The Current Status and Perspectives of the IT Service Desk

This article looks at the work taking place at the University of Oviedo, to understand the current situation and possibilities for improving the IT service desk function within IT service teams, and to identify opportunities for service management improvement.

18 Benefits of Knowledge Management for the IT Service Desk

Knowledge management as a corporate capability is nothing new, but still too few organizations are realizing its value (or doing it badly). Here we look at 18 benefits of knowledge exploitation from the perspective of business outcomes, operations, people, and customers.

Four Things That Ensure “Fit for Use”

In IT it’s important to remember that while a solution may be technically-sound and “fit for purpose,” value cannot be realized if those solutions are not also “fit for use.” Here Doug Tedder shares his advice on how to ensure that your solutions are both.

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Service Desk Articles

The Current Status and Perspectives of the IT Service Desk
This article looks at the work taking place at the University of Oviedo, to understand the current situation and possibilities for improving the IT service desk function within IT service teams, and to identify opportunities for service management improvement.
How to Measure Service Desk Value
In this article, Aale Roos shares practical examples of how to best measure IT service desk value – and it doesn’t involve activity metrics such as availability and/or MTTR.
10 Automation & AI Tips for Working Smarter on the IT Service Desk
Here Stephen Mann looks not only at the benefits of Automation and AI to the service desk, but shares examples of what activities you should be automating and how to prepare for Artificial Intelligence on the service desk.

ITSM Articles

18 Benefits of Knowledge Management for the IT Service Desk
Knowledge management as a corporate capability is nothing new, but still too few organizations are realizing its value (or doing it badly). Here we look at 18 benefits of knowledge exploitation from the perspective of business outcomes, operations, people, and...
Four Things That Ensure “Fit for Use”
In IT it’s important to remember that while a solution may be technically-sound and “fit for purpose,” value cannot be realized if those solutions are not also “fit for use.” Here Doug Tedder shares his advice on how to ensure...
Modernize ITSM: Transform Digitally and Move from Being Costly to Valued
Many IT Service desk and IT support teams operate as a cost center, struggling to demonstrate their own value to the business. Let’s change this and modernize ITSM. To help, this article offers up 6 ways service and support teams...