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APM vs. NPM: Know the Difference

08/09/2017 by: Jaime Spector

The enterprise sure likes its acronyms. ITSM, ITIL, ITOM… it seems like there is no shortage of tools, software, methodologies and best practice abbreviations popping up on vendor websites and analyst reports. And just like the aforementioned segments, there are often misinterpretations or confusion among those new to the IT industry when trying to describe them. Previously, we’ve covered the ... Read More

| DevOps / apm / npm / monitoring

A Quick Start Guide to ITIL Processes

08/01/2017 by: Jaime Spector

If you’ve been keeping up with the blog lately (if not, you can subscribe on the sidebar), you’d probably notice that we’ve been on bit of an ITIL kick lately. And why not? ITIL is, after all, instrumental in its ability to plan, strategize, implement, manage and govern IT services for the vast majority of enterprise IT organizations. If you want to learn more of the importance of ITIL, check out ... Read More

| ITIL / ITSM

10 Reasons Why You Should Consider an ITIL Certification

07/25/2017 by: Jaime Spector

For years now, ITIL (formerly known as the IT Infrastructure Library) has remained the cornerstone and industry-standard best practice framework for supporting, managing and aligning IT Service Management with the needs of the business. Trademarked by AXELOS, ITIL acts as a governing agent for IT, and uses the ITIL Service Lifecycle to map the entire journey from customer needs and requirements ... Read More

| ITIL / ITSM

15 IT Skills That Employers Need in 2017 and Beyond

07/13/2017 by: Jaime Spector

Despite global shifts in hiring and radical changes to how businesses approach traditional IT, the job market for the Information Technology (IT) looks bright. The demand for smart and capable software developers, engineers, support operators, network and security administrators, etc., is expected to increase as CIOs look to expand their hiring efforts and fill out their teams. Read More

| IT Operations / IT Jobs / IT Skills

10 Tips For Selecting an ITSM Software Solution

06/13/2017 by: Jaime Spector

So you’ve been tasked with selecting a new IT Service Management (ITSM) tool solution? Whether you’re upgrading from a simple ticketing system to a full-scale ITIL® suite or just aren’t happy with your current implementation, procuring the best-fitting solution can be a gargantuan task. Many Request For Proposals (RFPs) fail to ask the right questions, thus leading to disastrous ITSM ... Read More

| IT Service Management / Service Desk