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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 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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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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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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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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Tech buzzwords

3 of the Hottest Technology Buzzwords of 2017 Explained

As an IT service management (ITSM) professional you might be at arm’s length from what’s happening in the software development world. [...]

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IT4IT IT value chain

IT4IT 101: A New Approach to IT Development and Delivery

Following on from my previous blogs on DevOps, service integration and management (SIAM), and Agile, here’s another “ITSM [...]

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DevOps: From Threat to ITSM Friend

DevOps: From Threat to ITSM Friend

For those of us in the IT service management (ITSM) space, DevOps appeared on our scene around five years ago. And at that time, to [...]

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DevOps

Where Is the IT Service Desk in a DevOps World?

As more companies move to adopt DevOps practices to improve IT performance (my company included), I was thinking to myself – is it [...]

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2017 ITSM Agenda

10 Things You Need to Know to Set the Right ITSM Agenda for 2017

It really is an exciting time to be in IT service management (ITSM) – and not just because I’m here. The accelerated development of [...]

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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.