ITIL 4 books

ITIL 4: An A – Z Guide

ITIL is often called the most popular framework for IT service management (ITSM) but its last update was in 2011 which, when we consider how quickly the business world is changing these days, is fair to say was quite some time ago. But all of that has now changed, with 2019 bringing with it the […]

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The ITSM world

It’s All Change in the World of ITSM (and Me)

The last 12 months has seen a variety of refreshes in the IT service management (ITSM) industry: an updated COBIT, a new VeriSM book, [...]

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IT strategy

Developing a Winning IT Strategy

If you consistently say the words “strategy” and “strategic,” this means that you sound smart, right? Oh my. If I had a dollar for [...]

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ITIL 4 key changes

10 Key Changes in ITIL 4 (and My Take on Them)

You might have noticed that something changed with the Force, sorry ITIL, last month – with the ITIL 4 update releasing its first [...]

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COBIT A-Z

COBIT: An A – Z Guide for 2019

COBIT is a framework designed to support the governance and management of enterprise IT. It helps organizations to deliver value to [...]

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iso2000

Hello ISO 20000 (2018), We’ve Been Expecting You

At the end of last year, the service management standard ISO/IEC 20000, usually referred to as simply ISO 20000, was given a revision. [...]

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modern-approach

Taking a More Modern Approach to Windows Deployment

With so much going on in the world of IT service management (ITSM), and the wider IT management space, it’s easy to neglect some of the [...]

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3 Ways to Use, and Benefit from, a Service Catalog

The service catalog is one of the most useful technology products in IT service management (ITSM) today. Done well, it acts as a [...]

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A – Z of IT Self-Service Success Tips

An A – Z of IT Self-Service Success Tips

Many organizations are starting to realize the benefits of implementing self-service. It’s a capability that works around the clock, is [...]

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Chatbot exterminator

Does Your IT Service Desk Really Need a Chatbot?

Nowadays, chatbots seem to be all the rage and it’s fair to say that, over the past couple of years, they’ve developed into a pretty [...]

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Is Call Abandonment Rate a Misunderstood IT Service Desk Metric?

IT service desks are probably the most measured – in terms of performance – part of the IT organization. And they, and their people are [...]

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COBIT 2019

COBIT 2019 – the Key Changes to COBIT 5

Hopefully you saw my COBIT 2019 blog in November – but when I wrote it I hadn’t seen the detail of what had changed in this new version [...]

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The A - Z of ITSM

The A – Z of ITSM in 2019

As an IT service management (ITSM) professional, what’s going to be important to you in 2019? On a personal level, you might be [...]

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So in case you hadn't worked it out yet, I'm Joe! Hello there. I'm a native New Yorker and I love everything connected to IT service management (ITSM). I'm a passionate blogger and Twitter addict, and I'm also the resident IT guy at SysAid Technologies.