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Patch Problems Causing Windows Pain? Make it a Team Effort

Posted by Nexthink on Jun 13, 2018 5:00:00 PM

Patching Windows 10 doesn’t always go as planned. As noted by CNet, the OS has a bad habit of automatically updating devices to the latest version — even when users are in the middle of something else. Sure, there’s potential benefit for IT here since network-connected desktops and laptops will always be up-to-date but since the update process halts any work-in-progress, resets the device and can take hours to complete, end-users won’t be happy.

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Topics: CIO, Technology, Cloud, CEO, Digitaltransformation, ServiceNow, servicemanagement, Nexthink, HR Manager, cyber security

Problems Happen in End-User Computing; The Key is How You Handle Them

Posted by Nexthink on May 31, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Incident management means restoring normal computing services as quickly as possible to minimize the impact to the business. Yet, ironically, in a technology industry where innovation is the driving force, key elements of incident management have not been updated for some time.

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Topics: CIO, Technology, Cloud, CEO, Digitaltransformation, ServiceNow, servicemanagement, Nexthink, HR Manager, cyber security

End-User Computing in the Enterprise: Everything’s Great Until the Big One Ignites

Posted by Nexthink on May 17, 2018 1:54:20 PM

To quote the late Rodney Dangerfield, IT systems “get no respect.” We all rely on them to accomplish our jobs, pay our bills and carry on with our day-to-day activities, without giving them a second thought – until they stop working.

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Topics: CIO, Technology, Cloud, CEO, Digitaltransformation, ServiceNow, servicemanagement, Nexthink, HR Manager, cyber security

Like Bread & Butter: HR & IT are the Perfect Combo to Deliver the Ultimate Employee Experience

Posted by Nexthink on May 9, 2018 12:09:30 PM

There’sAccording to an independent survey, 80% of executives rated employee experience as important or very important. One of the most significant ways we can improve the employee experience today is by addressing the digital culture within an organization.

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Topics: CIO, Technology, Cloud, CEO, Digitaltransformation, ServiceNow, servicemanagement, Nexthink, HR Manager, cyber security

Back On Track: IT Operations And The Analytics Advantage

Posted by Nexthink on Apr 19, 2018 10:29:45 AM

IT operations has gone off the rails. It’s not the fault of hard-working technology professionals — in fact, it’s just the opposite — but as noted by Tech Republic, a recent study found that 62% of employees reported “broken IT processes” within their organization, and just 24% said they received “very prompt service” from in-house support.

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Topics: CIO, Technology, Cloud, CEO, Digitaltransformation, ServiceNow, servicemanagement, Nexthink, HR Manager, cyber security

What every IT Director needs to know about GDPR

Posted by Nexthink on Apr 5, 2018 3:39:00 PM

There’s been tons of buzz around it for a while, but soon it will be here. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect May 25, 2018, and will impact every company in any industry around the world that processes the personal data of European Union (EU) residents.

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Topics: CIO, Technology, Cloud, CEO, Digitaltransformation, ServiceNow, servicemanagement, Nexthink, HR Manager, cyber security

Five New Gartner Hype Cycle Reports Confirm Increasing Focus on End-User Experience Management

Posted by Nexthink on Mar 15, 2018 1:49:14 PM

Nexthink was recently included as a sample vendor among only a handful of solutions in five prominent Hype Cycle Reports from Gartner, addressing the markets for IT Performance Analysis; Unified Workspaces; Back-Office Analytic Applications; Digital Design; and Software as a Service. In each of these reports, the consensus was that these are growing markets with the potential to provide high business and productivity benefits to enterprises.

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Topics: CIO, Technology, Cloud, CEO, Digitaltransformation, ServiceNow, servicemanagement, Nexthink, HR Manager, cyber security

ITOM & ITIM in Industry 4.0 The digital transformation in ITOM

Posted by Raúl Poveda on Mar 7, 2018 4:41:10 PM

The evolution of the way of doing business in Industry 4.0 is putting the IT operations teams in an extreme situation. The devices to monitor and control every day are greater, they mix; technologies, protocols and hybrid environments (cloud & on premise) including IoT and huge amounts of very heterogeneous information to be treated. All of this while maintaining a high degree of adaptability and agility, but also ensuring the correct stability and high levels of performance without misleading the correct control of costs. The demand of the business is diverse complex and the participation of IT in it is vital to not lose growth or quota in a more demanding market every day.

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Topics: CIO, Technology, Cloud, ITSM, CEO, SaaS, Digitaltransformation, ServiceNow, servicemanagement, devops, Nexthink, Zenoss, Digital Strategies, it service management

ServiceNow Governance, Risk, and Compliance

Posted by David de Matias Batalla on Jan 25, 2018 5:34:38 PM

Governance, risk, and compliance is a constant concern for enterprises that must keep up with changes in the global regulatory environment and industry standards. As enterprises adopt new business models, establish new partner relationships, and deploy new technologies, they must also quickly assess the impact of these developments on their existing compliance obligations and risk posture.

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Topics: CIO, HR, Technology, Cloud, ITSM, CEO, SaaS, Digitaltransformation, ServiceNow, servicemanagement, devops, Nexthink, Zenoss, Digital Strategies, it service management

ITSM Drives Successful Digital Transformation in Organizations

Posted by David de Matias Batalla on Jan 16, 2018 12:06:00 PM

Digital transformation is typically an enterprise-wide effort that can span multiple departments and business units. Therefore, it’s critical to have a digital transformation plan developed and communicated from top leadership down through the organization with measurements and controls in place to monitor progress and ensure accountability. After developing a digital transformation plan, organizations must decide who will lead their digital transformation effort and how it will be managed. 

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Topics: CIO, HR, Technology, Cloud, ITSM, CEO, SaaS, Digitaltransformation, ServiceNow, servicemanagement, devops, Nexthink, Zenoss, Digital Strategies, it service management

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