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The Importance of Service Desk Automation in ITSM

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In an era of rapidly advancing technologies, efficient ITSM infrastructures are indispensable for companies. The service desk plays a key role in this as the central point of contact for IT services. However, if support requests are processed manually, it is often error-prone and resource-intensive. Service desk automation therefore offers a solution to eliminate errors and increase the efficiency and quality of IT services. From faster problem resolution to data-driven decision making, find out more about the benefits and key features of this innovative technology!

ITSM Teams Between Stability and Change: What Is Change Management Actually?

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ITSM teams are in a balancing act between consistency and change: on the one hand, they should offer stable and reliable services, on the other hand, they have to react to constantly changing requirements with service updates. Effective IT Change Management enables you to do both! We explain what you can understand by this, what the change management process can look like and reveal some best practices.

Knowledge Management in IT Service Management – It’s Enough to Invent the Wheel Only Once

Nowadays, it is a known fact that knowledge within a company should not be lost if at all possible. Arguably, every organization strives to develop strategies to effectively preserve, process, and utilize knowledge for the future. This is especially true for ITSM teams. After all, IT Service Management is all about casting the tasks and activities of IT teams into standardized, reproducible services. It is essential to rely on established solutions to avoid starting from scratch repeatedly. Knowledge once acquired should not have to be reacquired elsewhere. Here is an introduction to the challenges and opportunities of modern knowledge management.

Atlassian Cloud: Price Adjustments in October 2023 and Product Adjustments in November 2023

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Atlassian has announced pricing adjustments for the Atlassian Cloud that will take effect on 18 October 2023. This involves changes to the list and benefit prices for certain cloud products. In addition, Atlassian is also limiting the execution of automations for Jira Cloud products. These automation limits will take effect on 1 November 2023. We’ll give you an overview of what changes you can expect.

How to Service Management (Part 3) – How a Service Desk for HR Creates a Win-win Situation for Everyone

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Requesting things from your HR department can be quite time-consuming and annoying. Who do you need to contact if you want to go on a workation? Or how do you book the pool car that your company provides for its employees? We’ll show you how we Seibert Media do this through our Service Desk in Jira Service Management.

What is Service Request Management? – 8 Best Practices to Handle Service Requests Efficiently

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No matter whether you need access to the new software, want to request a well-deserved holiday or would like to reset your password – all of these service requests will need to be handled by your IT team. To fulfil your request as quickly and efficiently as possible, good Service Request Management is needed. In this blog article, you will find out what exactly this is and which best practices have emerged.

ITIL – Structure and Flexibility for ITSM Teams

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Modern IT teams strive to effectively support the company’s business processes by offering their services and tasks in the form of standardised services. The keyword is: IT Service Management, or ITSM for short. In the transformation towards ITSM, teams can fall back on a number of supporting concepts. In this context, the ITIL framework has established itself as a de facto standard that helps to establish ITSM according to a systematic approach. What is behind it?