An argument is made that those companies which are not doing everything they can to promote true diversity in the workplace may be shortchanging their bottom line, in addition to falling short on doing the right thing. Read why here.
Tag(s): supportworld, service desk, service management, business value, culture, employee satisfaction, diversity
February 17, 2021

 
There is no one-size-fits-all approach to ITSM, but there are ways to consider how to build the best ITSM processes for your organization. Here are some suggestions to consider as you build out the processes that will provide your organization with long-term success.
Tag(s): supportworld, service quality, service management, change management, practices
February 15, 2021

 
A veteran consultant gives an in-depth definition of the concepts of teamwork, including definitions of the different types of teams and success factors to consider with your team. See if you need to work on your team building with your IT service and support department.
Tag(s): supportworld, service quality, service desk, service management, best practice, change management, communications skills
February 9, 2021

 
While voice-enabled customer care still has some technological hurdles to surmount, it is already being rapidly adopted as a go-to service for customer care because it offers convenient access to businesses on the customer’s schedule, and levels the playing field of communication for many customers.
Tag(s): supportworld, service quality, technology, service desk, service desk technology, service management
February 8, 2021

 
Budgets are tight in the post-COVID-19 era. It will be more important than ever to ensure that you can justify every line item. Here are five tips for telling the story of your proposed budget in a way that creates a conversation and gets results.
Tag(s): supportworld, service quality, service desk, service management, best practice, business alignment, capacity management, cost models
February 1, 2021

 
We asked you who were your mentors and gurus in the IT service and support industry, and you responded. Now, we present to you our list of the top thought leaders who helped us navigate a turbulent year and a changing landscape.
Tag(s): supportworld, service desk, service management, customer service, ethics, HDI, ITSM, ITIL, leadership
January 27, 2021

 
A service call should never be just a service call. Instead, it can be an opportunity to gather important information about the in-field experience of your customers and clients with your tech products. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn more about the customer experience.
Tag(s): supportworld, service quality, service desk, service management, service delivery
January 20, 2021

 
In 2020, leaders too often saw technology as an all-encompassing tool to replicate the in-office environment at home. The truth is that technology can never replace the need for leadership to set expectations and to provide a human touch to the work-at-home environment.
Tag(s): supportworld, service quality, business intelligence, communications skills, people, teamwork, technology
January 18, 2021

 
As AI automates much of the grunt work of the traditional IT Service Desk, Mike Hanson argues that its mission should broaden to include ticket service that can coordinate service requests for everything from facilities management to HR matters.
Tag(s): supportworld, service quality, technology, service desk, service desk technology, service management
January 12, 2021

 
In the coming year, businesses will shift to a hybrid virtual/physical workplace for the long term, and IT service providers will need to adapt to meet the needs of this changing workplace. Here are some suggestions for how to do that.
Tag(s): supportworld, service quality, technology, service desk, service desk technology, service management
January 11, 2021