Here, Ivor Macfarlane takes a nostalgic and very accurate view of ITIL’s seven guiding principles. When it comes to behavior the important ideas that underpin it really haven’t changed much in the last 100 years. Intrigued? Read on.
As part of helping your organization to take a practical and pragmatic approach to change management, the final article in this series looks at change and configuration management, and change management and DevSecOps.
Here Joe the IT Guy shares three tips to consider, and apply, before committing your organization to the risk of an emergency change, from questioning the change’s emergency status to taking the time required to make the best decision possible.
This is the first in a three-part series of ITSM articles about the new thinking in change management that offers a practical and pragmatic approach to managing change in the new business and IT worlds.
Creating the ‘joy of work’ and the ‘joy of working’ are two necessary conditions to creating a positive employee experience, says Akshay Anand. Here he dives deeper into why, as well as how using ITIL 4 guidance can help you to create an environment that is not only a pleasure to work in, but also one that offers rewarding and motivating work opportunities.
In a previous article we presented the results of our ITIL 4 adoption survey. Here we dive deeper into some of the correlations to help establish the different views on ITIL 4 and its adoption across different role types.
If you’re a large organization, or an IT service provider offering services to large enterprises, then reviewing your standard service model on a regular basis is imperative. Ensuring that it stays aligned with your business and IT strategy. This article explains why and how to create one if you haven’t already got one in place.
Continuous (or continual) improvement is something that every IT organization should have embedded in its practices. With that in mind, this article by Joe the IT Guy explains how to get the most from your continual improvement methods.
While PRINCE2 and ITIL are commonly seen as separate bodies of IT management best practice, this article offers a connection between the two – explaining how your organization can use the PRINCE2 methodology to help with its adoption of ITIL 4.
One year on from the launch of ITIL 4, we ran an ITSM.tools survey to assess the level of its adoption across exam and qualification uptake, organizational use, and peoples’ expectations of benefits of the new body of ITSM guidance. The results will likely surprise you.
The global COVID-19 crisis has focused organizations on many things, including continuity planning and disaster recovery. However, it’s also highlighted the need for better risk management. This article from AXELOS looks at how various ITIL 4 practices will help your organization to better assess and manage risks.