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Lean IT

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

Maybe I have been asking the wrong questions. Instead of asking how will a CMDB work with commodity like infrastructures, (e.g., clouds), maybe the real question should be how do we adapt to get what we really need? Rob England (The IT Skeptic) has an interesting article on ITSM Watch called “On Demand Data and [...]

Novell and Managed Objects: Vision, Convenience, Need or ?

Tuesday, October 21st, 2008

Novell and Managed Objects: Vision, Convenience, Need or ? Doug McClure

IT Skeptic Calls Out BMC!

Friday, August 1st, 2008

Crap Factoid Alert: CMDB savings of more than $1 million per year This is a CATEGORY 1 Crap Factoid alert from Chokey the Chimp at the IT Skeptic’s Crap Factoid Warning Service. THIS IS NOT A DRILL. Be on EXTREME danger alert for CF “CMDB savings of more than $1 million per year”. BMC and [...]

Burning questions: myCMDB

Thursday, July 10th, 2008

Guest SME Author Abbas Haider Ali – Burning questions: myCMDB I wish I would have read this before we recorded the  IT Management Guys podcast #15 today.  Coté and I talked about ManagedObjects myCMDB on this soon to be posted IT Management Guys Podcast #15. …

Vendor Beware … Never Piss-off the ITIL Gods

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

Managed Objects has the IT Skeptic all riled up over their new MyCMDB.  I find it’s always best not to use the words ITIL and CMDB in my blog to avoid potential conflicts like this… MyCMDB? What are they smokin’ over at Managed Objects?

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