Directory of blog entries

Title Date Createdsort icon Hits today
trial ITIL versus a placebo 2007-10-05 0
How long can they beat the CMDB drum? What is the next fad? 2007-09-29 5
How to read the ITIL version 3 Service Strategy book 2007-09-25 1
ITIL's biggest hole: where is the meta-lifecycle? 2007-09-22 2
How not to comment-spam a website 2007-09-21 1
Occam's Razor applied to itSMF USA election saga 2007-09-19 1
latest on ITIL Version 3 Certification from APMG 2007-09-18 2
The penny dropped: itSMF "members" are in fact shareholders. 2007-09-16 1
Five reasons not to rush into ITIL Version 3 2007-09-14 1
a scout hall built between a pub and a brothel 2007-09-13 2
Brother ISACA 2007-09-13 3
itSMF risks instability and constitutional crisis through high-handed elimination of election candidates 2007-09-11 1
Please identify yourself if commenting about other people 2007-09-07 1
What I know about the candidates for itSMF International Chair and Board 2007-09-07 1
itSMF International has announced the results of election nominations 2007-09-06 1
Comments pulled from the IT Skeptic blog 2007-09-06 2
The trainers actually delivering ITIL version 3 Foundations certification training are NOT HAPPY 2007-09-05 1
The IT Skeptic blog is about debating ideas not personalities 2007-09-01 1
Visions of the Future of ITIL: the IT Swami's Seventh and Final Vision 2007-09-01 0
Lies, damned lies and statistics: adoption of ITIL 2007-08-31 2
The Official Introduction to the ITIL Service Lifecycle shipping as planned 2007-08-30 1
Establish a name for yourself as a thought-leader in ITSM 2007-08-28 2
Visions of the Future of ITIL: Sixth Vision 2007-08-27 1
Visions of the Future of ITIL: Fifth Vision 2007-08-24 0
A special thank-you to all you readers 2007-08-19 1
The IT Skeptic has dropped anonymity: identity revealed 2007-08-16 3
IT operations can learn from lean manufacturing 2007-08-16 2
Visions of the Future of ITIL: Fourth Vision 2007-08-16 0
More on the three sets of itSMF rules 2007-08-13 3
We get the governance we deserve: what to do about itSMF? 2007-08-12 3
itSMF International secret rules revealed 2007-08-10 1
does the ITIL3 Foundation Bridging syllabus still need some editing? 2007-08-09 0
Visions of the Future of ITIL: Third Vision 2007-08-07 1
the ITIL industry is worth about $2 BILLION to $5 BILLION per year 2007-08-05 1
They're changing the guard at ITIL palace 2007-08-04 1
The CMDB Federation releases its federation specification for public review 2007-08-03 3
Visions of the Future of ITIL: Second Vision 2007-08-03 1
Visions of the Future of ITIL: First Vision 2007-08-01 4
Top 10 reasons NOT to implement CMDB 2007-07-28 3
ITIL Version 2.5: Will we see hybrids? 2007-07-26 1
itSMF USA board election irregularities: the IT Skeptic unlocks the original posts 2007-07-25 1
The future of the IT Skeptic's blog 2007-07-24 1
I saw it on a computer so it must be true 2007-07-24 1
A nice skeptical ITIL cartoon 2007-07-22 1
C'mon, confess to the world! You're just an ITIL Learner. 2007-07-21 1
Wonderful discussion of process improvement 2007-07-20 2
Tell us what you think about the new ITIL Version 3 books, and see what others thought 2007-07-19 1
How to tell whether your IT vendor is a product vendor or a consultant 2007-07-16 1
A superb piece of IT Skepticism 2007-07-12 2
Is ITIL V3 Foundations designed to suit the needs of the students or the trainers? 2007-07-12 2
ITIL on eBay: an IT Skeptic Special Report 2007-07-11 2
I want links on the IT Skeptic site that link to another site to open in ... 2007-07-11 2
