Advice for Common Remote Communication and Collaboration Issues

Remote Communication

Without effective remote communication and collaboration skills and enabling toolsets, our businesses face risks and our employees will experience some or all of stress, frustration, fear, uncertainty, and doubt. Here, Paul Wilkinson explores the issues and the solutions in more detail.

Service Model Development Using the ITIL 4 Guiding Principles

Service Model Development Using the ITIL 4 Guiding Principles

If you’re a large organization, or an IT service provider offering services to large enterprises, then reviewing your standard service model on a regular basis is imperative. Ensuring that it stays aligned with your business and IT strategy. This article explains why and how to create one if you haven’t already got one in place.

How Do You Choose the Right ITSM Tool?

Choosing the Right ITSM Tool

Choosing a new ITSM tool is a time-consuming and costly activity, after all selecting the wrong tool will inevitably cause our organization significant issues. To help, this article examines the ten key characteristics of a good tool selection process and highlight some of the pitfalls you’re likely to encounter along the way.

Seven Key Ingredients for Successful Continual Improvement

Continual Improvement

Continuous (or continual) improvement is something that every IT organization should have embedded in its practices. With that in mind, this article by Joe the IT Guy explains how to get the most from your continual improvement methods.

Adopting ITIL 4 Using PRINCE2


While PRINCE2 and ITIL are commonly seen as separate bodies of IT management best practice, this article offers a connection between the two – explaining how your organization can use the PRINCE2 methodology to help with its adoption of ITIL 4.

ITIL 4 Adoption Levels – the News Will Surprise Many

ITIL 4 Adoption

One year on from the launch of ITIL 4, we ran an survey to assess the level of its adoption across exam and qualification uptake, organizational use, and peoples’ expectations of benefits of the new body of ITSM guidance. The results will likely surprise you.

Want to Adopt COBIT? Here Are 6 Tips to Help


From understanding what governance means to you and your peers, to focusing on COBIT 5’s six enablers, to simply fully appreciating what COBIT is, this article takes a look at how you can get started successfully with COBIT in your organization.

What’s a Remote Help Desk and How Do You Set One Up?

Remote Helpdesk

The COVID-19 crisis has reinforced the need for remote support and the operation of a remote IT help desk. This article explains how the introduction of a remote IT help desk can be achieved – transforming IT support personnel who are acting independently into a cohesive – and more efficient and effective – IT support capability.