Category Archives: ITIL

ITIL

How to Improve Your Golf Game, or Anything Else Using DevOps Principles

By Dick Stark Recently RightStar presented a webinar, “How to Improve Your ITSM Processes in a DevOps World.” According to our presentor, and with apologies to Mark Twain, the reports of ITIL’s death are greatly exaggerated. ITIL is NOT dead … Continue reading

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The Phoenix Project, Part 1

By Dick Stark I recently finished The Phoenix Project, and made this required reading for our entire company. It is a story about “IT, DevOps, and helping your business win.”  Who ever thought a book about IT would be a … Continue reading

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How FootPrints Does SRM and SLM

The call to action is ensure that our customers and in particular, our FootPrints customers take advantage of the power of the tool. That is, “get the Ferrari out of the garage.” Continue reading

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Closed-Loop Change Management

A much discussed topic at BMC Engage 2015 last month was Change Management, especially around automation and closure/change acceptance, also known as “closed-loop.” No surprise. Change Management is the most widely implemented process behind Incident Management, and BMC does closed … Continue reading

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Overcome ITSM Adoption Challenges

By Dick Stark We are currently working with a RightStar customer to help re-engineer their FootPrints system to make it better. And last Wednesday, I interviewed a Remedy consultant working at a government account.. When I asked about their ITSM … Continue reading

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What is the Future of ITSM?

By Dick Stark In April, EMA, an IT consulting firm, released a study, “What Is the Future of IT Service Management? Since the answer to this question is important to RightStar, I downloaded a copy. EMA surveyed 270 organizations with … Continue reading

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Don’t Install ITIL

By Dick Stark RightStar held its third annual BMC Remedy User Group Meeting in Washington DC on Friday. It was a well-attended event, with most there to learn more about Smart IT and the new BMC.  My job was to … Continue reading

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