Your customer picked you as their Managed Service Provider and you’ve both signed the contract. Let’s put that contract in a file. Or wait. Is that really the best thing to do?
21 September 2017
19 September 2017
We love changes, if they are for the better. But Change Management is still arguably the ITIL-process that causes most people on a project the most problems. But these problems can easily be avoided! Asking these four questions before you implement Change will make it easier.
15 September 2017
Processes are rarely documented consistently. Unambiguous, up to date documentation is often nowhere to be found. How can you contribute to better process documentation, and better organisation?
12 September 2017
While SLAs are great for reporting to management, relying on them too heavily will risk long term damage to your organisation. You simply get blinded by numbers and forget about the Service. We see this too often. The solution? A shift towards XLAs.
8 September 2017
Incident Management is a core task for any Service Desk. And we all know that Problems lead to more Incidents. How then, do you avoid more Incidents with proactive Problem Management?
5 September 2017
So you have successfully created an array of reports and figures that can tell you everything about every aspect of every call ever logged. Great! You now have a lot of interesting information that will take time from what you should be focusing on: the customer.
1 September 2017
To provide good service as a Service Department, you have to understand your Customers. If not, it's almost impossible to deliver services that are optimised to the needs of your audience. To understand your audience, you have to communicate - and you have to think a bit like a marketer.
30 August 2017
What's the key to Service Desk success? We think it ultimately boils down to the same things that drive success in any organisation. And if that's the case, why not take a Service lesson or two from some really successful organisations?
24 August 2017
One of the tasks of the change manager is to make sure new standard services can be delivered multiple times without problems. To guarantee this happens, make sure you keep track of the following.
22 August 2017
How do you invest in better services when you don’t have a lot of resources? Tim van Leeuwen, Manager facility department at NHTV, a University of applied sciences in the Breda, the Netherlands, shares his tips for great customer and employee satisfaction.