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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... 

itSMF Estonia Conference Round-up

Beautiful Estonia On Wednesday 11th December, in a very cold and snowy Tallinn, President of itSMF Estonia, Kaimar Karu kicked off the annual itSMF Estonia conference by introducing all of the speakers and encouraging delegates to ask questions of them throughout the day. Kaimar had managed once again to raise attendance of the conference (by 10%), with representation from 10 different countries, and... 

Day 2 Review: itSMF UK Conference

Following on from my review of Day 1 of the itSMF UK Conference and Exhibition, it’s time to take a look at what happened on Day 2. As the second day started I couldn’t help but look around slightly relieved that I wasn’t feeling as bad as the majority of the other conference goers looked. By all accounts the wine on the table had been completely obliterated and some people (mentioning no... 

Day 1 Review: itSMF UK Conference

The ITSM Team pre-dinner awards This was my very first visit to the itSMF UK conference. I arrived Sunday afternoon and got straight into the networking. Whenever I’ve been to an event before I have always attended with someone else and felt comfortable just meeting the occasional person. It can be very intimidating attending conferences when you’re new to it as everyone seems to already know everyone... 

itSMF Estonia Conference

A few faces from last year’s event… We are excited to announce that we will be the Official Media Partner for the 8th itSMF Estonia Conference on 11th December at Swissotel Tallinn. The event brings together ITSM practitioners from the private sector – banks, telecoms, energy sector, software companies, etc. – and the public sector for mutual experience sharing. While the majority of... 

Patrick Bolger talks "why we have to do Agile NOW"

Patrick Bolger, Chief Evangelist at Hornbill Service Management, provides a summary of his presentation for the itSMF UK Conference and Exhibition entitled “The Good, the Bad, and the Agile”. Patrick discusses the need for Agile, it’s benefits, and why it’s not just for software development. He also looks at how the IT landscape has changed in the past decade – it was once... 

Future of ITIL workshop – a little insight

The following comment piece is contributed by Stuart Rance of HP and Stephen Mann of ServiceNow. Yesterday a number of ITSM professionals convened in London to talk about the future of ITIL. From the get-go, it was stressed that the purpose of the meeting was to provide input to AXELOS’ thinking and not to make decisions. Who was involved? It was a passionate group of people that represented: ITIL... 

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