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Three IT Service Desk Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

Three IT Service Desk Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

I used to work as an IT service desk manager. If I’d had the right tools at the time, I might still be one. Instead, I changed careers and started working at Lakeside, a company whose product would’ve improved my previous work life and made IT services better for my old employer. I’m not sure if it’s a twist of fate worthy of a facepalm or a smirk, but what I do know is that I’m in a unique position to give advice on how software can make or break the service desk experience for everyone involved.

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Too often in IT, we find ourselves faced with problems that seem intractable but are really a result of not having the right tools for the job. This perspective needlessly complicates technicians’ work, slows down support services and, ultimately, stops the business from reaching its full potential.

What I’ve learned since leaving the service desk is that better IT software could have eliminated many of my team’s worst pain-points and allowed us to focus instead on meeting broader business needs. For me, that software is of course SysTrack, Lakeside’s workspace analytics solution. To help you avoid the same pitfalls, I’m sharing three ways I would’ve utilised SysTrack to better manage the service desk.

Read the entire article here, Three IT Service Desk Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

Via the fine folks at Lakeside Software.

Lakeside Software Lakeside Software is a leader in Workspace Analytics. We make SysTrack, a scalable, people-centric solution that helps organizations better understand and support end-users' computing needs and habits, as well as make sourcing and deployment decisions based on real data.

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