, business value