Directory of blog entries

Title Date Createdsort icon Hits today
ITIL processes aren't processes 2018-02-09 12
Technology changes nothing. 2018-02-05 5
In praise of silence 2018-02-05 4
The tension between velocity and agility 2018-02-04 5
Don't go DevOps with a big bang 2018-01-26 3
Project management was the worst thing that ever happened to IT 2017-12-05 13
DevOps offers hope for the future of IT 2017-11-16 7
Devops rediscovering service management 2017-11-13 8
How do I get speaking gigs. 2017-11-08 5
Go tell it at the conference 2017-10-29 5
Two kanban boards 2017-10-24 7
VeriSM 2017-10-21 7
DevOps messes with your head - reprised 2017-10-16 6
A project is a wave in a product structure 2017-09-18 3
The IT Renaissance 2017-09-15 12
DevOps Configuration versus ITSM CMDB 2017-09-03 7
Theatre 2017-08-28 3
images of Lean 2017-08-20 10
The fatal flaw of outsourcing 2017-08-06 3
This must never happen again 2017-07-30 1
DevOps isn't a tool to be applied selectively 2017-07-22 4
The future of ITIL 2017-07-18 7
DevOps Enterprise Summit: humane IT 2017-06-07 1
Kill the CAB 2017-06-07 5
Change goes away 2017-05-28 2
A key operational feedback loop for DevOps 2017-05-18 6
The business case for DevOps automation 2017-05-07 5
DevOps represents the emergence of systems thinking in IT 2017-04-28 5
why DevOps transformations succeed where ITSM so often doesn't 2017-04-26 12
Customer delight is a typically geek concept 2017-04-16 6
Optimising control constraints 2017-04-11 10
Two questions to ask 2017-04-04 5
Standard + Case methodology to be released by US government 2017-04-01 5
Some cultural change principles I have learned 2017-03-31 5
Hot desks suck 2017-03-21 7
Why companies change their ITSM tool 2017-03-10 2
DevOps has three parents: Lean, Agile, and ITSM 2017-03-09 2
Lead with DevOps 2017-03-01 2
IT projects go away? #NoProjects 2017-02-25 4
Axelos legal bullies on the rampage 2017-02-22 3
Breaking the iron triangle of faster better cheaper 2017-02-08 0
The lizard brain 2017-02-07 3
Move from change control to change facilitation 2017-01-30 3
You can't improve a cog 2017-01-19 1
ITIL exam market continues to shrink 2017-01-06 5
The IT engineering fallacy 2017-01-03 4
Merry Christmas from the IT Skeptic 2016-12-24 3
Axelos are the Official source of DevOps now? 2016-12-10 3
The two tribes of DevOps 2016-10-09 1
Get out of the way 2016-09-28 3
Railroads don't have a batch size of 1 2016-09-27 1
How hard can it be? 2016-09-06 1
Eating the elephant 2016-08-30 2
Great DevOps articles 2016-08-18 3
Describe DevOps with CALMS, or I prefer CAFFS 2016-08-17 2
Two kinds of DevOps: horses don't grow horns 2016-08-13 1
The cult of DevOps 2016-07-30 2
Victims of the system 2016-07-23 2
Great DevOps books to read 2016-07-14 10
Reflections on the DevOps Enterprise Summit UK 2016 2016-07-12 1
Who owns DevOps? 2016-07-07 1
Don't reorg for DevOps 2016-07-02 2
Challenging the operational rites 2016-06-25 1
Conflicting principles 2016-06-08 3
Noble Failure 2016-05-29 0
DevOps and ITIL are both ITSM 2016-05-22 4
The IT Skeptic's tenth birthday post: on Optimism 2016-05-18 2
Service catalogue and request catalogue 2016-05-09 6
Cloud solves everything in bi-modal ... not. Cloud is one small piece of DevOps 2016-05-01 2
DevOps is only looking at one of four IT4IT value streams 2016-04-20 5
OGC re-forms to create DevOps body of knowledge 2016-03-31 3
IT Operating Model 2016-03-28 2
What to think of the ISACA acquisition of CMMI? 2016-03-06 1
How DevOps messes with your head 2016-03-01 6
The 3Rs: Roles Responsibilities Relationships 2016-02-28 2
System People Practices Partners Things 2016-02-12 4
Greetings from Tuatapere 2015-12-30 0
