Let’s Stop Playing “Service Provider” and “Customer” – Tedder Consulting

Doug Tedder has accurately captured the general trend away from managing IT as distinct services published through a service catalog, captured from users as service requests, that deliver value to customers. These may still be useful as conceptual models, but relatively few organizations publish a service catalog in such a literal manner. What happens to […]

Changing Incident Priority

The correlation between sanity and Linkedin Groups is inverted. I joined several groups because I like to stay connected with the industry, but the disinformation (and verbosity) can be infuriating. Recently I read the following and several people agreed. The priority of an incident must never be changed, once determined For the record, here was […]

The Problem of Revealed Preferences

Consumers express their rational interests through their behaviors. Economists call these revealed preferences. IT Service Management trainers and consultants tell other companies how they should run their businesses, based on industry best practice frameworks. We seldom examine revealed preferences, but perhaps we should. One of my first engagements as an ITSM consultant involved the planning […]