Service Desk solutions / ITIL service
With its comprehensive range of process design, automation and analysis tools, bpm'online ITIL service helps to increase the effectiveness of implementing ITIL recommendations, tailored to individual business requirements and organizational structure.
Automate key business processes using a powerful yet simple visual process designer. Model processes in BPMN using preconfigured elements for creating activities (tasks, calls, and emails), working with pages, processing data, and invoking external services.
Take advantage of ITIL recommendations and process-driven ITSM approach to streamline services management and delivery. Pre-packaged best practice processes help to simplify daily routine and increase service efficiency – your service agents just need to follow clear guidelines for each step of the process.
Automate any customer service processes – from case management to problem resolution. Best practice processes are already built in the system, but they also can be easily modified to fit any specific service model.
Keep track of any process metrics (duration, average time of running, maximum and minimum values, etc.) and view them from different angles (agents, support lines, services, etc.). Visualize data using dashboards, identify and eliminate bottlenecks in your processes with the help of process log.
Keep all customer data in one place. Access a complete customer profile in the bpm’online ITIL service, including contact data, social profiles, history of interactions, cases submitted. Having a 360-degree customer view will help you build service strategy and improve your service delivery.
Build relationships with customers based on a complete service history. Bpm’online ITIL service keeps track of every interaction with the client, including tasks, calls and messages, cases submitted and resolved, services used and service level agreements.
Analyze your customer database to make data-driven decision in the continual service improvement process. Analyze customer base from different angles to quickly respond to changing customer needs. For example, identify services used by the greatest number of customers or customers who submit the greatest number of cases. Customize dashboards in the bpm’online ITIL service to always keep an eye on the key performance indicators.
Use bpm’online’s communication panel to make calls and receive messages directly in the system. When handling a call bpm’online ITIL service automatically displays the customer profile so you can instantly access critical data and provide more personalized service. The system also allows setting up the Quick Dial panel.
Manage messages from multiple email boxes in a single unified environment – bpm’online ITIL service. Each email can be linked to the relevant account, case, service agreement or other object. Integration with MS Exchange and Google enables you to merge all your email boxes and keep track of the correspondence in bpm’online ITIL service.
All the tools needed to handle calls more efficiently are available in bpm’online ITIL service. Make and receive calls directly in the system, keep complete call history, and monitor the quality of work of your service agents.
Make the case resolution process transparent to your customers through Customer Portal. It allows customers to manage their user accounts and profiles, and track progress of their case resolution. They can also quickly find relevant articles in the knowledge base to resolve cases without agents’ assistance, which will reduce the load on the Service Desk.
Enterprise social network (ESN) enables employees to better engage, collaborate, and share information. Sign up for updates from different channels, projects, or contacts. ESN allows users in different departments, business units, and geographies to discuss cases and problems, share best practices, get answers to questions, ‘like’ or comment on posts, thus increasing employee engagement and productivity.
Manage your daily tasks more effectively using the pre-configured single window interface. The Agent Home allows agents to easily manage case queues, make multiuser communications, share the information via ESN and monitor their own performance in a single window.
Control and manage inbound and outbound communications easily with bpm’online customer engagement center. Use the queue configuration tool to plan activities regarding cases, set queue parameters, define priorities and assign agents.
Regardless of the complexity of your IT infrastructure and the size of your Service Desk, be certain you can store all services in a single unified environment of bpm’online ITIL service. A complete and up to date service catalogue will help you to regulate service processes and offer your customers subscriptions to different services.
Use the pre-built specifications to design new services in the catalogue. You can manage the technical characteristics and timeframes, appoint Service Desk engineers by their skills to handle appropriate cases, link configuration items and service agreements.
Ensure quick launch of new service operations by simply adding them to the service packages of relevant service levels. Connect new services to valid service contracts and publish them on Customer portal.
Register in bpm’online all types of service agreements needed to service your customers according to different service levels. You can formalize the terms of cooperation with both, customers (SLA) and Service Desk units (OLA).
Define all the necessary service parameters while activating new service agreement. You can also set up a calendar and indicate actual duration of the agreement. The system allows the defining of key service objects and services. In order to organize the work with external service providers (UC) the user can simply fill in information about a provider.
Run a single database of all company’s configuration items (CI) and service assets. Bpm’online ITIL service helps to keep records on hardware, software, licenses, network components and documentation necessary for the seamless service provision.
Create a single list of all CIs including detailed information about each item. In bpm’online ITIL service you can register inventory number, category and type, define model and indicate technical characteristics, run a list of colleagues and customers that use this particular CI. The system can also configure dependencies on other configuration items and a list of components.
