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Atlassian tops table for customer satisfaction, 17 tools ranked by customers at #SITS15

The ITSM Review team recently attended the ITSM trade show SITS15 to collect customer reviews of ITSM tools for our new sister site: TOOLS ADVISOR. We wanted to know how SITS15 visitors rated their ITSM tools: How did they rate the tool? is it good value for money? Are the support team responsive, did tool buyers receive a good level of support? How satisfied were they with the product and how likely... 

Mobile: the new frontier for self-service

Artificial Intelligence on the service desk [Holly from RedDwarf]Google searches performed on a mobile device outstripped desktop searches (in certain territories), according to figures released last week. That’s an important milestone in the meteoric use of mobile. Of course, the searches refer to global use of Google, including consumers searching for the nearest pizza joint, and are not necessarily... 

Podcast Episode 11 – Structured Problem Analysis

In Episode 11 of The ITSM Review podcast Rebecca Beach discusses structured problem analysis and problem solving methodologies with guests Simon Morris and Tobias Nyberg. Topics include: Strategic activity Kepner Tregoe Slack time and overload Bias/challenging assumptions Maturity barriers Playing the blame game Sex, drugs and rock-n-roll Books mentioned and further reading/information: The New... 

University of Westminster: From First Call Resolution to Revenue

First call resolution (FCR) measures the proportion of issues that can be addressed during the first call. In theory, the more issues are addressed immediately without the customer having to call back or wait for service – the happier they should be. For the University of Westminster, healthy first call resolution means happier students, which means better ratings in University leader boards, which... 

Coming Soon: ITAM and ITSM Integration Group Test

Our next Group Test will explore the relationship between the IT management disciplines of IT Asset Management (ITAM) and IT Service Management (ITSM). The review will explore the opportunities for managing assets and interacting with ITAM teams whilst maintaining everyday ITSM processes. We’re looking to review: ITSM tools that offer ITAM functionality or integrate with tools that do As well as... 

Imprivata Case Study: Why Limit the Service Desk to IT?

Imprivata is a leading provider of authentication and access management solutions for the healthcare industry. Recall the last time you visited a hospital or medical center, or perhaps watched your favorite medical drama. Health care professionals working in a busy medical environment don’t have time for usernames and passwords to access electronic medical records across multiple IT systems.... 

12th December is Christmas jumper day!

Friday 12th December is Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day. Now in it’s third year, the children’s charity has raised over £1.6M to date. It’s quite simple. Wear your christmas jumper on 12th December and donate. UK readers can TEXT WOOLLY to 70050 to donate £2 see http://jumpers.savethechildren.org.uk/ for further details. Merry Christmas from all the Enterprise Opinions... 

Event Review, itSMF India Annual Conference, Bangalore

itSMF India held their 2nd annual conference at the Vivanta Hotel in Bangalore on the 5th November. My quick video review is below. Some thought provoking presentations, interactive panel sessions and great simulation exercise to finish the day. Congratulations to Suresh GP and the itSMF India team for an excellent conference and thanks for inviting us. Unashamed commercial plug: Suresh GP (Our courteous... 

Podcast Episode 6 – ITIL Manifesto

In this episode regular host Barclay Rae talks to Rob Spencer regarding the ITIL Manifesto initiative. A community effort at articulating the core business values into bite-size chunks, an elevator pitch for ITIL. Links Rob Spencer, itSMF UK Transition SIG Vice-Chair, @ChangeRelease #ITILmanifesto Interview with Rob Spencer (German) “Nutzer sind trotz ITIL unzufrieden – ITIL Projekte scheitern.... 

ITSM Review Reader Analytics

This article provides a summary of the visitor analytics for the ITSM Review over the last twelve months (See also ITAM Review reader analytics) First of all, a sincere thank you to our readers, contributors and followers for your continued support. Our humble little blog served up ITSM content to a mind-boggling 312,963 readers in the last twelve months from just about every country on the planet....