The IT Skeptic's Big Ideas
Every year I seem to run with one or more "Big Idea". Often they are not my original idea. Some are. For the others I try to bring a fresh perspective to them.
|2005||Big Uncle||Privacy is dead: what we get instead is up to IT professionals|
|2006||Core Practice||Copper not gold. My most profound work.|
|2006||The 5% Club||CMDB is for the 5% complex enough to justify it and rich enough to succeed|
|2007||Crap Factoids||Critical thinking about what the vendors say|
|2008||He Tangata||IT is about the people|
|2008||Real ITSM||A satirical view of the "null hypothesis" for ITSM|
|2009||ITIL V3 came out - it was a busy year for an ITSM skeptic|
|2010||Basic Service Management||Service management made simple and practical|
|2010||Checklists||Checklists are one of the most fundamental (and underused) resources in IT|
|2011||Tipu||A methodology for managing BAU continual improvement|
|2011||Bad parent||IT's governors have systemically failed IT over decades|
|2012||Protect and Serve||IT deals all the time with the conflicting demands of stewardship and change|
|2012||Standard+Case||A universal model for responsiveness, e.g. IT support.
My biggest idea ever, which resulted in a book.
|2013||Kamu||reconciling DevOps and conventional ITSM, extrapolating both to find the common ground, possibly around "anti-fragility"|
|2013||Slow IT||the need to ease up on business demand in many organisations because It is close to breaking point.|
|2014||Meet in the Middle||A strategy for trying to get IT some breathing space|
|2014||Real IT||IT's new theoretical ideas lose sight of the reality of life in the IT trenches.|
|2015||Hono||A simpler approach to supplier engagement models|
|2015||Multi-Speed IT||Reconcile conflicting demands for stability and agility by having different lifecycle models, some of them custom.|