Although ITIL continued to be adopted due to its proven IT practices implemented by many thousands of organizations through the mid-2000s, many organizations were looking for something more when it comes to service management. Why? To become high-performing IT that can help speed application development, operate more cost-effectively and break down the silos between development…

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Customer needs and expectations are changing at an ever-increasing rate of acceleration, not just velocity. Both are vectors, meaning, these have visions and strategies that give the organization direction and determine its culture. These must frequently change if organizations want to thrive in the turbulent environment of uncertainty and risk.  High-velocity organizations efficiently stay aligned…

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ITIL 4 is a welcome evolution in service management. ITIL 4 has put ITIL into the modern age and has introduced some new concepts and interestingly leveraged some existing concepts in relation to service management. One important, existing concept that ITIL brings to focus is the value stream. The roots are going back to the…

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From ITIL® Practitioner to Capability and Lifecycle Track, and now ITIL Managing Professional. ITIL 4 Foundation was long-awaited but delivered upon its promise. The next set of programs is expected later in 2019, and in this post, we are looking ahead at what is coming, provide insight and perspective on these programs. ITIL 4 Foundation…

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TechnoLava provides ITIL based Best Practice recruiting, consulting, project management, training and implementation services that enable organizations to align IT strategies and technologies with business goals. It’s in TechnoLava’s company DNA to view their customers as strategic business partners with whom they can grow and continue to mature. This means there is a constant quest…

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How do you get all your IT staff to be on the same page quickly and effectively in terms of conforming and enhancing the ITIL 4 PRACTICES? The Problem-solving for ITIL® methodologies can help with this. This methodology is the “how-to” for many of the ITIL practices, dimensions, and guiding principles. We can help with…

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ITIL 4 has evolved from the previous Life Cycle Model to a Service Value System and the Service Value Chain Activities. With this came the introduction of Guiding Principles, Four Dimensions, Governance, and Practices. The various practices embodied in General Management, Service Management, and Technical Management Services have become more professional and rely heavily on…

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One of the key ideas of the new ITIL 4 approach is to create value together. Creating value in collaboration with both your suppliers/vendors and customers. The key is to have the “chain of development and delivery” as strong as possible. In the old days, we generally expected the Supplier/Vendor to be the Solution Provider…

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