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Industry News Roundup Incl IT4IT Forum Launch

No time to read all the interesting news and info floating around social media and appearing in your inbox? Read our news roundup of what we’ve found interesting this week. Why Shell, BP & PwC Teamed Up To Launch Platform-Neutral IT4IT Forum – Archana Venkatraman at Computer Weekly reports that Shell, BP and PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC), along with IT suppliers Microsoft, IBM and HP, have... 

All change at SITS, farewell Laura

It’s all change for SITS. The Service Desk and IT Support Show (SITS), is the UK’s largest ITSM event, and arguably the largest ITSM related event in Europe. SITS 2015 includes a few changes: Earl’s court faces redevelopment, so the show moves one mile up the road to Olympia SITS 15 moves from it’s regular slot in late April to 3rd-4th June 2015 Laura Venables, long time event manager for... 

Industry News Roundup inc The New Sheriff of the Web

No time to read all the interesting news and info floating around social media and appearing in your inbox? Read our round up of what we’ve found interesting this week. Print Everything. – Matt Beran (officially the most fidgety man in ITSM), Matt Hooper and Mark Kawasaki talk productivity tools, podcasts and print services. Watch here First NHS IT Service Desk In England To Secure 3-star Accreditation... 

ITSM Industry News Roundup – incl The CEO Who’s Never Fired Anyone

No time to read all the interesting info and news floating around social media and appearing in your inbox? Read our round up of what we’ve found interesting this week. Karen’s Conversations #4 – Karen Ferris talks to Paul Wallis and Fergus Cloughley the creators of OBASHI and Claire Agutter from IT Training Zone Ltd about the difference between CMDB and OBASHI, training and data flows. Watch... 

ITSM Industry News Roundup – Incl JP Morgan Chase Hack

No time to read all the interesting news and info floating around social media and appearing in your inbox? Read our round up of what we’ve found interesting this week. Why You Should Drop Staff Who Are Not Cloud Savvy – Cliff Saran explains why CIO’s need to lose traditional staff not ready to move to the cloud. Read more here Understanding Services – It’s Not Really Magic – Ryan Ogilvie... 

ITSM Industry Roundup

Fetching you the news! No time to read all the interesting info floating around social media and appearing in your inbox? Read our round up of what we’ve found interesting this week. Firms failing on security basics, says Websense - Businesses still failing on the basic requirements for information security such as visibility of their data assets, says security firm Websense. Read more here ITIL... 

Start your ITSM improvement journey now (with a little help from your friends at AXELOS)

Yesterday, AXELOS launched a brand new competition aimed at helping IT professionals kick-start and/or revive their ITSM initiatives. With the help of independent, industry experts, AXELOS will be providing entrants with a list of tasks, along with practical guidance on how to successfully complete them in order to start people out on their journey of ITSM improvement. The purpose AXELOS’s objective... 

Live from Knowledge14 – ServiceNow preview Kanban visual task boards

Golden Gate bridge in San Francisco, home of Knowledge14 I’m in sunny San Francisco, California for ServiceNow’s annual user conference; Knowledge14. ServiceNow are expecting a mind boggling 6,000 attendees over the next few days – making it arguably the largest worldwide event in the ITSM field. Knowledge14 also includes 300 specialist breakout seminars and lab sessions and includes an expo... 

ManageEngine: The ITSM market needs more disruption (Video)

In this video, Barclay Rae interviews David Howell, European Director at ManageEngine about their recent move to offer the IT helpdesk module of their ITSM offering free of charge to companies of all sizes. In Summary In addition to explaining the reasons behind the decision, David discusses: How free users will be supported Installation timeframes What it means for existing customers How they expect... 

Free, the new normal

Arvind ParthibanSr.Marketing Manager – ITSM, ManageEngine “Why pay for helpdesk?” A new inflection point was reached in the service desk technology market space this week. A free service desk. Whilst free and open source ITSM technology has been available for quite a while – this is the first supplier I’ve seen to offer a free service desk without limitation on number of analysts...