Tag Archives: Service Desk

COBIT 101 – So Much More Than “Control Objectives for Information and Related Technologies”

COBIT might have started life as a tool for IT auditors, and the requirement for IT-related internal controls (hey, there’s no need to yawn), but it has since blossomed into a good-practice framework for both IT management and governance. Read on to find out how COBIT can help your organization and the IT service management […]

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Problem Managers

Problem management can be one of the most beneficial IT service management disciplines, but it can also be one of the most difficult to justify and maintain. How well you do – both initially and longer term – depends not only on your problem management process but also the effectiveness of the people involved. Problem […]

Another 5 Reasons to Love Your IT Service Desk

Welcome back to this SysAdmin Day + IT service desk lovefest blog! Following on from my previous post – which covered trust (in getting a resolution), incident management effectiveness, major incident magic, seamless service request handling, and better IT asset management – here’s another five reasons why the IT service desk needs to be loved. 6. […]

The Hidden Costs of On-Premise Software and Where to Find Them

For around a decade now, businesses have been moving their software into cloud-based hosting at an ever increasing rate. This is not only because the affordability and reliability of cloud has significantly improved, but also because it has become far more widely understood that on-premise and internally hosted software has an unprecedented amount of hidden […]