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.
This article shares some of the key findings from the joint ITSMtools and Praecipio 2021 State of Service Management Report across five key areas of: business value, employee wellbeing, service management, technology, and experience and improvement.
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.
The increase in home working – and the increase in technology spending to support remote workers – has been necessary. However, this was a different challenge from what came before and the shift involved some new ways of working and less control over processes than IT teams would normally like. But now, what next?
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?