How to Deliver an "App Store" Experience for Enterprise IT and Mobile Apps
IT organizations want to make it easy for employees to access the IT services and apps they need, but how does a Fortune 500 IT organization deliver the simplicity and ease-of-use of an "App Store" for internal services and applications? In this webinar, we will review a case study detailing how Cisco's internal IT organization was able to improve user experience, ensure governance and reduce IT costs by delivering over 300 IT services and 80 mobile apps in less than a year.
We will outline the successes of Cisco IT's service delivery using our internal app store- the Cisco IT "eStore"- providing desktop and mobile users IT-as-a-service. Additionally, we will discuss how a "one-stop-shop" service catalog can be used for IaaS and PaaS to accelerate infrastructure provisioning and application development.
RecordedOct 8 201445 mins
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More IT and computing is moving to public networks such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure. Increasingly, internal/private IT is being restructured to provide similar services. Along with this are changes in the ways applications are being built, deployed, and maintained reflected by the rapid adoption of containers and microservices. What does this mean to IT Service Management and the service desk organization?
Join this webinar to learn w HPE Software and our ITSM Automation (ITSMA) solutions are doing to both take advantage of these trends and also help support these trends. We’ll discuss the benefits to the service desk team of faster deployments, quicker time to value, and reduced administration and maintenance. Please join us to learn more about what HPE ITSMA provides today and what’s coming soon.
Software audits are on the rise costing organizations around the world millions of dollars. Learn how Change and Configuration Management can help protect your organization from penalties and fines resulting from unlicensed software in the Data Center.
James Finister, Global ITSM Strategist at Tata Consultancy and Daniel Breston, DevOps and AgileITSM coach
Why do you want to introduce a new best practice to make the best use of technology? Yes in many cases IT is the 3rd largest budget line item, but are you getting the results you and your customers value from the investments being made?
Is DevOps hype or can DevOps truly deliver value?
Join James Finister, Global ITSM Strategist at Tata Consultancy and Daniel Breston, DevOps and AgileITSM coach, as they seek to answer the question: is DevOps hype or not? Take-away their experience on what is the value of technology and the value of movements like DevOps to you personally and to your organisation.
Mark Smalley, The IT Paradigmologist, ASL BiSL Foundation
This presentation takes a look at the IT function as if it were a regular business department, using well-accepted concepts such as business models and operating models. After introducing the concepts of business models and operating models and applying them to the IT domain, familiar IT bodies of knowledge such as Agile, ASL, BABOK, BiSL, BRMBOK, COBIT, DevOps, IT4IT, and ITIL will be mapped to the models, illustrating where they add value.
Ok let’s be honest: DevOps borrowed many practices from other practices. TOC, Lean, ITSM, SIAM, Agile, Scrum, Kanban, Organisational Change Management (OCM) to name a few. Surely you cannot learn all of these and then figure out how to introduce DevOps as a new way to provide value to all technology investment and management?
How can you fast forward to being able to try DevOps ways of collaboration, communication, faster creation, better feedback and continuous improvement? How can you adopt and adapt the blend to your organisation?
This session discuss what is DevOps as a mix of practices. Then using the technique of Value Stream Mapping, sets the strategic tone to be able to help you discover the WHY, the HOW and the WHAT about DevOps for your organisation. 30-35 minutes of presentation followed by 10-15 minutes of your question by DevOps and leadership coach Daniel Breston.
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Technology Writer and Editor
Recent surveys show that enterprises are adopting DevOps approaches in greater numbers than ever before. This shift is reverberating throughout the technology industry, influencing many other trends, including the popularity of various tools and programming languages, team member salaries, technical debt, security, costs and more. This webinar examines some of the latest research into the impact DevOps is having on enterprise IT and helps IT managers prepare for the sometimes unexpected consequences of embracing DevOps.
Thore Senneset, HEMIT Michael Pott, HPE Kevin Leslie, HPE
HPE Service Manager and Smart Analytics leverage Big Data for the service desk for a better user experience and increased efficiency. It simplifies ticket submission, enables the automatic classification of tickets, as well as fast and proactive problem management.
Hemit (Helse Midt-Norge IT) has been running HPE Service Manager with Smart Analytics for almost two years and will present experiences from this time frame along with thoughts and ideas for the future.
Join this session to gain insights into Big Data Service Desk capabilities and values, and to learn about how Big Data can help you with your service desk.
