When any change to an IT system happens, events will happen. But in ITIL, you don’t just monitor the events that go wrong or create problems. All events need to be swiftly identified, monitored and rectified if necessary. Thorough event management makes IT systems more proactive and holistic.
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In IT management, a problem is the cause of one or more incidents. When an incident occurs, its root cause sometimes requires investigation, but not always. For example, some incidents are easily identifiable and obvious, like a forgotten password or a malfunctioning mouse. We use problem management when the cause is less obvious.