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November 10, 2017 | by OnPage Corporation
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Incident Response Management Plan Best Practices

An actionable incident response management plan for your IT teams An incident response management plan defines the posture and actions IT operations teams take in order to effectively respond to incidents impacting customer experience. Given that 90 percent of large businesses say they experience major IT incidents and IT downtime several times a year, one … Continued

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November 6, 2017 | by Shawn Lazarus
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Overcoming Alert Fatigue within IT Teams

How to Win the Alert Fatigue Battle IT engineers and DevOps teams cannot help but experience alert fatigue when they receive after-hour alerts lacking context or relevance. Messages come in, for example, telling the engineer on-call that disk space is used up. Does this mean 60% used up or 100% used up? Or an after-hours … Continued

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November 2, 2017 | by OnPage Corporation
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Improving Incident Response Management

How to ensure proactive communications during an IT outage In the world of IT outages and IT operations, incident response management plays significantly into how quickly the issue is resolved. The cause of the outage could be the result of a network configuration change, software upgrade, scheduled maintenance, surge capacity failure or simply a code … Continued

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October 11, 2017 | by OnPage Corporation
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Empower your NOC team

Three Ways to Empower NOC Team According to some sources, up to 80% of IT issues can be resolved by your NOC team. Your NOC is the company’s first line of defense against outages and IT irregularities. For most IT teams, the Network Operations Centers (NOC) support the computer network and infrastructure with the goal of maintaining … Continued

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September 20, 2017 | by OnPage Corporation
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The OnPage Guide to Mastering Escalation Management

Escalation management for better communication While effective communication can be challenging in the best of circumstances, it can be especially trying when an internal or external customer is facing an issue. The first goal of the incident management process is to restore a normal service operation as quickly as possible and to minimize the impact … Continued

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September 14, 2017 | by OnPage Corporation
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IT outage communications

Are you prepared for an IT Outage? In the past 4 weeks, the southern United States has experienced significant damage from the ravages of hurricane Harvey and Irma. These natural disasters are freakish and unexpected but unfortunately they are not uncommon. Even at less intensity such as a tropical storm, the results can take the … Continued

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September 8, 2017 | by OnPage Corporation
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SLAs and ITOps Modernization

How to modernize SLAs and ITOps  “Tell me how you will measure me and I will tell you how I will behave.” Dr. Eliyahu Goldrat – The Goal Digital transformation will come from increased investments in technology. But, at the same time, it will also come from increased scrutiny and commitment to quality of the … Continued

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August 24, 2017 | by OnPage Corporation
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ITSM Modernizing

ITSM Modernization IT teams define success as solving problems quickly. To enable ITSM modernization we have to think of adopting the tools and methods that will enable resolution of ITSM issues more quickly. To be clear, modernization does not mean stepping away from SLAs or DevOps. Instead, modernization means bringing on automation of key IT … Continued

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August 16, 2017 | by Shawn Lazarus

OnPage introduces it’s ServiceNow Integration 

ServiceNow IT Service Management ServiceNow ITSM software gives you a powerful platform for managing ITIL processes, helping you to rapidly reduce costs, lower risk, improve business agility, and boost IT innovation. And since it’s built on an enterprise IT cloud platform, no infrastructure is required. ServiceNow ITSM is available to companies of all sizes. ServiceNow: … Continued

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August 9, 2017 | by OnPage Corporation
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DevOps Trends 2017

Given the frequency with which IT discusses DevOps trends and developments, one could believe that the community has universally adopted its tenets and lessons. However, recent studies show that less than 5% of teams have adopted the precepts of DevOps exclusively and just over 50% said a quarter to half of their development groups have … Continued

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