Directory of blog entries

Title Date Createdsort icon Hits today
Agile Procurement 2018-11-02 47
Climate change 2018-10-10 43
New Ways Of Managing 2018-10-09 43
Why Theory of Constraints seems a poor model for IT 2018-09-14 10
Just enough documentation of practices 2018-08-18 10
Velocity through quality 2018-07-28 10
Overcoming the dysfunctions of IT project management 2018-07-04 11
The oxymoron of agile project management 2018-06-18 13
Integrity and ethics in IT 2018-06-13 9
Mincing money: the boundary between Agile and project funding 2018-06-06 8
A layman's definition of Devops 2018-06-06 9
Challenge the level of ceremony in process 2018-06-05 9
DevOps Balanced Scorecard Dashboard 2018-06-05 10
The Knowledge Academy 2018-05-29 9
Ten agile principles that screw up conventional project management 2018-05-28 3
The IT Skeptic's 12th birthday 2018-05-16 5
The latest IT fad: SRE 2018-05-13 7
What does going fast mean? 2018-05-12 1
The Two Fingers protocol 2018-04-23 3
Does DevOps eliminate any ITSM processes? 2018-04-18 9
More AI hype from CIO.com 2018-04-10 4
New Ways of Working: Agile, Devops; do you get it? 2018-04-10 6
Apocalyptic bullshit 2018-03-23 7
Lessons the world took from ITIL 2018-03-18 6
ITIL processes aren't processes 2018-02-09 8
Technology changes nothing. 2018-02-05 5
In praise of silence 2018-02-05 6
The tension between velocity and agility 2018-02-04 5
Don't go DevOps with a big bang 2018-01-26 8
Project management was the worst thing that ever happened to IT 2017-12-05 8
DevOps offers hope for the future of IT 2017-11-16 8
Devops rediscovering service management 2017-11-13 18
How do I get speaking gigs. 2017-11-08 4
Go tell it at the conference 2017-10-29 2
Two kanban boards 2017-10-24 4
VeriSM 2017-10-21 4
DevOps messes with your head - reprised 2017-10-16 1
A project is a wave in a product structure 2017-09-18 5
The IT Renaissance 2017-09-15 7
DevOps Configuration versus ITSM CMDB 2017-09-03 11
Theatre 2017-08-28 4
images of Lean 2017-08-20 3
The fatal flaw of outsourcing 2017-08-06 2
This must never happen again 2017-07-30 2
DevOps isn't a tool to be applied selectively 2017-07-22 2
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 1
A key operational feedback loop for DevOps 2017-05-18 5
The business case for DevOps automation 2017-05-07 2
DevOps represents the emergence of systems thinking in IT 2017-04-28 4
why DevOps transformations succeed where ITSM so often doesn't 2017-04-26 9
Customer delight is a typically geek concept 2017-04-16 2
Optimising control constraints 2017-04-11 5
Two questions to ask 2017-04-04 1
Standard + Case methodology to be released by US government 2017-04-01 2
Some cultural change principles I have learned 2017-03-31 0
Hot desks suck 2017-03-21 1
Why companies change their ITSM tool 2017-03-10 0
DevOps has three parents: Lean, Agile, and ITSM 2017-03-09 1
Lead with DevOps 2017-03-01 1
IT projects go away? #NoProjects 2017-02-25 2
Axelos legal bullies on the rampage 2017-02-22 6
Breaking the iron triangle of faster better cheaper 2017-02-08 1
The lizard brain 2017-02-07 5
Move from change control to change facilitation 2017-01-30 3
You can't improve a cog 2017-01-19 0
ITIL exam market continues to shrink 2017-01-06 8
The IT engineering fallacy 2017-01-03 2
Merry Christmas from the IT Skeptic 2016-12-24 1
Axelos are the Official source of DevOps now? 2016-12-10 3
The two tribes of DevOps 2016-10-09 0
Get out of the way 2016-09-28 4
Railroads don't have a batch size of 1 2016-09-27 2
