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Macanta and Engaged Consulting Announce Partnership

Macanta Consulting – business and service management experts – is proud to announce a partnership with Engaged Consulting – a premier consulting and advisory firm. The partnership enables Engaged Consulting to deliver the eco-ITSM service developed by Macanta (www.eco-itsm.com.au). The … Continue reading

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Partnership Announcement – Macanta and K2 Solutions

Macanta Consulting – business and service management experts – is proud to announce a partnership with K2 Solutions Group – a leading service management enablement firm. The partnership allows K2 Solutions to deliver the eco-ITSM service developed by Macanta (www.eco-itsm.com.au). … Continue reading

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The Internet is Killing the Planet

The following infographic is a powerful visualisation of how the internet is affecting our world. Infographic via: Wordstream

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Go Greener with Configuration and Supplier Management

When you replace ageing hardware and software in your organisation do you assume that the replacement is more environmentally sound? Do you really know? How can you be sure? Karen Ferris writes about how Service Asset & Configuration Management along … Continue reading

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Macanta Writes in CIO, Computerworld and Techworld

Macanta directors hit the news stands again with articles in CIO Magazine, Computerworld and Techworld. All the articles can be read via the Macanta web site. Read them here.

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Green IT and Social Media

Macanta Directors – Karen Ferris and Breed Lewis – contribute to the first 2011 itSMF Australia bulletin with articles on Green IT and Social Media respectively. Breed discusses whether organisations should block access to social media such as Facebook in … Continue reading

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Sustainability Will Not Sell Itself

If you think organisations are going to become more sustainable and adopt Green IT because it is the “right” thing to do, then think again! This may sound harsh but it is a reality. If we want organisations to adopt … Continue reading

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12 Sustainable Ideas for IT Service Management in 2011

In these times of cost consciousness there is a great way you can realise cost savings, and reduce your carbon footprint at the same time.  How can this be achieved?  By using your existing ITIL framework to build sustainability into … Continue reading

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Karen Ferris writes about Green Service Management in itSMFI Magazine

The December edition of the itSMF International Magazine – “At Your Service” – has published an article by Karen Ferris called “Turning Service Management Green”. The article discusses how you can use your existing service management framework to improve the … Continue reading

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itSMF USA talks to Karen Ferris about Green IT

This month’s itSMF USA Podcast – Connect. Learn. Grow. – discusses Green IT with Karen Ferris, Ian Salvage, Ken Gonzalez, Carlos Casanova and Rob England along with the show hosts Lisa Rowe, Julie Montgomery and Chris Dancy. It makes for … Continue reading

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