Desktop Support

Enhance your desktop support skills and improve the customer experience.

Collaboration is the future of work—it paves the way to innovation and progress, and it's the best thing you can do for your team and organization.
Tag(s): future of support, support center, service desk, service desk technology, technical support, desktop support

What will be the continuing impact of technology on ITAM, and what additional changes should be anticipated in the next five years?
Tag(s): asset management, service desk, support center, desktop support, technology, technical support, supportworld

At today's speed of business, replacing a device is often more cost- and time-effective than repairing it. What has shaped this trend, and what effect is it having on technical support?
Tag(s): desktop support, asset management, service desk, service desk technology, support center, technical support, technology

IT is no longer in complete control of business technology, and for some organizations, that’s a hard pill to swallow. The first step toward this new future requires taking action and scanning the horizon for new opportunities.
Tag(s): support center, support industry, technology, technical support, industry, desktop support

Having an understanding of the key parts of project planning is critical to the success of any support team. There are two key elements of project management: people and process. Each element has ...
Tag(s): desktop support, problem management

No matter how great the IT department is doing behind the scenes, it’s the frontline service desk that everyone sees. Since the service desk is the face of the IT department to the company, that face should have a smile on it, be familiar and helpful, address issues quickly, and keep everyone...
Tag(s): service desk, support center, desktop support, business value, outsourcing

Changing how we see service desks and using our existing assets (best practices, processes, tools, skillsets of the team) better is the key to long-lasting transformation.
Tag(s): business intelligence, business value, desktop support, service desk, support center, metrics and measurements

Overenthusiastic advocates of any initiative often jump into action before thinking things through, but just because one organization saved money by using peer-to-peer support, that doesn’t mean it will work in every organization in the same way.
Tag(s): best practice, community, desktop support, service desk, social networking tools, social IT

Effective communication is one of the most essential business (and life) skills. These seven steps will help you strengthen the transfer of information and prevent communication gaps.
Tag(s): service desk, desktop support, communications skills