The Sheep from the Goats: ITIL vendors and Version 3 2007-07-09 3
Technology does not fix process problems, but that's still what people want to see 2007-07-03 2
The IT Skeptic's first impressions of the ITIL Version 3 core books 2007-07-02 2
Wow, now itSMF USA has TWO presidents. 2007-06-27 1
How to subscribe 2007-06-27 1
Where to officially report ITIL book errors: "behind a locked door marked BEWARE OF THE LEOPARD" 2007-06-25 1
McKinsey on IT Strategy; a combination of insight and gibberish 2007-06-24 3
itSMF can be forgiven a little shaky governance 2007-06-23 3
Announcing the IT Skeptic's BOKKED: the Body of Knowledge Known Error Database, for ITIL et al 2007-06-22 2
Dirty deeds done dirt cheap. More on ITIL V3 discounting and how TSO screws itSMFI screws local itSMF... 2007-06-21 3
Don't get het up about ITIL V3 qualifications scheme; it is still a work in progress 2007-06-21 2
is TSO undercutting itSMF for book sales of ITIL Version 3? 2007-06-20 1
"Good IT Service Management is simply not possible without” a CMDB? Balls! 2007-06-20 4
The commercialisation of ITIL: a slow boiling of the frog 2007-06-20 2
ITIL Version 3 changes everything for ATOs and consulting firms. 2007-06-19 2
New improved version of the IT Skeptics "ITIL Version 2 to Version 3 Transformation" diagram 2007-06-18 2
Personal attacks will be edited. 2007-06-16 1
Paint it yellow! Living in a world of numbers. From "Triumph of the Airheads" 2007-06-15 1
Magic happens. BMC promise some magic ITIL. 2007-06-15 1
Are you a member of itSMF? 2007-06-13 2
Why the IT Skeptic site exists 2007-06-13 1
itSMF global members/sponsors: dropping your pants is not a good business model 2007-06-12 4
ITIL V3 Certification points system: the magic number 21.5 2007-06-12 2
Financial transparency of the itSMF: let's have some. 2007-06-12 2
My first ITIL spam. ITSM is going to the dogs. 2007-06-10 2
The CMDB Federation lumbers on 2007-06-10 2
Antonio Valle Salas's Mystery of the 1.1.1 Deleted - was ITIL once "public domain"? 2007-06-04 1
itSMF UK CEO discusses itSMF on the IT Skeptic's blog - come read and participate 2007-06-03 3
The itSMF does not exists to represent the interests of its members - they say so themselves 2007-06-01 4
The little spot of bother at the itSMF USA 2007-05-31 1
IT Skeptic Version 3 Refresh 2007-05-30 3
Sorry for any inconvenience 2007-05-26 1
everything the IT Skeptic can find out about ITIL Version 3 on one page 2007-05-22 1
ITSM skepticism becomes a crowded field 2007-05-22 5
A skeptical newcomer to the ITSM blogosphere 2007-05-22 3
The scale of ITIL Version 3: are people ready for it? 2007-05-22 1
A visualisation of how ITIL Version 3 transforms ITIL version 2 2007-05-17 5
The CMDB Tidal Wave? More of a ripple. 2007-05-16 2
An Alternative to ITIL 2007-05-14 2
How badly is ITIL damaged by vendor influence? What needs fixing? 2007-05-14 2
The king's method of writing a new decree: how OGC does ITIL V3 2007-05-13 1
Watch out Microsoft, your spurious patents may be worthless 2007-05-13 2
Powerpoint as a protector of intellectual property 2007-05-12 2
Sharon Taylor's five common myths about ITIL Version 3 2007-05-12 2
New products in the IT Skeptic's store 2007-05-11 1
IBM draws that long ITIL bow again 2007-05-10 1
These big frameworks are in vogue because as opposed to thinking, folks just want the answer 2007-05-09 1
Quote of the day 2007-05-03 1
itSMF announce all seven global ITIL Version 3 launch events only weeks away so book now! 2007-05-03 3
Announcing the IT Skeptic's ITIL Pipe - an ITIL newsfeed 2007-05-02 1
APMG finally let us in on ITIL Certification thinking 2007-05-01 1
