HelpDesk software and service level agreements (SLAs). The concept of service level agreements (SLAs) has received a lot of attention over the last decade. In part this was fuelled by the need to monitor the performance of IT service providers in outsourcing deals. When spending thousands, millions or billions of dollars to someone else to … Continue reading Creating Business Value through HelpDesk Service Level Agreements
IT Helpdesk software and first call resolution First call resolution is a key target for an IT help desk. Productivity is maximized for both the end-user and for the support team. Personal skills and support team attitudes play a big part in the course of an issue’s resolution, but skill levels vary and every team … Continue reading Maximizing First Call Issue Resolution on an IT HelpDesk
Excuse me publicising a product capability, but I’ve realized we do not do this topic justice on the Web site yet. Many organizations now use VoIP to relay phone calls to their help desk analysts. Great value can be gained by providing the analyst with instant access to key data about the person or organization … Continue reading Integrating Issue Tracking with your VoIP Phone System
We have some interesting projects running at the moment where customers are using the Vector Issue Tracker engine to implement some challenging aspects of business process and workflow, and which involve integration with Great Plains / Microsoft Dynamics. The licensing model for Issue Tracker is well aligned to the value proposition for the customer, creating a solution which … Continue reading Great Plains Integration
So, here we are again, this time with 75,000 customers’ details out there somewhere. Could it have been prevented? If RFID tags had been attached, would the laptops have conveniently been taken past a sensor station – or did they leave through a point of forced entry anyway? What is particularly interesting here is the decision process … Continue reading What do you do when you have just lost 75,000 customer details?
I just signed off a press release about the arrival of Vector Issue Tracker. It declares that we have taken the Census issue tracking engine developed at our Metaquest subsidiary, supplemented it with templates based on half a dozen of the most popular areas of application, and placed this business process management capability at the … Continue reading Business Process Management and IT Asset Management