A Cynefin model of ITSM support levels 2015-10-11 1
The last application lifecycle 2015-09-22 2
An important DevOps word: toolmakers 2015-09-13 1
What is a DevOps role 2015-08-27 1
Internet discourse is becoming unreal: I can't tell a Poe from an idiot any more 2015-08-22 3
Who is the IT Skeptic? 2015-08-20 1
Is a reboot a change? 2015-07-21 2
No such thing as Root Cause 2015-07-09 2
Social media discourse degenerates 2015-07-01 2
ITSM emphasis on aligning underpinning contracts with SLAs 2015-06-17 2
An interesting tale of ITIL trademarks 2015-06-06 3
ISACA Bylaws change 2015 2015-06-03 2
The IT Liberation Movement - an IT Renaissance 2015-05-26 4
Things ITSM consultants hear 2015-05-25 0
The IT Skeptic is nine years old today. Thank-you! 2015-05-15 2
Considerations for Multi-Speed IT 2015-05-11 5
Copyright issues when using ITIL at the coalface 2015-05-05 2
the internet fosters madness 2015-05-01 2
Whats up with Cyber Resilience? 2015-04-24 1
Multi-Speed IT 2015-04-19 21
ITSM success is driven by people and policy 2015-04-19 0
The IT Skeptic's Big Ideas 2015-04-11 4
Use verbs to describe services 2015-04-08 1
Axelos selling ITIL? 2015-04-01 2
Google enters the fitness device market 2015-03-31 0
Axelos Consulting Partner (ACP) Programme 2015-03-30 3
Service Management Truths #SMTruths 2015-03-29 0
Who owns the system during the go-live warranty period? 2015-03-22 2
Darwin doesnt justify change 2015-03-19 6
Agile is an excuse for chaos? 2015-03-19 0
DevOps Unicorns Horses and Mules 2015-03-17 4
Axelos announces a new level of ITIL certification: Practitioner 2015-03-15 2
Windows vs cars 2015-03-06 2
In praise of ITSM engagement models 2015-03-03 5
The design police at Google say they'll push this site down the search rankings 2015-02-24 3
what makes a successful blog 2015-02-03 1
DevOpsRun: DevOps is great but what about Run? 2015-01-20 6
Service Portfolio Management is more important than programme or project portfolio 2015-01-14 1
the ITIL Squeeze in 2015 2015-01-08 1
je suis Charlie 2015-01-08 5
Thank-you and Merry Christmas from the IT Skeptic 2014-12-25 2
There is no such thing as NoOps: it is an awful word 2014-12-11 2
Uber, big brother, and company use of big data 2014-12-09 2
Define DevOps: What is DevOps? 2014-11-29 11
ISACA's strategy and missed opportunity 2014-11-27 3
IT is not a snowflake 2014-11-17 1
Reflections on DevOps Enterprise conference 2014-11-13 1
Axelos are dropping ITIL complementary certifications 2014-11-07 3
The Wright Cycle 2014-11-05 0
the state of prISM 2014-10-30 2
Software is free like a puppy is free 2014-10-29 2
Do you know the professional recognition of individuals in Service Management Institute, a.k.a. prISM? 2014-10-27 3
Tracking citizens 2014-10-23 2
the Kingdom of SIAM 2014-10-22 3
Release management: landing airplanes 2014-10-16 1
Dont blame the tool: squeeze the asset, fix the behaviour 2014-10-06 1
Suggestions for RealIT Radio 2014-10-04 1
That which cannot be measured... 2014-09-26 1
Changes to user interface 2014-09-17 3
ITIL exams have fallen 11% in the last year 2014-09-15 2
Dark IT 2014-09-12 6
Does ISACA offer value to its real members? 2014-09-07 1
How to deal with Shadow IT 2014-08-28 3
The nett result of new technology 2014-08-26 0
Here comes China 2014-08-20 1
where does DevOps work in the enterprise? 2014-08-18 1
The Chicken ITles are at work on IT project success rates 2014-08-15 6
of course IT is an entity 2014-08-11 3
The corporate yoke 2014-08-07 1
DevOps buzzword bingo 2014-08-04 4
IT service build is not a factory 2014-08-01 3
revisiting agile CSI 2014-07-30 1
What is the best ITIL service desk tool? 2014-07-27 3