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How to Manage Your IT Assets with Jira Service Desk

By Dick Stark On Thursday, May 20, RightStar presented, a webinar, “How to Manage Your IT Assets with Jira Service Desk.” In that session we described how to manage assets and Configuration Items (CIs) using a Configuration Management Database (CMDB). … 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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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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Remedyforce Spring 15 Update

By Dick Stark On Thursday, RightStar hosted a RightStar webinar, “See What’s New in BMC Remedyforce Spring 15.” Remedyforce continues to improve and BMC is making it much easier and quicker for its customers to upgrade.  Because of competition Remedyforce … Continue reading

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Increasing Customer Value with ADDM v10.1

By Dick Stark On Wednesday, RightStar and BMC presented an excellent webinar, “ADDM: What’s New v 10.1, How to Tame Your Discovery Data and Increase Your Value to the Business.”  ADDM v10.1 was released late last year with several significant … Continue reading

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Critical Capabilities for the CMDB

By Dick Stark On June 16, Gartner released a report, “Critical Capabilities for the Configuration Management Database,” evaluating ten ITSM CMDB products. BMC’s Atrium CMDB, along with FootPrints and Remedyforce were included as well as products from HP, CA, ServiceNow, … Continue reading

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Report from the Pink 14 Launch Site

By Dick Stark The 19th annual Pink Elephant Conference, held February 16 to19 in Las Vega, is IT’s annual tribute and awards ceremony to all things ITIL. It’s fun and entertaining–words, not often found in the same sentence as ITIL. … Continue reading

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ScanStar Breaks New Ground

By Brett Winston Q. What new barcode solution offers an innovative and cost effective way for FootPrints and Remedyforce users to receive, inventory, and reconcile discoverable and non-discoverable configuration items? A. ScanStar, RightStar’s second-generation barcode product for the BMC SMB … Continue reading

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BMC FootPrints Asset Core vs. ADDM

By Dick Stark On Wednesday, RightStar presented a webinar, “Take a Walk Through FootPrints Asset Management.” Not to be confused with the prior week’s topic, BMC’s Application and Dependency Mapping (ADDM).  When should we sell one over the other?  Or … Continue reading

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Remedy and ADDM: Unbeatable Combination

By Dick Stark On Wednesday, RightStar presented a webinar, “Discovery & Relationship Mapping with BMC ADDM.” ADDM is starting to heat up with more and more customers, not just implementing Remedy, but ADDM, due to the combined value that both … Continue reading

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