Emerging technologies have changed the way we work and the nature of our support needs. Service desks, like technology, are constantly evolving, but the suddenness of the shift, and the speed with which it and Big Data have come to dominate critical decision making, is truly breathtaking....
Tag(s): service desk, mobility
Date Published April 23, 2015 - Last Updated February 25, 2016

The mere availability of a technology doesn’t mean it will be successful in the future; there are many other factors at play (societal, political, organizational), and most of these technologies will have no impact on customers or technical support. But some will, and, in fact, already are. In...
Tag(s): future of support, technology, technical support, supportworld
Date Published April 23, 2015 - Last Updated February 26, 2016

No matter how great the IT department is doing behind the scenes, it’s the frontline service desk that everyone sees. Since the service desk is the face of the IT department to the company, that face should have a smile on it, be familiar and helpful, address issues quickly, and keep everyone...
Tag(s): service desk, support center, desktop support, business value, outsourcing, supportworld
Date Published April 23, 2015 - Last Updated May 11, 2016

What is K-Flow, and how can it be used to promote and drive continuous improvement in the support organization?
Tag(s): KCS, best practice, KM, knowledge management, process, practices and processes, supportworld
Date Published March 4, 2015 - Last Updated June 27, 2016

KCS is by far the best methodology for support centers, but in the journey to drive organizations to it, there are numerous challenges.
Tag(s): KCS, best practice, technology, supportworld
Date Published February 18, 2015 - Last Updated June 27, 2016

The pace of change is dizzying and the consumerization of IT is forcing profound changes in how organizations deliver IT services.
Tag(s): self-service, best practice, business of support, supportworld
Date Published January 16, 2015 - Last Updated May 11, 2016

Before choosing a new service management tool, you need to know what your service management needs are and also what the expectations of your business are.
Tag(s): best practice, change management, supportworld
Date Published January 1, 2015 - Last Updated May 11, 2016

This infographic shares five ways to impress your customers in technical support. From knowing which inbound contact channels are most utilized to staying on top of how customers feel about the support they receive, this graphic is chock full of statistics about the industry based on HDI's research.
Tag(s): business of support, supportworld, infographic, customer service, customer experience, customer satisfaction
Date Published December 12, 2014 - Last Updated March 10, 2021

Here's everything we have on the topic of service management.
Tag(s): service management, KCS, KM, knowledge management, knowledge-management-systems, ITIL, best practice, problem management, continual service improvement, change management, service catalog, IT service management, ITSM, asset management, capacity management, configuration management, continuity management, framework, framework and methodologies, infrastructure change management, infrastructure management, organizational change management, process management, project management, release management, risk management, security management, service continuity management, service delivery, service strategy, service transition, service quality, service support
Date Published November 17, 2014 - Last Updated July 21, 2023

The expansion of the principles of IT service management (ITSM) to areas outside of IT has been a topic of conversation in the hallways and gathering places at conferences and meetings for several years. In order to learn how service support practices have adapted and been adapted as a result of...
Tag(s): business of support, supportworld, infographic, service management, ITSM, service strategy
Date Published October 15, 2014 - Last Updated March 10, 2021