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Maintain engagement and promote visibility with a short weekly meeting to keep end-users experiences front and center.
Weekly Operational Meetings help keep the team(s) focus on Experience Data as it develops in real time.
Weekly operational meetings help to embed Experience Data into everyone's ways of working, providing value and motivation in their daily work.
Pasi Nikkanen / HappySignals
2nd February 2023
Hosting weekly operational meetings is a practice that fosters a culture of human-centric IT and increases its importance among all team members.
Therefore, it's essential to hold weekly operational meetings centered on Experience Data. These meetings establish a habit of regularly reviewing data, analyzing feedback, and prioritizing end-user needs when developing or improving IT services.
Weekly Operational Meetings are important to establish a culture that prioritizes end-user experience within the IT team. By regularly discussing Experience Data, the team learns to leverage it and gain value from ITXM.
A formal practice also demonstrates the company's commitment to understanding end-user pain points, as neglecting to address them wastes both their time and the insights gathered from surveys. Neglecting to discuss issues can lead to negative perceptions of IT and decreased productivity among end-users.
Weekly Operational Meetings can be started very early in your ITXM journey since you can progress the agenda of the meetings as people learn more about Experience Data, the problems your end-users are facing, and the objectives you have as a team.
For example for the first 2 months just review the data and let everyone on the team have time to understand the story that the data is telling.
When people start to ask detailed questions it's time to progress the meeting into one shown below.
This can be a nice way to start the week on Monday or the last thing you do on Friday. Just have a short 15-30 minute meeting where you look at the Experience Data, Mentions of Team members, and some of the Negative Feedback as well.
5 to 10 minutes on each bullet:
Material can be presented in a Powerpoint Presentation, but if possible use the real-time ITXM platform to save time and unnecessary work before the meeting. This will also encourage others to use the tool as they see how quick and easy it is to use.
Not creating static Powerpoint presentations saves you time when you can just open the real-time views and discuss the data in the meeting.
Here are some examples:
Automatic tagging of mentions: HappySignals automatically tags names from comments, so you can filter scores 9 & 10 and click the Mentions filter. Then you can read with the team all the positive mentions in the meeting.
Create heat maps: Cross-reference data categories to expose experience gaps, e.g. Country and Channel, or Location and Service.