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ITSM: A Conversation With Garry Schmidt, Part 2


Garry Schmidt first got involved in IT Service Management almost 20 years ago. Since becoming the manager of the IT Operations Center at SaskPower, ITSM has become one of his main focuses. Here’s part 1 of our conversation. Bruno: How has the support been …


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ITSM: A Conversation With Garry Schmidt


Garry Schmidt first got involved in IT service management (ITSM) almost 20 years ago. Since becoming the manager of the IT Operations Center at SaskPower, ITSM has become one of his main focuses. Bruno: What are your thoughts on ITSM frameworks? Garry: Most frameworks …


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4 Key Integrations to Consider for Your Service Desk


One of the greatest challenges for IT departments in the age of digital transformation is consolidating data and creating opportunities for different systems to work together toward common goals. Technology integrations are a key piece of streamlining processes, and that’s especially true in the …



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Biggest Takeaways from Service Management World 2019


Last week, our team introduced SolarWinds® Service Desk to ITSM pros at HDI’s Service Management World (SMW). Though it wasn’t our first SMW (we’ve previously attended as Samanage, a founding partner of the event), it was our debut under the SolarWinds umbrella after April’s …


7 Steps to Automate IT Service in 2020

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7 Steps for Service Desk Automation in 2020


These days, it’s difficult to give a unique presentation on service desk automation. Everyone talks about it. Much of the discussion is “pie in the sky.” When the team asked me to present on this topic at a recent ITSM summit, I wanted to …


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ITSM: The Tie That Binds


Few relationships sail along without ever having to cross stormy seas. Even the best marriages need to batten down the hatches occasionally. A combination of genuine involvement, good communication, and various tools used by all involved is the best way to extend the time …


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How Mobile Is Transforming IT Service Management


A project manager is working at a remote site, and suddenly, her laptop won’t hold a charge. An account executive is in a hotel conference room making final preparations for a presentation, but he’s locked out of PowerPoint. The CEO has a speaking engagement …



ITSM and IT Operations

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Employee Experience Dynamic Duo: ITSM and IT Operations


Technology’s prevalence and our dependence on said technology in the workplace is only growing. It should come as no surprise then that in a recent survey of SolarWinds global customers, more than half* said that organizational leadership views IT as “very important” when it …