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Testimonial: I have found that the new HDAA Knowledge Base reduces the time it takes me to research industry stats & reliable information for the ITSM sector. It’s easy to use search functionality encompassing KCS principles, helps to filter & tailor my searches more accurately & there are numerous new services now available through the website. Every time I return to the site there is new information published. Very impressive.
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What is ITIL? 

ITIL is the most widely adopted approach for IT Service Management in the world.  ITIL provides a practical, no-nonsense framework for identifying, planning, delivering and supporting IT services to the business. more >>

ITIL Training supplied by HDAA     

     ITIL Overview Training Day           
     ITIL Foundation Training
     ITIL Practitioner Training
     ITIL - Apollo 13 Simulation Game Training Day

     ITIL Intermediate – Operational Support & Analysis
     ITIL Service Catalogue Training

Calculating the running costs of the Service Desk and the cost per incident to the organisation can be like Pandora's Box depending on the level of detail required and what it is you are trying to justify or prove. Below are some calculators to assist.

Calculators:

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What is DevOps?

DevOps is a term for a group of concepts that, while not all new, have catalyzed into a movement and are rapidly spreading throughout the technical community. Like any new and popular term, people have somewhat confused and sometimes contradictory impressions of what it is...

What is DevOps (youtube video)
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DevOps does not negate ITIL or ITSM
 

These templates provide you with a starting point for your own policies, processes and procedure documentation for your organisation - why reinvent the wheel? These templates are based on best practice frameworks, principles and methods used in the Service and Support Profession.   more >>

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HDAA is Australasia's leading resource for service and support centre training, emerging trends and best practices. Our training courses, in ITIL, DevOps and HDI Service and Support Centre Certifications, are established by an international panel of industry experts and practitioners. more >>                2017 Training Calendar

HDAA provides public training courses in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Canberra as well as onsite and online training courses.

ITIL Foundation
Apollo 13 Simulation Game Training
ITIL Practitioner

DevOps

Resillia
Support Centre Training
Service Desk Training

 

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HDAA provides a number of benchmarking reports for the Australian and New Zealand Service and Support industry. If you are a Silver Level Member or above you also have access to HDI’s reports. more>>

Latest Reports:

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KCS (Knowledge Centred Service)

The Consortium is a non-profit alliance of organizations focused on innovation for the support industry. Members create innovative ideas through a process of collective thinking and experience. further KCS Resources >>

Knowledge Management ROI Calculator - Click here
Introducing to KCS v6 video - Click here
Introduction to KCS video - Click here

Knowledge-Centered Service - KCS Training 

Other Support Centre Training Courses & Certifications.

Use our vendor directory and obtain information about possible vendors and their products.

Please note that HDAA remains neutral to its members, the industry and vendors and does not have any affiliation with or endorse any particular product.

Looking for a New Vendor/Supplier?

Held in HDAA's Knowledge Base is a variety of information to assist you with the vendor selection process that every service desk has to go through. Here are a few samples for your review:

 

HDAA Workshop topics are chosen for their relevance to the industry as well as from our members. Whether revitalising a topic due to industry evolution or bringing you something totally new, HDAA. more >>          To view a demonstration video on how to register, click hereWorkshop Registration Demonstration

Upcoming Workshops & Webinars:

  • How Artificial Intelligence is helping Support Organisations to Shift Left

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  • The Enterprise Service Desk...
    by HDI Support World Magazine   Thu 07 June 2018
    The greatest career opportunity in a generation! I first heard the term Chief Service Officer (CSO) in 2012 when I was working on a service desk benchmark for one of America&rsq... Read More Login or register to post comments

  • Break Through Barriers to Knowledge Transfer...
    by HDI Support World Magazine   Wed 06 June 2018
    How to win the forever war against the knowledge hoarders HDI’s KCS Principles training curriculum identifies Knowledge-Centered Service (KCS®) as a key capability whe... Read More Login or register to post comments

  • Schrödinger’s Ticket...
    by HDI Support World Magazine   Tue 05 June 2018
    A ticket is not resolved until the customer says it’s resolved. One of the temptations support center analysts and technicians have is to mark tickets “resolved&rdqu... Read More Login or register to post comments

