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Improve performance by displaying "just enough" data

Posted by ServiceNow on Mar 9, 2018 9:58:12 AM

"More is better." There's a statement to spark a debate if ever there was one. Arguably in some situations, this is true. For example "I have more time to do the things I want because ServiceNow helped me streamline my department's work." When it comes to choosing how many rows you want to see in each list in the application, it pays to be a bit more discerning. Just because you "can" display 1,000 rows in a list does not mean that you "should." If your users are complaining of slow form load times or that the system is slow to save records and show them their work list, you may be able to improve performance by displaying "just enough" data.

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Topics: CIO, Technology, Cloud, CEO, Digitaltransformation, ServiceNow, servicemanagement, devops, security, cyber security

The Role of the CISO in Preventing Data Breaches

Posted by David de Matias Batalla on Mar 8, 2018 12:24:25 PM

In these times of unabated data breaches, the typical Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) must feel like a moving target in a shooting gallery. It’s not a matter of whether an attack and possible breach will occur, it’s a matter of when. Being a CISO is a fascinating and important job. Often, though, it’s a thankless one.

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Topics: CIO, Technology, Cloud, CEO, Digitaltransformation, ServiceNow, servicemanagement, devops, security, cyber security, CISO

ITOM & ITIM in Industry 4.0 The digital transformation in ITOM

Posted by Raúl Poveda on Mar 7, 2018 4:41:10 PM

The evolution of the way of doing business in Industry 4.0 is putting the IT operations teams in an extreme situation. The devices to monitor and control every day are greater, they mix; technologies, protocols and hybrid environments (cloud & on premise) including IoT and huge amounts of very heterogeneous information to be treated. All of this while maintaining a high degree of adaptability and agility, but also ensuring the correct stability and high levels of performance without misleading the correct control of costs. The demand of the business is diverse complex and the participation of IT in it is vital to not lose growth or quota in a more demanding market every day.

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Topics: CIO, Technology, Cloud, ITSM, CEO, SaaS, Digitaltransformation, ServiceNow, servicemanagement, devops, Nexthink, Zenoss, Digital Strategies, it service management

How to Improve the Customer Experience Using Internet of Things

Posted by David de Matias Batalla on Mar 6, 2018 9:24:00 AM

According with Tom Raftery, It’s hard to overstate the value of delivering an excellent customer experience. For many customers, a huge majority of the buying experience is based on how they feel they are being treated. Some would even pay more for a better customer experience. Considering the proven value of loyal customers and the high cost of acquiring new ones, it only makes sense to keep them happy. The Internet of Things (IoT) can help.

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Topics: CIO, customerservice, Technology, Cloud, CEO, change management, Digitaltransformation, ServiceNow, servicemanagement, devops, Onboarding Plan, Customer Experience

You're Doing It Wrong: What to Measure in Customer Service

Posted by ServiceNow on Mar 2, 2018 9:03:47 AM

ServiceNow share Last week how early on in my career I managed a technical support and customer service center and service was considered a cost center and a necessary evil. How times have changed, and how far most companies have come in changing that perception!

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Topics: CIO, Technology, Cloud, CEO, Digitaltransformation, ServiceNow, servicemanagement, devops, security, cyber security

The Costly Impact of Data Privacy Failure

Posted by David de Matias Batalla on Feb 28, 2018 3:50:14 PM

The aim of Data Privacy Day is to help people around the world understand how their personal information is being collected and used – in addition to understanding how they can keep their data safe from cybercrime. Data Privacy Day commemorates the 1981 signing of Convention 108, the first legally binding international treaty related to data protection and privacy; it was first initiated in Europe in 2007 and was adopted in the US and Canada in 2008.

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Topics: CIO, Technology, Cloud, CEO, Digitaltransformation, ServiceNow, servicemanagement, devops, security, cyber security

Customer Service Trends: Operations Become Smarter and More Strategic

Posted by David de Matias Batalla on Feb 27, 2018 12:31:12 PM

In today's world, customers decide how customer-centric a company is. Good customer service should capture the fundamentals of a great experience: ease, effectiveness, and emotion.  For many companies, this level of service is a cornerstone of their customer experience strategy, and good customer experiences can help control costs.

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Topics: CIO, customerservice, Technology, Cloud, CEO, change management, Digitaltransformation, ServiceNow, servicemanagement, devops, Onboarding Plan, Customer Experience

Cyber security is becoming a strategic goal

Posted by David de Matias Batalla on Feb 21, 2018 12:42:08 PM

Companies suffer the greatest damage as a result of cyber security incidents relating to their partners, according to research. This is the finding of a study examining whether cyber security is a cost centre or a strategic investment by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International.

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Topics: CIO, Technology, Cloud, CEO, Digitaltransformation, ServiceNow, servicemanagement, devops, security, cyber security

7 Steps to Deliver an Excellent Customer Service

Posted by David de Matias Batalla on Feb 20, 2018 2:01:27 PM

Customer expectations are on the rise, but in parallel, there is a growing range of tools making customer service simple and more effective. Today, good firms have to keep track of (or even anticipate) changes in customer service standards and also choose the right solutions to meet the ever-increasing customer demands. 

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Topics: CIO, HR, Technology, Cloud, CEO, change management, Digitaltransformation, ServiceNow, servicemanagement, devops, HR Manager, HR management, Onboarding Plan

5 Trends in Cybersecurity for 2018

Posted by David de Matias Batalla on Feb 14, 2018 2:41:27 PM

Cybersecurity remains a hot topic in 2018. In 2017 it managed to dominate global news for days during the ransomware “WannaCry” outbreak. Although on one hand cybersecurity systems constantly improve and become able to face cyberthreats, cyberattacks are evolving at the same speed and beat more complex cybersecurity systems every day. Being prepared means staying on top of the latest trends in cybersecurity. In this blog we’ve identified five cybersecurity trends to watch in 2018!

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Topics: CIO, Technology, Cloud, CEO, Digitaltransformation, ServiceNow, servicemanagement, devops, security, cyber security

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