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Harness the Power of Automated Help Desk Ticketing

Harness the Power of Automated Help Desk Ticketing Most companies don’t start as large, complex organizations with many employees. They grow over time. Virtually every business these days uses computers to some degree, which means you will need an IT help desk. A manual system of calling or emailing IT support staff to request help […]

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Hardware Upgrades and Replacements—Accurate Forecasts or Educated Guesses?

Hardware Upgrades and Replacements—Accurate Forecasts or Educated Guesses? All organizations have multiple computers and devices to keep track of these days. Your company is no exception. This equipment might all be in a single office, or for larger businesses, scattered across the globe. Either way, managing this inventory can be difficult, time-consuming, and error-prone. Tracking […]

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Top Five Cyberthreats That Can Kill Your Business Growth

 Top Five Cyberthreats That Can Kill Your Business Growth Neglecting your organization’s cybersecurity can seriously harm your business. Investors quickly lose interest in investing in companies that have been hacked or suffer from other cyberattacks. The revelation of two massive data breaches at Yahoo®, affecting one billion users, threatened to derail the Verizon® offer to […]

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Managed File Transfer – Your Answer to Digital Clutter

Managed File Transfer – Your Answer to Digital Clutter Before the digital revolution, paperwork blanketed the business world, kept in filing cabinet after filing cabinet. Today, however, we write, read, and sign documents on our devices, and then use the internet to store and transfer them. Although our desks may be less cluttered with paper, […]

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Asset Data: The More Detail, the Better

Asset Data: The More Detail, the Better Your IT department manages the inventory tracking details of all of your company’s IT assets, including hardware and software. Although most organizations are aware of the need for IT assets management (ITAM), many continue to put off investing in and adopting ITAM tools. Using ITAM tools, especially in […]

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Rewarding Service Excellence in IT Support – The Why and The How

Rewarding Service Excellence in IT Support – The Why and The How Your customer service department is critical to the success of your business. Why? Excellent customer service fuels business success. Research published by the Aberdeen Group® shows that the top 20% of companies in providing customer experience value, when compared to the bottom 80%, […]

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How to Convert Customer Satisfaction to Delight and Win Customer Loyalty

How to Convert Customer Satisfaction to Delight and Win Customer Loyalty For companies that provide IT service support, customer satisfaction is a critical measurement of the perceived value of your customer support. Many companies gather feedback from customers after they receive service and quantify the results into a numerical or star rating. It is important […]

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Centralized Active Directory Management and Clean-Up

Centralized Active Directory Management and Clean-Up Do you regularly clean up your Active Directory® (AD)? Have you set a weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly schedule, or do you wait until you receive a change request? If you neglect AD cleanup and maintenance, your environment will get cluttered and increasingly difficult to navigate. Accounts become inactive for […]

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How to Prioritize Help Desk Tickets When Everything is a Top Priority

Today, most of us depend on some form of help desk support. IT support teams ensure the most uptime possible for systems and processes that keep businesses running smoothly. Their customers and yours rely on the help desk to resolve small glitches and technical hiccups, as well as the major IT problems that threaten to […]

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