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Cireson Portal for SCSM – The Customization Release (v10.2)

The Customization Release is now available on our Latest branch, offering you wholly new ways to interact with Service Manager, visualize your data, and continue to tailor the portal to your needs. Deep breath. Here we go.  Global Search Enhancements  We continue to make investments towards what we feel is

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Definitive Service Manager PowerShell: Part 4 – Core Scripting Concepts

Classes, Lists, Getting items, and Updating Items. We’ve covered some decent Service Manager ground in just 3 blog posts. In this post, we’re going to take a very slight detour from pure Service Manager and focus on fundamental PowerShell with an emphasis on SCSM. Here we’ll be looking in greater detail at functions, the pipeline, and loops so let’s get at it.  Functions  As you’re reading

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Definitive Service Manager PowerShell: Part 1 – Top 8 PowerShell Commands

You’re syncing data from Operations Manager or Configuration Manager. Maybe even non-Microsoft products through the Cireson Asset Import Connector via a CSV or SQL database, maybe just uploading directly from Asset Excel. But what about the most custom of items in your environment? What about creating Work Items or Configuration Items from scratch? What about automating and streamlining your

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New Security Release Features Console App Installer

The latest version of our Management Packs for Service Manager are out now! Improved Security for Your Organization, Ease of Use for Your Administrators Our latest management pack releases include new functionality that moves them up to the latest security standards with TLS 1.2/SHA256 as the new normal for your deployment. It also includes behind the scenes functionality of accessing

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The ITSM KPIs That Matter Most In a Post-Covid World

The way we all work changed significantly in 2020. The global workforce has largely shifted to remote work and, despite the world’s best efforts, the status of work is not going back to normal any time soon. In March and April, the pressure was so present it felt like you

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Studies Show a Good ITSM User Experience Increases Happiness

Whether you’ve considered user experience a priority for your service desk in the past or not, you absolutely must consider it a priority in the post-Covid world we’re currently living in. Why? Because IT Support Experience has quickly transitioned to include Remote Work Experience. HappySignals, a company focused on helping

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4 Ways to Fortify Admin Rights When Support Teams Go Remote

Managing admin rights for support staff has always been a challenge but the goal remains unchanged:   “Give staff enough access to get their job done and operate effectively without increasing unwanted risk or complexity.”    The Differences Between On-Premise and Remote Admin Rights  Supporting a remote workforce does require different best practices than an

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Cireson Portal for SCSM V10 Release

In the v10 release we will be bringing all the features from the 9.4+ latest releases into the baseline release along with many customer fixes. Highlights of new features that will be available in the v10 Baseline release. The biggest feature that will now be available in the baseline release,

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4 IT Support Best Practices for Newly Remote Companies

For many organizations the move to remote support for all, or most analysts, is a new way of working – going from a centralized service desk to working from their homes. Most organisations have had to make this move to some degree or another, but as the dust of the

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