Are you encouraging your employees to share their knowledge?

In the past companies suffered because employees were sitting on knowledge and not sharing it with their colleagues. The end result has been that employees were not working effectively since they have had trouble accessing critical organizational knowledge. Luckily, this trend is changing.

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3 steps to “On-boarding” success with Self Service

Can something as simple as introducing new staff the right way really improve a large company’s performance? My answer to this is YES, it really can! The key is keeping the information they need where the employees go to find the answers to all their questions – in the self service solution.

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Common questions related to the adoption of KCS

Many support organizations have started to align their support model with Knowledge Centered Support (KCS) as their methodology for working effectively with knowledge. In this article we reply to the most commonly asked questions related to the adoption of KCS.

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How do you evaluate employees without rating them?

More and more companies move away from the traditional rating-based performance model in the organization. It makes sense to focus on goals instead of activities. You want your company (and employees) to grow and develop, and in order to do so, you need to focus on the right things. Measuring activities will give you an unfortunate result as your staff will focus on achieving what you are asking for, and nothing more.

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Great focus on Knowledge at Fusion 15 in New Orleans

ComAround was recently a vendor sponsor of the Fusion 15 Conference & Expo in New Orleans. The discussions have definitely changed since last year’s conference, with an increased focus on knowledge. Many of the attendees we spoke with had great interest in learning how to effectively leverage their existing knowledge base.

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Your first line resolution should be low!

It is an undeniable fact that CIO´s and CFO´s across the globe’s Fortune 500 companies have measured how well their company’s first line resolution rate performs as an important KPI. The higher the resolution rate the better. I dare to say “No”.

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Cherwell – integration that’s making a difference

As a partner of Cherwell, ComAround was a platinum sponsor at the third annual Cherwell Global Conference in Colorado Springs on September 1-4. The many interesting discussions we had with the attendees demonstrated that there is a great need for accurate and relevant knowledge base content within support organizations today.

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That’s why service desk should use self-service as a support channel

Self service means to obtain answers to questions by yourself, without having to contact the staffed support function. This is 6 reasones why a Service Desk should use self-service as a support channel to their customers. Read more

Self-service close at hand

At the office, we all work long hours in order to meet fast approaching deadlines. The last thing we want is for our basic programs such as Outlook, Word, or Excel to provide us with yet another obstacle to overcome. We do not have the time to contact the service desk for simple tasks. It takes time to contact the service desk, and it can even be a bit embarrassing to ask these questions. I mean, I do not want to be that person that makes the service desk sigh and laugh about. There has to be a better way, right?

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