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Markdown and HTML: Tips to Leverage the Power of Custom Forms

By Serena Cappellini on Feb 20, 2020 1:24:41 PM

DD Forms and Markdown

what is markdown

Markdown is a text-to-HTML conversion tool, free and open-source, designed to be lightweight and intuitive. It helps users to edit text in an easy and clean way - which is why we've decided it was the right tool for our DD Portal.

Topics: DD Portal Forms Service Customization
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Product Release: new, improved look for DD Tech

By Serena Cappellini on Feb 17, 2020 4:04:13 PM

what's new in dd tech

With the latest DD Tech release we've dramatically improved the overall UX/UI, taking on board lots of the user voice feedback received from DeskDirector's users.

Topics: DD Tech Product Release
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Best Practice: add a homepage link to your portal

By Serena Cappellini on Feb 12, 2020 2:35:10 PM

Choosing DeskDirector as your main weapon of mass customer success can become even more powerful, you just need to ensure your clients will always find a way to land there.

Topics: Business MSP Success Best Practice
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New year. New Decade. New Blog for DeskDirector!

By Serena Cappellini on Jan 29, 2020 11:42:28 AM

It's a bright (not) sunny (not) day here in Auckland today, birds are probably chirping somewhere and the weekend will be upon us. Eventually. But this is not the news we want to give you!

The exciting news is that we've been working hard on tidying up and released our new blog!

Topics: News
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Best Practice: Publishing OneNote notebooks in your Portal

By Serena Cappellini on Dec 18, 2019 7:48:00 AM

Publishing OneNote notebooks allows you to share relevant content within the Portal. Combine it up with Custom Menus and Menu Items, and you'll have a powerful set of tools that will allow you to customize what your customers can see.

Topics: Best Practice
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SPRINT UPDATE 6 - TICKET REPLIES, AVATARS, TICKET COUNT, DRAG & DROP

By Development Team on Nov 15, 2019 3:42:35 PM

Here’s a breakdown of what we've focused on our latest Sprint:

Topics: Sprint Update
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Sprint 5 Update - New user account switching, notebooks in menus, and more.

By Development Team on Oct 30, 2019 11:28:10 AM

We've been a bit quiet on our sprint updates, but we're going to be bringing them back again. You can check out the release notes for the previous couple of sprints to get an idea of what's changed.

Here’s a breakdown of what we've focused on in Sprint #5:

Topics: Sprint Update
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Best Practice: Setting Permissions for your Portal

By Serena Cappellini on Sep 25, 2019 7:36:00 AM

DeskDirector comes with a powerful list of tools and features that you can enable and configure from your Admin Console - from Request Types to Chat, Branding and the Learning Center (any much more!), you have the power to customize your Portal experience to suit you and your end users.

Topics: Best Practice
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Best Practice: Automating your Support Ticket Titles

By Serena Cappellini on Sep 12, 2019 7:36:00 AM

This article will help you streamline all tickets coming through from the DD Portal and help your team to improve help-desk efficiency.

Topics: Best Practice
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Sprint Update #3 - New content publishing & branding updates plus Portal shortcuts

By Development Team on Aug 29, 2019 5:17:41 PM

Here’s what Sprint #3 added to and improved in DeskDirector:

Topics: Sprint Update
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Product Release:  New Admin Console is out and about!

By Andrew Lahikainen on Aug 19, 2019 9:22:09 AM

We’ve been working hard behind the scenes on our new Admin Console, and we’re happy to announce that it is out. The new Admin Console is easier to use, faster, and comes with a lot of new features. 

Topics: News Product Release
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Notification system for your end-user portal and help-desk tool

By DeskDirector Team on Aug 6, 2019 10:53:39 AM

 

Topics: DD Tech DD Portal
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New Admin Console, Sticky Broadcast, & More - Sprint Update #1

By Development Team on Jul 23, 2019 9:37:12 AM

We here are at DeskDirector work very hard to revolutionize customer service for your end-users. This often means - a continuous improvement of the product. This sprint update we show you the new intuitive admin console which will dramatically reduce your set up time, sticky notifications to make sure all your clients are informed of the critical messages and other massive improvements to make you and your help-desk team more effective and efficient. See how DeskDirector further empowers your PSA - ConnectWise and Autotask. 

Topics: Sprint Update
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Why is customer experience important for MSPs in 2019?

By Poorvi Jhawar on Jun 26, 2019 11:21:08 AM

Customer experience includes anything that can leave an impression on a customer – support interactions, your website, and account management, etc. Most of the interactions that shape the customer experience for your MSP practice happen at the help-desk level with your IT help-desk ticketing system.

Topics: Business Customer Success
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PSA life vs. PSA life with a Customer Experience Platform

By Poorvi Jhawar on Jun 26, 2019 11:18:28 AM

According to this report in Datto, standardization of services is the third biggest pain point in the MSP industry in 2018. Your PSA - Connectwise Manage and AutoTask is the backbone of your customer service, but it comes with limitations. You can provide a standard customer service by the industry norm, however with a customer experience platform you can elevate the experience to award winning.

