How mature is your configuration management strategy? Do you know what applications you have and how it is connected? Does your configuration support IT management, operations and security easily? Or is your Configuration Management team overwhelmed and getting too much information too fast? Configuration Management is like any process: an organization needs to “crawl,” then…Read more
How Does Configuration Management Work in a Truly Federated Environment?
What is Federation? One of the key ideas of Configuration Management is “federation”. Federation means that data is not stored in one warehouse of information. ITIL recognizes the key idea of federation (from Service Transition 126.96.36.199 Configuration Management System): “At the data level, the Configuration Management System (CMS) may take data from several physical Configuration…Read more
What is Configuration Management? No Really… What is it?
Of all the ITIL processes, Configuration Management is probably the least understood. Everyone understands what an incident is. Knowing the importance of a change is self-evident. Being able to manage capacity or availability is critical for any IT dependent business. But what exactly is Configuration Management? It is a sign of this confusion that the…Read more
SERVICENOW APP FOR SPLUNK – PART ONE
This is part one of a technical series of videos on the ServiceNow app for Splunk. This webinar is a short introduction to the app. Further videos will show how to install and configure the app. An app in Splunk is a combination of code which queries your data in a predefined way and displays…Read more