Volume 15, Number 2

Transforming Service Operations with AI: A Case for Business Value


Harsha Vijayakumar, S.P. Jain School of Global Management, United States


Artificial Intelligence (AI) has rapidly become a critical technology for businesses seeking to improve efficiency and profitability. One area where AI is proving particularly impactful is in service operations management, where it is used to create AI-powered service operations (AIServiceOps) that deliver highvalue services to customers. AIServiceOps involve the use of AI to automate and optimize various business processes, such as customer service, sales, marketing, and supply chain management. The rapid development of Artificial Intelligence has prompted many changes in the field of Information Technology (IT) Service Operations. IT Service Operations are driven by AI, i.e., AIServiceOps. AI has empowered new vitality and addressed many challenges in IT Service Operations. However, there is a literature gap on the Business Value Impact of Artificial intelligence (AI) Powered IT Service Operations. It can help IT build optimized business resilience by creating value in complex and ever-changing environments as product organizations move faster than IT can handle. So, this research paper examines how AIServiceOps creates business value and sustainability, basically how AIServiceOps makes the IT staff liberation from a low-level, repetitive workout and traditional IT practices for a continuously optimized process. One of the research objectives is to compare Traditional IT Service Operations with AIServiceOPs. This paper provides the basis for how enterprises can evaluate AIServiceOps and consider it a digital transformation tool. The paper presents a case study of a company that implemented AI-powered service operations (AIServiceOps) and analyzes the resulting business outcomes. The study shows that AIServiceOps can significantly improve service delivery, reduce response times, and increase customer satisfaction. Furthermore, it demonstrates how AIServiceOps can deliver substantial cost savings, such as reducing labor costs and minimizing downtime.


AI-Powered Service Operations (AIServiceOps), Business Value Assessment, IT Service Management, IT Operations Management, and Digital Transformation.