Weatherford International Consolidates Eight Service Desks on the BMC Platform
A leader in the sustainable development and production of oil and gas resources, Weatherford provides innovative products and services that allow oil and gas companies to efficiently develop new resources and maximize recovery from producing oil reservoirs.
Working together, Cloudaction and Weatherford consolidated eight regional service desks into a seamless operation that offers global support with local flavor, all on a BMC ITSM solution. BMC Remedyforce handles 26,000 transactions monthly, capturing and tracking all incidents, routing them automatically for faster resolution, providing in-depth reporting, and reducing support costs.
Remedyforce captures and accurately assigns every incident, ensuring exceptional support to Weatherford operating units in more than 100 countries, while taking into account time zones, languages, and other local characteristics. Future plans include integrating the monitoring of oil rig sensors to generate and route tickets to the appropriate technician.
- With a consolidated service desk, staffing for software management and maintenance dropped by two full-time equivalents (FTEs), saving more than $300,000 annually.
- 1/3 of incidents are now submitted via the self-service portal and assigned automatically, reducing call volumes and fast-tracking troubleshooting efforts.
- Employees spend less time getting support and more time assisting customers.