Should you ever replace a planning assumption?

In the planning cycle, you start off with a load of assumptions.

Then observations are made of existing systems, and you might be tempted to say that your assumptions were wrong... but are they?

Does experience of system A automatically mean that the assumption for system B is wrong?

Alternatively, you might have made an . . . → Read More: Should you ever replace a planning assumption?

Merging Orange and T-Mobile networks

The announcement in yesterday's press (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-11199786)about the merger of the Orange and T-Mobile networks is potentially a "Game Changer" for the UK mobile phone industry.

Last year, Orange and T-Mobile announced a merger of their companies to form a new joint venture, named earlier this year as Everything Everywhere. The apparent concept being that by . . . → Read More: Merging Orange and T-Mobile networks

Measuring the Datacentre

The big push in Datacentre Capacity Management currently seems to be related to the power necessary to keep the infrastructure operational and to keep it cool.

Many suppliers are pushing their "Green IT" products and boasting about how little power is consumed. While this is undoubtedly a good thing I wonder if it is leading . . . → Read More: Measuring the Datacentre

Managing an Outsource Capacity Management Service

There has been a move in recent years for more aspects of IT service management to be outsourced. This makes perfect sense for those functions that are solely concerned with the management of IT systems and resources. However, where a function interacts with both the Business and with IT the situation is less clear.

The . . . → Read More: Managing an Outsource Capacity Management Service