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What's changed in ITIL 4?

What’s Changed with Change in ITIL 4?

A new version of the ITIL IT service management (ITSM) best practice framework – ITIL 4 – was released early in 2019. It was big news because ITIL is used by millions of people across the globe for everything from the incident management basics to the management of complex enterprise IT organizations. One of the […]

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Time for DevOps Change

How to Run a Change Advisory Board in a DevOps World

Hopefully, we all know that – in IT service management (ITSM) – change management (now called “change control” in ITIL 4) is the [...]

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Kanban Boards

Using Kanban Boards to Help Manage Change

Hopefully, you already understand change management as the process, or capability, that manages change effectively, efficiently, and [...]

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DevOps Third Way

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

Yes, I’m still writing about the three ways of DevOps. Following on from my earlier blogs about using the DevOps first and second ways [...]

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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 [...]

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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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Measuring risk

How to Assess the Risk of a Change with 5 Simple Questions

One day real soon, machine learning and other forms of artificial intelligence (AI) will deliver on what they promise and truly help IT [...]

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Change management cog wheels

What’s Missing from Most ITSM Change Management Processes?

Change management is one of the most necessary, misunderstood, and all-too-often misused IT service management (ITSM) disciplines.  If [...]

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OCM min

What’s Organizational Change Management and Why Should ITSM Pros Be Bothered?

Have you ever wondered why it happens that when your IT department introduces new technology based on the promise of great benefits, [...]

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Post holiday rush

5 Tips for Coping with the Service Desk’s Post-Holiday Rush

Who doesn’t love the holidays? The feeling of goodwill, the great TV, seeing friends and family. How awesome is the holiday period? But [...]

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Effective Change Managers

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Change Managers

Change managers wear a number of different hats in ensuring that changes to the corporate IT estate are applied in a speedy, yet [...]

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Cloud doesn't work with silos and towers

Cloud Prefers Squads and Tribes Over Taylor’s Silos and Towers

It was over one hundred years ago that Taylorism, or scientific management, reached its peak of influence as the go-to management and [...]

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Emergency Change

ITSM 101: Emergency Change and Why “No” is a Good Starting Point

If you’ve attended an ITIL Foundation course, you’ll remember learning about emergency changes, and the role of the ECAB – the [...]

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Joe

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.