Service Effectiveness

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How to Establish Accountability in ITSM to Succeed with Your Project Goals

What separates IT projects and initiatives that fail from the ones that succeed? Often, it comes down to accountability. IT teams that understand what they are accountable for and that...

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Establish Change Risk Metrics to Drive IT Agility

Risks in the production environment can have major consequences for  users and the bottom line. Change risk is a particularly egregious driver of production risk. Modern organizations are strongly invested...

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How to Start Analyzing Your IT Process Data Today
How to Start Analyzing Your IT Process Data Today

The thought of transitioning to a data-centered culture, where all of your IT process data is consistently analyzed and used for decision making, can feel overwhelming. You may think that...

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IT Service Delivery Friction: Defining It, Identifying It, and Eliminating It

When friction develops between processes  or IT teams, it can slam on the brakes for speed to value. The sources of friction often stem from mismatched delivery cadences between agile...

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How Success Should Be Defined for an IT Department in an Organization
How Success Should Be Defined for an IT Department in an Organization

Defining success for an IT department based on meeting goals and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) can lead to steadier, more measurable long-term improvement for the entire organization. KPIs also allow...

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3 Ways to Improve Your Service Provider Relationships and Save $1.2M

If you’re like most IT teams, about 10% of your budget is out of your hands. That’s the portion devoted to outsourcing.   The solution to getting the most out...

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My Journey to Numerify

Hello, my name is Ben Sapp and I want to share a bit about myself, my background in IT, and why I decided to come to work for Numerify. I...

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Using Analytics to Drive Win-Win Relationships with your IT Service Providers

IT's role in the enterprise is growing — as is its budget and a pressure to deliver new and more innovative services. At the same time, the supply base is...

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Pilgrimage to Insight

This Sunday, Numerify heads to Vegas for our third year sponsoring the Pink Elephant IT Service Management conference. Browsing the Pink website, one discovers an agenda filled with a daunting...

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3 New Technologies that are Making Waves in the Service Industry

Recently I had a rather lousy customer service experience: I had to call a major company’s support department seven times over 72 hours, a number of which were due to...

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