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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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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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Debunking the AI Service Desk myth: Just how much can we automate?

Is the concept of the fully automated, AI-driven IT Service Desk a realistic one? And even if it is technically possible, does this make it something that businesses should necessarily aspire to?

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9 essential components of an optimal ticketing system

A ticketing system is essentially your central hub for managing IT user support requests. It enables your team to capture IT needs from across your organisation, to assess their nature, to prioritise ...

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The anatomy of a perfect incident management journey

Interruptions will happen. Systems will freeze – and no software or hardware is 100% failsafe. These things are facts of life. But it’s not the individual technical incident itself that poses the bigg...

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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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9 Ways to Increase First Time Fix - IT Support Best Practice

First Time Fix (FTF) as is a great service management metric, as it's the one that indicates the most gain in customer satisfaction if improved upon by the Service Desk.

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