Entries by Per Strand

How to benefit from KCS functionality by integrating a KCS v6 Verified tool into your ITSM suite in just a few days

More and more enterprise organizations are starting to practice the Knowledge-Centered Service (KCS) knowledge methodology. This methodology is without doubt best applied with the support of a tool that is KCS Verified and which supports all eight processes in the solve-and-evolve cycle. However, there are only a small number of software vendors and tools – including ComAround Knowledge™ – that fully support this process.

How to speed up the transformation to digital in manufacturing – with the help of Knowledge

The manufacturing industry is transforming at a rapid pace. Advances in AI, analytics, IoT and 3D printing are transforming the business of manufacturing industries and they are accelerating transformation by the use of digital technologies, platforms and ecosystems to modernize traditional manufacturing value chains. More and more manufacturing companies understands that their collective knowledge and wisdom is the largest untapped asset in the organization.

The Digital Native – A challenge or a source of power within the support organization?

Whatever we call them, there will continue to come new younger groups of people that has a new relationship to everything that is digital and new technology then previous groups. It can be a challenge but also a great source of power. It is my experience that organizations that succeed with establishing good self-service are also good at involving younger employees in developing solutions.

The support iceberg is growing 24/7 – opportunity or threat?

A large number of recurring support issues that are often dealt with manually by the support team can and should be directed to self-service. But the key value is created when we increase the level of service and make the support organization more important and of greater value for the whole organization. We supply real customer benefits. As service-oriented support organizations and service desks, how do we address the new generation of employees, the old generation’s new behaviors, and new technology?

Knowledge – The shift to good enough

The traditional viewpoint that every article created should be perfect has no connection to how we consume and process information. Support organizations that realize it’s impossible to create perfect knowledge articles will succeed with knowledge management. Successful support organizations develop methods for the early identification of new issues, and they create effective articles that resolve the new issues.

The Hero is The King – Not Content

This is a 4- step guide on how to make your self service knowledge base a success and one of your must valuable assets. This guide is aimed at those who want to enhance an existing knowledge base as well as those who are planning for a new knowledge solution.