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COVID-19: How is the Service Desk coping with home working?

Last week, in the first video of this series, Nick Brailsford, from South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive explained the build up to the COVID-19 lockdown, and the sterling efforts from IT teams to get everyone working from home. That period...


5 ways to make collaboration successful

Today, as the world changes around us, literally hour-by-hour, IT is faced with enabling the greatest economic transition in world history. We face uncertainty at every level, as citizens, as family members, and as employees. Will this crisis...


COVID-19: How has IT responded?

Last week, I wrote an article for ITSM.Tools and voiced my opinion on how COVID-19 might impact the future of ITSM. I received lots of comments about the article, including a couple from customers on LinkedIn. When I responded to these comments, I...


Escaping Your Firefighting Loop

4 Elements to Include in your Transformation Strategy Despite significant progress and innovation within the ITSM tools market, firefighting remains a serious issue for most service delivery teams.


Coronavirus – Remote working and Collaboration

Whilst people argue whether government responses to delay the spread of COVID-19 have been adequate, any measures that are being implemented now, will undoubtedly be escalated during the coming weeks, as countries try to flatten the peak of...


Stop fearing Automation, start driving IT

A couple of weeks ago, I caught up with Marc Littlefair, IT Services Manager at BTG Plc, to follow up on the excellent session he delivered at Hornbill INSIGHTS19. Marc's presentation on IT Automation was one of the most popular sessions of the...


SPOTLIGHT: City of York Council – Taking ICT to the next level

This week I had a chat with Philippa Smith, at City of York Council, who kindly agreed to answer some questions about the progress they have made since implementing Hornbill.


What is the role of Service Transition, and should we be making it redundant?

I attended an excellent session yesterday at the University of Oxford, which was organized by itSMF UK and the Service Transition SIG. The topic for the day - Transitioning agile projects into service - drove excellent discussions about the role of...


Hornbill Insights 2019 Recap

Last week we had the pleasure of hosting our customers at the annual Hornbill Insights event in London. Previously a one-day event, Hornbill Insights has gone from strength-to-strength, packed with incredible content. In 2019, we decided to extend...


7 Years Later How Has Collaboration Changed Hornbill?

The year was 2012 and at Hornbill, collaborating was pilling into a meeting room with remote workers dialled on a conference phone and knowledge sharing was an internal Wiki server. This was all about to change as first post was made to a new...