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Critical IT policies that safeguard your organization

Is your account secure? A quick glance at ManageEngine's security page will reveal an IT policy, which talks about our data security, identity and access control, and other vital components of our products and services. This policy has been fine-tuned over decades and has kept us safe from potential threats.

Feb 05, 2024 | By Mahanya

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Why your ITAM strategy needs a makeover

Debate of the decade: Team Apple or Team Android? The average life span of a smartphone is two to four years. How do you decide when it's time for an upgrade? Making these decisions for yourself is easy. For an organization, it's impossible without a reliable ITAM strategy that aligns with your business and IT goals.

Dec 26, 2023 | By Mahanya

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ManageEngine's take: How to boost IT efficiency with ChatGPT

Since the emergence of ChatGPT, the artificial intelligence (AI) tool, people across the world use it for a myriad reasons, from crafting emails and writing code to answering questions conversationally.

Sep 6, 2023 | By Shivaram P R

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IAM authentication methods for managing identities and securing your enterprise

Cybercriminals are always on the lookout for loopholes to breach enterprise networks. Organizations must reinforce their cybersecurity infrastructure by implementing a robust IAM system.

Apr 11, 2023 | By Mahanya

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4 ways low-code app development boosts the agility of ITOps

IT teams often face an overload of automation requirements and a lack of resource availability, two pain points that hinder business productivity.

Oct 26, 2022 | By Mahanya

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Top endpoint management challenges and how the cloud solves them

The pandemic accelerated digitization of the workforce; consequently, IT teams around the world began facing multiple challenges in managing their endpoints remotely.

Aug 03, 2022 | By Shivaram P R

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Integrating ITSM and ITOM for a resilient IT experience

Despite our best efforts to manage systems effectively, networks often contain problematic, obsolete, or outdated systems

Jul 22, 2022 | By Mahanya

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5 ways to test your BCDR potential

Flight attendants always review the safety protocol before each flight, even though pilots are well-trained. Tech giants like Google have recovery data centers all over the world.

Jul 20, 2022 | By Mahanya

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RCA in IT: 5 mistakes that can cripple your root cause analysis

A major incident strikes—we're all in it. The sysadmin, network operations, security, and privacy teams put their heads together to work on the fix.

Jul 15, 2022 | By Shivaram P R

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How internal IT audits can boost your process efficiency

When you hear the word audit, do you immediately picture an auditor with endless questions and an anxious team with no answers?

Jul 11, 2022 | By Shivaram P R

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How to create a solid IT incident management team

What do you do if one of your critical services goes down, or if a customer asks for their data to be removed, stating privacy issues

Jul 04, 2022 | By Shivaram P R

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3 ways ManageEngine leverages the power of predictive analytics in IT

Traditional IT operations follow a reactive, fix-problems-as-they-occur approach. Predictive analytics is a game changer for IT admins.

Jun 30, 2022 | By Shivaram P R

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Using culture to inspire compliance

In today's data-driven business world, you're bound to hear about compliance frequently: be it from your customer, legal advisor, compliance team, or an article on the internet.

May 18, 2022 | By Shivaram P R

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Three techniques to help IT teams handle security incidents better

Cyberattacks hit businesses everyday. In recent years, these attacks have increased ten-fold as hackers benefit from vulnerable IT systems.

April 29, 2022 | By Shivaram P R

Knowlege management strategy

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3 characteristics of a solid knowledge management strategy

Businesses are collecting vast amounts of data every day. This data is meaningless if you don't have a process to convert it into valuable insights.

April 20, 2022 | By Mahanya

Incident communication plan

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How to communicate effectively during an IT incident

There's a stark difference between what you see during an IT incident and what your customers experience.

February 18, 2022 | By Shivaram P R

IT service management market trends

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5 ITSM trends for 2022

IT leaders need to start analyzing the past year and create a strategy for the next. Undoubtedly, the pandemic has changed the way businesses operate

January 28, 2022 | By Mahanya

Identity access management automation

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Bringing identity, security, automation, and ITSM together to deliver security and productivity transformation

The world of corporate IT is known for its operational siloes, where one team—with its own purpose, objectives, responsibilities, and activities

September 30, 2021 | By Stephen Mann

Transitioning back to workplace

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6 tips for organizations transitioning back to the workplace

As organizations return to the office, it's crucial to have a plan that is not only safe, but also emphasizes work-life balance and optimizes productivity.

July 13, 2021 | By Mahanya

Mental health in workplace

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8 Ways IT Managers Can Support Employees' Mental Health

Many businesses fail to address the mental health of their employees. What does this mean for you as a leader?

May 26, 2021 | By Mahanya

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The common challenges in driving EX

When looking to improve the employee experience (EX) within your organization, it’s important to...

May 26, 2021 | By Sophie Danby

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Want bottom-line impact? Invest in EX

While customer experience and user experience have gotten a lot of attention over the past few years, many...

May 26, 2021 | By Doug Tedder

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EX in a pandemic

As I write this, the world looks very different than how it did at the start of 2020. Coronavirus—or the COVID-19...

May 26, 2021 | By Vawns Murphy

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IT’s role in employee experience

Many years ago, I was in a mentoring program that was known for how well it matched mentors to mentees. My...

May 26, 2021 | By Rae Ann Bruno

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Example EX measures and how to use them

So, your IT department has decided to measure its employee experience—but where does it start? Of course there’s...

May 26, 2021 | By Stephen Mann

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Enterprise service management’s role in employee experience

Three of the hottest trends in IT service management (ITSM) right now are connected –digital transformation...

May 26, 2021 | By Stephen Mann

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Change management impacts everyone

While companies have used technology nearly from the beginning, digital transformation has brought...

May 26, 2021 | By Greg Sanker

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Making your IT self-service portal great

A slick IT self-service portal offering is a great way of making our employees’ day job a little easier and will not only...

May 26, 2021 | By Sally Bogg

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What does knowledge management have to do with it?

Knowledge management isn’t about simply constructing a knowledge base and expecting people to use it; it must...

May 26, 2021 | By Aprill Allen

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The importance of being earnest (at work): Why employee experience matters

I hope you’ll pardon my punning title. The Importance of Being Earnest is a play by Oscar Wilde in which...

May 26, 2021 | By Akshay Anand

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Reimagining the employee experience for a human-centric world

“How many?” I asked with my mouth agape. I was helping to lead an extensive digital transformation effort...

May 26, 2021 | By Charles Araujo

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