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The Four Dimensions of Service Management were introduced in ITIL 4, with the perspectives collectively crucial to understanding service value creation for stakeholders, including customers. This article explains how.
The ITIL guiding principles were first introduced in 2016’s ITIL Practitioner guidance. ITIL 4 refined these to seven guiding principles and this article shares what they are and how they help with ITSM.
A lot changed in ITIL 4. Not only the move from ITSM processes to service management practices, but also the latter are described. This article shares all of ITIL 4’s 34 management practices and their purposes.
Kotter’s 8-step Model provides a comprehensive approach to change management and has been widely adopted globally. This article explains the model and how it helps with change management and enablement.
If you’re wondering which of the ITIL processes/practices to adopt next, this article looks at what other organizations have done. It’s a small sample size but the distribution of each process across adoption phases is very interesting.
This article explains how managing vendors and suppliers using ITIL supplier management can help businesses improve their operations and the benefits, challenges, and solutions associated with this approach.
Read about how ITIL 4’s value-based outcome-focused approach provides us with skills that are genuinely transferrable. These skills can be applied to co-create value in an era where change increasingly comes quickly, lacking predictability and clarity with VUCA situations shifting our operations.
Has anything changed with the traditional levels of ITSM tool churn? It’s time to get more industry data or, to be more precise, to obtain up-to-date insight into the state of ITSM tools and why organizations need to change ITSM tool. Please take this poll.
Here Akshay Anand – Lead Architect for the ITIL update – gives the lowdown on the new ITIL 4, including the new service value system, the ‘four dimensions’, the updated guiding principles (originally found in ITIL Practitioner), and the change of processes to practices.