A new service or tool won’t automatically perform miracles if you don’t do anything useful with it. You must decide on a strategy and get people to follow it if you’re to be successful. In this blog, I describe the most important elements of a support strategy for self service and the importance of setting […]
About Therese Walve
Therese Walve is Marketing Manager at ComAround. She has 15 years of experience in marketing and has previously worked as an advisor focusing on online marketing. She holds a master’s degree in economics from Stockholm University and is KCS v6 Practices certified.
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How can we get users to look for help in a self-service system rather than in the usual way, by contacting staffed support? When a new way of working with new routines is to be implemented, it means change to the existing situation. People react differently to change. The blog article gives you basic knowledge […]
Järfälla Municipality, outside Stockholm, has been using web-based self-service as a support channel for seven years. Last year, they decided to introduce Zero Level support as a stage before first line. Zero Level support is expected to solve 40% of all incoming cases. The challenge is to get users to help themselves via self-service.I have […]
In the previous two blogs about Järfälla Municipality, outside Stockholm, I have described its IT department’s challenges and how they are currently using web-based self-service in their activities. For this blog, I interviewed IT Manager Hans Berkvall about why they are taking the next step and introducing Zero Level support as a stage before first […]
Most of Sweden’s IT managers believe web-based self-service provides effective support. They also think the biggest challenge is to get users to solve their problems using web-based self service instead of contacting support staff.
The municipality of Järfälla in Sweden has opted to introduce Zero Level support for its operations. In my first blog, I explained about the the IT department’s organisation, targets, challenges and support methods. In this blog, I will be looking at how they use web-based self service at present before the introduction of Zero Level […]
The municipality of Järfälla in Sweden has implemented a major internal change of IT. This has resulted in dissatisfaction among users. The IT department at the municipality of Järfälla has chosen to introduce Zero Level support in order to create a happier organisation and a more positive image for the IT department. I will be […]
Do you focus on users when you offer support via self-service? Support functions often focus on rationalising their support organisation and measuring the number of cases resolved and how long it takes to deal with a case. How many of you measure users’ commitment to solve their problems via self-service?
Volkswagen Group Sweden has been using ComAround’s web-based self-service feature for more than a year now as a step before first line support. This is known as zero level support. The biggest challenge involves changing the behaviour of users.