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Change Management: Creating a “Brutally Efficient” CAB

A successful Change Advisory Board (CAB) is a disciplined one! Looking at attendance, process, and other governance aspects, Jan Vromant suggests a set of rules to follow for success that will enable you to transform your CAB into a BECAB – or “brutally efficient” CAB.

4 Steps Towards a Great Service Catalog

This article offers up a quick guide to service catalog success – from getting started, to measuring quality, from checking whether you're providing services that meet your customers’ needs, to improving your service catalog by matching it to your customer journeys. Get the lowdown here.

How ITSM is Moving Beyond IT to ESM and Greater Business Value

In this article Sarah Lahav discusses the important role that service management has to play in enabling businesses to be more progressive, and shares her thoughts on what IT organizations need to do to be successful in delivering enterprise service management and, thus, increased business value.

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Service Desk Articles

4 Steps Towards a Great Service Catalog
This article offers up a quick guide to service catalog success – from getting started, to measuring quality, from checking whether you're providing services that meet your customers’ needs, to improving your service catalog by matching it to your customer...
How to Better Understand the Total Cost of IT Service Desk Tools
Have you ever stopped to consider the total cost of ownership (TCO) for your current, or next, IT service desk tool? Not just the costs of buying the software but the all-in costs of what it takes to make the...
What Could a Regular Huddle do for Your IT Service Desk?
All sorts of businesses are starting to hold daily team huddles and finding that they’re transforming the way they work. Team huddles not already a part of your workplace culture? This article contains everything you need to know about them...

ITSM Articles

ITSM Issues: the Combination of Bad Management and Incompetent Advice?
Bad consultants, new fads, poor "best practice", incompetent research, bad managers, and toxic consulting... Here Aales Roos looks at whether your attempts to improve your organization’s IT service delivery and support capabilities are failing because of all of the above.
The 12-Step Journey to Modern Service Management
This article summarizes the 12-step journey to Modern Service Management. It provides useful nuggets of information and takeaways you can apply immediately; with the journey map used to help to prevent and/or mitigate failures and to optimize successes.
ITSM Statistics - Does IT Know the Business?
Here you'll find our latest survey results related to ITSM pros and their business knowledge and focus – with the responses showing both positive and negative aspects of modern-day IT service delivery and support. Read on for analysis covering the...