Category: ITSM




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Is Your Service Desk Too Complicated to Use?

July 23, 2020

It’s an exchange that happens almost every day in every business office: Employee peeks over the divider and asks her coworker, “Hey, how do I connect this to Bluetooth?” Maybe it’s a frozen laptop, or a glitch in the browser, or an issue connecting …


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ITSM SolarFocus

Is This Real Life? An Unconventional Path to Head Geek

July 20, 2020

My Leslie Knope Moment Long-time listener, first time caller Liz Beavers here… Head Geek? It’s like when Leslie Knope won the election for Pawnee City Council. I’m pinching myself. Throughout my professional and personal life, I’ve always been driven by people and relationships. The …


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ITSM

A Successful ITSM Implementation Starts With 4 Checkboxes

July 16, 2020

You’ve been contemplating adopting a new ITSM solution for some time. The current one handles the bare minimum—it helps your team churn through a ticket queue—but you know there are other solutions capable of more. So what’s standing in your way? Implementing that new …


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ITSM

4 Ways to Improve Your Change Management Practices

July 9, 2020

Okay, good. You have a change management practice in place. You know how to define it, its benefits, how to get the process started, and how to measure its success. You also know it makes for greater success for business initiatives, it prepares the …


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ITSM

Change Templates: Your Roadmap for Necessary IT Changes

July 2, 2020

For some, change is something to look forward to. For others, it may be scary and anxiety-inducing. If the latter describes your organization, it may be time to rethink your change management practice. Changes are necessary in ITSM. Whether standard or an emergency, if …


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Panel: The Future of IT Service Management

June 25, 2020

IT service management (ITSM) has evolved into a much broader discipline than just delivering IT services to the business. It’s grown beyond the IT department and become an integral part of how every employee in almost every business unit performs and completes tasks. In …


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ITSM

CMDB: Your Family Tree of Dependencies

June 18, 2020

Configuration items (CIs) in the configuration management database (CMDB) stores information regarding the relationships among its assets. IT configuration management is becoming increasingly critical in order to maintain service levels and keep all hardware and software performing at peak levels. In order to maintain …