IT service management teams in state and local government agencies are experiencing increased demands in rapidly changing environments that are growing more complex. MeriTalk recently sat down with Andrew Graf, chief product officer at TeamDynamix, to discuss the trends that have the greatest potential to overcome these IT service management challenges in 2024.

We all know the pain of sticking with a system or tool that no longer serves our purpose. You try to make do with workarounds and learn to adapt your work to the failing tool until you can take the time and dedicate resources to switch to something better. Or you’re working at an organization […]

These days, it’s almost a given to assume that IT departments are understaffed and overextended. However, “it’s one thing to say we’re overworked—and it’s another to be able to illustrate this with concrete data,” said Lisa Faison, deputy CIO for the City of Goodyear, Arizona, municipal government. Having the data to back up this assertion […]

public sector

It’s no secret IT teams in the public sector are battling a variety of resource constraints due to accelerated digital transformation timelines, budget constraints and being understaffed. According to a survey from Gartner, there are a few barriers to deploying the types of emerging technology needed for digital transformation initiatives. These barriers include a lack of […]

For state and local governments looking to improve service and project delivery while battling limited resources and tight budgets, a one-platform approach to managing services and projects could be the answer. Here’s why – by using a single platform for IT Service Management (ITSM) and Project Portfolio Management (PPM) you can better understand your resource capacity and […]

ITSM

Public sector IT leaders are increasingly looking to move to broader, all-encompassing platforms – and momentum is building for an Enterprise Service Management (ESM) platform as the solution.  

Anyone running an IT department knows it’s critical to ensure IT has the right tools in place to manage operations, projects, services and resources in the most efficient manner possible. Not only does this help with resource drain but streamlined processes and communication help keep everything running smoothly and projects on track for success.

In an organization, IT is rarely the only group that offers services – whether to employees, customers or citizens – and state and local governments are no different. But not every group has an organized system for service requests – that’s where Enterprise Service Management (ESM) comes in.

Effectively managing the technology needs of more than 5,000 city employees, including employees that utilize technology in the field, requires the right combination of people, processes and technology. Business Systems Manager Dusty Borchardt said Oklahoma City has a top-notch IT team and well-defined processes, but the city government lacked an IT Service Management (ITSM) platform that would […]

As state and local governments kick off digital transformation initiatives, many find their existing IT Service Management (ITSM) tool presents a stumbling block. Fortunately, more modern, codeless ITSM platforms provide the necessary capabilities for success – combining Project Portfolio Management (PPM), Enterprise Service Management (ESM) as well as integration and automation (iPaaS) in one platform. […]

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