When you manage a service, it is important to measure it to find out what are its strengths and weaknesses. From the information that is gathered, you can make changes to processes, give training or coaching to employees, communicate more information to the customers, etc. to improve on what the...
It is possible to integrate and track all the changes implying the IT Department in an efficient and centralised manner by using the Octopus Changes module. This article describes the functional use of the module.
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From Octopus interface, all incident templates and service request types are accessible. However, to put them available on the Web Portal, they must be designated visible to users.
It is possible to restrict access to your Web portal to a range of IP addresses. Only people using the IP address included in the range will be able to access the Web Portal, and people outside the range would be access denied.