IT Service Management Based on ITIL® 2011 Edition

Author: Pierre Bernard

Publisher: Van Haren

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 348

View: 589

For trainers free additional material of this book is available. This can be found under the "Training Material" tab. Log in with your trainer account to access the material.In the world of international IT Service Management the previous editions of this book have acquired an excellent reputation as guidance on the topic of ITIL. Over the years this authoritative guide has earned its place on the bookshelves and in the briefcases of industry experts as they implement best practices within their organizations.This revised edition is based on ITIL 2011 Edition. It is written in the same concise way as the previous editions and covering all the facts. Readers will find that this title succinctly covers the key aspects of ITIL 2011 Edition. It is endorsed by AXELOS, the official ITIL Accreditor.The ITIL Lifecycle is fully covered. In addition there is much attention to the 26 IT Service Management processes and 4 Functions. These are described in detail. This means that it is easy for all readers to access and grasp the concepts of processes and functions that are so pivotal to many service management day-to-day operations.This title covers the following: Introduction to the Service Lifecycle Lifecycle phase: Service Strategy Lifecycle phase: Service Design Lifecycle phase: Service Transition Lifecycle phase: Service Operation Lifecycle phase: Continual Service ImprovementNew, compared with the previous edition on ITIL V3, are the processes for Strategy Management and Business Relationship Management. Also the other new and revised concepts of ITIL are covered in this book. Well written and presented, this publication provides a useful addition to the core ITIL publications for anyone wanting to understand IT service management. Kevin Holland, Service Management Specialist, NHS Pierre has produced an extremely useful summary of the current version of ITIL. This will be an invaluable day to day reference for all practitioners. Claire Agutter, ITIL Training Zone

Implementing Effective IT Governance and IT Management

Author: Gad J. Selig

Publisher: Van Haren

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page:

View: 148

This book is a revised edition of the best selling title Implementing IT Governance (ISBN 978 90 8753 119 5).For trainers free additional material of this book is available. This can be found under the "Training Material" tab. Log in with your trainer account to access the material.In all enterprises around the world, the issues, opportunities and challenges of aligning IT more closely with the organization and effectively governing an organization s IT investments, resources, major initiatives and superior uninterrupted service is becoming a major concern of the Board and executive management. An integrated and comprehensive approach to the alignment, planning, execution and governance of IT and its resources has become critical to more effectively align, integrate, invest, measure, deploy, service and sustain the strategic and tactical direction and value proposition of IT in support of organizations.Much has been written and documented about the individual components of IT Governance such as strategic planning, demand management, program and project management, IT service management, strategic sourcing and outsourcing, performance management, metrics, compliance and others. Much less has been written about a comprehensive and integrated approach for IT/Business Alignment, Planning, Execution and Governance. This title fills that need in the marketplace and offers readers structured and practical solutions using the best of the best practices available today. The book is divided into two parts, which cover the three critical pillars necessary to develop, execute and sustain a robust and effective IT governance environment:- Leadership, people, organization and strategy,- IT governance, its major component processes and enabling technologies.Each of the chapters also covers one or more of the following action oriented topics: - the why and what of IT: strategic planning, portfolio investment management, decision authority, etc.; - the how of IT: Program/Project Management, IT Service Management (including ITIL); Strategic Sourcing and outsourcing; performance, risk and contingency management (including COBIT, the Balanced Scorecard etc.) and leadership, team management and professional competences.

Implementing Effective It Governance and It Management

Author: Van Haren Publishing

Publisher: Van Haren

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 446

View: 748

In all enterprises around the world, the issues, opportunities and challenges of aligning IT more closely with the organization and effectively governing an organizations IT investments, resources, major initiatives and superior uninterrupted service is becoming a major concern of the Board and executive management. An integrated and comprehensive approach to the alignment, planning, execution and governance of IT and its resources has become critical to more effectively align, integrate, invest, measure, deploy, service and sustain the strategic and tactical direction and value proposition of IT in support of organizations. Much has been written and documented about the individual components of IT Governance such as strategic planning, demand management, program and project management, IT service management, strategic sourcing and outsourcing, performance management, metrics, compliance and others. Much less has been written about a comprehensive and integrated approach

