What We Do
DB Kay & Associates provides KCS consulting and KCS training for technical support organizations looking to launch, improve, or re-energize their knowledge management, Knowledge-Centered Service and self-service programs. At DB Kay & Associates, we give you the knowledge and confidence you need to do KCS right.
DB Kay & Associates is the leading provider of training and consulting for Knowledge-Centered Service (KCS), Knowledge Management (KM), self-service, remote access, and collaboration. David Kay has been recognized with a Consortium Innovator Award from the Consortium for Service Innovation for his contributions to their Knowledge-Centered Service (KCS) and Adaptive Organization (AO) initiatives. He is co-inventor of six pending patents covering the use of next-generation technology in customer service. David Kay is one of six instructors certified by the Help Desk Institute (HDI) to teach the Knowledge-Centered Service (KCS) Foundations workshop, and is HDI certified as a Help Desk Manager. DB Kay & Associates works with industry-leading support organizations such as Microsoft and Apple Computer. READ MORE
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FROM THE BLOG
If you don’t have a plan for having dedicated KCS℠ program management, we won’t lead a KCS Design Workshop for you. (With regret.) You’ll be wasting your money and our time. Our fourteen years of doing this have taught us a few things about what works and what doesn’t. A dedicated KCS Program Manager works; […]
At Dreamforce last week, conversations turned to good and bad ways of implementing a new CRM system—and really, any enterprise technology that’s helping automate business processes.
We usually let KDEs on their own. Earlier this year at the Consortium for Service Innovation’s annual member summit, I learned what works better, thanks to an insightful and informative presentation by Peter Case, Knowledge Services Manager at PTC
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