Tag Archives: Service Catalog

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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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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Survivors to Thrivers

By Dick Stark In a recent IDC White Paper, “Moving Beyond the Costs and Risks of IT Friction,” analysts Joseph Pucciarelli et al., show that significantly reducing IT friction could drive a mind boggling $800 billion in net new GDP … 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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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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Has ITIL Lost its Mojo?

By Dick Stark Last Thursday, I attended a panel discussion sponsored by the National Capital Area itSMF user group.  The topic: DOD IT Service Management Perspective. Kirk Holmes, itSMF founding member led the discussion with representatives from the US Navy, … Continue reading

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Why Knowledge Management is Important to the Success of your Service Desk

By Dick Stark Last Thursday I hosted a joint webinar with RightAnswers.  The topic: “Knowledge is Power, IT Knowledge Management for your BMC Service Desk.”  Surprisingly, Knowledge Management (KM) gets less than expected mindshare with most of the service desks … Continue reading

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