In this 2019-focused article, Stephen Mann asks whether the ITSM industry’s love of next-year predictions are as helpful as they could be. And whether, for 2019, we should be more realistic about what we will, or can, achieve.
Corporate IT service desks have long understood the opportunity, and benefits, of knowledge management, but far too many continue to struggle to make the most of what their service desk agents, and the wider IT organization, already know. The question is: why is this?
This article aims to provide an overview of the different types of knowledge bases available. The question we want to answer here is: “Is it better for your company to use an internal knowledge base (that’s built into your ITSM tool) or an external knowledge base provided by a third party?”
This article discusses a variety of common barriers to knowledge management success – from getting started to day-to-day operational challenges; and offers up a variety of advice to get your knowledge management journey right, exploit existing knowledge, and avoid common “people” issues.
What is the current take up of knowledge management across the globe, how does it differ by location, and what does this research indicate about ITSM and knowledge management in general? This article explores.
Knowledge management as a corporate capability is nothing new, but still too few organizations are realizing its value (or doing it badly). Here we look at 18 benefits of knowledge exploitation from the perspective of business outcomes, operations, people, and customers.