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Q&A: Top Soft Skills IT Service Desk Pros Should Have

March 19, 2020

A service desk professional is usually required to have a significant amount of knowledge about the IT industry, strong technical skills, and a wide range of experiences that demonstrate those skills. But among all of the hard skills needed to do the job, there …


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5 Tips to Maximize Your CMDB in Service Delivery

March 12, 2020

IT is evolving from the daunting task of tracking inventory in spreadsheets to building a configuration management database (CMDB) into their service desk. The CMDB offers a host of benefits that set organizations up for long-term success, including promoting visibility into the organization’s IT …


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7 Repetitive IT Incidents and Faster Ways to Resolve Them

March 5, 2020

As IT’s responsibilities continue to increase, many service desk technicians are still tied up with familiar incidents. The specific issues might change over time, but the repetitive ticket is a frustration as old as business technology. This blog will address seven common IT issues …


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Incident Management: Best Practices for ITSM Pros

February 27, 2020

“My laptop is acting up.” “The printer isn’t responding.” “I can’t connect to the internet.” These types of issues are at the heart of what every IT technician handles day in and day out, also known as incident management. Employees rely on this technology …



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ITIL 4 Certifications: A Guide for Service Desk Pros

February 20, 2020

The ITIL framework is more than a best practice guide for IT service management (ITSM); it’s a way to design a strategy that creates value for the customer and service provider. Since the initial framework was first put into practice decades ago, ITIL has …


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Q&A: ITIL 4 One Year Later

February 13, 2020

It’s been roughly one year since the IT service management world was introduced to ITIL® 4 at Pink19. This latest evolution of ITIL provides guidelines to IT pros and service technicians to address ever-changing service management challenges and meet the needs of employees more …


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How ITIL Practices Can Simplify Hybrid IT

January 30, 2020

According to IBM, 98% of companies plan to use hybrid cloud computing by 2021. That means almost everyone will be managing some combination of on-premises and cloud-based infrastructure. The trend to adopt a hybrid IT infrastructure is steadily rising, and many IT pros know …