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Remodelling The Service Desk For Your Digital Workplace

There is a 1960s’ painting by the American illustrator Norman Rockwell that shows a mechanic sent to fix a lift. He is standing outside the lift, doors open, with the cabin itself stopped between floo...

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Acora and Plan-Net join forces

Acora Ltd, the innovative owner-managed UK-based IT Services company, has completed the acquisition of Plan-Net Ltd, another owner-managed IT support and services company, based in London.

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Think Hard About What Your Service Desk Serves Up

It’s not that long ago that a jar of instant coffee, an underpowered kettle and a shelf full of more or less clean mugs were still being passed off as adequate ‘through the day’ support for an organis...

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8 Metrics to help you assess your Self Service Success

For both your organisation, and hard pressed IT and service management leaders, trying to deliver better End User support under ever tighter budgetary constraints, self-service promises high valuable ...

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Flexibility and transparency are a must for IT Service providers

It can sometimes be challenging for CIOs, IT Directors and other Senior IT Managers within the business to get the CFO or The Board’s buy-in for an IT project. Many find it even more difficult when th...

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Service Desk Performance – What the numbers say versus what the business really thinks

When an organisation decides to outsource its Service Desk function, the decision is usually driven by the desire for improved efficiency, greater expertise and raised levels of service. After all, wh...

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Why ticket quality is the cornerstone of Service Desk Performance – and how to ensure it

For efficient Service Desk management, never underestimate the importance of an accurate and comprehensive “ticket”. This contains a record of all the things that occur when looking to resolve a parti...

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Selling Managed Services to the CFO

It can sometimes be challenging for CIOs, IT Directors and other Senior IT Managers within the business to get the CFO or The Board’s buy-in for an IT project. Many find it even more difficult when th...

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Staffing up your Service Desk - How many do you need?

There is no magic formula or single, industry-wide benchmark for determining appropriate IT Service Desk staffing levels. But that’s not to say that your needs should be assessed based on rough-and-re...

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