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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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A to Z of Agile

An A – Z of Agile

One day in 2001, seventeen developers got together to talk about the barriers and complications that surrounded the development of [...]

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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 [...]

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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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Implementing ITSM Tool 2

Implementing an ITSM Tool: Understand Your Needs

This is the second blog in a three-part series that covers understanding what you need from an IT service management (ITSM) tool, [...]

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Transformation 2 min

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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ITSM 101

What ITSM Needs to Learn from DevOps Training

If you actively participate in the IT service management (ITSM) community, then you’ve probably heard the growing level of [...]

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Theory of Relativity in ITSM

15 Hacks Required to Align ITIL and DevOps

DevOps? ITIL? DevOps versus ITIL? There’s still lots of talk around which approach companies should take. But thankfully, there’s a [...]

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Work in Progress (WIP)

How to Identify and Measure Your Work in Progress (WIP)

If you’ve ever worked in a manufacturing environment, then you certainly know what Work In Progress (WIP) looks like: stacks of [...]

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Service Improvement

Case Study: Using Value Stream Mapping for IT Service Improvement

This was the situation: my customer had a dysfunctional business. It wasn’t a large company, and many employees had been there for [...]

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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.