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assyst Product suite 3

Designed from inception


to integrate all ITIL processes into a single application

Change Management
Typical Change
In many organizations, 70-80% of service interruptions are caused by change-
Management Lifecycle
related incidents. Without a defined IT Change Management process providing
visibility and control, unauthorized changes cause service interruptions with an Request for Change
increasing impact on the profitability of the business. Implementing Change
Management can help the business regain control by logging all changes,
Assess Change Cancel Change
applying a defined and repeatable change process, ensuring visibility and
enforcing authorization and compliance.
Authorize Change
Change Logging

Audit & Reporting Automated Routing


Build, Test, Verify
Change
Resource Manager Notification & Authorization
Management
Implement Backed Out
Change Calendar Workflow Management
CMDB Impact
Visualization Review

Mitigate Risk, Enable Agility


Is change a risk to your business?
Are unauthorized or emergency changes degrading IT services?
Is IT struggling to meet the demands of the business?

The assyst solution ensures the success of every change


by providing support for change processes, business
impact assessment and authorization control to guarantee
a high success rate for the implementation of change. In
assyst, Change Management functionality is integrated with
management and automation of all ITIL processes in a single
application without the need for complex integration projects.

Process
Designer
to define Change Calendar to view
change forward schedule of change.
workflows.
Change Management

“assyst’s ability to link incidents and


problems to changes allows us to more
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accurately understand the impact of a
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change, and the history behind it.” Configuration Management • Asset Management
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For Service Catalog • On premise
SaaS or SaaS offering
offering

Service Desk and IT Service Management Software


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Change Management
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Record Changes User-friendly change logging form.solution, and
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support services and the business as a whole
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Change Triggers assyst accepts Ser a wide range of efficiency and consistency
triggers for change – both reactive and proactive.
sources,ƒƒand other 3rd party monitoring
Improve infrastructure and quality of service
Change History View full change Servicehistory associated systems). This ensures information in the
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with a Configuration Item (CI), system or service. CMDB is kept up-to-date.
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service which are being performed simultaneously. intelligent interface that automatically
Enforce Control Changes automatically routed to reconciles duplicate data entries from
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Real-Time Management Reporting stored by the gateway to ensure rapid
Fully integrated
synchronizing of the CMDBChange Management
with external
Assess Impact The assyst CMDB Impact Explorer
provides an up-to-date graphical display of the sources.assyst offers unrivalled connectivity via a wide range of plug-
infrastructure, indicating which systems, IT services,
in adaptors which enable assyst to interface to any external
business services and business users may be impacted
by the change. application. For example, assyst can interface with advanced
Tracking, Reporting & Compliance Change records Asset and Configuration Management software giving you a
linked back to problems and incidents. Full audit history vital insight into your IT infrastructure. By analyzing the assets
recorded. and their relationships, assyst enables Change Managers
to undertake informed impact analyses based on real-time
Integration with other ITIL Processes and accurate data. Proposed changes can be evaluated with
Release Management Release Management confidence for minimum disruption and maximum success.
functionality tightly coupled with Change Management
control.
Configuration Management Change and
Configuration Management within a single application
streamlines the processes.
Change Management

“Normally Change Management is one of the


most difficult processes to implement, especially
the authorization part. This doesn’t come as
part of standard functionality of any other ITSM
solution. Axios Systems offered flexible
workflows for approval of changes.”
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Service Desk and IT Service Management Software


Established in 1988, Axios Systems is the world’s leading independent provider of Service Desk and IT Service Management (ITSM) solutions. Its
software, assyst, is a fully integrated, out-of-the-box solution, available in on-premise and SaaS models, which helps organizations optimize IT
infrastructure efficiency, reduce overheads and lower the total cost of IT ownership.

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