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Essential IT change management features available in ServiceDesk Plus
Visualize and control the entire life cycle of IT changes with the visual workflow builder that allows you to build change management processes easily on a drag-and-drop interface.
Easily create IT changes from incidents or problems when they call for it, and automatically record all existing information in the newly logged change.
Collect all the required information during change submission using customizable change templates.
Specify stakeholders, such as change owner, approver, and reviewer, and grant them their rightful permissions using change roles.
Determine and record the course of an IT change and its workflows with an impact analysis, rollout and back-out plans, and downtime plans.
Create multiple CABs easily and add them to change requests for recommendations. Set multilevel approvals, automate them, and control the approval process for each change.
Manage changes better by handling change implementations as projects if the complexity of the change process calls for it. Monitor associated incidents and problems, schedule downtime, and keep stakeholders informed with announcements and notifications.
Record the post-implementation review (PIR) for all changes for future reference and use.
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Here are some best practices to increase IT change success rates using ServiceDesk Plus:
- Allow changes to be created easily from the corresponding incidents and problems that led to the change.
- Recognize the type of change early on and determine its impact through appropriate risk analysis.
- Record all information pertaining to the change during change logging using custom change templates.
- Build the custom, automated change workflows that your business demands.
- Define stakeholders' roles and responsibilities, and provide appropriate access permissions, using change roles.
- Work out an effective multitier approval system for different types of changes.
- Identify risks and impacts right at the beginning of a change and formulate rollout and back-out plans.
- Break down change implementations into projects and carry them out efficiently with the integrated project management module.
- Stay on top of communication with stakeholders on downtime and other updates using announcements and notifications.
- Monitor each change's progress and measure its success with checklists, tasks, projects, and a PIR.
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