Technology and the Service Desk: Expanding Mission, Expanding Skills

with Rae Ann Bruno , David Hayman , Roy Atkinson
Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018
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Today's service desks are farther and farther removed from the help desks of yesteryear in which all equipment was standardized and issued solely by IT. Support organizations are struggling more to keep up with the demands of an ever-growing population of mobile users using a diverse of devices, applications, systems, and equipment. In fact, of the top five factors causing ticket volumes to rise, new and current technology accounts for four.

Navigating this ever-changing technology landscape requires an expanding set of skills. In this webinar, David Hayman, Rae Ann Bruno, and Roy Atkinson will provide essential training for service and support leaders facing new or in-progress technology implementations.

What You'll Learn
  • How technology impacts the service and support center's current and future role 
  • The key technologies needed to run a successful service and support center
  • Best practices for implementing new technologies and building a business case to justify investment
  • Managing the process of tool selection, including needs analysis, demos, evaluation, and selection

Who Should Attend

  • New and established service and support leaders
  • Anyone directly or indirectly involved in the tool selection process who wishes to be a more active partner in the process

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This webinar is being hosted on HDI's BrightTalk channel. You will need to have a BrightTalk account to register for the webinar. Fortunately, registration is free!

About Our Speaker(s)

Rae Ann Bruno
Rae Ann Bruno
Rae Ann Bruno is an ITIL-certified instructor with more than fifteen years of management experience emphasizing process re-engineering, employee development, and the business alignment of IT services. Formerly the vice president of strategic relations for Previo, Rae Ann consulted with Previo customers on process re-engineering and best practices and trained support professionals on industry best practices. Additionally, Rae Ann has authored many industry articles and white papers. Prior to joining Previo, Rae Ann was the director of IT customer service for Siemens Energy & Automation (SE&A).
David Hayman
IT Community Manager
David is on the GoToAssist Product Marketing team but has spent the greater part of his career in IT working for companies like Kinko’s Inc. and Citrix from desktop support to systems administration.Outside of his work life, David's got a full house in California, where he lives with his wife, twin daughters, 3 dogs, 2 bunnies, and 2 guinea pigs.
Roy Atkinson
Roy Atkinson
Senior Writer/Analyst

Roy Atkinson is one of the top influencers in the service and support industry. His blogs, presentations, research reports, white papers, keynotes, and webinars have gained him an international reputation. In his role as senior writer/analyst, he acts as HDI's in-house subject matter expert, bringing his years of experience to the community. He holds a master’s certificate in advanced management strategy from Tulane University’s Freeman School of Business, and he is a certified HDI Support Center Manager. Follow him on Twitter @HDI_Analyst and @RoyAtkinson.

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