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9 Important ITSM Statistics

This ITSM statistics article shares a number of key data points that will help ITSM pros to make decisions about their future IT service delivery and support capabilities.
ITSM and ESM tool vendors have developed intelligent solutions that integrate AI into their solutions. These ITSM tools include AI modules or integrate AI to address a variety of business concerns, including worker shortages, as well as improving the end-user experience.
Does your IT organization understand how well it’s meeting productivity-related factors for employees? Read this article to discover four tips for driving productivity improving decisions with employee data.
Here Sarah Lahav, CEO, SysAid has written about using experience data to first understand where your organization currently is, and second to drive the required improvements. Get the help you need related to employee experience and read it now.
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on our community. It was rough, and now that the world is returning to normal, here are some things to look forward to at in-person ITSM events such as SITS 2022.
Here Sophie Danby shares a list of what she believes are currently the best ITSM blog sites including vendors, member organizations and consultancies. There’s 40 in total. Read the list here.
What is a “problem”? If your mindset is influenced by ITIL, you might be missing out on the inherent potential of problem management. Here Michael Keeling explains.
Knowledge hoarding is a big challenge organizations face today. To this end, AI-enabled tools have considerable potential to manage data and help organizations to transform people’s experiences and knowledge accumulated over time into collective knowledge for the organization.
The typical patch management process consists of much more than simply implementing the update. Alongside the physical deployment, each organization will have its own change management process. This work can be tedious, thankless, and time-consuming. This article offers help to make patching easier.
Have you not changed your ITSM tool in years because making minor changes is too cumbersome and expensive? Then it might be time to move on. The good news is that most modern ITSM tools provide task automation and easy reporting to save valuable time and resources.
How can you combat the downsides of remote and hybrid work? Nancy Louisnord shares four tips for how an effective service management and knowledge management strategy can help.
If you work in, manage, or are responsible for the performance of an IT support team – whether in-house or outsourced – and are looking to understand better how the increasing profile of, and demands related to, employee experience affects it, then this blog is for you. 
Have you ever been told that your business must do something because ITIL/Agile/DevOps, etc. “says so”? If the answer is ‘yes,’ you have been exposed to the zombie experience virus… though most people don’t realize it.
This article looks at SLAs in a SIAM world. That to succeed (with SIAM), your organization’s service architecture model must be well understood, with the third-party service providers, the SIAM function, and internal service providers working well together.
We asked our readers which topic areas they and their fellow ITSM practitioners would like content-related help with in 2022, and here we share the results.