Campaigns for mental health awareness have achieved amazing results in the last few years, however, in regards to wellbeing in the workplace, arguably there’s a long way to go… Emma Mamo, Head of Workplace Wellbeing at Mind, will be joining us as one of our influential breakout speakers at The Conference for Service Desk Leaders 2018 to discuss the importance of wellbeing in the workplace.
What does it takes to become Inspirational Leader of the Year in the industry’s IT Service & Support Awards. Here is Sally Bogg’s story from the 2017 awards. What made you decide to enter the awards? I see the awards as a fantastic opportunity to raise the profile of both Leeds Beckett University and Universities in general. They
by Scarlett Bayes, Industry Analyst, SDI There are several aspects of the partnership between service desk professionals and ITSM tool vendors; some centered around the tool itself, and others stem from customer service. Often, problems and frustrations can also arise within a service desk professional’s relationship with their vendor. What are your top 5
by Alan Conduct, Head of Support Services at UKN Group Making sense of IT support means clearly understanding what your business needs. Larger, more complex organisations usually have more complex IT needs. Digital transformation, staff using their own devices and app, programmes to remove extensive paperwork and manual filing usually make companies more reliant on
In the summer of 2017 London Metropolitan University began the exciting process of Service Desk Certification, the globally recognised accreditation programme which benchmarks an IT service operation against the SDI best practice Standard. The first stage of the Service Desk Certification (SDC) programme is an initial service desk assessment by an experienced SDI auditor to
One of the most common topics discussed at SDI events and Service Desk Manager courses is that of self-service. The technology is nothing new, it’s already in use in a significant portion of the industry, and undoubtedly it will need to be used more in the future to meet customer demand. The business benefits can