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Unlocking Continual Improvement in your Key Process Areas
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Date Published April 1, 2024 - Last Updated April 1, 2024

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Tag(s): supportworld, business continuity planning, byod, it governance, mobility
Date Published March 15, 2024 - Last Updated March 19, 2024

AI can and likely will transform the way IT works via automation.
Tag(s): supportworld, artificial intelligence, business value, IT service management, productivity
Date Published March 7, 2024 - Last Updated March 7, 2024

If you don't have a good culture, your employees will let you know, and it may show in retention.
Tag(s): culture, employee satisfaction, professional development, supportworld
Date Published March 7, 2024 - Last Updated March 7, 2024

Measurement is always going to be key to success in business and in your IT efforts for that business.
Tag(s): supportworld, support models, service design, service strategy, service management, customer satisfaction, customer-satisfaction-measurement, service level agreement, service level
Date Published March 5, 2024 - Last Updated March 5, 2024

Developing a good improvement strategy can be hard, so we've compiled a list of best practice principles to give your support organization a leg up.
Tag(s): supportworld, ITSM, service management, ITIL, process management, process-improvement, practices and processes, framework and methodologies, continual service improvement
Date Published January 26, 2024 - Last Updated March 15, 2024

While continual improvement is important for every part of every IT organization, the lack of continual improvement practices may have the most significant impact on the service desk. The irony is that the service desk is sitting on a gold mine of data that could be used to identify and drive...
Tag(s): supportworld, ITSM, service management, continual service improvement, process management, process-improvement, practices and processes
Date Published January 24, 2024 - Last Updated February 16, 2024

Forget robots taking over and stealing jobs! 2024 is about augmenting us, the human heroes, with the superpowers of conversational and generative AI. So, contact center leaders and tech support gurus, listen up!
Tag(s): supportworld, artificial intelligence, ITSM, service management, ITIL, business value, future of support
Date Published January 19, 2024 - Last Updated May 8, 2024

In today's scenario, where customers expect agile and seamless service delivery, traditional hierarchical structures with isolated teams are fast becoming obsolete. Let's break down these silos!
Tag(s): supportworld, agile, best practice, people, staffing, support models, teamwork, team building
Date Published January 17, 2024 - Last Updated February 20, 2024

With input from our community, we celebrate those who have done great work to build the collective knowledge base of the technical support and service management profession.
Tag(s): supportworld, collaboration, community, leadership, technical support, service management
Date Published January 11, 2024 - Last Updated February 16, 2024