Register all customer cases in bpm’online ITIL service. Arrange cases by categories: incidents, service requests, advisory services. The system allows the assigning of agents or groups of agents, regulation of resolution timeframes and management of communications.
Take advantage of the best practice model for the Service Desk organizational structure in bpm’online ITIL service. You can easily manage roles, define functions and authorities. Use pre-configured workplaces to improve agents’ productivity and facilitate their daily activities.
Manage incidents using a pre-built best practice business process. The out-of-the-box process is fully compatible with ITIL recommendations and contains the right sequence of actions to help Service Desk agents resolve incidents most timely and with maximum efficiency. On each step of the process the system helps to control deadlines, prompts important notifications and useful tips.
Set up a Service Desk email address and register incidents automatically from incoming emails. Tools for quick filing of key information about a customer and incident details makes it easier to provide timely and accurate service.
Classify incidents by following the pre-configured best practice process. On the categorization stage an incident falls into the general pool of new cases. The priority of the case is defined taking into consideration urgency and impact level, service agreement, service and connected CIs.
Use system data to draw conclusions as to whether the incident was a recurring mass phenomenon. A service agent can also search for similar incidents, registered problems or documented known errors.
Run incident diagnostics, formalize resolution and provide information to customers. If needed, you can escalate the incident to a higher support line or supervisor.
Complete incident resolution process by formalizing its results. Bpm’online ITIL service automatically sends a request for customer feedback in order to evaluate the level of customer satisfaction and service quality.
Store all identified problems in the infrastructure and service processes in bpm’online ITIL service. The system helps preventing recurring mass incidents and proactively informs customers about known errors.
Combine knowledge about all services, CIs and known errors in a unified knowledge base in bpm’online ITIL service. By using knowledge base articles, you will be able to close cases in the most timely manner and efficiently train Service Desk agents.
Constantly audit your knowledge base and update its articles. The system’s features allow you to define the most popular articles, as well as rate and comment on records.
Plan all changes in bpm’online ITIL service in order to eliminate known errors in the infrastructure and improve overall quality of IT services. The system allows you to keep a single list of change requests, manage priorities and supervise quality.
Initiate, plan and implement changes with maximum efficiency by following the step-by-step pre-configured process for change management. The process contains ITIL best practices and helps to eliminate known errors quickly and efficiently, as well as improve IT service continuity and availability.
Take control and ensure implementation of planned changes. Track factual workload, estimate quality of interim results, deadlines, potential risks and possible deviations from the plan.
Store a complete information about planned and implemented releases in bpm’online ITIL service. The system helps to keep track of workloads, teams and deadlines associated with a release. You can specify the list of changes that should be included into a particular release and ensure their successful implementation.
Manage history of releases with bpm’online ITIL service. The system allows for the gathering of data on all changes and problems identified in the course of implementation, as well as tracking the history of a;; completed activities.
Employ a built-in utility for data migration to and from Excel to quickly import or export your accounts and contacts data, which can include information about both, customers and staff.
Enjoy seamless integration with Microsoft Exchange to simplify the procedure of synchronizing email, contacts, and tasks. Adjust the frequency of synchronization (daily, hourly or more frequent) and always have all the relevant data on hand.
Take advantage of a two-way integration with your Google account and synchronize emails, calendar and contacts. There is no more need for switching between applications to send email or manage your calendar.
Keep the entire history of electronic communications with the customer in bpm’online service, regardless of the mail provider. Send and receive email without leaving the application.
Customize personal system interface. Use interface designer to indicate the sections available to certain user roles. You can also customize your system interface by adding company logo and changing colors to match your corporate style.
Customize bpm’online ITIL service taking into account the unique business needs and requirements. Easily rearrange, add and remove lookups, data fields and entire pages. The solution provides wizards and designers for objects, pages and processes. Use these features to change the data views or business logics without programming.
Make your mobile app display only useful information. Using the mobile app wizard of bpm’online customer service the administrator can add or hide sections, as well as customize the mobile app interface.
Easily manage access rights for users and groups in bpm’online ITIL service. Grant or deny access to individual records or groups of records, and specify which sections are available to certain user roles.
Use Active Directory credentials to access the bpm’online service. You do not need to remember different usernames and passwords, and the system administrator does not need to manually add new employees’ profiles to access the system.
The activity log keeps the record of all critical data for the operations and allows to quickly retrieve information, or to understand the chronology of events in the system: what was done, by whom and when.