It goes without saying that without incident management, everything would essentially be in chaos. In fact, you could argue that it would be nearly impossible to run a business in today’s modern world without having it to restore operations in the event that services are down. After all, almost everything is run by computers and networks these days and even a minor hiccup in the system can easily create significantly undesirable effects for a business. By having the right incident management process in place, the impact can be minimized if not mitigated completely.
Before opting for its implementation at your company however, there are a few things that will require your careful consideration in order to better reap the benefits of incident management while avoiding any potential issues along the way. Here are some dos and don’ts that you should keep in mind.
Do: Keep the infancy or maturity of your company in mind
In infancy management, knowing exactly where your company is essential. The level of infancy or maturity can often indicate exactly what your business is capable of accomplishing after all. Aiming high and being ambitious does have its perks, but it also demands a greater degree of competency and responsibility too. To this end, it’s vital to be realistic of what can be reasonably achieved and work from there. This way, you can better match the degree of incident management processes to your business rather than taking all of it at once.
Don’t: Try to focus on ITIL compliance too much over the value of the business
While it’s essential to adhere to ITIL compliance and its best practices, it’s equally important to avoid obsessing too much on it over your company’s core values and objectives. At the end of the day, it’s a tool utilized to …Continue reading