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4 reasons to consider an IT service desk

IT Outsourcing
5 min read
February 2020

IT contributes to the productivity of your employees and the cost efficiency of your company. If IT is not part of your core business, you can easily consider an IT service desk, provided by experts in the field. Thanks to a service desk, you will not be unnecessarily frustrated by a slow network or non-functioning applications. Moreover, with a service desk you enjoy a good focus on your own core activities and therefore a competitive advantage.

Quickly resolving and avoiding IT incidents increases productivity and saves costs. IT outsourcing has therefore been created. The complete management of the IT service desk is taken out of your hands, allowing you to focus on your core business and not have to worry about matters you are not completely familiar with. We list what an IT service desk can do for your company.

Improvement of processes

The IT experts continuously evaluate and adjust the operation and quality of the processes and services. Thanks to this evaluation, you achieve measurable results, increase continuity and boost cost efficiency. In order to measure the quality of an IT service desk, you can work on the basis of KPIs, based on customer satisfaction, degree of resolution of previous problems, and so on.

Expertise in the right place

Thanks to an IT service desk, you will always have IT experts nearby and thus benefit from quick and easy access to the right expertise. With IT outsourcing, your IT team is fully managed and monitored by an external company – specialized in IT – so you always have motivated IT specialists at your disposal. The specialists are also offered trainings (provided by the IT organization), so you can always benefit from the right knowledge within the continuously evolving IT world.

Cost savings

An IT service desk with the right profiles takes over much of the IT routine work. It is a relatively inexpensive option to pass on the more simple IT work of expensive programmers and experts. This allows the more expensive profiles to focus on important aspects.

Efficiency

If your core business lies elsewhere, you are not always aware of the possible tools to provide automation within your IT to boost efficiency and to follow up on IT issues in a timely manner. Thanks to the service desk, someone is always there for you with the necessary expertise and will help you quickly.