Category Archives: Business Management

What in the World is SIAM?

By Dick Stark Last week I attended an itSMF webinar, “Introducing SIAM (Service Integration and Management).” I tuned in because SIAM was new to me and I wanted to learn more. SIAM is an adaption of ITIL that focuses on … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Surveys

By Dick Stark BMC released two ITSM surveys this past week. The first, published as a Forbes Insights Paper, “Delivering Value to Today’s Digital Enterprise,” surveyed 261 high level senior managers in mostly large enterprises. The second, a survey of … Continue reading

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The DevOps Handbook, Part 1

By Dick Stark Last November, the DevOps Handbook, was released with much fanfare and excitement. Authored by Gene Kim, et.al., the book is about “how to create world class agility, reliability, and security in technology organizations.” Since this is what … Continue reading

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The Art of Business Value

By Dick Stark Mark Schwartz, CIO at US Citizen and Immigration services (USCIS), is one of the leaders in the government’s move towards agile. Specifically, Mark is a proponent of continuous delivery as a way to shorten the software development … Continue reading

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Remedyforce Summer 16 Update

By Dick Stark Last Tuesday, RightStar hosted a Webinar, “What’s New in BMC Remedyforce Summer 16.” Remedyforce just keeps providing more value. One perfect example is that agentless discovery is now part of Remedyforce The new release of Remedyforce allows … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Service Catalogs

By Dick Stark Last week RightStar presented a webinar, “How to Create a Service Catalog using Best Practices.” At the beginning of the webinar I briefly described two recent customer service catalog go lives. Both were highly successful and deserve … Continue reading

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Remedy 9 Success Stories

By Dick Stark Remedy 9 is helping BMC win against ServiceNow based in part on its innovative MyIT, Smart IT and Smart Reporting components: Smart IT replaces the current user interface with one that is more like Facebook–more collaborative, designed … Continue reading

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