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8
May
2018

Mapping and monitoring complex IT landscapes with multiple managed service providers

For example, new IT solutions need to be integrated with legacy systems while mission critical processes remain operational. IT services may have been outsourced to third parties which adds an extra layer of communication when changes or incidents need to be managed. Above all, in situations where multiple systems and managed service provides (MSP’s) are […]


26
April
2018
Serving Heineken with an app crafted for ServiceNow

Serving Heineken with an app crafted for ServiceNow

Managing all the supply chain machinery within these facilities is challenging. Each day, incidents happen and changes need to be implemented. More often than not, multiple ways of monitoring and logging are used to manage different parts of the supply chain. This makes it difficult to gain a reliable overview of all past and ongoing […]


7
March
2018
Blog ServiceNow awards Plat4mation with ISV Breakout Partner award

ServiceNow awards Plat4mation with ISV Breakout Partner award

Elmer de Valk, managing consultant at Plat4mation about this award: “I am proud of the fact that our Apps are downloaded more than 260 times already and we receive interests in our Apps on a daily basis. I believe that especially in the past year ServiceNow users have come to really understand the value of […]


30
January
2018
Consolidating data

Consolidating data for one of the world’s largest retailers

As the fourth-largest retailer in the world, the German retail conglomerate Schwarz Gruppe surpasses Amazon, Carrefour and Tesco. Given the size and scope of the organization, management needed visual and interactive ways of keeping track of progress. Especially since teams at subsidiaries such as Kaufland had adopted agile ways of working, in this specific case […]


29
November
2017

Technology as an enabler of transformation

Organizations usually start out small when they adopt an agile methodology and way of working. As affinity grows and teams start to perform more effectively…


31
October
2017
Building reliable & maintainable business applications

Building reliable & maintainable business applications on the Now Platform

Preferably, these are questions answered before starting any development on the platform and as such these fundamental development practices are vital to achieving success. Scoped Applications enable teams to build highly reliable, scalable and maintainable business applications on the Now Platform. Scoped vs non-scoped There are two different types of development approaches available on the […]


4
October
2017
How Swiss Re has streamlined facilities management

How Swiss Re has streamlined facilities management with a service desk approach

One global Room Booking System Swiss Re is a leading wholesale provider of reinsurance, insurance and other insurance-based forms of risk transfer. With 60 offices around the world, it can be difficult to keep track of all the room reservations, including the possibility of ordering catering and IT or AV support. We have replaced disparate […]


4
October
2017

Transforming organizational culture by doing DevOps

The simulation is aimed at making teams familiar with DevOps with the help of the ServiceNow platform. No prior knowledge of DevOps is needed to play the game: participants can learn as they play. Jan Schilt, founder and director of GamingWorks, summarized this as “to create a culture that embraces asking”. DevOps is as much […]


23
August
2017
Realizing cultural change in organizations made easy with serious gaming

Realizing cultural change in organizations made easy with serious gaming

The transition to an increasingly digital economy has forced many organizations to review their way of working.


22
August
2017
ITSM versus DevOps

ITSM versus DevOps: which side are you on?

In the IT industry, there are a lot of different opinions concerning ITSM and DevOps. Most of the time you choose one side – you are an ITIL or DevOps driven organization.


28
July
2017
On-demand webinar- Reduce facility costs and improve employee satisfaction

On-demand webinar: Reduce facility costs and improve employee satisfaction

In this webinar, you will get to tour Plat4mation’s Room Reservation System running on ServiceNow. Learn how to improve service quality and employee satisfaction. Lower facility service desk and secretary costs. Improve office space utilization and control meeting room usage. Including the ability to register visitors and order catering for your meetings. We hope you […]


28
July
2017

DevOps: from philosophy towards best practice

How to establish a cultural change in your digital transformation journey Many organizations are confronted with continuously changing business requirements. Whether it’s the implementation of a new online payment system or management software to help human resources, its success depends on the collaboration of multiple business silos. As the word ‘silo’ suggests, business departments often […]


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Technology as an enabler of transformation

Organizations usually start out small when they adopt an agile methodology and way of working. As affinity grows and teams start to perform more effectively...
Read more

ITSM versus DevOps: which side are you on?

In the IT industry, there are a lot of different opinions concerning ITSM and DevOps. Most of the time you choose one side – you are an ITIL or DevOps driven organization.
Read more

Realizing cultural change in organizations made easy with serious gaming

The transition to an increasingly digital economy has forced many organizations to review their way of working.
Read more

DevOps: increase customer value and reduce the time-to-market

Today’s IT departments are facing greater challenges than ever. Employees expect 24/7 availability of IT services and development must be done quickly with the intention of reducing the time-to ...

Apps – Accelerate deployment of applications and integrations

IT and application development are facing an increasing demand for new applications from users across the organization.

ServiceNow: a standard platform with the ability to quickly and easily build business apps for unique business processes

ServiceNow offers a powerful, secure and user-friendly platform in which all the work and information can be brought together. We quite often observe that employees currently manage their work using...

Work at Plat4mation

We are currently expending our team and are looking for candidates in both the Netherlands and Belgium to achieve amazing things together.