Directory of blog entries

Title Date Createdsort icon Hits today
Big Uncle: ceding privacy for security in our daily lives 2008-04-20 0
Minor crap factoid spotted: "nearly half consider ITIL very critical to achieving their goals" 2008-04-20 0
The Netherlands is an unusual country 2008-04-23 0
Big Uncle: looking for the needle in the security data haystack 2008-04-26 0
Why Crap Factoids get believed 2008-04-26 0
Big Uncle: the total lack of privacy in electronic communications 2008-04-29 0
Big uncle: policies and controls for security systems 2008-05-07 0
Where the IT Skeptic has been 2008-05-07 0
OGC publish a useless Lifecycle Process Model for ITIL V3 2008-05-09 1
An IT Skeptic book review: Foundations of ITSM based on ITIL V3 2008-05-09 0
New subscription system for the IT Skeptic website 2008-05-09 0
OGC rebranding comes apart, so to speak 2008-05-09 0
Which ITIL3 books do you use most? Is there a useful subset? 2008-05-10 0
IT Governance ISO standard in publication for end of May release 2008-05-11 0
ITIL business case: find the money 2008-05-11 0
Another ITIL Examination Institute accredited by APMG 2008-05-12 0
Will ISO9000 absorb or displace ITIL? 2008-05-12 0
APMG got its accreditation back 2008-05-12 0
Business case: if you can't find the money 2008-05-13 0
Three reasons why ISO20000 certification is NOT ITIL V3 certification 2008-05-14 0
ITILearner 2008-05-14 0
Six whining business cases arguments that are not compelling 2008-05-15 0
Free ICT Governance collection of articles for download 2008-05-17 0
The grey area between governance and management 2008-05-17 0
The CMDB Federation proceeeds at its usual glacial pace 2008-05-17 0
While ITIL V2 CMDB was silly, ITIL V3 SKMS is totally absurd 2008-05-18 0
The soundtrack to the IT Skeptic blog 2008-05-18 0
ITIL V3 has a bet each way: proven guidance and bleeding edge thought-leadership, but how to tell? 2008-05-21 0
How do you feel about the new arrangement of links for each node on this blog? ("read more", "next", "add a comment" etc) 2008-05-22 0
ITIL business cases: how to nail it 2008-05-22 0
Who Left ITIL in Charge of Legitimizing IT Practitioners? 2008-05-24 0
Warning don't try ITIL V3's SKMS at work 2008-05-25 0
ITIL business case: does it stack up? 2008-05-26 0
Vendors involved in itSMF: good for ITIL or not? 2008-05-26 0
ITIL and ASL: divorced bodies of knowledge. How ITIL V3 failed to ask the experts. 2008-05-26 0
ITIL V3 Application Management is a skinny little weakling 2008-05-27 0
Controlling Application Development 2008-05-27 0
The people who determine the future of ITIL training, qualifications and certification 2008-05-29 0
Another chance to meet the IT Skeptic 2008-05-30 0
Right now my organisation's involvement with ISO/IEC 20000 is: 2008-05-30 0
What is the big deal about ITIL Manager/Expert certificate? Wait until ITSM is a degree-level course. 2008-06-01 0
Be a good netizen: report those Crap Factoids 2008-06-01 0
The keys to a strong ITIL business case 2008-06-02 0
Quote of the day 2008-06-03 0
Great article about CMDB 2008-06-03 0
Happy Birthday ITIL V3, my how you have ... grown? 2008-06-03 0
Crap Factoid alert: Fifty percent of all CMDB projects fail due to inadequate planning. 2008-06-03 0
A better name for IT is "Business Improvement and Information" 2008-06-07 0
ISO38500 may be too late; the word "governance" is rapidly equalling "management" 2008-06-07 0
Weaknesses of ITIL business cases 2008-06-09 0
The Queen of ITIL 2008-06-09 0
Everyone is off in their own little worlds: ITIL isn't the only parochial one 2008-06-10 0
Crap Factoid Alert: "ITIL is non-proprietary" 2008-06-10 0
im so xcited by the iPhone 2008-06-11 0
Sad news: I've been ripped off by a major vendor 2008-06-12 0
Risk Management - the lost process of ITIL V3 2008-06-13 0
How to win your ITIL business case 2008-06-15 0
ITIL is a useful reference model but not an implementation model 2008-06-15 0
The community must police digital theft on the internet 2008-06-15 0
Am I wrong about CMDB? 2008-06-16 0
My company's (or client's) status on CMDB (as defined by ITIL) is 2008-06-16 0
Sorry about the outages over the last 24 hours 2008-06-19 0
ITIL V3: where's the portal? 2008-06-19 0
"IT has no respect for nor understanding of customers and users" 2008-06-20 0
A suggested improvement to itSMF USA Bylaws 2008-06-20 0
To itSMF members: were you surveyed by ITIL Qualifications Board on your preference for the formal titles of ITIL Qualifications 2008-06-20 1
Results of the IT Skeptic's poll on ISO20000 activity levels 2008-06-21 0
I'm using ITIL V3 Service Transition and Service Operation the most 2008-06-22 0
email is not communication 2008-06-25 0
MyCMDB? What are they smokin' over at Managed Objects? 2008-06-25 0
portfolio lifecycles 2008-06-26 0
Just how does itSMF involve the members? 2008-06-28 0
OGC need to get broadband up at Castle ITIL to understand the 21st Century. 2008-06-29 0
