ITIL V3 foundation handbook

Author: Simon Adams

Publisher: The Stationery Office

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 190

View: 888

A quick reference revision guide, which has been designed to help students sitting the Foundation Exam. This edition is updated to the 2009 syllabus. The title also acts as a key reference aid for managers, practitioners, vendors and consultants in the workplace and while travelling. This publication provides an introduction to the ITIL V3 Service Lifecycle model and an overview of the ITIL V3 qualification structure. The guide contains a chapter on each of the components of the Lifecycle; Service Strategy, Service Design, Service Transition, Service Operation and Continual Service Improvement. These chapters contain an overview of each of the processes and functions in the lifecycle including value, scope, activities and metrics.

Continual service improvement

Author:

Publisher: The Stationery Office

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 221

View: 539

This publication focuses on continual service improvement (CSI) from both an IT service and IT service management perspective. It introduces the concept of CSI at a high level and defines its value before describing common methods and techniques. The guidance is written for managers and practitioners at all levels.

Continual Service Improvement based on ITIL V3 Management Guides

Author: Jan van Bon

Publisher: Van Haren Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 145

View: 427

IT must continually align and re-align IT services to the changing business needs by identifying and implementing improvements to IT services that support the business. ITIL V3 places this within the lifecycle phase of Continual Service Improvement. An IT service is created by a number of activities. The quality of these activities and the process which links these activities determine the quality of the eventual service. CSL focuses on the activities and processes to improve the quality of services and its goal is for continual improvement of the effectiveness and efficiency of IT services, allowing them to meet the business requirements better. The Topics are covered CSI Improvement Process Service Reporting By measuring and analyzing the process results in all service lifecycle phases you can determine which results are structurally worse than others. These offer the highest improvement probability.

Passing Your ITIL Intermediate Exams

Author: Stationery Office (Great Britain)

Publisher: The Stationery Office

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 312

View: 682

This book presents the latest syllabus contnent and expert examination guidance, making it the definitive study aid for the IT service management intermediate examinations. Containing practical advice for candidates on how to prepare for and answer examination questions on the service lifecycle and service capability streams, the book also covers the syllabus topics which are common across most of the modules. Chapters are organised with references to the core publications, and self-assessment questions help students prioritise those topics they need to revise. The book contains sample exam questions, advice on how to dissect questions and scenarios, and exam answers that are thoroughly explained to aid the learning process.

Wirtschaftsinformatik in Theorie und Praxis

Festschrift zu Ehren von Prof. Dr. Andreas Meier

Author: Edy Portmann

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 224

View: 486

Die Beiträge in diesem Herausgeberwerk bieten einen aktuellen Überblick über relevante Themen der modernen Wirtschaftsinformatik. Das Buch ist Andreas Meier von der Universität Freiburg, Schweiz, und seiner wissenschaftlichen Leistung gewidmet. Professor Meier hat durch sein großes Schaffen die Wirtschaftsinformatik in Theorie und Praxis geprägt und weiterentwickelt, was seine ehemaligen Doktoranden in verschiedenen Kapiteln aufzeigen. Sie präsentieren darin Ansätze, Modelle und Methoden theoretischer, angewandter, empirischer sowie gestaltungsorientierter Wirtschaftsinformatik. Das Buch richtet sich dabei an Wirtschaftsinformatiker, Informatiker und Wirtschaftswissenschaftler aller Couleur.

IT Service Management Based on ITIL® 2011 Edition

Author: Pierre Bernard

Publisher: Van Haren

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 348

View: 723

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

Improving Service Level Engineering

An Intuitionistic Fuzzy Approach

Author: Roland Schütze

Publisher: Springer

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 195

View: 914

This book examines how fuzzy methods can be employed to manage service levels in business and IT alignment. It starts by mapping the dependencies of service level agreements, coming up with gradual and bi-polar concepts to eventually classify the level of coupling by intuitionistic fuzzy sets. The second part presents an approach to analyze the impact of service failures using intuitionistic fuzzy methods (IFSFIA). Lastly, the third part of the book extends the concept towards business and IT-aligned service-level engineering and provides two use cases.

Implementing IT Governance - A Practical Guide to Global Best Practices in IT Management

Author: Gad J. Selig

Publisher: Van Haren

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 328

View: 838

The issues, opportunities and challenges of aligning information technology more closely with an organization and effectively governing an organization s Information Technology (IT) investments, resources, major initiatives and superior uninterrupted service is becoming a major concern of the Board and executive management in enterprises on a global basis. 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 (portfolio investment) management, program and project management, IT service management and delivery, strategic sourcing and outsourcing, performance management and metrics, like the balanced scorecard, compliance and others. Much less has been written about a comprehensive and integrated IT/Business Alignment, Planning, Execution and Governance approach. This new title fills that need in the marketplace and gives readers a structured and practical solutions using the best of the best principles available today. The book is divided into nine chapters, which cover the three critical pillars necessary to develop, execute and sustain a robust and effective IT governance environment - leadership and proactive people and change agents, flexible and scalable processes and enabling technology. Each of the chapters also covers one or more of the following action oriented topics: demand management and alignment (the why and what of IT strategic planning, portfolio investment management, decision authority, etc.); execution management (includes the how - Program/Project Management, IT Service Management with IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) and Strategic Sourcing and outsourcing); performance, risk and contingency management (e.g. includes COBIT, the balanced scorecard and other metrics and controls); and leadership, teams and people skills.

ITIL® 2011 The Story Continues

Learn ITIL® 2011 with lots of examples and real-life scenarios

Author: Dr. Pratul Sharma

Publisher: BPB Publications

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 80

View: 499

The Complete Beginners' Guide to ITIL DESCRIPTION Dr Pratul Sharma’s exposure to working Industry movers, good practices of IT Service Management and Project Management has enabled him to work closest to the minds of knowledge workers of today’s Industry. This book is a collection of Dr. Pratul Sharma’s real-life examples explaining the concepts of IT Service Management and ITIL which have proven to be the most important aspects of the learning journey of service industry professionals. The examples quoted herein are from the author own experience. The book also provides some entering questions which may be pondered during client discussions or job interviews. KEY FEATURES Explains ITIL service strategy and guiding principles Covers all ITIL processes, roles, and functions Describes the ITIL service lifecycle and standards for service design and development An explanation is given in untraditional Layman’s language, with easy to follow examples Explores issues of creating and maintaining value for clients through monitoring WHAT WILL YOU LEARN Service Strategy & Design, Service Transition & Service Operation Continual Service Improvement Service Operation Functions ITIL® 2011 Update WHO THIS BOOK IS FOR This book is a humble attempt to support the endeavour, where an effort has been made to make the knowledge simple and easy to understand even to the professionals who are not IT literate. Even a banker could read the manuscript of the book and easily understand the good practices of IT Service Management described therein. This book will help the readers to understand the relatively new discipline called IT Service Management better. Table of Contents 1. The ITIL® Story 2. Concepts 3. The Story Continues -ITIL® V 3.0 4. Service Strategy 5. Service Design 6. Service Transition & Service Operation 7. Continual Service Improvement 8. Service Operation Functions 9. ITIL® 2011 Update 10. Few Important Questions to discuss 11. The ITIL® Story Summary 12. Abbreviations