When we talk about big data in the world of IT service management (ITSM), we’re talking about two very different things: ​ Big data tools/services that IT provides to business – to number crunch business operations data. Big data within IT operations – to handle and leverage complex IT operations data. Big data services for business operations In an increasingly competitive, data-driven world, business managers are looking for effective ways to manage and interpret business data, especially big data.​ Digitalized business operations, such as e-commerce websites and mobile banking apps, produce huge amounts of data, which makes managing them close to impossible by using traditional computational models. … (0 comment)

This Week’s Five: The ITSM You Didn’t Know About!
This Week’s Five  is a weekly column of five interesting reads from all over the web, with a different topic each week.This week, we’ll explore the developments in the ITSM industry . IT Service Management (ITSM) is arguably the lifeline of an enterprise. The service desk software, an ITSM tool, makes the work of an end user a cakewalk; just raise a ticket and rest assured that your problem will be fixed. … (0 comment)

The morning after the itSMF 2012 Awards Dinner is possibly not the best time to schedule the session that was most likely to pique attendees’ interest. But  Aale Roos ’ presentation on Unlearning ITIL was one that many wanted to hear, even if the initial slides were more about the well-known inaccuracies between ITIL v3 and the 2011 editions. In the wider business world, we recognize that much of the work we do leverages IT capability into the non-IT Space, although as Aale pointed out, between a new customer demand and fulfillment, there can be up to 9 disparate processes… (0 comment)