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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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Up-to-date IT Service Desk. Think hard about what your Desk delivers.

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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Top 5 Must have processes for IT service management

Now more than ever, organisations are investing in IT Service Management to help them become more efficient and save money in these times of austerity. Here are the five service management process tha...

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Legal IT – do you need a specialist service provider?

"The need for an efficient, reliable and secure IT function is nowadays vital for any organisation in the legal sector. Their IT needs are specific to their sector and the Support function has a neces...

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7 things you should know about Managed IT Services

With more and more companies looking at outsourcing solutions for all or part of their IT, it is important to highlight the main features of a Managed Service, especially as an alternative to full out...

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Chatbots vs Humans in IT support: What’s best for your End-Users?

“By 2020, the average person will have more conversations with bots than with their spouse.” - Gartner.

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First Time Fix - Do your metrics reveal the truth?

It's easy to understand why the FTF rate is the Service Desk metric that gets the most attention. When measured correctly, it is the figure that identifies when your end-users get a resolution at the ...

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What does your Password Reset process cost you?

The password reset request is probably one of the most common tickets your Service Desk receives and yet end-users probably don't give a second thought to the accumulated costs involved. It's not just...

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Turn your service desk into vendor management heroes

How many vendors does your IT function work with? How much of the vendor management piece does your Service Desk handle and can being more hands-on improve performance?

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