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4 Ways to Introduce Enterprise Service Management to Your Organization

4 Ways to Introduce Enterprise Service Management to Your Organization   Editor’s note: We’re starting off the year with a series on 2017 goals for IT leaders. In this post, discover the [...]

Building an effective service catalogue

7 Steps to Defining and Designing an Effective IT Service Catalog An IT service catalog does more than simply list the IT services an organization provides to its employees or customers—the [...]

A Panic-Free Guide for When Your ITSM Vendor Gets Acquired

It’s been several years since the go-live date of your ITSM solution, but you remember it like it was yesterday. After months of building the business case, outlining the project, gathering [...]

I share, therefore I lead

Reflections on Ian Connelly’s and Simone Jo Moore’s presentations at SITS16 Leadership and knowledge dominated the themes of Simone Jo Moore’s presentation titled “Ask me anything, I’m ready!”at [...]

Service Brokerage is the future of IT – Breakfast briefing with David Wheable of Forrester Research

This recent Breakfast Briefing at the Service Desk Show (#SITS16) was chaired by David Wheable from Forrester Research. The topic of service brokerage and the related future challenges of IT [...]

Sourcing for success: ITIL vs SIAM

According to recent research, up to a third of large organizations have utilized the SIAM (Service Integration and Management) framework to help deliver better services1. With 63% of service [...]

What Your ITSM Vendor Isn’t Telling You About Their Licensing Model—and Why It Matters

Although named licensing might feel easy, safe, and predictable, it can cost between 50-75 percent more than concurrent licensing, which also offers a more flexible approach. Rewind to 1989, when [...]

Video: Why Communication with DevOps Is Vital to ITSM Success

In this edition of Cherwell’s “Ask the Experts” series, we asked John Custy, Jarod Greene, and Julie Mohr why they think IT Service Management professionals need to consider DevOps. Watch the [...]

3 Ways to Avoid a Nightmare ITSM Upgrade

Do the words, “software upgrade,” cause you to tremble with terror? Do you shake as you weigh the risks of new features and functions against the potential productivity loss associated with the [...]