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Core Principles of Major Incident Management

In our (MIM®'s) Global Best Practice in IT Major Incident Management® there are 4 core principles which if understood and internalised can help guide your behaviour in any major incident situation you may encounter.     About MIM®MIM® is the professional body dedicated to Global Best Practice for IT Major Incident Management®.We are transforming the way companies, professionals and IT Operations, reduce major incident downtime.Our methods and techniques save millions for companies around the globe, supports leading IT specialists and maximises collaboration.With clients in more than 80 countries, including the world’s largest business and consumer brands, we drive major incident innovation to protect businesses. www.majorincidentmanagement.comwww.mimcloudacademy.com Connect with MIM® Linkedin Youtube Facebook Twitter Signup for the newsletter   MIM® Podcast Listen...

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3 Phases of a Major Incident and sub-objectives

In our Global Best Practice in IT Major Incident Management®, we split the Major Incident Process into 3 phases, in this video we talk about the primary objective of Major Incident Management, the 3 phases and the sub-objectives of each of these phases.       About MIM®MIM® is the professional body dedicated to Global Best Practice for IT Major Incident Management®.We are transforming the way companies, professionals and IT Operations, reduce major incident downtime.Our methods and techniques save millions for companies around the globe, supports leading IT specialists and maximises collaboration.With clients in more than 80 countries, including the world’s largest business and consumer brands, we drive major incident innovation to protect businesses. www.majorincidentmanagement.comwww.mimcloudacademy.com Connect with MIM® Linkedin Youtube...

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The Objective of Major Incident Management

The objective of Major Incident Management is to restore normal service operation, as quickly as possible via workaround or permanent fix, whilst maintaining Stakeholder confidence. In the latest version (2020) of MIM®'s, The Global Best Practice in IT Major Incident Management®, stakeholder confidence is a crucial addition to the primary objective of Major Incident functions. Whilst the training has always included managing stakeholder relationships and leadership skills for Major Incident Managers,  previous versions didn't explicitly include the objective of stakeholder confidence, The primary objective of Major Incident Management® in earlier versions of our Global Best Practice in IT Major Incident Management® Training and Certification programme: namely 2016, 2017 & 2019: The objective of Major Incident Management is to restore normal service operation, as...

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The different types of Major Incident Management service models

There are several IT major incident service models. The end goal is always the same, but some of the people and their roles may vary depending on how your IT operations are organised and serviced. For the purposes of this post we will focus on the most common types. For those of you that are new to the world of IT or have not got to grips with the ever-growing, ever-changing acronyms in this industry we have detailed some definitions. Managed Service Providers (MSPs) An MSP is a company that exists specifically to provide IT services and products to other organisations that choose to outsource their IT services, either in part or completely. There are several variations in the way in...

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Should Major Incident Managers be Technical?

  A long-standing debate in the industry, should Major Incident Managers be technical? This question seems to be firmly dividing with very few people being undecided, they either strongly believe that yes, they should be, or no they should not. Well, we believe the answer is no, they should not be technical, but really it requires a little more explanation than that, and it depends… What size organisation are we talking about? It depends on the size of your organisation and Operations. In an ideal world, and one that most large Managed Service Providers and enterprise In-House Operations find themselves in, there would be dedicated Major Incident Managers, who do nothing but focus on Major Incident Management. After all, the...

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