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IT is a critical business function, with any significant outage a disaster – exactly why the CIO should have a seat on the Board. So why does the question of whether IT is part of the business or a supplier persist? Is IT the victim of an injustice or maybe just super-bad at PR? Let’s take a look.
How can enterprise service management (ESM) benefit educational institutions (schools and higher education) by making service delivery and support more efficient and effective through the leveraging of existing IT investments? Here we explore, with examples of what ESM looks like in the education sector.
There’s one major area of IT that unlike the rest isn’t clearly defined — the people. And it’s why effective stakeholder management is so vital to your IT success. Here we dig into what stakeholder management is and provide a simple, five-step framework to help manage your stakeholders more effectively.
After attending a demonstration of live, real-time, security threat hunting, Daniel Card was left disappointed. So for this article he decided – in line with his research – to hunt out some real-life security threats on the internet on his own. Here you can get the lowdown and see the actual data he found.
The new, and higher, expectations of digital consumers – which includes employees – now means that IT organizations need to reassess their IT support services and capabilities across four key areas including service support strategies and service desk operating models; here Sarah Lahav discusses all four.
Here Paul Wilkinson discusses a key enabler of COBIT – “Culture, Ethics and Behavior” – which can help address people-related issues, and queries why it isn’t seen as sufficiently critical to warrant its further development.
Yes you should aim to solve tickets as quickly as possible, but there’s more to it than that. Meeting an SLA doesn’t guarantee that the customer is happy. You need to put the emphasis on customer experience. You need XLAs, and here’s why.
Digital transformation is a massive undertaking, but you can take advantage of a quick win building on what you already have – your ITSM tool. Find out more here.
Some corporate IT organizations feel uncomfortable with the term “customer experience” when referring to internal end users. So, is employee experience a better term? And if it is, what are the barriers to success and how can you get it right? This article explains all.
IT isn’t about adding in new technology or automating processes with the latest gadgets and gizmos or buzzword solutions. It’s about facilitating more business value. So how should IT organizations focus on and demonstrate the business value they deliver?
In this article Daniel Card offers up ten key elements that he thinks enables risk management to bring about business value (and to increase the security posture). Take a look.