Tag Archives: self-service

Self-Service or Not, What We Can’t Measure Is Important Too

Questions around the performance of IT self-service, compared to more traditional IT support access and communication channels, opens up a “can of worms” re the IT issues that never make it to any IT support channel. Self-service isn’t a new idea anymore, it’s mainstream IT service management (ITSM) behavior. Just about every organization – and, […]

5 Tips for Coping with the Service Desk’s Post-Holiday Rush

Who doesn’t love the holidays? The feeling of goodwill, the great TV, seeing friends and family. How awesome is the holiday period? But here’s the thing, when the first week of work post-holidays rolls around, having chocolate for breakfast and drinking your own body weight in alcohol will become a distant memory once reality sets […]

15 Tips for Getting Started with Self-Service – Part 2

In my previous blog, I offered up eight tips for getting started with self-service. Here I offer another seven. 9. Plan Ahead for Future Non-IT Use If the new self-service capability works for IT, then end users will expect something similar for other corporate service providers such HR and facilities. Or non-IT use case scenarios […]