The Provance Blog

The Provance Blog will provide you with expert advice, insights and opinions in regard to IT Service Management, Microsoft, Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Microsoft System Center.  

Advanced Options in Dialogs and Data Querying

This post addresses a couple of issues with dialogs. One technical and one usability oriented. One challenge in dialogs, and particularly when closing tickets (cases), we often need to ask the agent a number of Yes/No questions such as "First Contact Resolution", "Resolved Remotely etc. This is particularly the case ...Read More »

Escalation of Tickets in Provance IT Service Management

  Introduction ITIL and Provance IT Service Management work with two types of escalations. Functional Escalation Hierarchical Escalation The two types of escalation are used for different purposes and it is important to understand these differences to properly handle ticket fulfillment and resolution. Functional Escalations A functional escalation is used ...Read More »

Quick Wins with IT Asset Management

  As a follow up to a great blog post by Gord Watts, entitled How to Fund and Equip Your IT Asset Management Program, I wanted to point out some outcome oriented case studies from a few of our many customers Let me walk you through four examples taken from recent ...Read More »

IT Asset Management - Process and Best Practice

  IT Asset Management - Process and Best Practice has been updated and moved to: http://www.provance.com/resources/blog/postid/224/it-asset-management-process-and-best-practice-updated     Read More »

Selecting a Tool to Support Your IT Asset Management Processes

  An excerpt from the complimentary issue of the IT asset management information series sponsored by Provance and featuring research from Gartner®   Successful IT asset management programs ...Read More »
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