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Incident Management Group Test 2016 – The Results

This group test is a review of software products and vendors in the ‘Incident Management’ market area. Our remit was to explore how toolsets can support and optimise the Incident Management process. Incident Management Overview Incident Management is a key part of the ITSM Software Market – think about it – what organisation doesn’t do Incident Management? Incident Management is one... 

Coming Soon: SIAM Group Test

Our next Group Test will explore how toolsets can aid you on your SIAM journey: SIAM: Service Integration & Management (SIAM) is the term given to a multi-vendor service model, where the traditional service towers (storage, network, infrastructure, desktop, service desk, etc) are sourced to a supplier eco-system. This is supported by an internal or external SIAM function which delivers IT Service... 

Coming Soon: ITAM and ITSM Integration Group Test

Our next Group Test will explore the relationship between the IT management disciplines of IT Asset Management (ITAM) and IT Service Management (ITSM). The review will explore the opportunities for managing assets and interacting with ITAM teams whilst maintaining everyday ITSM processes. We’re looking to review: ITSM tools that offer ITAM functionality or integrate with tools that do As well as... 

Coming Soon: The Battle of Change, Configuration and Release

Let the battle begin! We’re excited to be kicking off our research briefings next week for our competitive analysis on Change, Configuration and Release. Scheduled for publication in May, vendors confirmed to participate so far include: Axios Systems Cherwell Software ITinvolve ManageEngine TOPdesk The research will highlight competitive differentiators; feature key strengths (and weaknesses too... 

Assessment Criteria – Change, Config and Release

Today we begin our competitive analysis of Change, Config and Release.  As with previous reviews our goal will be to highlight the key strengths, competitive differentiators and innovation in the industry. Widely recognised as key to the successful preservation of production systems, the ITSM processes of Change, Config and Release are perceived as pivotal to maintaining the integrity and stability... 

Integrations 2013 Group Test – The Results

This is a competitive review of software products and vendors who offer integrations to other technologies and data sources. Products reviewed: Absolute Software BDNA Bomgar Cherwell EasyVista LANDesk ManageEngine Matrix42 Nexthink ServiceNow Download Review (Free PDF, No Registration Required – 605kb, 12 Pages) Integrations 2013 Best in Class Integrations 2013 Group Test Best in Class: BDNA BDNA.... 

Integrations Group Test line up announced

Winning team: Which tool set will lead our Integration Group Test by Ros Satar (…and gratuitous shot of Chris Froome in his yellow jersey enroute to win the 100th edition of the Tour de France with Team Sky) Absolute Software, BDNA, Bomgar, Cherwell, EasyVista, LANDesk, ManageEngine, Matrix42, Nexthink and ServiceNow are confirmed participants for our upcoming ‘Integrations’ review. The... 

Coming Soon: Axios, BMC, Cherwell, NetSupport, TOPdesk & Nexthink Slog it out

Axios, BMC, Cherwell, NetSupport, TOPdesk & Nexthink slog it out for our Incident and Problem Management review Axios, BMC, Cherwell, NetSupport, TOPdesk and Nexthink are confirmed participants for our upcoming ‘Incident and Problem Management’ review. Our assessment Criteria at a Glance: Logging & Categorization Tracking Lifecycle Tracking Prioritisation Escalations Major Incidents and... 

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