People Articles

In 2022 ITSM professionals need to take more time to think through their long-term strategy and lay the groundwork for future improvements. Here TOPdesk details what to expect.
The ability to measure employee experience isn’t yet something that’s natively included within ITSM tools. To help, this Solution Snapshot explains what can be achieved by a small sample of digital experience management or DEX solutions.
As we kick off 2022 it’s time for you – our readers – to let us know which topics you need the most help with in the year ahead, by completing our quick one-question poll. Vote here.
This article by Sami Kallio explains why a culture change is needed to be successful with employee experience improvement and how to bring it about across the whole of IT.
We asked 35 industry authorities for their thoughts on how practitioners should be improving themselves next year. From widening their knowledge, skills, and experience to listening more, here’s what they had to say.
Digital transformation efforts must be built around people and their expectations, not the technological capabilities that are now available. Here Sami Kallio discusses why introducing the right mechanisms and metrics, employing data-driven decision making, and driving the needed cultural change, is so important.
Have you ever stopped to think about the effects – both positive and negative – of working on an IT service desk? This article digs into service-desk-analyst work motivation and how it impacts their performance.
Time is our most precious currency. It has a monetary value. But if time is our most precious currency, then why are we not treating it that way, and using the language of value when we talk about the way we spend it?
As a leader, expecting your team to be open about their mental health at work without leading by example is entirely unrealistic. Here Emma Vallely explains why, and also why one-off reactive pieces of support for mental health don’t really help either.
This article by Sami Kallio explains how experience data can be employed not only to measure outcomes and value, but also to highlight issues, better understand the root causes, and help construct the required solutions.
Collaboration works best when three key elements are met: it’s low friction, it’s persistent, and it’s dynamic. In this article Jason Stonehouse addresses what each of these elements means.
Collaboration. It’s the latest people-related, industry buzzword-bingo word, triggered by another hot topic buzzword, value streams, which imply end-to-end working. But how does your organization get better at collaboration?
Organizations are increasingly aware of the importance of employee experience to business operations and outcomes. In particular, that the quality of IT service delivery and support plays an important role – especially in facilitating employee productivity. But how do you measure and improve the employee experience?
This article by Patrick Bolger outlines five key steps for improving your operations and outcomes through the creation of the right environment for effective collaboration.
Since the pandemic started, how well have remote workers been supported by IT and how does the status quo need to change to better support remote work going forward?