BMC Helix ITSM Problem Management Analysis dashboard
As a Service Desk Manager, you can use the Problem Management Analysis dashboard to view a count of all the problems, including the metrics about problems that are displayed in the dashboard.
The metrics displayed helps you to analyze and find areas to improve the service desk process, which may include:
- Addressing the problem tickets that have high and critical priorities first
- Implementing processes to keep the problem resolution time low
- Comparing the problem resolution and workaround rates to improve process efficiency, and so on.
Example: View problems for the business service
Susan, a service desk manager accesses the Problem Management Analysis dashboard, views the metrics displayed in it, and takes the required action.
For example, the Major problems panel displays the count of problems with high and critical priorities. This count helps Susan to prioritize the work to address these high and critical problem tickets first.
To view the dashboard
- In the left navigation pane, hover over Dashboards and click Browse.
Click the Helix ITSM folder and then click Problem Management Analysis.
To quickly open the dashboard from the home page, mark it as a favorite by using the star icon. Additionally, after you open a dashboard, it is available under Recently viewed dashboards on the home page.
Panels in the Problem Management Analysis dashboard
Most panels in this dashboard are self-explanatory with the exception of those explained in the following table:
|Displays the count of problems with high and critical priorities.
|Closed known errors
|Displays the count of closed known errors for the selected period.
|Problem with change requests
|Displays the number of problems with change requests associated with them.
|Problem resolution time (days)
|Displays the average problem resolution time for all the problems closed during the selected period.
|Closed problem investigations
|Displays the count of closed problem investigations for the selected period.
|Problems with workarounds implemented
|Displays the count of problems with workarounds that were implemented in the selected period.
|Problem resolution rate vs Workaround rate
|Displays a bar chart comparing the problem resolution rate vs. the workaround rate by support group.
|Problem submitting trend
|Displays the number of problems logged for the selected date and time range.