One of the three largest US integrated managed care consortiums. Over 7000 beds, 209,000 employees, 21,250 physicians, and 39 medical centers, across the US. The enterprise currently runs with 30,00 servers with an IT employee strength of 700 FTE.
The Business Challenge
Manual processes and growing scale of the environment was overloading IT staff, resulting in
very long time(approximately 3 days) to resolve critical incidents and growing backlog (~1000) of work requests
Low level of integration of multiple tools and
siloedrepositories of information (CMDB, incident logs, ITOM) made it difficult to correctly diagnose and resolve incidents first time, resulting significant rework effort and time to close incidents
IT staff consumed with reactive
tasks leavingno time for process improvement
Increase customer satisfaction level by reducing manual operation errors, and ensure the resolution of incidents within the committed SLA
Increase visibility and reporting to SLA metrics and elimination of
Reduction in human error related to manual tasks, and also improve efficiency through targeted automation and integrations.
Integrated existingmonitoring and incident management tools (IBM and Netcool monitoring, BMC Remedy/ServiceNow) into a centralized event management system
Implemented auto-remediation of events using IPSoft, self healing by Netcool & IP-Center AI integrated with ServiceNow.
Developed correlation rules within Netcool to de-duplicate events
Validated automation logic and created SOP documents for IPSoft to support
continuous developmentof automation scripts.
Performed workshops with business and IT stakeholders to identify people, process, tool issues and desired outcomes
Create future state architecture and end-state visualization for an integrated solution
Staffed a blended team of client and Trianz onshore/offshore resources to reduce backlogged requests
Managed monitoring infrastructure as a service
Decreased the incident remediation time and ensured adherence to all committed business SLA’s
Reduced the backlog of work requests by 91% over a period of 5 months.
Estimated improvement of 20% in staff efficiency