Category: Best Practice Frameworks


ITIL 4 Service Tool Box

ITIL 4’s New Service Value System: Welcomed but Flawed

It’s finally arrived – ITIL 4. And with it, we see the demise and laying to rest of the venerable and frankly vulnerable service lifecycle. It was never really a requirement for many and was exposed for its product lifecycle origins of the 1980s by the digital-ready DevOps movement. We also see the relegation of […]

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A to Z VeriSM

The A – Z of VeriSM

VeriSM – marketed as “service management for the digital age” – has been called “the new kid in town” in the world of service [...]

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VeriSM blender

Why, and How, to Blend VeriSM Into Your ITSM BAU

So, here’s the thing. We all know that we’re supposed to be leaning into digitalization but, for many people, the real question is: How [...]

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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 [...]

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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 to 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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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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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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COBIT 2019

COBIT 5 is Dead, Long Live COBIT 2019

Hopefully I’m not alone in thinking that COBIT – “a framework for the governance and management of enterprise information and [...]

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Looking to the future of ITIL 4

ITSM Future: 10 Things I’d Like to See in ITIL 4

Update since publication: The latest version of ITIL – ITIL 4 – was released on Monday 18th February. To find out what is actually [...]

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The A – Z of SIAM (Service Integration and Management)

Ever wanted to know more about service integration and management (affectionately known as SIAM)? Well, if you have, then your luck is [...]

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5 Tips for Shift-Left Success on the IT Service Desk

If you keep hearing about the concept of “shift-left” within IT service management (ITSM), and for the IT service desk in particular, [...]

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My Next 5 Tips for Using “The Business Transformation Framework” to Drive Digital Transformation

In my previous blog, I introduced the Business Transformation Framework (BTF) – a practical approach that helps organizations to [...]

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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.