One of the most commonly asked questions from service desk managers is “What should I be reporting on?” Senior management and even customers aren’t always clear about what they need to know or focus on a very narrow set of KPIs, for example, performance within SLA doesn’t necessarily mean you have happy customers. Quite often
by Scarlett Bayes, Industry Analyst, SDI My previous blog theorised the ways in which DevOps thinking can impact the service desk, but this got me thinking about how IT departments following a DevOps approach will communicate with other teams and business factions. For this, I wanted to ask some DevOps experts who have experienced
Take a look at this interview by Service Automation Framework with SDI’s Chief Value and Innovation Officer, David Wright. [see original post] Re-published as part of our Industry 4.0 Series exploring the changing world of work, service and technology and the relationship between them. As a species, we’ve been shaping our environment and crafting ways to help
While understanding of GDPR has improved, the specifics of how it will impact functions such as the service desk are not as clear. The new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force in May 2018, and if your organisation is not already well prepared then you need to take urgent action right now.
by Scarlett Bayes, Industry Analyst, SDI This blog will not focus on how DevOps in its truest form will impact the service desk directly, but more on how the culture and mentality of continuous delivery, collaboration and communication, and leveraging automation can benefit the service desk in terms of shortening time to resolution and fulfilment. DevOps is more than a new way