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Help Desk Escalation Support Group

July 30, 2013 Wayne 1

You have trained your Help Desks Agents with support skills, your knowledge base is full of solutions, and you First Contact Resolution percentage is seventy percent or better. This still means that thirty percent of all Help Desk contacts (phone, email, and other means) are escalated to another group. What is a Help Desk escalation support group and how does that work? How does a Help Desk Escalation Support Group work? If the Help Desk […]

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Building a Help Desk from scratch

July 25, 2013 Wayne 4

Building a Help Desk from scratch or redesigning an existing Help Desk requires thoughtful planning and efficient execution. There are many core and secondary components that make up an award winning Help Desk that at times it will seem like you are juggling tasks. However each of the components we will be discussing will have inter-dependencies with other components and will have to be considered when building a Help Desk from scratch. Help Desk structure […]

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IT Help Desk: What is a Help Desk?

July 6, 2012 Wayne 2

What is a Help Desk? Wise Geek states “A help desk is a resource designed to provide end users with information and assistance regarding problems with computers and related devices or software.” What is a Help Desk? Webopedia states “A department within a company that responds to user’s technical questions.” Companies and their employees need a reliable group to obtain IT help from. An IT Help Desk is not just having an knowledgeable person available […]