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IT service desk in 2020

How to Get Your IT Service Desk Ready for 2020

It’s hard to believe that 2020 is almost upon us and we will no longer get those “IT service management (ITSM) in 2020” blogs that were popular mid-decade – and back then it seemed such a long way off. Now, as we rapidly approach 2020, life is probably very different from where we thought we’d […]

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FitSM Light Framework

FitSM: The Lightweight ITSM Standard

FitSM is one of the lesser-known IT service management (ITSM) standards – or, more correctly, it’s a family of standards – in [...]

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AIOps Explained

AIOps Explained

Quite simply AIOps is all about humans and machines coming together to form a more effective IT service management (ITSM) capability. [...]

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Build Better Relationships with Service Level Management

4 Tips on Using Service Level Management to Build Better Relationships

Service level management is one of the most important and necessary capabilities within IT service management (ITSM) but I’m going to [...]

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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 [...]

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ITSM Automation

The Top 10 Benefits of ITSM Automation Capabilities

Hey, did you hear that I’ve had an IT service management (ITSM) solution named after me? Oops, sorry it seems that this isn’t what I [...]

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Tough truths on the service desk

5 Tough Truths to Face When You’re Promoted on the IT Service Desk

Working on the IT service desk is an excellent way to test the waters to see whether a career in IT is what you want. It’s an [...]

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Analog to digital

How ITSM Tools Help with Back-Office Digital Transformation

The digital transformation of back-office operations might not seem as sexy as the other two – more commonly talked about – elements 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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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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Three fingers

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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The A to Z of ITSM

The A – Z of ITSM in 2019

As an IT service management (ITSM) professional, what’s going to be important to you in 2019? On a personal level, you might be [...]

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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.