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Are you feeling the heat from your ITSM vendor?

When your ITSM vendor is acquired by another company, there are only a few things you can do:

    1. Pretend it never happened.
    2. Eagerly await communication from your ITSM vendor.

    3. Reach out to your ITSM vendor to learn how the transition

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8 KPIs that every IT help desk needs to know – KPI 8: Software asset utilization rate

Earlier, I introduced the eight KPIs that are critical to every IT help desk. These KPIs help meet basic IT help desk objectives such as business continuity, organizational productivity, and delivery of services on time and within budget. The previous

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8 KPIs that every IT help desk needs to know – KPI 6: SLA compliance rate

In an earlier blog post, I introduced the eight KPIs that are critical to every IT help desk. These KPIs help meet basic IT help desk objectives such as business continuity, organizational productivity, and delivery of services on time and

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8 KPIs that every IT help desk needs to know – KPI 5: First call resolution rate

Earlier, I introduced the eight KPIs that are critical to every IT help desk. These KPIs help meet basic IT help desk objectives such as business continuity, organizational productivity, and delivery of services on time and within budget. The previous

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Monitor Files and Folders Like Never Before

Over and over, I get the same question from many admins and security professionals regarding the monitoring of files and folders. Although it can be complicated to address, I completely understand the issues, which are related to compliance and overall

Active Directory 2 min read

7 Tips for Effective IT Asset Management

Today’s IT support teams don’t just deal with IT and business services. They also manage the physical and virtual asset components. Because those assets are the building blocks of an organization’s IT infrastructure, the benefits of IT asset management

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Five Principles of Best-in-Class IT Problem Management

“Houston, we’ve got a problem.”

Houston we have got Problem

This legendary statement by Commander Jim Lovell of Apollo 13 has transcended exploding oxygen tanks in outer space to everyday life, including IT. How often have you started off dealing with an incident only to

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10 Reasons Why ITSM Implementations Fail

Implementing IT service management (ITSM) in your organization is no walk in the park. When you plan to implement ITSM, you may have to encounter questions such as where do I start? How do I start? What am I trying …

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6 Steps that Made Ben a Better Change Manager

6 Steps That Made Ben a Better Change Manager

Ben is the new IT administrator of a large production company. Soon after joining, Ben learned that the company used outdated software to manage its payroll and used different applications to track employee absences and travel claims. This ​…

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