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About User Availability in OneDesk

In OneDesk, your resource management tools, such as the workload view, make use of the user’s availability. User availability is calculated based on their working hours and the amount of work assigned to them. The user calendar is a view that is available for each user of your organization. The user calendar allows you to set a user’s individual working hours, create vacation events, and view an individual’s planned and actual work.

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Benefits of Time Tracking with OneDesk

Time tracking refers to how businesses record time spent on work tasks and projects. Utilizing time tracking enables businesses to track progress on tasks, monitor productivity, and accurately compensate employees or bill clients. Commonly, businesses use work management software in order to fulfill their time tracking needs.

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Adding the Customer Apps to your Website

OneDesk includes multiple customer-facing apps that you can use to enable communication with your customers. The apps include the web widget, messenger, portal, knowledgebase and webforms. Each app provides channels for customers, clients, or end-users to receive support or collaborate with your team. The web widget is an icon displayed on your site which allows easy access to the other apps. The messenger is a live chat application between your agents and customers.

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The Right Help Desk for Small Business

Looking for the right help desk software for your small business? Small business help desk software is designed to meet the service needs of small teams. The right solution allows your team to centralize your support channels, organize tickets, prioritize issues, and overall delight your customers. This article covers some considerations to make when choosing a help desk solution and why OneDesk fits the needs of your small business.

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Preventing All Emails & Notifications

OneDesk provides the ability to send messages and emails through automations. Email templates can be set up to send emails to customers or users and can be helpful for updating everyone on progress or changes. There are also system emails, particularly important emails sent from your account and cannot be configured through automations. You can read an in-depth explanation of these emails and messages: Notifications & Emails. So why would you want to prevent all emails or notifications?

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Using the Move to Folder Feature

In OneDesk, your items exist in a structured manner. You can have: Portfolios (and sub-portfolios), Projects, and Folders. That order is basically the hierarchy from top to bottom. In other words, folders exist in projects and projects inside of portfolios (though projects can be independent also). Check out our related articles for more details on work structure. In this article I want to talk about folders and a helpful feature called “move to folder.”

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To-the-Minute Scheduling on Tasks and Projects

Scheduling is a key aspect of project management. Effective project management scheduling includes more than just setting the project due date. Rather, for effective planning, a project manager should ensure to define the task and project activities, estimate effort and duration, determine dependencies and monitor everything in real-time. OneDesk offers many options and helpful tools for scheduling and monitoring the progress of your tasks and projects.