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Everyone knows that incident management is designed to manage the overall life of an incident. Start to finish. Cradle to grave. But what does that really mean? The standard, accepted practice is...
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Sadly, many IT departments don’t see the importance of delivering great customer service to their end users. After all, it’s not as though the end users can leave them for another support...
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Sets of best practices for service management – like ITIL for example – are full of good ideas and good advice, and all that good information is valuable, but sometimes you are...
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It’s summer time in the Northern hemisphere, and many of us are getting ready for our annual holidays. It’s really great to get away from work for a while, but some people...
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TV programs such as The IT Crowd and the Dilbert comic strips convey IT teams and service desks in a comical yet often negative manner. They are very funny, I know I...
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The corporate IT service desk gets a lot of criticism. More specifically, service desk agents get a lot of criticism. They often get accused of using their service desk role as a...
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Many IT organizations see employee self-service as a ‘knight in shining armor’, ready to solve all their service desk issues in one quick project. However, for many organizations, their investment in self-service...
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If you regularly read my blog you’ll know that I’ve already written a fair bit on the tough nut to crack that is problem management. It’s often something that’s started as part...
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I was recently involved in a discussion about IT services and how to deliver acceptable levels of availability. This discussion was triggered by a failure of the London air traffic control (ATC)...
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Georgetown University Law Center is home to high-profile professors who have served for the U.S. Supreme Court as well as graduate students streaming in from 67 countries. Situated just a few blocks...
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I’m delighted to announce that we’ve added a new mobile asset management add-on and application (on iOS), which provides barcode scanning, audit, and reporting capabilities to the SysAid Service Desk/Help Desk. This...
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I’ve written about continual service improvement (CSI) before. If you haven’t read my previous articles then you might like to look at Continual Service Improvement (CSI) - The Most Important Service Management...
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The ITSM Show (formerly known as the Service Desk and IT Support Show, SITS) is done and dusted for another year – congratulations to Toby Moore and his colleagues on a very...
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I have a confession to make: for me, the most exciting times, in the realm of my job, which I have the privilege to take part in, are the official releases of...
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