From it no longer being an acronym to how the update better addresses recent trends, if you want to know more about what COBIT 2019 is and involves, then this article will give you all the important stuff you need to know, as quickly as possible.
The fact is that if the data and information captured within your knowledge articles or incident records or other ITSM artifacta is of poor quality, then the resulting actions (using AI) will likely be of poor quality. Here Doug Tedder explains how to avoid this and practice good ITSM hygiene.
The fact is that you have to change various aspects of your existing practices in order to deliver the benefits you expect from any new ITSM tool, and that’s not easy. To help, here are five tips that range from using organizational change management tools and techniques to adopting continual improvement.
The ITSM industry still sees a high level of ITSM tool churn. To better understand the main reasons why we ran a poll for anyone that had changed ITSM tool in the last two years. This article shares the results and also compares them against our previous ITSM tool churn polll, which we ran in 2017.
Selecting and implementing the right ITSM tool is one thing, but getting your staff to successfully use it is another. To assist you, here are five simple tips to help your staff to use your new ITSM tool successfully – from communicating the why to driving the right behaviors.
While much has been written about the need for ITSM and ITAM to work closely together, in this article Rory Canavan goes a step further to explain how software asset management can add value to ITSM’s service configuration management practice.
Are you still using the same old metrics, key performance indicators, and reactive processes to manage new and modern technologies? It’s time to broaden the scope of your metrics towards XLAs, here David D’Agostino looks at why and how to move past traditional SLAs.
Leading a team through change can be tough. What if something doesn’t work as well as it did before? What if we create bigger problems? What if, what if…? But change doesn’t have to be scary – this article looks at the positive side of change and provides four tips for leading your ITSM employees through it.
Have you spent enough time and energy assessing the quality of your ITSM data? No? This article explains why you, as an ITSM leader, need to prioritize and address your organization’s data quality issues, including poor data quality in ITSM.
The Agile Manifesto promotes increased agility through the continuous and frequent delivery of a valuable product, continual feedback loops in order to incorporate changing requirements, and collaboration. But unfortunately, much of its guidance has been misinterpreted. This article looks at what agility isn’t.
SIAM is an approach for managing multiple suppliers of business and IT services, seamlessly integrating them to provide a single business-facing IT organization and “end-to-end services” that meet business requirements. If you’re considering SIAM within your organization, here’s 10 tips to help.
BRM is a great ITSM capability that helps IT organizations to focus on, and to deliver against, the wants and needs, and expectations, of IT service consumers and providers. But how should your organization start out? The following ten tips should help your IT organization to get started on its BRM journey.
If you’ve changed your ITSM tool in the last two years, or are planning to, please can you spare us 30 seconds to let us know why? We last ran this poll in 2017, and will be using the latest results to report on whether or not the key drivers for switching tool have or haven’t changed over the years.
Though self-hosted options may appear the easiest and most cost-effective, they can pale in comparison to the benefits of managed hosting services. This article looks at how managed hosting functions as a service model, as well as the myriad of benefits it presents to both customers and business owners.
Want to know more about visual asset dependency mapping? If so, then this article is for you. Please read on to find out more about why it’s essential for your datacenter along with the required steps – starting with the auto-discovery of assets – including six key benefits it delivers.