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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 (ITSM) best practice, there’s a definite need to factor in aspects of DevOps to your change and release practices. DevOps and ITIL’s Service Transition (as was in ITIL v3) […]

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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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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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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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iso2000

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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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 – 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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COBIT 2019

COBIT 2019 – the Key Changes to COBIT 5

Hopefully you saw my COBIT 2019 blog in November – but when I wrote it I hadn’t seen the detail of what had changed in this new version [...]

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The A - 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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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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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.