Heutzutage bevorzugen geschäftliche Anwender eine konsumerorientierte Erfahrung mit der IT. Diese soll insbesondere schnell , anwenderfreundlich und unkompliziert sein und idealerweise die Arbeit der Business-Nutzer optimal unterstützen. Hier hilft IT Service Management der IT Organisation durch das Bereitstellen eines Servicekatalogs, der es den Business Anwendern auf einfache Art und Weise ermöglicht, einen benötigten IT Service und/oder Lösung zu bestellen. Dabei gibt es aber einige Eckpunkte zu beachten, die der Service Katalog idealerweise unterstützen sollte, zum Beispiel:
- Bereitstellen einer genehmigten Liste von Apps und Services, aus denen der Benutzer die richtige Lösung für seine spezifischen Anforderungen wählen kann.
- Transparente Darstellung des Service-Wertes für den Endbenutzer. Sind z.B. keine Kosten mit einen Service Request verknüpft, wird dieser u.U.unnötigerweise beauftragt, was zusätzliche Ausgaben und Arbeit für das IT Team zur Folge hat.
- Möglichkeit zur Erstellung eines einzigen, zentralen Service Katalogs (für IT und Non-IT Services), der klare Preis und Erfüllungs-Definitionen für jeden Service enthält, sollte ebenfalls Ziel bei der Implementierung sein.
- Anwenderfreundliches, mobiles Interface für den Endbenutzer.
Das Webinar stellt die aktuellen Herausforderungen dar, mit denen Unternehmen hier heutzutage konfrontiert sind. Vorgestellt werden auch die 4 notwendigen Schritte hin zu einer Digital Curation im Kontext Service Katalog/Service Request Management. Ergänzt wird das Webinar mit einer kurzen Live Demo eines modernen Service-App-Stores für den digitalen Arbeitsplatz.
Case study examples of using better asset data to improve service, reduce cost & mitigate risk.
Smash the silo: make your key asset data available across the organization, at all times. In this section, we’ll talk a bit about how organizations often silo their support/ticketing systems off from other systems containing key asset data, and why this would matter and introduce potential waste and headaches for an organization.
The hidden costs of a long refresh cycle: Here I discuss the relationship between aged assets and the spike this can cause in support traffic. A look at gaps that can be exposed by having things like asset age, supportability, and current maintenance coverage can help with a refresh strategy.
Proper maintenance coverage: a shortcut to eased support overhead.
Here I’ll talk through a handful of real-world examples where a lack of asset oversight led to actual outages or over-payment by customers we’ve worked with.
Pitfalls of popular maintenance platforms: Discussing some of the ways in which gaps that cause support headaches are systemically introduced by popular maintenance programs such as SmartNET.
Using data to reduce Service Request Resolution Time: Lastly, talk about how to gauge and meter the soft and hard benefits of introducing better data during the support process
The way we purchase has come a long way since the good old days. What used to be a cash based transaction was soon replaced by newer payment methods like wire transfers, plastic money, Bitcoin, Square, Apple Pay, etc. But enterprise service request management has remained the same even as consumer technology has evolved drastically.
The App Store model has redefined the way we consume services. All it takes to purchase a new service is a tap of the thumb – the preferred method to purchase within the confines of your home.
So what can we, as IT leaders, learn from the App Store to make the service request catalog experience better?
Mark Smalley, The IT Paradigmologist, ASL BiSL Foundation
Continual Service Improvement is usually based on the plan–do–check–act (PDCA) cycle. PDCA emerged in the manufacturing era with much emphasis on statistical control. But what if the nature of the environment is more emergent than deterministic? Can the PDCA cycle still be applied and if so, how?
This presentation explores the diverse nature of (organisational) systems, focusing on the relationship between cause and effect. It is based on Dave Snowden’s sense-making Cynefin framework. Snowden distinguishes between 4 system domains. In the Obvious and Complicated domains, systems are predictable; whereas in the Complex and Chaotic domains, they are not.
The main takeaway from this presentation is a better understanding of the nature of systems, and knowing how best to act within the PDCA cycle.
Mark Smalley, also known as The IT Paradigmologist, is specialized in Application Management and Business Information Management. Mark is an IT Management Consultant at Smalley.IT and Ambassador at the ASL BiSL Foundation. He is also affiliated with AllThingsITSM, APMG International, BrightTALK, BRM Institute, GamingWorks, IT4IT Forum, ITPreneurs, Pink Elephant, Taking Service Forward, Topconf, and Van Haren Publishing. Mark has reached out to thousands of IT professionals at more than 100 events in more than 20 countries. Connect with him @marksmalley & www.linkedin.com/in/marksmalley.
Daniel Breston, Business Technology Transitionologist, Ranger4
Continuous is a big word and often used. Continuous Service Improvement, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery or Deployment and I am sure you know of several more.
Continuous is also a scary word as it implies that you are always doing something. Always.
But Continuous can be a friend and if used as such, Continuous can help make you better than Good. Continuous can help make you great.
