ITNA’s help desk is a resource designed for IT users to contact when they are having problems with their IT services. It institutes a multi-tiered troubleshooting approach by having personnel with extensive technical knowledge available. The help desk is the first point of contact and their ultimate goal is to offer first contact resolution as often and as quickly as possible.
The help desk focuses on end user needs and is technically focused. It fixes problems that are taking place at that instant and provide incident management to ensure customers’ problems are resolved in a timely fashion. It utilizes incident tracking making sure that no trouble gets lost. It manages information to keep track of the IT assets enabling access on a real time basis to information about software and configuration of the IT Systems of clients. The help desk has the ability to create monthly and annual reports on the number of troubles, the time to respond to the trouble, the time to fix the trouble which all feed into a service level agreement (SLA).
ITNA’s help desk utilises software to improve operational efficiencies by reducing the time spent to rediscover previous incidents or problems
ITNA’s help desk utilises software to improve operational efficiencies by monitoring and management systems to prevent incidents or problems from potentially occurring
ITNA’s help desk utilises software to improve operational efficiencies by recording and categorising problems as reported to allow management of incidents through to resolution
ITNA’s help desk utilises software to improve operational efficiencies by recording and categorising requests to allow for better management of the request through to facilitation
ITNA’s help desk utilises software to gather information during incident management to help spot problems. This system will identify the root cause of frequent recurring incidents by capturing information in a knowledge base.
ITNA’s help desk acts as the keepers of the user accounts along with password resets. Single ownership by the help desk ensures quicker response time for end-users with user or password problems.
ITNA’s help desk has a published service catalogue, with pricing information included and with detailed service descriptions.