Foundations of IT Service Management

With ITIL 2011

Author: Brady Orand

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 338

View: 162

The publication of the IT Infrastructure Library® (ITIL®), published in July, 2011, introduces several new processes and concepts that are paramount to the success of IT Service Management within an organization. As IT evolves from a technology provider to a service provider to a true partner of the business, the concepts of Service Management become ever more important to allow the business to excel in a competitive environment. This book, "Foundations of IT Service Management with ITIL® 2011", provides the reader with foundations-level knowledge of the concepts of the IT Infrastructure Library® for both ITIL® v3 and ITIL® 2011 preparing the reader to achieve success on the ITIL® Foundations certification exam as well as gain new insight on how IT can truly meet the needs of the business. These concepts help IT align to the needs of the business. The IT Infrastructure Library®, by focusing on the principle of providing services, empowers IT and the business with the tools they require to enable this alignment. Having become the de-facto standard in IT Service Management, ITIL® has rapidly gained popularity across the globe. Written by an ITIL® Expert trainer who has taught thousands of students and hundreds of organizations, "Foundations of IT Service Management with ITIL® 2011" provides a reader with the introduction to this approach to IT services without the expense of a formal classroom course. While the focus is primarily on providing information required to pass the ITIL® Foundations exam, this book goes beyond those basics to also provide a real understanding of ITIL® to further your knowledge and abilities as a valuable part of IT/business alignment. Using a case-study approach, real issues are discussed that represents challenges experienced by almost every IT organization. This book is supported with access to online sample exams that are constantly updated as new material is available. Based on reader input and the latest ITIL® Foundations syllabus, this book has been updated to provide readers with the most up-to-date exam preparation material possible.

IT Service Management

A Guide for ITIL Foundation Exam Candidates

Author: Ernest Brewster

Publisher: BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT

ISBN:

Category: Computer technical support

Page: 200

View: 752

ITIL® is a framework for IT service management and provides best management practice to meet ISO/IEC 20k. The guide introduces ITIL to Foundation Examination candidates and offers a practical understanding of IT service management. This new edition is compatible with the 2011 update to ITIL®. It includes the following additional processes: business relationship management; design coordination; strategy management for IT services; transition planning and support. An ITIL® licensed product.

ITIL® 2011 Edition – A Pocket Guide

Author: Jan van Bon a.o.

Publisher: Van Haren

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 194

View: 229

Note: This pocket book is available in several languages: English, German, Dutch. Since 2001 the Van Haren Publishing ITIL Pocket Guides have helped readers all over the world to understand the essentials of ITIL (IT Infrastructure Library), the leading framework for IT service management. This pocket guide does exactly the same as previous editions: offering a concise summary of ITIL, based on ITIL® 2011 Edition. We have condensed the full ITIL framework, found in 2000 pages, into just 200 pocket-sized pages! It means that this book is an essential time-saving and cost-effective guide to ITIL 2011 Edition -- for both industry experts and students alike. Primarily it is a quick, portable reference tool to ITIL for all professionals in the service management community. What is the ‘lifecycle’ approach? What are the key service management processes and functions? Secondly the ITIL pocket guide can be used as part of the training material for everyone who wants to certify for the ITIL Foundation exam. The guide contents cover all of the specifications of APMG’s ITIL Foundation Certificate syllabus. By this book is a separate file (free, via internet) available: • All images in the book, in Powerpoint format. Click on the button Training Material by the book on our website.

ITIL For Dummies

Author: Peter Farenden

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 370

View: 757

Annotation An easy-to-understand introduction to using best practice techniques within IT service management, 'ITIL for Dummies' provides an easy-to-understand introduction to using best practice guidance within IT service management.

Implementing ITSM

Author: Randy A. Steinberg

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 458

View: 908

The traditional IT operating model of delivering IT to the business in the form of bundled capabilities and assets is now wearing thin in an age of cloud computing, on-demand services, virtualization, mobile devices, outsourcing and rapidly changing business delivery strategies. The role of IT is rapidly changing from a primary focus on engineering to a primary focus on service integration. How might an IT organization effect this transformation? Finally, there is a book that shows you how! This is not a theoretical treatise but a practical guide that shows you the activities and steps to show results quickly. Learn how to define and build a comprehensive IT service management solution that incorporates process, technology, organization, and governance activities. Discover practical tips and step-by-step approaches for defining your IT Service Management Vision, building your processes, developing a communications strategy, analyzing stakeholders, identifying technology requirements, and building your transformation program. Organizations that have already undertaken a transformation to IT service management are finding game-changing results positively received by both business executives and customers of their IT services. Using this book, start your transformation today!

Basic Service Management

Author: Rob England

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 64

View: 502

Service Management is the potent idea that could change your business. This useful little book is a pocket guide on how to operate any enterprise, described from the point of view of the services it delivers. After all, delivery is what success is all about. It describes the basics, in realistic pragmatic terms. And it is brief - we limited ourselves to 50 pages. Whether you are in manufacturing, trades, retail, IT, not-for-profit...; whether you provide service internally to the rest of your organisation or externally to paying customers; whether you work anywhere from a small business to a government department; this book introduces you to service management. It will get you started, get you up and running, and it will set you on the path to the advanced concepts if that is where you need to be.