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Beyond IT: Expanding the Service Desk’s Footprint

September 28, 2020

IT Service Management (ITSM) strategies and platforms inherently target IT: it’s a part of the acronym! And, the ITSM platform is the bridge between IT and the organization’s employees. Sure, IT is a key player when it comes to connecting employees to services, but …


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A Beautiful ITSM Union: ITIL and DevOps

September 17, 2020

Since the launch of ITIL 4, incorporating DevOps into service management strategy has been a hot topic. On the surface, both DevOps and ITIL are frameworks that can help facilitate successful operations surrounding IT services. But that doesn’t mean that IT pros need to …



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Change Templates: Your Roadmap for Necessary IT Changes

July 2, 2020

For some, change is something to look forward to. For others, it may be scary and anxiety-inducing. If the latter describes your organization, it may be time to rethink your change management practice. Changes are necessary in ITSM. Whether standard or an emergency, if …




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ITIL 4 Certifications: A Guide for Service Desk Pros

February 20, 2020

The ITIL framework is more than a best practice guide for IT service management (ITSM); it’s a way to design a strategy that creates value for the customer and service provider. Since the initial framework was first put into practice decades ago, ITIL has …


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Q&A: ITIL 4 One Year Later

February 13, 2020

It’s been roughly one year since the IT service management world was introduced to ITIL® 4 at Pink19. This latest evolution of ITIL provides guidelines to IT pros and service technicians to address ever-changing service management challenges and meet the needs of employees more …


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How ITIL Practices Can Simplify Hybrid IT

January 30, 2020

According to IBM, 98% of companies plan to use hybrid cloud computing by 2021. That means almost everyone will be managing some combination of on-premises and cloud-based infrastructure. The trend to adopt a hybrid IT infrastructure is steadily rising, and many IT pros know …


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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 …