Topic: itsm

Making site reliability Blameless

As site reliability becomes more important as software releases grow in frequency and complexity, a startup called Blameless today released an SRE platform that can handle the increasing velocity of code deployments while offering faster, more efficient incident resolution. Ashar Rizqi, CEO of Blameless, said the company’s vision is to enable any modern software business … continue reading

SysAid updates its ITSM solution with redesigned UI

IT service management provider SysAid has just launched a new update to its ITSM solution that introduces a redesigned user interface. The company believes that the new UI will allow IT admins to resolve tickets faster because they will have access to all of the tools and data they need in one window. SysAid worked … continue reading

5 ITSM trends and topics that will fuel digital transformation

Digital transformation is the buzzword that every CIO and most top-level managers are so concerned about. So, for all the hype around it, what is digital transformation, and is it really happening? Yes, it’s happening. With time, DX has become the driving force of businesses. Over the last few decades, the organizations that have disrupted … continue reading

Is ITIL still relevant in a DevOps world?

Back in the late 1980s, the UK government’s Central Computer and Telecommunications Agency (CCTA) developed a set of recommendations to govern the way private and public sector organizations manage IT with a set of standard practices. As computing took on greater importance and a greater role in everyday business, government agencies and private sector companies … continue reading

Atlassian targets major incident management with deal to acquire OpsGenie and Jira Ops launch

Atlassian is driving deeper into IT Service Management (ITSM) with a deal to acquire incident alerting tool supplier OpsGenie for $295 million and the launch of its new Jira Ops platform. The company announced the deal and Jira Ops yesterday at the Atlassian Summit Europe, taking place in Barcelona. Atlassian’s moves signal a focus on … continue reading

BMC Helix brings AI to ITSM

BMC has introduced the BMC Helix Cognitive Service Management (CSM), which aims to integrate AI and machine learning into ITSM. According to the company, this new offering will transform the service experience for end users, agents, and developers. BMC explained the solution is designed to reduce the time and effort of upgrades, derives operational efficiencies, and … continue reading

premium Creating an ITSM success story

ITSM or IT service management is a strategic approach that is used to execute the design, delivery, and management of the IT services within an organization in the most efficient manner possible. The aim of ITSM is to align the available information technology resources with the business goals of an organization. What are the different … continue reading

BMC’s new ITSM focus: AIOps and multi-cloud

A decade ago, BMC’s Remedy was among the leading help desk and IT Service Management platforms. While it’s still a gold standard at many large organizations, it follows in the shadow of ServiceNow. Private equity firm Bain Equity led a leveraged buyout of BMC in 2013. Observers wondered if BMC could revive its fortunes and … continue reading

4 tips to build a lean, mean ITSM machine

Software has become central to all companies, changing operations across organizations. IT teams sit right at the center of this transformation, dealing with a variety of pressures. Customers demand fast, flawless service, product teams need flexible support as they reduce their time to market, and management expects lower costs. In response, many IT teams are … continue reading

ITSM’s next wave: AI and machine learning

IT help desk technicians and administrators can’t move fast enough to keep up with the flood of tickets that are coming their way these days. The good news is that help is on the way. Thanks to advances in artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and predictive analytics, the ability to automate the resolution of IT … continue reading

Talking ITSM with ServiceNow GM Farrell Hough

ServiceNow has charted impressive growth over the past year. The company reported nearly $2 billion in revenues in 2017 and is forecasting $2.35 billion for this year. In the last quarter of 2017, ServiceNow said it closed 41 deals worth $1 million or more and 500 customers are now spending at least that amount yearly … continue reading

Microsoft’s first System Center upgrade under rapid release cycle arrives

Microsoft has rolled out the first upgrade of its System Center management suite under its new semi-channel release cycle. The release of System Center version 1801 is the outgrowth of Microsoft’s ongoing shift to its new continuous iteration development cycle to produce new versions of its major software offerings every six months, rather than release … continue reading

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