Automation & AI Articles

Because AI is rapidly changing many of the ITSM operations and tasks we deal with regularly, the time is ripe for disruption of the IT service desk industry. To help explain “the art of the AI possible,” this article looks at the key areas that service desk managers need to understand about AI.
In this article, we consider whether your average ITSM team is able to really take advantage of the opportunities that digital transformation, customer experience, and AI technologies offer. Specifically, to help you to better understand if your ITSM team is suitably positioned to deliver against the business requirements that are necessitating this increased exploitation of technology and data.
Automation of processes (across the organization) is something that should be treated very seriously and carefully – it can be dangerous when not properly implemented and/or defined. Here we look at the key requirements for, and benefits of, successful process automation (and digital transformation).
Here Ian Aitchison introduces his concept of “Artificially Intelligent Service Management,” described as ITSM, but with a rich and creamy layer of artificial intelligence on top – like icing on a cake. Sound hungry? We mean interested… click-through to read more.
In this article, Sophie Danby looks back at a recent industry conference and uses it as a platform to discuss the changing face of ITSM, the ever-growing importance of customer service, the industry focus on Artificial Intelligence, and why we – in ITSM – need to focus more on the darker side of mental health.
Being an IT Manager is a big role with a lot of pressure, but it’s easier with tools that help you automate your tasks. Here Ben Lang lists 10 office automation tools that make it easier for IT managers to keep their offices running smoothly – and make the entire company more productive.
AI and machine-learning, once obscure academic subjects, are now the talk of dinner tables and cocktail parties. But how can the new technologies and techniques of AIOps extend and integrate with established ITSM foundations to help prepare organizations for the future of IT? This article explores.
What can Artificial Intelligence really do for ITSM, and how can you get the most out of current AI opportunities for the IT service desk? This article explores, and also shares how AI and ITSM can combine to reduce tedious tasks and help us to better analyze large data sets.
Technologies such as AI, machine learning, and natural language processing have finally reached a point where they can provide value to an organization. This article shows you how, specifically looking at IT incident categorization and assignment.
Here we look at the real-world operational benefits of using AIOps to connect ITSM and ITOM, and how you can get started.
This articles looks at the number of different ways that machine learning and analytics can transform ITSM systems. Read more here.
IT support organizations need to ensure that they know how to succeed with both chat and self-service to succeed with Chatbot initiatives too. Learn how here.
There’s lots of talk about the potential of chatbots but human-to-human chat could, and should, also be playing a bigger part. Here’s why.
The self-service approach to customer service has gone too far. Can we shift the burden onto an Artificial Intelligence system instead?