Types of tool automation The fundamental difference between a software tool and most types of tools is that software can be programmed to automate one or more tasks. Most other tools do not automate work at all, only extending the capabilities of the wielder of the tool. Certain mechanical tools can automate a task, but, […]
incident management tools
How many incident models should you have?
I recently made a presentation, in the context of the TFT12 event, on techniques for advanced incident management. One of the important tools to use is the incident model. During the presentation, a tweet was made by a listener asking if the number of different incidents types, and hence models, would get out of hand. […]
5 December 2012 will be the start of an adventure in the art of sharing knowledge and building connections via conferences. An event, called TFT12, is planned for that date, integrating many of the social technologies available today. TFT12 is to be a 24 hour event presenting 24 different speakers on various subjects in the […]
On the architecture of IT service management tools
A common issue when implementing ITSM tools Often, while working on projects to implement a new IT service management tool, I have encountered the following remarks from one or more IT engineers. “Why are we implementing that new tool? Our team already has tools to do that.” To do what? Well, to manage the investigation, […]