Results of IT Skeptic survey on CMDB penetration 2008-06-29 0
Auto-discovery is only a minor consideration for CMDB 2008-07-01 0
IT has no respect for or understanding of customers and users 2008-07-02 0
Castle ITIL really is so insular and parochial it is laughable 2008-07-04 0
ITIL V3 Intermediate exams - the money engine wins again 2008-07-06 0
Something itSMFUSA seems to do well 2008-07-07 0
Colourful ads 2008-07-09 0
Applications closing very soon for roles with itSMF IT Service Management research journal 2008-07-09 0
OGC Change Log for errors in ITIL, Prince2, M-o-R etc 2008-07-10 0
Who are the mysterious ITIL Qualifications Board? 2008-07-10 0
itSMFUSA declares who it thinks was Julie Linden 2008-07-10 0
Model of Change 2008-07-12 0
itSMF announce that ITSM Library is a Good Thing 2008-07-12 0
Software vendors and the bait-and-switch trick 2008-07-12 0
Internet, I Gave You All The Best Years Of My Life 2008-07-14 0
How the ITIL Qualifications Board is made up and how to be on it 2008-07-15 0
The culture of acquisitions 2008-07-17 0
An apology to itSMF 2008-07-17 0
One more for the IT Skeptic's Rogues Gallery 2008-07-17 0
One more for the Links page 2008-07-18 0
What a drag spammers are 2008-07-19 0
Two ITSMFs - this could get confusing 2008-07-20 0
Vendor marketeers stretch to reach out for ITIL 2008-07-22 0
ITIL product compliance 2008-07-23 0
Lack of Management Commitment seriously affects project delivery in our organization 2008-07-24 0
Lack of Management Commitment seriously affects project delivery in our organization 2008-07-24 1
Root Cause Analysis can't be done by machines 2008-07-26 0
Defining terms in Root Cause Analysis - let's be clear what we mean 2008-07-27 0
ITIL v3 closer to the real world? No way 2008-07-30 0
Crap Factoid Alert: CMDB savings of more than $1 million per year 2008-07-31 0
The CMDB as a dead elephant, it cannot be done ... NOT 2008-08-03 0
Confusion between CMDB and Configuration Management 2008-08-06 0
New IT Skeptic blog widget on CMDB 2008-08-06 0
ITIL Version 3 certification: eight sources of free ITIL V3 Foundation practice exams, and some ITIL Version 2 sources too! 2008-08-06 5
Feedback on the ITIL V3 manager's bridge exam 2008-08-10 0
Foundation is the ONLY V3 exam that is going to be on Prometric 2008-08-10 0
Introduction to Real ITSM, the new ITSM body of knowledge from the IT Skeptic 2008-08-11 0
New design at the IT Skeptic Shop just for our British readers 2008-08-11 0
It is a helpdesk so it must be ITIL 2008-08-11 0
the world of ITIL V3 certification and training 2008-08-12 0
don't expect technology to alter the way business is run 2008-08-13 0
Runtime Google analytics errors 2008-08-13 0
a back-of-an-envelope re-analysis of Forrester and BMC's own CMDB research 2008-08-14 0
ITIL V3 and eTOM, the rapprochement begins 2008-08-14 1
The IT Skeptic on Dipity 2008-08-15 0
More on the privacy issue from Wharton U 2008-08-15 0
How Software Vendors Lie About ITIL Support 2008-08-15 0
Is ITIL still dead in the water? 2008-08-16 0
SLAs that promise a resolution time are like firemen promising to put a fire out 2008-08-17 0
Google rots your brains 2008-08-18 0
Interfacing Technologies - the miracle fix to the ITIL problem 2008-08-18 0
Advertising to the itSMF keyword 2008-08-18 0
Plaxo as malware 2008-08-19 0
How to refer to the ITIL V3 books online for free 2008-08-19 0
Building complex people systems 2008-08-20 0
The most important IT monitoring tools are those that measure the end user experience 2008-08-21 0
Real ITSM priority starts at zero and goes up 2008-08-22 0
There is more to social collaboration than providing the tools 2008-08-23 0
EMA CMDB research: where's the wave? 2008-08-24 0
IT Legends, a writing competition for IT people - tell us the legends of your IT past 2008-08-25 0
Just a minute 2008-08-25 0
Porter quotes 2008-08-26 0
Building an ITIL CMDB is easy and cheap 2008-08-26 0
CMDB for free 2008-08-27 0
Free IT magazines 2008-08-28 0
The computer that sang to its operators 2008-08-28 0
ITIL V3 lost that down-home authenticity 2008-08-30 0
The winner of the IT Skeptic's Rogues Gallery photo competition 2008-08-31 0
The hot internet topic of IT jobs 2008-09-01 0
A new look for the IT Skeptic, and a note on Excessive Technical Fastidiousness or ETF 2008-09-02 0
The ITIL V3 - COBIT V4.1 mapping white paper is available and no wonder noone is saying much 2008-09-02 0
People people people people process process technology 2008-09-03 0
the distinction between organisational change and administrative production change 2008-09-03 0
The OReckon open reckoning engine: a self-assessment tool 2008-09-05 0
Give up on ITIL V3 training and certification - it is not going to change 2008-09-05 0
how not to do Level 1 support 2008-09-06 0
The IT Skeptic's Unofficial List of ITIL Version 3 Processes 2008-09-09 0