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ITSM: The 4 Wins of Lean

January 13, 2020

Part 1 of this series introduced IT Service Management (ITSM) and a few of the adaptable frameworks available to fit the needs of an organization. This post focuses on the benefits of using a couple of the principles from the Lean methodology to craft …


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Q&A: Breaking Down IT Silos

January 9, 2020

One of the most frustrating challenges in IT, historically, is working within silos. Given today’s complexity and specialization throughout IT, it’s more important than ever that teams work together toward goals that benefit the entire business. Following our own advice, I talked with a …


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The Growing Value of IT in the Business

December 26, 2019

Technology is a driving force in today’s business, regardless of industry. It’s how we connect to others a few feet away or across the globe—serving as a vehicle for communication that can spark creativity. Employees use smartphones and laptops nearly every part of the …


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5 IT Service Management Resolutions for 2020

December 19, 2019

For many, New Year’s resolutions emphasize a fresh start and becoming better versions of themselves; adopting a healthier lifestyle, being more organized, starting a business, starting a family. The list of resolutions is infinite. But how are organizations preparing for the new year? It’s …


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Uniting IT Operations and IT Service Management 101

December 12, 2019

Having both a positive employee experience and employee engagement are key factors for an organization’s success. In a recent SolarWinds survey, over 85% of IT pros said that IT is critical or very important in driving that experience. Service desk pros work directly with …


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ITSM: A Conversation With Garry Schmidt, Part 3

December 9, 2019

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 are part 1 and part 2 of our conversation. Bruno: What …


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Hybrid IT Terms ITSM Pros Should Know: A Glossary

December 5, 2019

Software has evolved a lot further than just something that you purchase and install onto your computer. Businesses now have the luxury—and the burden—of selecting from a wide array of digital tools built in myriad ways. With the ever-growing selection of software, systems, and …


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ITSM: A Conversation With Garry Schmidt, Part 2

December 4, 2019

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

December 2, 2019

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

November 27, 2019

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 …