How hard can it be? 2016-09-06 2
Eating the elephant 2016-08-30 2
Great DevOps articles 2016-08-18 2
Describe DevOps with CALMS, or I prefer CAFFS 2016-08-17 2
Two kinds of DevOps: horses don't grow horns 2016-08-13 3
Tech is the easy bit. People are hard. 2016-08-01 1
The cult of DevOps 2016-07-30 1
Victims of the system 2016-07-23 3
Great DevOps books to read 2016-07-14 7
Reflections on the DevOps Enterprise Summit UK 2016 2016-07-12 0
Who owns DevOps? 2016-07-07 2
Don't reorg for DevOps 2016-07-02 1
Challenging the operational rites 2016-06-25 2
Conflicting principles 2016-06-08 1
Noble Failure 2016-05-29 2
DevOps and ITIL are both ITSM 2016-05-22 7
The IT Skeptic's tenth birthday post: on Optimism 2016-05-18 3
Service catalogue and request catalogue 2016-05-09 16
Cloud solves everything in bi-modal ... not. Cloud is one small piece of DevOps 2016-05-01 3
DevOps is only looking at one of four IT4IT value streams 2016-04-20 6
OGC re-forms to create DevOps body of knowledge 2016-03-31 4
IT Operating Model 2016-03-28 9
What to think of the ISACA acquisition of CMMI? 2016-03-06 2
How DevOps messes with your head 2016-03-01 1
The 3Rs: Roles Responsibilities Relationships 2016-02-28 3
System People Practices Partners Things 2016-02-12 3
Greetings from Tuatapere 2015-12-30 1
A Cynefin model of ITSM support levels 2015-10-11 2
The last application lifecycle 2015-09-22 1
An important DevOps word: toolmakers 2015-09-13 3
What is a DevOps role 2015-08-27 4
Internet discourse is becoming unreal: I can't tell a Poe from an idiot any more 2015-08-22 2
Who is the IT Skeptic? 2015-08-20 2
Is a reboot a change? 2015-07-21 11
No such thing as Root Cause 2015-07-09 3
Social media discourse degenerates 2015-07-01 1
ITSM emphasis on aligning underpinning contracts with SLAs 2015-06-17 4
An interesting tale of ITIL trademarks 2015-06-06 8
ISACA Bylaws change 2015 2015-06-03 2
The IT Liberation Movement - an IT Renaissance 2015-05-26 8
Things ITSM consultants hear 2015-05-25 2
The IT Skeptic is nine years old today. Thank-you! 2015-05-15 0
Considerations for Multi-Speed IT 2015-05-11 4
Copyright issues when using ITIL at the coalface 2015-05-05 5
the internet fosters madness 2015-05-01 1
Whats up with Cyber Resilience? 2015-04-24 2
Multi-Speed IT 2015-04-19 14
ITSM success is driven by people and policy 2015-04-19 1
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 8
Google enters the fitness device market 2015-03-31 2
Axelos Consulting Partner (ACP) Programme 2015-03-30 0
Service Management Truths #SMTruths 2015-03-29 2
Who owns the system during the go-live warranty period? 2015-03-22 9
Darwin doesnt justify change 2015-03-19 4
Agile is an excuse for chaos? 2015-03-19 2
DevOps Unicorns Horses and Mules 2015-03-17 5
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 4
The design police at Google say they'll push this site down the search rankings 2015-02-24 4
what makes a successful blog 2015-02-03 1
DevOpsRun: DevOps is great but what about Run? 2015-01-20 7
Service Portfolio Management is more important than programme or project portfolio 2015-01-14 2
the ITIL Squeeze in 2015 2015-01-08 1
je suis Charlie 2015-01-08 4
Thank-you and Merry Christmas from the IT Skeptic 2014-12-25 1
There is no such thing as NoOps: it is an awful word 2014-12-11 3
Uber, big brother, and company use of big data 2014-12-09 1
Define DevOps: What is DevOps? 2014-11-29 8
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 3
Axelos are dropping ITIL complementary certifications 2014-11-07 4