The way OGC and APMG stand back without any response is completely unacceptable 2007-04-30 1
See the IT Skeptic at bITa USA 2007 Conference in Boston, May 21-22 2007-04-25 1
The IT Skeptic is away 2007-04-13 1
A hot-potato ITIL Refresh session at upcoming bITa USA conference 2007-04-10 1
Book Review - "IT Service Management from Hell! Based on Not-ITIL®" 2007-04-04 1
Today’s shock joint announcement from Microsoft and IBM throws ITIL Refresh into doubt 2007-04-01 1
ITIL Version 3 London launch event announced: the IT Skeptic comments 2007-03-31 1
Six reasons to use Live Chat for support 2007-03-31 2
The PIllars of ITIL: time for OGC's ITIL to grow up or wither 2007-03-29 1
Software branding seems to be in the hands of imbeciles. 2007-03-28 1
ITIL certification and training: Version 2 recognised but not as a prerequisite for Version 3 2007-03-26 1
The ITIL version 3 Refresh Launch Roadshow: the world waits with bated breath.... 2007-03-26 1
Microsoft are more avaricious than the Fat ITSM Four, by a nose 2007-03-24 1
Rediscovering the Big Iron 2007-03-23 3
IBM wrote ITIL. In fact Alasdair Meldrum did 2007-03-16 2
Vendors should get a vote too? What do you think? 2007-03-14 2
Irrational exuberance in the IT industry: CMDB is going nuts 2007-03-14 1
CIO Asia magazine criticises the IT Skeptic's comments 2007-03-12 2
For a monthly newsletter, The Skeptical Informer is 2007-03-11 1
SLAs: measuring an ITSM service as a black box is essential 2007-03-10 3
Web 2.0, hype or just hype? An IT Skeptic Special Report 2007-03-08 1
NEW! Announcing the newsletter of the IT Skeptic: The Skeptical Informer™ 2007-03-06 2
For users of the IT Skeptic's podcasts: I find the podcasts' style/delivery ... 2007-03-05 2
Somebody help me: what is the point of standalone CMDB tools? 2007-03-05 3
The IT Skeptic defends his anonymity 2007-02-28 1
Someone should tell the OGC and TSO bookshops about the ITIL Refresh 2007-02-27 2
An apology to the OGC, the itSMF and the ITIL community from the IT Skeptic 2007-02-26 2
BMC, CA, Fujitsu, HP, IBM and Microsoft promise to play nicely over ITIL CMDB. Yeah, right! 2007-02-21 1
The Emperor Still Has No Clothes: no evidence for ITIL 2007-02-21 3
We have a date for publication of the ITIL Refresh 2007-02-18 2
ITIL reform needed: not letting the money changers and hookers into the temple, just some sort of protestant reformation 2007-02-16 2
The Service Delivery Tool gap? 2007-02-14 1
Acoustic shock syndrome – don’t employ nervous anxious people in your call-centre, it will cost you 2007-02-14 2
Should you do ITIL certification training with ITIL version 3 looming? An IT Skeptic Special Report 2007-02-13 2
The CMDB boundary problem: stop chasing this technological rainbow of a unified CMDB repository 2007-02-12 4
A great article on how technology does not fix process in CMDB 2007-02-08 1
Some things are more important than ITIL 2007-02-06 2
Book review: "I Think Something is Missing From ITIL" by Ian Clayton, reviewed by the IT Skeptic 2007-02-05 5
The IT Skeptic has banned Bloglines crawlers 2007-02-04 2
ITIL is on the wane - Bruton 2007-01-22 4
2007 is the year when PC and TV merge. 2007-01-10 1
itSMF predicts competition to ITIL 2007-01-09 1
The IT Swami predicts 2007 2007-01-03 3
Announcing the Inaugural IT Skeptic Awards for 2006 2007-01-01 1
Another ITIL compliance howler, this one from CA 2006-12-31 1
SLAs are not as widely applicable as ITIL would have us believe. The Catalog is. 2006-12-28 1
You don't need a weatherman... watch everyone scramble aboard ISO20000 2006-12-25 3