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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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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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Happy and sad support agents

The Changing Landscape of IT Service Desk Contact Channels

Once upon a time, there were only a few ways employees could get IT help. They could phone a help desk number, hoping to get a person [...]

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Looking to the future of ITIL 4

ITSM Future: 10 Things I’d Like to See in ITIL 4

Update since publication: The latest version of ITIL – ITIL 4 – was released on Monday 18th February. To find out what is actually [...]

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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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How to hit the ground running with a new ITSM job

How to “Hit the Ground Running” with a New ITSM Job

Have you ever wondered why new-job “probation periods” are often three to six months? This seems awfully long to me. However, I do [...]

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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.