Sophisticated IT Service Management (ITSM) saves you time, increases customer satisfaction and promotes the success of your company. Sounds promising? It is! But how can you achieve this? We have compiled ten best practices for you that can make the path to your optimal ITSM easier.
In an era of rapidly advancing technologies, efficient ITSM infrastructures are indispensable for companies. The service desk plays a key role in this as the central point of contact for IT services. However, if support requests are processed manually, it is often error-prone and resource-intensive. Service desk automation therefore offers a solution to eliminate errors and increase the efficiency and quality of IT services. From faster problem resolution to data-driven decision making, find out more about the benefits and key features of this innovative technology!
As the infrastructural basis for modern enterprise software, the Cloud platform has what it takes to transform working life for the better and help companies achieve greater flexibility, productivity and efficiency in an increasingly complex competitive landscape. And the results of a recent survey among Atlassian customers who have completed the migration from on-premise to the Cloud show that these are not just marketing slogans and sales promises.
ITSM teams are in a balancing act between consistency and change: on the one hand, they should offer stable and reliable services, on the other hand, they have to react to constantly changing requirements with service updates. Effective IT Change Management enables you to do both! We explain what you can understand by this, what the change management process can look like and reveal some best practices.
Nowadays, it is a known fact that knowledge within a company should not be lost if at all possible. Arguably, every organization strives to develop strategies to effectively preserve, process, and utilize knowledge for the future. This is especially true for ITSM teams. After all, IT Service Management is all about casting the tasks and activities of IT teams into standardized, reproducible services. It is essential to rely on established solutions to avoid starting from scratch repeatedly. Knowledge once acquired should not have to be reacquired elsewhere. Here is an introduction to the challenges and opportunities of modern knowledge management.
Atlassian has announced pricing adjustments for the Atlassian Cloud that will take effect on 18 October 2023. This involves changes to the list and benefit prices for certain cloud products. In addition, Atlassian is also limiting the execution of automations for Jira Cloud products. These automation limits will take effect on 1 November 2023. We’ll give you an overview of what changes you can expect.
Requesting things from your HR department can be quite time-consuming and annoying. Who do you need to contact if you want to go on a workation? Or how do you book the pool car that your company provides for its employees? We’ll show you how we Seibert Media do this through our Service Desk in Jira Service Management.
For countless software, IT and business teams in tens of thousands of companies, Atlassian products are virtually essential for survival. But they’re not the only tools these teams use, of course. All of these systems produce vast amounts of data – and organisations need ways to turn that data into the right insights to drive good decisions. To support data-driven decision-making, Atlassian last year introduced a feature set called Atlassian Analytics, which has now outgrown the beta stage and is available in the cloud enterprise plans for Jira Software, Jira Service Management and Confluence.
We are seeing seismic shifts in the field of artificial intelligence these days. AI is poised to significantly change the way people work, and it has the potential to dramatically accelerate that work. Atlassian has been using machine learning to improve the user experience of its products for some time. Examples include personalised search results or recommendations when people are mentioned. At the recent customer and user conference Team ’23, Atlassian presented the new generation of AI technologies that are now being implemented in all Atlassian cloud products. This article shows you the possibilities.
Making sure that IT incidents are systematically identified, effectively remedied and followed up in a structured way falls within the scope of IT Service Management. That is why ITSM requires modern incident management, which ideally comprises a cycle of five stages: Preparation, Detection and Alerting, Containment, Remediation, Analysis.