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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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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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ITSM Best Practice

The Main Bodies of ITSM Best Practice Guidance

To help us IT service management (ITSM) folks get ahead, there are a number of ITSM best practice frameworks, methodologies, and [...]

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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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7 Tips For Major Incident Management

7 Major Incident Management Tips

Major incidents are stressful. They’re the boogiemen of IT issues, which adversely affect business operations and outcomes. ITIL 4 [...]

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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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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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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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itil4 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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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.