Service Integration and Management (SIAM) projects are some of the most complex undertakings an IT department can embark upon. This is because there are so many end-points to the work you are doing. Each team, third party, supplier and customer is going to have unique needs, ways of working and technologies, which you will need to make and mould your project around.
Juha Berghäll | 15.05.2019
Sanna Haapio | 09.04.2019
What is SIAM?
Service Integration and Management (SIAM) is an approach to managing large and complex service ecosystems, which are most commonly made up of IT teams, tools and suppliers. However, it is increasingly being further adopted into other areas of the business such as HR, Finance and Customer Service. High performing SIAM allows teams and partners to work along-side each other, easily sharing software, data and processes. This is highly valuable at a C-Level perspective as it reduces frictions around...
Service Integration Horror Stories (Part 2) – “Three Questions to ask yourself soon rather than later”
Ilkka Puikkonen | 20.11.2018
Earlier in the year we wrote three horror stories about Service Integration projects going wrong… there were (a little) fictional, but all based on things we have seen in real-life during our careers. In case you missed the blog you can read it here.
Juha Berghäll | 13.11.2018
You’re in a great position. You can see the IT function within your business for what it is, the value it creates for your customers and how it enables better work within the organisation.
Ilkka Puikkonen | 18.10.2018
Welcome to this instructional guide for IT pros who are trying to get all their internal and supplier service management tools talking to each other and sharing data. Fully integrated software and services sounds great in theory, but what does it look like in real life? We know IT has been tussling for decades to get this stuff right, so what’s changed?At ONEiO we meet IT teams all the time who are fiddling around with DIY batch files, scripts and scheduled tasks, in order somehow to automate the otherwise...
Ilkka Puikkonen | 16.10.2018
How SIAM Changes the Role of IT in Your Business?
You may have heard the term ‘service desk brokers’ thrown around a bit in the last few years, particularly at big events or in industry publications. The premise of a service desk broker, rather than a service desk analyst or technician is quite simple. A traditional analyst/techy role is an expert in solving problems around specific platforms or technologies. A broker role is introduced when the number of technologies and third parties used grows and you...
Juha Berghäll | 31.05.2018
The importance of people, process and tools in a SIAM world
Tiina Eronen | 27.03.2017
Whether you are living the SIAM dream already or just researching whether it is the right approach for you, the needs and future of the service desk will very likely be the front of your mind.
Ilkka Puikkonen | 06.02.2017
Complex and fast moving business targets require complex and reliable IT systems and services. However, in order for IT leaders to remain focused on high levels of availability and making effective and significant IT improvements reducing the amount of internally run activities through managed services and outsourcing is becoming a modern essential.
Juha Berghäll | 07.04.2016
Service Integration and Management, SIAM, has hold ITSM crowd’s attention for a couple of years now and it is beginning to establish itself. Yet, it seems that there are as many explanations as there are explainers. That’s why, I’m not going to try to explain what SIAM means and how it should be implemented.