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Digital Experience Monitoring

The latest News and Information on Digital Experience Monitoring for End Users, Employees and Remote Working.


Microsoft 365 Outage on June 5th, EX571516, MO571683

On Monday morning, June 5th there was a wide scale outage for Microsoft 365. Interestingly, for this one, they first reported it with a barrage of duplicate health status emails (why, we have no idea) but the issue was much more widespread than that – it was affecting most Microsoft Office 365 services: The first incident was Incident EX571516: Some users are unable to access Outlook on the web, and may experience issues with other Exchange Online services.

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5 Tips to Improve Employee Digital Experiences

Companies' reliance on technology grows daily. However, with Information Technology (IT), infrastructure complexities on the rise, overall system performance fluctuates. Any network, app, or service delay hinders individual and corporate performance. Identifying the source of these digital pain points resembles searching for a needle in a haystack. What follows are a handful of tips, so you sift through the hay faster, reduce outages, and improve employee digital experiences.

Troubleshooting Microsoft Teams

Issues with Microsoft Teams can be very impactful for organizations. There is a huge loss in productivity associated with teams performance issues and outages, it is also extremely disruptive to workflows. There are also financial costs to these issues, at the end-user level this can cause end users to miss deadlines and delay projects and the cost of IT Teams spending time troubleshooting or requiring external consultants or even Microsoft to assist, this cost adds up over periods of time.

The Experience Watchtower: Top 22 Digital Experience Monitoring Tools

In today's digital landscape, where user experience can make or break the success of a business, organizations are increasingly prioritizing the monitoring and optimization of their digital experiences. Enter the world of digital experience monitoring (DEM) tools, which serve as vigilant guardians, ensuring that every user interaction is seamless, satisfying, and impactful.


What's Missing in Free User Experience Monitoring Tools?

You get what you pay for is a common axiom, one that even applies to infrastructure management solutions. Cloud vendors bundle Digital Experience Management (DEM) solutions with their services, seemingly at no extra charge. But such products lack the capabilities needed to understand how enterprise computing resources function. As a result, corporations do not make needed adjustments and lose time, revenue and increase user frustration.

Synthetics and Service Watch Dashboards

Combining Service Watch and CloudReady synthetics is easy to do and extremely powerful. Quickly pinpoint where the issues are occurring and skip the troubleshooting where the issues aren't which will speed up their resolution time, saving your organization money and time. Combining this information will also provide your app owners a quick and thorough view into how the user experience is going and how the application is performing in general. When issues do occur, they’ll have all the information available making it easy to prove the vendor is at fault and recover SLA credits
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Build the ROI Case for Improving Employee Digital Experience

Budgeting for user experience management solutions has been dynamic recently. When the pandemic hit, corporations freely opened the purse strings to ensure that employees had the tools to work outside the traditional office. The Return on Investment (ROI) for improving the overall Digital Employee Experience (DEX) didn't matter so much. With inflation now the main topic in executive meetings, the strings for DEM/DEX investments have been drawn tighter. Gartner has published a report titled "Market Guide for Digital Experience Monitoring" which states that "enterprises that invest in DEM solutions can expect a 30% reduction in Mean Time to Resolution (MTTR) and a 20% reduction in downtime."


4 Differences Between DEM & RUM You Should Know

If you want to deliver an outstanding user experience you must know the differences between DEM and RUM. In this modern world, businesses are embracing digitization to provide better services to their customers. However, customer expectations and preferences have changed drastically over time. To address customer demands, businesses have started investing in systems and applications that enhance the user experience.