USU’ Positioned as Leader in 2024 SPARK MatrixTM for ESM

The Quadrant Knowledge Solutions SPARK Matrix™ provides competitive analysis & ranking of the Enterprise Service Management (ESM) vendors. USU, with its comprehensive technology and customer experience management, has received strong ratings across the parameters of technology excellence and customer impact.


Quadrant Knowledge Solutions announced today that it has named USU as a Q2 2024 service leader in the SPARK MatrixTM analysis of the global Enterprise Service Management (ESM) market.

The Quadrant Knowledge Solutions’ SPARK Matrix™: Enterprise Service Management (ESM) 2024, includes a detailed analysis of global market dynamics, major trends, vendor landscape, and competitive positioning. The study provides competitive analysis and ranking of the leading technology vendors in the form of its SPARK MatrixTM. The study offers strategic information for users to evaluate different provider capabilities, competitive differentiation, and market position.

According to Kausal Santhosh, Analyst at Quadrant Knowledge Solutions,”USU Enterprise Service Management platform stands out as a comprehensive solution leveraging AI and automation to streamline service processes and enhance customer experiences. With its Process Manager, it efficiently manages automation processes across various business functions. The platform’s AI-powered chatbots enable quick issue resolution, while automation capabilities tackle repetitive tasks, freeing up staff for strategic initiatives. Offering a no-code/low-code platform with a unified UI for diverse business functions, it includes pre-configured self-service portals and a multi-bot architecture for efficient support. The platform offers customized AI modules to enhance usability, enabling trend identification, incident prediction, and risk management optimization. USU’s expertise in IT finance management and knowledge management, along with tailored on-premises deployment for the public sector, further solidifies its commitment to delivering practical solutions with a focus on simplicity and user experience.”

“Additionally, USU strategically focuses on integrating diverse functionalities into a unified platform, aiming to elevate user experience, enhance operational efficiency, and maximize value for customers. Prioritizing the SaaS delivery model underscores USU’s dedication to providing scalable, flexible, and economical solutions, poised to meet evolving market demands effectively continuous to remain a leader in the SPARK Matrix: Enterprise Service Management, Q2,” Kausal Santhosh adds.

Quote by USU:

“We are very pleased with the top ranking by Quadrant Knowledge Solutions. SPARK MatrixTM for Enterprise Service Management is a comprehensive market study with a detailed analysis and evaluation of the world’s best providers. We are therefore proud to be positioned as a leader. Our product line is modular and scalable, which makes it possible to efficiently integrate all service and support processes – whether as an on-premises, SaaS or hybrid solution. In addition, over 100 relevant ESM processes are available out of the box and therefore ready for immediate use,” emphasizes Peter Stanjeck, Senior Vice President at USU.

Quadrant Knowledge Solutions defines ESM as a comprehensive solution that efficiently structures and optimizes diverse business services beyond IT within an organization through robust service management practices, modules, and strict adherence to Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) guidelines. The solution places significant emphasis on streamlining business processes, task automation, and collaboration to enhance overall efficiency and productivity. The solutions extend beyond the realm of IT, extending their benefits to corporate, marketing, legal, HR, facilities management, finance, and customer experience teams. This approach enables automation, digitalization, and improvement of organizational IT infrastructure and operational activities.

Traditionally, ESM solutions has evolved from IT service management (ITSM) solution that was limited to managing only IT related tasks, issues, and processes such as back-office, ticketing, and service desk capabilities. ESM market is fueled due to the rise in demand of digitalization, collaboration, remote working, and enhancing employee & customer experience by integrating front and back-office tasks.

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