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The ‘future of work’ in the digital era may not be what you think

Despite all the banter about the ‘future of work’ no one is talking about what that really means. Our inability to see through our present reality has limited and tainted our discussions about how work will fundamentally transform...

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On technological ‘terrors’

Or fools with tools are still fools...even in 2019.

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6 ways ITSM automation is changing business

Automation helps organizations eliminate defects and redundancies, freeing up staff for higher-value work. Here are six ways businesses are taking advantage of automation for IT service management.

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What is an automation engineer? A growing role to address IT automation

Companies are starting to automate business, IT and development processes, and they’re looking for IT automation engineers to help develop, test and implement automation technology.

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ServiceNow certification guide: Mastering ITSM

ServiceNow offers technical management support to large IT operations, with a focus on the help desk and ITSM. Its three certification paths will help validate your skills with this rising IT platform.

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10 must-have skills for ITSM pros

If you work in IT service management, these are the 10 skills you’ll need in order to be successful in the years ahead.

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Making IT processes effective for the digital age

Does how IT runs itself matter to their firm’s digital transformation plan?

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The workforce awakens: insights for the service desk

How to enable the new work environment employees are requesting and facing the challenges of a changing IT landscape.

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Top 12 ITSM tools for 2018

Finding the right IT service management tool for your business needs can be challenging. Here’s a breakdown of 12 of the best ITSM services — and which organizations they best serve.

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5 ways businesses are modernizing ITSM

ITSM is more than service management; it’s a framework for supporting business needs. As new technology moves in and digital transformation takes hold, ITSM strategies must grow and adapt.

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Finding the holy grail of centralized employee services

How to deliver operational efficiency, provide a great employee experience, and ubiquitously deploy it via the cloud.

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User vs. service incidents: what's the distinction?

Think gymnasium and magnesium. They rhyme, but they’re different.

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Lessons enterprise service management professionals can learn from the FIFA World Cup

One of the biggest challenges faced by organizations when implementing any type of enterprise service management strategy is with the process alignment and people. The recent World Cup tournament teaches us a thing or two about...

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6 secrets for supercharging the IT help desk

Stop paying lip service to service when it comes to the IT help desk. These frontline workers have insights into system performance and user experience that can make your business run better.

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Enterprise service management: Beyond the buzz

With different signals around enterprise service management, it can be helpful to dig into what is the ‘why’ behind it…and why it will stick around even when the marketing hype around it is slightly easing down.

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3 considerations when implementing a service desk

How to redefine employee experiences that drive operational efficiencies.

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Creating an organization with service excellence as its foundation

Focus on values and relationships, be sure people have enough freedom and motivation to make the right choices and, ultimately, that will get you to that true service excellence environment.

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Revitalizing ITSM with a new ITIL framework

With the excitement of a new version of ITIL (IT infrastructure library), there should be a resurgence of interest in ITSM (IT service management) as well.

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