We All Need a Little BRM

Improving IT Service Delivery – We All Need a Little BRM

I read somewhere that the best IT department is one that is invisible and everything just works. On the ground, I also see IT departments constantly having to justify their existence...
Blockchain organizing paradox

Blockchain organizing: the new trust industry

There’s a new and disruptive concept to organize trust in the supply and demand chain. This concept will make traditional coordination mechanism, like ‘the firm’, ‘the bank’ or ‘the government’, too...

Improving IT and Business Value with Serious Play

The team of executive directors strode purposefully into the room. Their shoulders deflating somewhat as they realized that they’d promised a two-hour slot to the corporate IT organization for a mini...
DevOps Tear Down the Wall

DevOps: 5 Tips to Tear Down the “Wall of Confusion”

Back in the day, I was once the sysadmin assigned to a software development project team working on a new enterprise resource planning application implementation. My job was to support the...
Digital Experience

6 Ways Digital Experience Impacts the Service Desk

We now live in a world of anytime, anyplace, anywhere access to data and services, with instant gratification the required norm. Consumer-world led mobile and digital experience innovations have permeated the...
What Advice Would You Give Your CIO?

What Advice Would You Give Your CIO?

CIOs should be key members of any business C-team, but is yours doing what you expect them too? During the run up to 2016 itSMF UK event we asked a number...
What CIOs Can Do Now to Be Ready for Tomorrow

What CIOs Can Do Now to Be Ready for Tomorrow

Like all effective business leaders, CIOs should look to the future to stay ahead of industry trends and paradigm shifts. Smart leaders foresee change and adapt quickly when necessary and, while...
What’s Preventing Greater ITAM Adoption?

What’s Preventing Greater ITAM Adoption?

I’ve written about ITAM adoption before and I’m sure I’ll continue to do so for many years to come. That, for many companies, IT asset management (ITAM) – including software asset...
What should we in ITSM be doing in relation to DevOps?

Why isn’t DevOps Delivering the Anticipated Benefits?

At a Gartner event for Infrastructure & Operations (I&O) professionals earlier this year, the following was tweeted by Gartner Research Director Ian Head: https://twitter.com/heafod/status/607054262015782912 Stating that, at this Gartner IOM Europe event,...
The “Consumerisation of IT” – a 10-year-old red herring?

The Consumerization of IT – A Decade of Distraction

Many corporate IT organizations are under pressure to simultaneously reduce costs (or to better demonstrate business value) and improve IT services driven by stakeholder and employee consumer-world experiences - often under...

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Could You Explain ITSM To A Five-Year-Old?

 A good while back I was asked to contribute to two Computer Business Review (CBR) articles on how to explain software-as-a-service (SaaS) and platform-as-a-service...