It is August, and for most Europeans, that means it is time to celebrate their vacation. A time to take a well-deserved break from business, school, or study. For me, it means time to prepare for what will be coming in the last months of the year. It will be September by the time everyone…

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As a member of the AXELOS Lead Architect Team where I am involved in the development of the new version of ITIL I want to share some information about the underlying reason for the update of ITIL (ITIL4), the current status of the development of ITIL4 and how the AXELOS team operates to create a…

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How acute is the IT skills gap? In Europe, more than 40% of companies have expressed difficulties finding staff with the right skills and experience to fill IT positions. The Council of European Professional Informatics Societies (CEPIS) will host the 1st IT Professionalism Europe Conference. This conference aims to bring together key stakeholders to share…

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There is an increasing focus on data. Big Data is a concrete manifestation, but also just a tip of the iceberg. In general, there is an increasing amount of data, both within organizations as well as in the world as a whole. IT has been an important catalyst in the explosion of data; by automating…

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