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Software for Management Consultants: Maximize Productivity

With no shortage of software for management consultants to choose from, driving operational efficiency and hitting key business objectives has never been easier. In today's rapidly changing business environment, it's critical for management consultants to equip themselves with all the necessary applications and platforms to adequately support their clients. When management consultants have access to the right technology stack, it can immediately elevate service delivery and enable their clients to access higher service levels. To provide your clients with the best possible support, you should leverage a range of tools to transform your workflows and take your consulting business to new heights.

The Ransomware Pandemic | Security Insights Podcast: Ep. 2

This latest ransomware pandemic is infecting end users and security teams alike, exploiting old vulnerabilities and forcing new risk management strategies. Chief Security Officer Phil Richards reviews how organizations can avoid and remediate ransomware cyber attacks, including: Ivanti finds, heals, and protects every device, everywhere – automatically. Whether your team is down the hall or spread around the globe, Ivanti makes it easy and secure for them to do what they do best.

How prebuilt ERP workflows tame unruly source-to-pay operations

Legacy enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems are good at executing transactions and producing document-based outputs, such as purchase orders. But they fall short when it comes to connecting the work of users across departments and functions. Prebuilt ERP workflows can help. Having spent more than 25 years in the ERP space, I’ve seen only a handful of customers with a single ERP instance.

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10 ITSM Best Practices for IT Service Management

IT Service Management (ITSM) is integral to any successful organization. ITSM best practices are necessary for organizations to stay competitive in today's digital environment. ITSM aims to ensure that all IT operations are running smoothly and cost-effectively. We will look at developing an ITSM strategy, ensuring that ITSM is implemented successfully, and how to use it to maximize the value of your IT investments with best practices.


How to keep Windows up to date using Nexthink

Windows updates are important for device health, performance, and security patches. Yet no update happens without issues. Sometimes, Windows fails to update on some devices within your ecosystem. When a windows update does not happen, devices miss critical patches and updates, which can ultimately lead to performance issues down the line. Hence, it’s always recommended to perform a windows update in a timely manner.

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Alloy Software Wins Bronze Stevie Award in 2023 Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service

East Hanover, NJ – March 10, 2023 — Alloy Software, a leading provider of IT Service Management and IT Asset Management solutions, announced that it had been presented with a Bronze Stevie® Award in the 17th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.


Boosting supply chain resilience and supplier relations

Supply chain business leaders around the world have been taking a close look at their resilience, agility, and supplier relationships. They’re saddled with a multitude of legacy systems, enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, supply chain applications, and point solutions. This combination results in a fragmented view of the supply chain and supplier relationships and ultimately leads to delays and elevated operating expenses that are passed on to customers.


Exceptions Happen. Handle Them Quickly.

It’s ironic, but exceptions happen all the time. We all can relate to these in supply chain operations: the crushed package, the barcode damaged to the point it can’t be decoded, the misplaced or abandoned tote. When these errors occur, what happens? The person who discovers it is responsible for reporting it. How long does that take? Who do they report the incident to? Should they address it themselves?