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Crossfuze Case Study - Overnight Service Desk Success

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A long-time Crossfuze customer in the technology manufacturing business was feeling overwhelmed when it approached Crossfuze with an unprecedented challenge: The coronavirus pandemic had created a sudden surge in IT service requests. The company of 4,500 employees was in the process of transitioning everyone to working fully from home—and its IT team desperately needed help making this transition a success. The company was looking for: ▶ Rapid deployment of a 24/7 IT service desk run by Crossfuze ▶ Enhanced support for a Windows 10 migration that had been initiated just prior to the pandemic ▶ A comprehensive Knowledge Base of articles to better support the Windows 10 migration ▶ No compromising the high-quality IT services that the company's employees were accustomed to receiving Perhaps most daunting of all, the company needed a plan for rolling out all of this support immediately—as in, by the very next morning. Crossfuze develops and implements a same-day workplan The company knew it could trust Crossfuze to deliver everything the company needed—on time, on budget, and to exacting quality standards. Crossfuze had already successfully implemented the company's ServiceNow IT Service Management and ServiceNow Project Portfolio Management platforms. Crossfuze had also begun providing Managed Services support for the company's ongoing Windows 10 migration. Starting at 4:30 p.m. on the same day that the company decided to send home its 4,500 employees, Crossfuze worked into the evening to outline a multi-component plan for immediately scaling to meet the sudden IT demand. They needed to: ▶ Expand the company's existing Crossfuze-run service desk and make it available 24/7 ▶ Reduce the onboarding time for Crossfuze help desk agents from weeks to hours ▶ Convert pages of company best-practices documentation previously created by Crossfuze into Knowledge Base articles ▶ Enable email support by the end of the week using time- based routing ▶ Announce an official go-live the very same night— essentially, as soon as the conference call ended The company's IT team stayed calm during the entire virtual working session, which didn't end until 8:30 p.m. Even against the backdrop of taking care of kids, making dinner, and other nightly home rituals, there was no feeling of panic or anxiety on the IT team. The team felt confident Crossfuze was well-positioned and ready to deliver on this ambitious, "same-day" workplan. A CROSSFUZE TM SERVICENOW TM SUCCESS STORY Coronavirus Pandemic Presents Sudden IT Challenges for Technology Manufacturer LETSTALK@CROSSFUZE.COM ∙ CROSSFUZE.COM

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