Second way of DevOps Feedback Loops

Using the DevOps Second Way to Improve ITIL Change and Release Practices

Following on from my blog about using the DevOps first way to improve ITIL change and release practices by increasing flow, my latest blog looks at driving efficiencies using feedback loops. Before I start though, I should mention that I appreciate that many IT organizations that employ ITIL best practice might be looking [...]

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Improving with DevOps 1st Way

Using the DevOps First Way to Improve ITIL’s Change and Release Practices

Whether your organization is planning to stay with ITIL v3 for a while or to quickly move to ITIL 4’s new view of IT service management [...]

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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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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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itil4 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 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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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 to 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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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.