ITIL Tattle

ITIL Tattle

Blog posts on ITIL and ITSM news and best practice from the ISG ITIL Team

Author: lisamc

In my last post  I spoke about the different types of calls that we see here at the University of Edinburgh and this post is an expansion on the topic, where I’ll explain more about the considerations that we need to make when handling different types of calls and what makes each call type unique. […]

The word “Incident” has been used for many years at The University of Edinburgh. We used it in our original Call Management tool Remedy, then in CMS and when UniDesk our current ITSM tool launched, our individual tickets were called “Incidents”. This never really sat well with the ITIL aware among us and so, in […]

ucisa (That lower case U is not a typo!) is an organisation which the University of Edinburgh has been a member of for a number of years, but it’s one that you might not know much about. ucisa is the member-led professional body for digital practitioners within education and encourages FE and HE organisations to […]

Over the last 12 years, we’ve had 516 University of Edinburgh staff complete ITIL Foundation training and at the end of May, we ran our first ITIL4 Foundation, adding another 14 names to the list. I was one of the attendees on this course, sitting an ITIL Foundation for the third time (I can tell […]

  ITIL has been designed to use a common language to describe processes and functions as clearly as possible. Incident Management is a good example of this.   Incident Management is the most mature of the ITIL processes that we use here at The University of Edinburgh. The process was designed in collaboration with the University […]

When I started my new job I had to get used to having a job title that some people don’t understand. Previously I was the ‘User Support Manager’, a fairly self explanatory job title, I managed User Support, IS Helpline and the User Support Team. But now? ITIL Manager? What (or who) is ITIL? What […]

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