  • Knowledge Management Strategy for the Enterprise...
    by HDI Support World Magazine   Thu 31 May 2018
    Information. We’re flooded with it. Corporate policies, compliance training, holiday calendars, open enrollment and retirement information, technical instructions, company ne... Read More Login or register to post comments

  • Single Point of Contact, Not Single Point of Resolution...
    by HDI Support World Magazine   Wed 30 May 2018
    After discussing the possibility of having one point of contact in the enterprise whether you have a squeaky chair or a computer problem, or a question for HR, one attendee of a re... Read More Login or register to post comments

  • How to Introduce Effective Knowledge Management...
    by HDI Support World Magazine   Wed 23 May 2018
    Everyone who has ever endeavoured to introduce knowledge management has done so with the intent of making it valuable to both the consumers and those providing the service. So, wha... Read More Login or register to post comments

  • Never Forget Why You Do This...
    by HDI Support World Magazine   Tue 22 May 2018
    The service management and support world is a community of people who truly like to help. Amid all the frameworks, metrics, tips, and training advice, we sometimes lose sight of... Read More Login or register to post comments

  • What Works in Professional Development: The ROI of Training, Part 1...
    by HDI Support World Magazine   Wed 16 May 2018
    Create the Narrative to Establish Training Goals and Baselines Have you ever asked or been asked any of the following questions: What are the benefits of spending all this money... Read More Login or register to post comments

  • Data vs. Metadata...
    by HDI Support World Magazine   Tue 15 May 2018
    Design and Use Context to Find ITSM Answers “Data is content, and metadata is context. Metadata can be much more revealing than data, especially when collected in the aggr... Read More Login or register to post comments

  • Five Steps to Build a Winning Team Culture...
    by HDI Support World Magazine   Thu 10 May 2018
    Team Culture Is Catching—Is It the Kind You Want? The honeymoon was over. Josh was finishing his eighth week in a brand-new job as a tech support analyst, and his boss... Read More Login or register to post comments

  • Metric of the Month: Incident Mean Time to Resolve...
    by HDI Support World Magazine   Tue 08 May 2018
    Each month, I highlight one Key Performance Indicator (KPI) for service and support. I define the KPI, provide recent benchmarking data for the metric, and discuss key correlations... Read More Login or register to post comments

  • Map the Incident Management Process...
    by HDI Support World Magazine   Sat 24 March 2018
    Organizational Transformation Through Commitment to Change It’s Tuesday, and your manager has just called you into the office. “We are appointing you to a new role w... Read More Login or register to post comments

  • Metric of the Month: First Contact Resolution Rate...
    by HDI Support World Magazine   Wed 12 July 2017
    Each month, I highlight one Key Performance Indicator (KPI) for service and support. I define the KPI, provide recent benchmarking data for the metric, and discuss key correlations... Read More Login or register to post comments

  • Service Level Management Basics: The Operational Level Agreement (OLA)...
    by HDI Support World Magazine   Tue 07 February 2017
    I have been in this industry for close to twenty years, and during my time as a practitioner, consultant, and trainer, I have seen and heard of real challenges with the “grea... Read More Login or register to post comments

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HDAA (formerly Help Desk Association Australasia) is a Gold Partner of HDI (formerly Help Desk Institute) and with HDAA Silver Level membership and above Members can access all the research from HDI, such as: more >>

Not a HDAA Silver Level Member or above? HDAA Membership can be upgraded at any time. The cost will be a pro-rata amount taking into account your current membership end date. Contact HDAA now about upgrading your HDAA Membership.

When HDAA receives a Member Request (MR) for advice from a member, we manage and coordinate its definition, distribution, collation, analysis and response. These become published 'MR Outcomes' which are distributed to all members as a major source of collective information, knowledge and experience. more >>

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BITPodium is a new netcast focussed on the Business Living with IT.  It continues the tradition of the global ITSM podcasts started by Chris Dancy.

For 2 years, the ITSM Antipodean Podcasts recorded monthly and has over 40,000 listeners, this has the insight into hot topical issues for the Service and Support Industry for Australia and New Zealand. more >>

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