DevOps Changes Everything

…and DevOps changes nothing. I was holding off writing about DevOps because: I don’t work with customers who implemented it successfully. I have nothing new to offer. Both points are still true. There isn’t anything new to say about DevOps except that the hype machine is still in overdrive and the loop machine is wearing […]

Rethinking the CMS

I first started this post in response to the IT Skeptic’s CMDB is crazy talk post about 2 weeks ago. My own position derives from several observations in the real world: Few organizations are willing to perform a full spectrum CMDB implementation, due to cost constraints. (In my opinion few organizations actually require this.) Observation […]

OBASHI and the CMDB

In September 2010 APMG unveiled its new OBASHI Certification based on the OBASHI methodology developed in 2001 in the gas & oil industry. I won’t go into detail here, but there is at least one book available at the APMG-Business Books but apparently not on Amazon, and least of all not in Kindle format. There […]