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For career-minded IT staff and managers, studying ITIL 4 can be an excellent springboard for success. The certification path suits the needs of students in varying positions and even acknowledges the intrinsic connection between IT governance and long-term program and project management.
With the final module of ITIL 4 now on the market, AXELOS has finally announced time limits for those still waiting to take the exams for ITIL v3 and the ITIL 4 Managing Professional (MP) Transition module. So, how long do they have left, and what do they need to know about updating their qualifications?
Managers and executives need to keep stakeholders aware of what is going on and how it supports their individual priorities. They must also anticipate where stakeholder concerns may create conflict and, if necessary, how to achieve the best possible compromise.
Candidates are also expected to keep their knowledge of the methodology up to date. After all, DevOps is always evolving, and showing an awareness of exactly what new elements would be most relevant for the interviewing company can be a great way to score brownie points.
What distinguishes DevSecOps engineers from standard security officers isn’t technical skill; it’s being able to work within and improve DevOps cultures.
A useful rule to remember is that a change management plan will most likely be required for any change or transformation initiatives that need a strategic approach.
ITIL has long been a big name in change management. ITIL V3’s change management approach proved highly successful, and as the two...
Modern IT is becoming increasingly competitive, and CIOs must be able to place the full power of IT behind business deliverables. When it comes to reliably creating ongoing value, DevOps is an excellent choice.
The ITIL framework not only enables solid management but also ensures that IT is doing all it can to keep stakeholders, customers, and clients happy.
Working with a best practice framework like PRINCE2 or AgilePM certainly helps, but project managers must be capable of weighing their options.