Topics: Business MSP Success Customer Experience
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How Top MSPs Create a Best-in-Class IT Ticketing System

By DeskDirector Marketing on Jun 26, 2019 11:16:58 AM

Efficiency plays a key role in managed service provider (MSP) profitability. Without repeatable processes in place, it’s difficult to manage incoming service requests, train new techs, and scale your business. Top MSPs invest in a PSA — like ConnectWise Manage or Autotask to gain a robust IT help-desk Ticketing System that centralizes and streamlines service requests.

Topics: Business MSP Success
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6 Ways an efficient help-desk improves your bottom line

By Poorvi Jhawar on Jun 26, 2019 11:16:01 AM

DeskDirector came into being out of necessity – there were no easy tools available in the MSP Industry to help with customer service.  

Topics: Business DD Tech Chat
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Improve help-desk efficiency with DeskDirector

By Poorvi Jhawar on Jun 18, 2019 5:16:01 PM

With full access to our demo instance, you will be able to try all our features below. This is a great way to dip your toes in the water and see if DeskDirector is a good fit for you. Over here, we take you through a step by step so that you can set up the instance the way you want!

Topics: Help-Desk Efficiency
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Service Customization with DeskDirector

By Poorvi Jhawar on Jun 18, 2019 4:48:33 PM

With full access to our demo instance, you will be able to try all our features below. This is a great way to dip your toes in the water and see if DeskDirector is a good fit for you. Over here, we take you through a step by step so that you can set up the instance the way you want!

Topics: Service Customization
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Try out an effective approval system with DeskDirector

By Poorvi Jhawar on Jun 18, 2019 1:38:36 PM

 

Topics: Approval System
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How can you help your customers with learning using DeskDirector?

By Poorvi Jhawar on Jun 18, 2019 1:36:59 PM

 

 

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How to manage tickets in DeskDirector?

By Poorvi Jhawar on Jun 18, 2019 1:36:07 PM

 

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Important Communication for HUD and WPF Users

By Serena Cappellini on May 30, 2019 2:26:31 PM

We will stopping support and development on HUD and WPF products starting from the 1st of July 2019.

Topics: Technical DD Tech DD Portal development important updates product updates Support Product
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Must-Try Features of DD Tech

By Serena Cappellini on May 20, 2019 2:47:16 PM

What is an ideal help-desk tool?

A tool that sits on top of your PSA and aids in ticket resolution - that is ALL your techs need on a daily basis. They are not using all the features of a PSA, and the distraction just slows them down.

Hence we found a solution: DD Tech, a help-desk tool for Level 1 & 2 techs.

It helps techs resolve tickets faster - whilst fully integrating with your PSA - and doesn’t require any training. Just click to open and start using.

Now, how cool is that?

Topics: Business DD Tech
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Try out the learning and onboarding center

By Poorvi Jhawar on Mar 11, 2019 11:33:15 AM

 

Through DeskDirector, you can on-board your clients in a seamless process and educate them about your services. You can also use the Learning Center to make your customers efficient - encouraging them to solve minor issues by themselves.  Experience it all be yourself. 

Topics: Business DD Portal Customer Success
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Hacks for improved customer service - Features checklist

By Poorvi Jhawar on Mar 11, 2019 11:32:16 AM

‘Necessity is the mother of invention’ and that’s exactly how DeskDirector was conceived. We’re a service by an MSPs, for MSPs. When we say that we understand your struggles, we mean it. It is not a mere conjecture, but a first hand experience. 

Topics: Business DD Portal Customer Success
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Ticket Life-cycle management hacks in DeskDirector

By Poorvi Jhawar on Mar 11, 2019 11:29:40 AM

Ticket management is one of the biggest hurdles faced by every MSP. Your aim is to stick to the SLA, avoid lengthy phone calls and get tickets resolved as effectively and efficiently as possible. Try these hacks which will save you time and money.

Topics: Business DD Portal
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Mapping the road in 2019 for the modern MSP

By Warwick Eade on Jan 29, 2019 3:39:00 PM

 

Topics: Business DD Tech DD Portal product updates
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Wrapping up 2018 | Climbing the summit

By Warwick Eade on Dec 20, 2018 7:23:03 AM

 

The year is coming to a halting end with some fantastic wins by DeskDirector. Now you can provide the customers with the effortless service you have always wanted with our custom forms, DD tech, email templates, our new user-interface and OAuth integration. 

Topics: New Features DD Portal product updates Customer Success

How to make DeskDirector Project Successful? Part 2

By Irina Kavchik on Dec 18, 2018 5:11:39 PM

In this video, we ask Priscila, a client experience manager from Lancom, how does she explain the value of DeskDirector to clients versus using email?

As well as how to introduce DeskDirector to clients that "won't change", someone who used to call you whenever they have an issue? Learn great tips from our top-performing MSPs!

Topics: Business MSP Success

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