Support has been relentless in the pursuit of continuous improvement, yet the function of Support has remained fundamentally unchanged for decades. AI is a critical catalyst that will help enable an inevitable Support transformation. This article introduces 6 ways to apply AI to technical support.
Using an accurate measure of deflection is imperative. If not measured correctly it is easy to overstate the impact of self-help and service automation on assisted support demand. The average rate of case deflection within the technology industry is 23%. For some companies deflecting 23% of the assisted support demand is extraordinary, while for other companies there is considerable room for improvement.
Resideo is a 2019 Top Ten winner in our large company group. This is their first time in the Top Ten and they are to be commended for doing so well. That said, it is apparent that they still have a ways to go to catch up to some of the more elite companies, such as Red Hat. This is a very good start, however and a great achievement for them. We look forward to seeing how they continue to improve their site next year. Learn how the Resideo team has developed its most recent web support capabilities and been recognized by the ASP for their web support efforts.
RedHat is a 2019 Top Ten winner in the large-sized company group. This was their ninth win in a row. They are obviously doing many things right. RedHat’s many wins highlight their continuing site improvement efforts. They appear to understand user expectations for support continue to change and they must continue their efforts to improve all aspects of their self-service site and its use, such as through Google. This company does not rest on their laurels, but works hard to continue to evolve their site. Learn how the Red Hat team has developed its most recent web support capabilities and been recognized nine times by the ASP for their web support efforts.
NetApp is a 2019 Top Ten winner in the large-sized company group. This was their second win in the past two years. Learn how the NetApp team has developed its most recent web support capabilities.
Quest is a 2019 Top Ten winner in the medium-sized company group. Learn how the Quest team has developed its most recent web support capabilities and been recognized five times by the ASP for their web support efforts (as Quest Software and as part of Dell). This report includes Top Ten Judges Comments (new for 2019) and the winning essay submitted by the Quest team.
Web Support Best Practices, Benchmarks and Observations from the 2019 ASP Top Ten Awards Competition Now Available
Web support best practices, benchmarks and observations from the 2019 ASP Top Ten Awards competition are now available in two new report from the ASP.
This article introduces seven critical steps for successful service delivery automation and examines the intricacies and challenges associated with automating service processes.
This year was our 21st competition of support websites and based on the learning from all these past years, we made significant changes to our scoring model. With the 2019 Top Ten Report soon to be published, we’re excited to announce some changes and improvements to the report itself and ASP as a whole which will help deliver ever more value to our members.
The Service Innovation Series highlights examples of innovative approaches companies take to achieve service excellence. In this Service Innovation profile, we feature IBM’s use of its own Watson technologies as a platform to deliver a new approach to service delivery – Cognitive Support. Read on to learn about IBM Cognitive Support.