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Is Peer IT Support Right for Your Organization?

Peer support is happening in your organization. It’s happening in every organization. Yet research firm Gartner Inc. say only 1%-5% of enterprise organizations are working to track and govern peer support—and facilitate it at scale. In most organizations, it happens under the radar. W …

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3 Ways To Accelerate Incident Management

Incident management is one of the more popularly adopted ITIL practices—with close to 100% of small-to-large organizations doing it in some form or another. But the shape and maturity of incident management practices varies greatly from one firm to another. In most organizations there …

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How to Quick-Start Proactive Problem Management

No matter how efficient your incident management process, you will always have more incidents than you can handle—until you get proactive about problem management. Where do you start? Part of our Making ITIL 4 Simple series. 🕙 8m Deep Dive

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What's Wrong with the First Call Resolution Metric?

For many service desks, First Call Resolution (FCR) is the "holy grail" of metrics, but should it be? Like any metric, First Call Resolution is just a number. It will tell you something—but not everything—about your service desk performance. You need to consider FCR as part of a balan …

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