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Five Pitfalls to Avoid When Establishing an IT Change Management Process

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We can all agree that ITIL-aligned policies, processes, and procedures have been shown to produce significant day-to-day operational improvements to an organization. IT Change Management, in particular, is a critical and necessary function that requires continual improvement, because failed changes can result in a whole host of issues including increased infrastructure risk, unexpected costs, damaged service desk credibility, and ultimately,...

5 Tips to Make CSI Stick

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Continual Service Improvement (CSI) seems to be an ITSM process that many IT help desk teams seem to have trouble making stick. Perhaps the reason for this is in the name — it should be continual. In a recent webinar, Tony Ranson, a consultant with the Service Desk Institute (SDI) and someone with a deep understanding of CSI, provided the...

Chasing the CSI Dream? 5 Top Tips to Get Better at Getting Bet

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Quick Take [Infographic] Every service desk/help desk wants to improve how it performs and delivers support. We all want to get better, but what we really need is to get better at getting better. This infographic highlights 5 tips to consider. But how do we realize that CSI dream and embed it in a way that sticks? For most teams, CSI...