In 23 years working for the UK government, Ivor Macfarlane moved from forestry to ITSM via prison, stores and training. He has worked as a Service Management trainer, consultant and writer since going freelance in 1999 and then after a 7 year spell with IBM he is now independent again working through MacfPartners to deliver training and consultancy to customers. He was an author for ITIL (versions 1,2 & 3), ISO20000 and ITSM library and an ITIL examiner since 1991. He is well known at ITSM events having presented at many around the world (39 countries so far) and is an active contributor to social media.
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A return to interesting times Five years after APMG took control we are once again facing ‘interesting times’ with ITIL under new management. Capita will be majority owner of the Joint Venture to run ITIL, Prince and the rest of UK Government’s Best Practice portfolio. While this handover takes effect officially on 1st January 2014,