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Featured Resource: Special Report

The State of Enterprise Service Management (2018) 

The expansion of the principles and practices of IT service management (ITSM) to areas outside of IT has been accelerating for several years. The goal of the present study was to uncover the extent of the expansion of enterprise service management. What are organizations actually doing in 2018? Learn more... 

 
At some point or another, we’ve all fantasized about starting a business and, of course, being a great success. Is managing a service desk really all that different? I’m always telling my students and clients that they need to run support as a business within the business. This is one of the...
Tag(s): business of support, process, service strategy

 
Nobody seems to consider it important anymore, but not so very long ago, in its halcyon days, infrastructure management was the phrase on everybody’s lips, as the key component in what is still called ITIL. And what does ITIL stand for? The Information Technology Infrastructure Library. So where...
Tag(s): process, framework and methodologies, practices and processes

 
Today, outsourced service providers live in a world where customers call the shots. As a customer, you’ve come to expect more than a standard set of services. Instead of one model in one color, you want outsourced services that can be customized to your needs, uniquely branded and themed for...
Tag(s): practices and processes, outsourcing, process management, business of support, sourcing

 
By and large, support tools and processes have simply not kept up with the growth of technology as a whole. Why can’t all of these systems be integrated?
Tag(s): technology, incident management, service management, tools

 
For this issue, HDI invited influential members from across all segments of our community to provide a snapshot of key imperatives that will guide 2013 initiatives. This unique collection of essays offers a rare glimpse inside technical service and support organizations, spanning healthcare,...
Tag(s): business of support, desktop support, customer service, practices and processes, service management, trends, IT service management, outsourcing, byod

 
ITIL v3 was officially launched in June 2007, after a three-year development period. Much has happened in the world over the past three years, which has slowed every business down considerably, yet research shows that in ITSM, things are still moving along. Overall, 68 percent of ITIL (v2 and...
Tag(s): process, framework and methodologies

 

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The HDI Service Improvement Award recognizes an organization that has successfully implemented or improved one or more service offerings. Attend this webinar to learn how the 2016...

Tag(s): community, membership, service management, continual service improvement, webinars, supportworld

 

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The HDI Knowledge-Centered Support Award recognizes an organization that has successfully implemented or improved upon a Knowledge-Centered Support...

Tag(s): community, KCS, KM, knowledge management, membership

 

Knowledge management is more critical than ever. Advanced technologies, such as virtual...

Tag(s): webinars, support models, supportworld, self-service, self-service tools, knowledge management

 
In 2010, HDI and Global Knowledge cosponsored a research project to understand more about the state of ITIL implementation, the benefits companies have actually achieved, and the key success factors. While there are many ITIL benefit surveys out there, what sets this survey apart is that it...
Tag(s): framework and methodologies, process, research