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Tesco: every little (extra IT management) helps

Business process company xMatters has announced a partnership with Tesco’s Technology division to help update its communications platform for managing IT incidents. Tesco: first store opened in 1929, some operations have been updated since the firm’s earliest days The objective here for Tesco was increased visibility of IT incidents across its technology platforms globally. The new upgrades... 

The Only Way Is: Essex County Council ITSM

The only way is…. ITSM Essex County Council might not have its own glamorous television series dedicated to the highs and lows experienced on its own personal IT Service Management (ITSM) journey, yet. But… the organisation has been doing admirable work in this field and helping (to some degree) local government overcome budget challenges Excellence through ITIL The council points out... 

An ITIL Evolution: New ITIL Practitioner Qualification From AXELOS

It has been heralded as the ‘most significant’ evolution in the ITIL best practice framework since the launch of AXELOS, but what is it? The new ITIL Practitioner Qualification has been announced this week at the ITSM Leadership Congress in Singapore. ITIL Practitioner  is being developed to help organizations and individuals increase the value they obtain from using ITIL by offering additional... 

ITSM drives global car fleet industry

“A recent report from MarketsandMarkets found that the increasing number of vehicles globally (which is in some part resulting from a major boom in the emerging economies) is having a positive impact on the fleet management industry.” Automotive industry and general driving pun writers need not apply, this headline already writes itself; the importance of IT Service Management (ITSM) to... 

Video Review: Cherwell EMEA Customer Conference 2015

Cherwell EMEA Customer Conference 2015 The ITSM Review was invited to Cherwell Software’s EMEA Region Customer Conference on February 11th 2015, in Windsor, Berkshire, UK hosting in the region of 130 customers and partners. The 2 day conference consisted of 25 educational sessions, covering ITSM & ITAM best practices from a mixture of Cherwell staff from the US and UK, industry experts and Cherwell... 

Get involved with ITIL Manifesto Google Hangouts!

Just hanging about ITIL Manifesto Update We’ve come quite a long way in a fairly short space of time. And there’s a lot more to do. We’re running two public Google Hangouts On Air in January. These hangouts will have up to ten active participants (and you can be one of the ten – see below). They’re also broadcast live via YouTube. Viewers on YouTube can ask questions via a comments feature... 

Industry News Roundup Incl The Project Management Rap

No time to read all the interesting industry news and info floating around social media and appearing in your inbox? Read our round up of what we’ve found interesting this week. When The Hell Are You Going To Patch? – Rex McMillan writes for LANDESK on why sometimes you just need to patch the hole. Read more here Project Management Rap– Making us laugh, learn and, if we’re honest, cringe a... 

ITIL Manifesto Update

This article is a summary of the ITIL Manifesto session held at ITSM14. It was written by Rob Spencer, who has been coordinating, recording and agitating the discussions around this initiative after it was first discussed on twitter between Stuart Rance, Claire Agutter, Barclay Rae, Suresh GP, James Finister and Kaimar Karu. Firstly thanks to itSMF for giving us a late-notice slot at ITSM14, to Barclay... 

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...