Enterprise Service Management

What if customers could easily get the answers to all their service questions in one place? Without having to search for the right channel or person? Whether they need help from IT, HR, FM, or another service department? With Enterprise Service Management (ESM), this becomes reality. At its core, ESM is all about collaboration. Service departments join forces, from using a common tool to process requests to having a single point of contact for customers and providing shared services.

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Life at the service desk can get tricky. Feeling like pulling your hair out? Use these 7 life hacks to feel on top of the world again in no time.

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Shared Services Manager

What the perfect shared services manager looks like

What does the Shared Services Manager role entail? Stephen Mann shares the 7 responsibilities and ideal traits of a shared services manager.

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How to improve collaboration between departments

Industry expert Doug Tedder explains how to improve collaboration between departments and takes away the main barriers.

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Shared services in action

A shared services model – the next evolution of ESM

How do you implement a shared services model? Learn how to make the most of the benefits of Enterprise Service Management (ESM).

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Office social distancing with Enterprise Service Management

Once you get to return to the office, service departments are key in accommodating office social distancing. Use these tips to make the return go smoothly.

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Which Sesame Street character at the service desk are you?

Which Sesame Street character at the service desk are you? Take the quiz to find out and download our Microsoft Teams background for your next video call.

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Agile ITSM and scrum: how do they work together?

Scrum and agile are hot topics. But how does agile ITSM work? And how can you apply scrum to your IT team?

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How to manage panic at your service desk

What causes panic at your service desk? We share 4 scenarios that send your service desk’s panic levels through the roof – and look at possible solutions.

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Launching Enterprise Service Management in your organization

How do you launch Enterprise Service Management in your organization? Reap the benefits of working together with one of our three routes to planet ESM.

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Why a single point of contact (SPOC) is important

Doug Tedder explains why having a single point of contact (SPOC) is so important for ESM. Discover which 7 steps to take towards your very own SPOC today.

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The secret ingredients of successful organizational culture

Find out the secret ingredients of successful organizational culture that’ll make your employees thrive.

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What is ESM, and what is its value for your organization?

ESM, or Enterprise Service Management, means working together with service departments such as IT, Facilities, or HR. Read how it benefits organizations.

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Say goodbye to service desk stress

How can you say goodbye to service desk stress? Our 5 tips help you add value to your organization while making your employees happier at the same time.

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Why ESM is key in improving your citizen support

Do you work at a municipality and are you responsible for IT or citizen support? Our expert Wouter explains why your two departments need to join forces.

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Go green or go home: Earth Day projects for your service teams

Curious how your service teams can help save the earth? We share 6 tips for Earth Day projects that’ll help your organization go green.

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Utrecht University: Enterprise Service Management case

An Enterprise Service Management case in action: how Utrecht University embarked on their very own ESM journey – and what good it did them.

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Inspiration for the festive season? 7 original gift ideas!

Make the most of Cyber Monday and surprise your employees with original festive season gifts. By doing a bit extra you’ll reap double benefits. Read this blog for 7 tips!

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Merging service desks

The major factor that makes a good service desk employee

Intrinsic motivation is the major factor that makes a good service desk employee. But how do you select team members based on this character trait?

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Service Desk Bingo: How many squares can you cross off?

We’ve designed a Service Desk Bingo card that contains a number of common scenarios. How quickly can your team chalk up a full house?

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System administrators: the #SUPERHEROES of your organization

What’s your sysadmin superpower? Do you solve every problem, are you the protector, the geek or a legend? Test it with our system administrator quiz!

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9 soft skills that are indispensable for your IT department

Soft skills are indispensable for your IT department. Do you want to convey technical knowledge in an understandable way? These are the 9 skills to master!

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