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ITIL Governance during a challenging global econom
During the current global economic challenges, expenditure is probably the most important focus of any organization. The governance of the majority of economic expenditure within IT is performed primarily through the Change Management process. For clarity the definition of 'Governance' according to ITIL is:   Ensuring…
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This article is from Service Transition - Change Management and has been viewed 15185 times.
Tags: ITIL Governance, global economic climate, Roles and Responsibilities, ITIL Change Management Process ,Requests For Change,Service Level Agreement
How to produce a Service Catalogue
Introduction   The official definition of an ITIL Service Catalogue is:   (ITIL Service Design) A database or structured Document with information about all Live IT Services, including those available for Deployment. The Service Catalogue is the only part of the ITIL Service Portfolio…
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This article is from Service Design - Service Catalogue Management and has been viewed 295269 times.
Tags: ITIL Service Catalogue, Service Catalogue, ITIL Service Portfolio, Requests for Change,ITIL v3,ITIL Service Design
Translated Publications ITIL Version 3
ITIL Glossary – Translations available for free download...   The ITIL glossary has been translated into several languages and are available to download for free by clicking on the following link and once agreeing to the terms and conditions they can be downloaded;  …
85 words, last edited in the morning of 18th Aug 2008
This article is from Publications - Overview and has been viewed 13468 times.
Tags: Translated Glossary of Terms, ITIL,free download,ITIL Glossary
The London Ambulance Service and implementing ITIL
Background   The points that will be covering include a background on the LAS which covers the LAS work and how the IM&T Directorate previously operated. IM&T stands for Information Management & Technology and is often used in the NHS, as it includes a combination of…
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This article is from Case Studies - Case Studies 1 and has been viewed 44614 times.
Tags: London Ambulance Service,implementing ITIL,Service Desk,Service Management,ITIL Foundation,ITIL processes,ITIL v3,ITIL Process Manager,ITIL
Following the publications of the core ITIL V3 books just over a year ago a few amendments have been identified and they can be found by clicking on the appropriate book name below:   (All links below are from http://www.best-management-practice .com)   …
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This article is from ITIL Version 3 - Core Publication Structure and has been viewed 14324 times.
Tags: ITIL V3,Core Publications,ITIL Service Strategy,ITIL Service Design,ITIL Service Transition,ITIL Service Operation,ITIL Continual Service Improvement,OGC Publications,Change Log
By Manisha Champaneri BSc MSc ISO/IEC 20000 & ITSM Consultant Marval Group - UK   Within 4 months of graduating with BSc Honours in Business Information Systems, I entered the IT Service Management Industry where I got an opportunity to work closely with the well known…
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This article is from Qualifications - Qualifications Overview and has been viewed 25206 times.
Tags: Experience,MSc in Service Management,IT Service Management,ITIL foundation,ITSM managers course
Credit crunch hits public sector IT hiring
by Deirdre McArdle Public sector IT departments are feeling the squeeze when it comes to hiring skilled staff, with 90.5 percent saying they are facing headcount restrictions.   That's according to a survey conducted by recruitment firm IT Force, which shows that IT…
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This article is from ITIL News - Surveys and has been viewed 10500 times.
Tags: Credit crunch,public sector,IT hiring,IT departments,IT Force
More often than not an ITIL implementation can comprise of more than one discipline being implemented in parallel. On occasions they may be run as separate projects, ideally they should be run together under a ‘Program’. An example of such an implementation would be the introduction of ITIL…
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This article is from Case Studies - Case Studies 1 and has been viewed 13780 times.
Tags: ITIL implementation Guidance,ITIL Configuration, Change and Release Management,Project Managerm,Program Manager,Program Risks,Issues log,IT Director
Selecting an ITIL Service Management Toolset
The introduction of ITIL into any organization more often than not requires the support of a toolset to assist with the adoption of the various processes, together with facilitating the interfaces between the processes.   When selecting the toolset for your organization it is important to remember that…
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This article is from Management Tools - Advice and Guidance and has been viewed 23838 times.
Tags: ITIL Service Management Toolset,interpretation of ITIL,Service Desk Operator
IT Service Management Toolset Checklist
The following points have been extracted from an article entitled 'Selecting an ITIL Service Management Toolset'.   1.      Select a toolset that fits your organization not the other way round.  Processes come first not the tool.  Be clear on what you want the toolset to do…
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This article is from Management Tools - Advice and Guidance and has been viewed 16996 times.
Tags: IT Service Management,Toolset checklist,Management Information,multi-nationsl,ITIL process owners,user groups
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