Tag: it service management


ITSM Networks Podcast The New Different

Back to School in the New Different—SolarWinds TechPod 031

September 8, 2020

For campus IT, “back to school” holds an entirely different meaning for the Fall 2020 semester. On this episode of SolarWinds® TechPod™, Head Geek™ Liz Beavers is joined by Jenny Reeves, operations program manager for a K-12 school in Atlanta. They’ll recount the Spring journey as schools pivoted mid-semester to virtual classrooms, applying lessons learned as many schools …


IT: The Employee Engagement Department—SolarWinds TechPod 022

January 28, 2020

What is employee engagement and what does it have to do with IT? Andrew Eardley-Day, ITSM system administrator for Betfred, and Joey Brown, product manager for SolarWinds ITSM, join episode host Chris McManus to discuss the importance of versatile service desk engagement methods for …



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 …



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 …



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 …



ITSM: The Tie That Binds

November 15, 2019

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 …