Executive IT Insights: Navigating Business, Tech, and Security

Explore "Executive IT Insights," delving into the executive realm of information technology. Our blog category is your gateway to business strategies, tech trends, and security insights. Whether you're an IT director, CIO, or executive, join us for a nuanced perspective on navigating the digital era.

Complete Guide to Information Technology (IT) Customer Service

IT Customer Service

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While sometimes not considered so, Information Technology (IT) is very customer-oriented. One of the most important functions and measures of success is how customer service is delivered from IT departments.

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Internal Ticketing System: Definition, Top Features, Benefits, and How to Implement

Internal Ticketing System

Internal ticketing systems are an essential part of modern organizational and operational efficiency. IT Service Management (ITSM) teams and help desks often use an internal IT ticketing system to log support tickets. Employees ask for help or for more information, and support team members respond to these with answers or other assistance.

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Service Desk Automation: 15 Innovations Plus Best Practices and Challenges with Solutions

Service Desk Automation

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Streamlined and responsive IT Service Management (ITSM) has become a necessity for promoting business efficiency and enhancing user productivity and satisfaction. Service Desk Automation has taken center stage in enhancing the way organizations manage their IT support operations.

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Top 10 IT Help Desk Outsourcing Providers for 2024 Plus Outsourcing Benefits and Cautions

IT Help Desk Outsourcing

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IT help desk outsourcing has been around almost as long as there have been IT help desks.

IT help desks play a vital role in ensuring businesses' IT infrastructure, hardware, and software run as they should. Otherwise, businesses and organizations everywhere would run the risk of unexpected downtime, critical failures, cyberattacks, and more mundane but time-consuming headaches like being locked out of email inboxes and broken printers.

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Sample Role-Play Change Advisory Board (CAB) Meeting with Best Practices

Change Advisory Board (CAB) Meeting

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Properly managing changes to IT infrastructure is not just a necessity but a strategic imperative. A Change Advisory Board (CAB) plays a central role in this process. Their work in meeting together aims to thoroughly examine and proactively prepare these change plans.

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Proactive IT Fully Explained: What It Is, Its Benefits, and 15 Top How To's

Proactive IT

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Many companies use some form of IT Service Management (ITSM), or have an IT department that is usually in-house or through a dedicated Managed Service Provider (MSP).

IT teams or MSPs can provide reactive or proactive IT support, or a mix of both.

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SaaS vs. Cloud Fully Explained: Differences, Benefits, Challenges and Future Trends

SaaS vs Cloud

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A lot of people use the terms "SaaS" (Software as a Service) and "cloud computing" interchangeably. However, there are differences between the two.

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16 Exceptional Benefits of Change Management and How to Implement Key Components

Benefits of Change Management

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Most businesses probably realize that change is constant. The question is then, how can these changes be planned for and guided through as smoothly as possible. Well-planned change management strategies can help lower the possibility of difficulties and help bring about streamlined transitions.

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Comprehensive Guide to IT Redundancy and Why It is Essential

IT Redundancy

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Most businesses today have become critically dependent on IT systems and their availability.

Without systems to provide redundancy and backups, IT downtime could prove very expensive. Large organizations can be looking at costs of up to $1-5 million per hour in the event of system-wide outages. This doesn't include potential penalties or legal fees in case of data breach or otherwise.

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Automated Self-Service: Fully Explained and 31 Best-Practice Do's and Don'ts

Automated Self-Service

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Automated Self-Service is quickly becoming necessary for streamlining support processes, enhancing efficiency, and empowering both end-users and support personnel. Unlike traditional support models which rely heavily on human intervention, it uses the latest technologies and predefined workflows to enable users to resolve issues, access resources, and perform tasks autonomously.

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