Learn more about the word Continuous and why by basing it on the blended methodologies of Agile, Lean and ITSM (now known as DevOps) you, your team and your business can be great for your employees and customers.
In this session we explore the concepts of ‘value’ and the challenges facing IT service providers in conveying the value being provided from their IT services and the capabilities of their people. Where customers are unsure of the value provided, then this brings into sharp focus cost and value for money.
A CSI strategy based on a ‘Marginal Gains’ approach recognises that with existing IT services there are always opportunities to add value to the customer from low or no cost enhancements. However, there is no value in CSI if your customers don’t recognise it.
The benefits of CSI need to be communicated and explained in business and customer terms to all relevant stakeholders. This requires the IT service provider to recognise the strategic importance of managing customer perception and developing a communications strategy that provides timely, targeted and relevant information to customers on the value being provided.
Service Desk Institute has just published a new report on corporate self-service of passwords. The report reveals significant difficulties for a majority of large companies when introducing self-service of passwords for end-users. At least 5 major problems cause users to reject self-service.
This Webinar will highlight the results, and present the successful best practices from FastPassCorp, which enables customers to reach 75-90% adoption.
The FastPassCloud solution can be delivered together with HPE Service Anywhere and Service Manager.
The words “Customer Support” and “Customer Service” accurately describe the role of Service Desk and Desktop Support Professionals. Unfortunately, these words sometimes carry negative connotations, and do not accurately convey the strategic potential of user support. The fact is very few support organizations operate in a Strategic Paradigm. The result is that most do not fully exploit the inherent leverage of user support to achieve a competitive advantage for IT.
In this session Jeff Rumburg, Managing Partner at MetricNet, will discuss what it means to be a Strategic Support organization, and provide case study examples of support organizations that operate in a Strategic Support Paradigm.
Attendees of this webcast will learn:
•Three Sources of Leverage in a Strategic Support Organization
•Two Metrics to Measure Your Progress Towards Strategic Significance
•Key Success Factors for Achieving Strategic Enlightenment
•Benchmarking Results from Strategic Support Organizations
Durch neue Technologien ändert sich die Welt um uns herum immer schneller, was auch größere Auswirkungen als jemals zuvor mit sich bringt. Zum Beispiel stellt das Konsumieren von Unternehmens-IT die gängige Arbeitspraxis vor neuen Herausforderungen. Auch die enormer Ausbreitung von Geräten und Endpunkten führt dazu, dass sich Unternehmen mit Internet of Things Strategien beschäftigen müssen. Zudem werden durch Virtualisierung und Cloud Technologien neue, revolutionäre Wege eingeleitet, wie wir heutzutage Services konsumieren. Aber, das Handhaben von komplexen Infrastrukturen ist schwierig, ein erfolgreiches Managen von Änderungen (Changes) über diese vielschichtige Infrastruktur hinweg kann ein “Alles oder Nichts” für ein Unternehmen bedeuten.
Hier nun die richtige Balance zwischen Agilität und Kontrolle zu finden, ist extrem kritisch für eine IT Organisation, die sowohl das Ziel hat, Risiko zu minimieren aber dennoch Business zu ermöglichen.
Dieses Webinar stellt die entscheidenden Grundlagen für einen neuen, modernen Ansatz im Change Management dar (der ebenfalls die Bereiche Configuration und Release Management tangiert), um es IT Abteilungen zu ermöglichen, Changes effektiver durchzuführen:
- Sinnvolle Automation: Eliminieren des Risikos und dies lieber früher als später durchführen
- Von Daten zu Einblicken gelangen: bessere Entscheidungsfindung mit kontextabhängigen Daten
- Gelegenheitsnutzer besser unterstützen: Einfache und intuitive Benutzererfahrung unterstützen
Paul Vos, Sr. SM & Organizational Change Management Consultant
We look to ITIL processes like Change, Release and Configuration Management to give us more control, insight and improved performance just find massive resistance to change.
Time and again our IT improvementS eludes us because of ‘Resistance to change’.
However ‘Resistance to change’ puts the blame on the ‘Resistor’ and absolves our own ineffective and outdated way we implement change
To gain the benefits of next generation Service Management, we need next generation Organizational Change practices to get us there
Join Paul Vos as he challenges your thinking by presenting proven Organizational Change (OCM) best practices and learn how to prevent false starts and change fatigue.
Change does not have to be a frustrating tug of war, learn how to get change right in one go!
Richard Josey, Solution Architect, Edge Service Management by Unisys
In this session Richard Josey will explore the key considerations when implementing or adapting a Change Management process. The following key questions will be addressed:
How do we make sure our change management process is appropriate?
How do we get the intended benefits from our Change Management Process?
How do we embed Change Management in our organization?
What else do we need to consider? How does Change relate to other processes, such as Configuration Management.
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