Tag Archives: ITIL

How to Run IT Support the DevOps Way

By Dick Stark Last Wednesday, RightStar led a Webinar, “How to Run IT Support the DevOps Way.” We discussed how adding DevOps principles to IT support processes dramatically improves service quality, team morale, problem solving, and business productivity. We ended … Continue reading

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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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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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LInking ITSM to Business Value and Maturity

By Dick Stark RightStar just finished an internal project aimed at determining customer value—what processes have been enabled or improved using ITSM tools and is that improvement measurable in terms of improved efficiencies or reduction in the overall cost of … Continue reading

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The Hunt for the Coveted “New Logo”

By Dick Stark People want to be told what to do so badly that they will listen to anyone. The day you sign a client is the day you start losing one.             –Don Draper, Mad Men BMC wants its … 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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