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The 7 ITIL Guiding Principles

The ITIL® Guiding Principles are recommendations that guide an organization in all circumstances, regardless of changes in its goals, strategies, type of work, or management structure. They interact and depend upon each other. Not all principles will be critical in every situation, but they should all be reviewed on each occasion to determine how appropriate […]

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ITIL 4 Foundation

ITIL enables you to fully benefit from proven best practices in IT and is relevant to anyone involved in the delivery or support of IT services. ITIL 4 reflects the complexities of modern business technology, new ways of working, and emerging practices, and provides a guide to managing IT in the new service economy, while […]

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BabSim and… Agile Practices

What Is Agile? Agile is not a process, it’s a philosophy or set of values.  It is an alternative to traditional project management, typically used in software development. It helps team members respond to unpredictability through incremental work cadences, known as sprints. Why Agile? Agile provides opportunities to assess the direction of a project throughout […]

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Is the IT industry hitting its groove?

Optimism in IT employees is high at the moment.  In a recent survey conducted by Computer World on IT salaries around the country, the percentage of 2013 respondents who said they gained ground financially in the past two years was slightly higher than it was in 2012 (33%, up from 29% last year), and the […]

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Guaranteed to run ITIL training

Next week BabSim is again going international! We are engaged for multiple deliveries of the ITIL Foundation course for a client of ours headquartered in Haifa, Israel.  It should be a fun couple of weeks.  ITIL training has been pretty popular here so far this year, so I thought it would be a good idea […]

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Top paying certifications

We talked a few weeks ago about what IT skills employers where looking for in 2013.  Let’s take it even one step further and discuss which certifications can give you the biggest bump on your salary.  If you want that number to increase on your paycheck than take a look at some of these important […]

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ITIL training and certification

This week I’m going to talk about ITIL training.  IT Service Management certification helps distinguish those who have a deep understanding of best practice for ITSM and are capable of implementing these concepts to some degree immediately. Certification is also the foundation for developing a career path in IT Service Management. Take a look at look at our […]

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Introducing Live Distance Learning with QuickStart Intelligence

Last week we had another great ITIL v-3 Foundation class.  Our congratulations to the students attending class last week. Eric Tisdale was perfect again with every single student passing the exam!  By my count, that’s now four classes in a row with Eric where every single student was successful on the exam.  If you’ve been […]

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Welcome OSUMC

Hey everyone. This week I wanted to take some time to let you know about a special initiative we are taking part in here at babsim.  The Ohio State University Medical Center (OSUMC) is currently in the process of training 14,000 plus employees on their new Integrated Healthcare Information System (IHIS).  The Babbage Simmel Campus […]

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ITIL Certification Q&A

This week is going to start a month long “Q & A” series covering some of our most popular courses. Each week I’ll share the information our instructors have shared with me concerning the most frequently asked questions by our students. We’ll kick this series off this week with a closer look at ITIL Certification. […]

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