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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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A-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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VeriSM blender

Why, and How, to Blend VeriSM Into Your ITSM BAU

So, here’s the thing. We all know that we’re supposed to be leaning into digitalization but, for many people, the real question is: How [...]

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ITIL 4 books

ITIL 4: An A – Z Guide

ITIL is often called the most popular framework for IT service management (ITSM) but its last update was in 2011 which, when we [...]

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ITIL 4 key changes

10 Key Changes in ITIL 4 (and My Take on Them)

You might have noticed that something changed with the Force, sorry ITIL, last month – with the ITIL 4 update releasing its first [...]

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Hello ISO 20000 (2018), We’ve Been Expecting You

At the end of last year, the service management standard ISO/IEC 20000, usually referred to as simply ISO 20000, was given a revision. [...]

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looking-on-2018

Key Changes in ITSM in 2018 and What We Should Learn

What happened to 2018? It’s probably my age – I’m older than I look – but we seem to be clocking up the years in 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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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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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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3 Important Cloud Views for the ITSM Capacity Manager

When applications and infrastructure run out of capacity, they adversely impact services and business operations. To mitigate this [...]

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10 Ways Your IT Service Desk Will Benefit from a Knowledge Base

A knowledge base is arguably one of the most important tools that your organization’s IT service desk needs. Without a knowledge base, [...]

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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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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.