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ITSM14 Preview: Simon Durbin with "Don't let SIAM cloud your judgement"

Simon Durbin of Information Services Group In the run up this year’s itSMF UK conference ITSM14, I chatted with Simon Durbin about his upcoming session entitled “Don’t Let SIAM Cloud Your Judgement”. Q. Hi Simon, can you give a quick intro to your session at ITSM14? I am going to be demystifying some of the hype that surrounds SIAM. As with any new management or technology ‘trend’ there... 

BAU Improvements

In my last article on service improvement, I laid out four premises that underlie how I think we should approach CSI: Process improvements evolve with time on railroads Everything we change is service improvement. Improvement planning comes first. We don’t have enough resource to execute all desired improvements. We choose the wrong unit of work for improvements. What are the desired business outcomes? We... 

Service Improvement at Cherry Valley

Problem, risk, change , CSI, service portfolio, projects: they all make changes to services.  How they inter-relate is not well defined or understood.  We will try to make the model clearer and simpler. Problem and Risk and Improvement The crew was not warned of the severe weather ahead In this series of articles, we have been talking about an ethanol train derailment in the USA as a case study for... 

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