10 Steps to Self Service

Posted on Wednesday 10 January 2018.

Service Desks Talk Digital Transformation

Posted on Friday 15 December 2017.

by Scarlett Bayes, SDI Analyst   SDI and Ivanti hosted a forum for service desk professionals to voice and express their concerns and ideas surrounding Digital Transformation. The purpose of the day was to give a voice to industry professionals that are not usually heard. The day was led by audience group discussion, where participants

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Should vendors and customers spec out after-sales support plans?

Posted on Monday 20 November 2017.

by Scarlett Bayes, Industry Analyst, SDI   There are several aspects of the partnership between service desk professionals and ITSM tool vendors; some centered around the tool itself, and others stem from customer service. Often, problems and frustrations can also arise within a service desk professional’s relationship with their vendor. What are your top 5

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Is Self-Service working for you?

Posted on Friday 3 November 2017.

One of the most common topics discussed at SDI events and Service Desk Manager courses is that of self-service. The technology is nothing new, it’s already in use in a significant portion of the industry, and undoubtedly it will need to be used more in the future to meet customer demand. The business benefits can

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Getting Incident Escalation Right

Posted on Friday 20 October 2017.

by Sumit De, Head of Consultancy UK TOPdesk   Incident Management tends to be one of those ‘must-do but I really wish we could focus on something else’ kind of tasks. But understanding proper Incident escalation is indeed highly important, and can also contribute to less confusion in the Incident Management Process. Can I fix

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The Naked Service Desk, Part II Defining Your Vision

Posted on Thursday 12 October 2017.

This is the second article in The Naked Service Desk Series. The original Naked Service Desk Blog explores the concept of stripping back the service desk to its basic components and identifies the top 10 elements which are key for providing brilliant service. Part II of The Naked Service Desk is about defining the strategic purpose

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The Naked Service Desk

Posted on Wednesday 20 September 2017.

This blog is part 1 of the Naked Service Desk Series. By Matt Greening, IT Consultant at Modern Networks Stripping off for a Calendar Girls style photo shoot is a great way to raise money for charity, but that’s not what this blog is about. This is about stripping back the service desk to its

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