How to motivate your employees to use their new Knowledge Tool

Your organization has spent many hours researching, selecting, and launching a great new technology. A cloud based knowledge solution will revolutionize the way your organization brings company knowledge together. The challenge is making sure that your employees will adopt and work with the knowledge tool, versus continuing the habit of contacting the service desk first?

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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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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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Part 4: Resolve more cases with self-service – the importance of support from management

The management staff constitutes an important tool for changing behavior in an organization. Include them early in the process, use best practices, references and provide prompt feedback on progress.

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Part 3: Resolve more cases with self-service – Tool for understanding and changing user behavior

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 of the change process that is essential for changing user behavior.

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KCS: Using Gamification for reward and recognition

Gamification is the application of game design and game mechanics in a work or social setting to motivate individuals and teams to perform specific and often repetitive actions. A core principle of KCS is rewarding and recognizing effort, and it has proven to be a successful combination when used with gamification to achieve this, both immediate and long term. In this article you will learn about the goals of reward and recognition, how to calculate the scoring and how to steer the content work with gamification.

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