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UK based Touchpaper, the provider of ITIL Service Management software has been acquired by Avocent of the USA, for approximately $45 million. The deal was completed on 1st July 2008.  
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This article is from ITIL News - Previously and has been viewed 10378 times.
Tags: Touchpaper,acquired by,Avocent,ITIL Service Management
ISO IEC 20000 Expands
The various representatives of the countries who assist in the development of ISO/IEC 20000 met in Berlin, during May 2008. It is understood that agreement was reached to develop three addition 'parts' to ISO/IEC 20000, bringing the number of parts to five. Furthermore updates will be made to…
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This article is from ISO20000 - Archived News and has been viewed 9293 times.
Tags: ISO/IEC 20000 Expands,ISO/IEC 20000,ISO/IEC 20000-1,ISO 27001,ISO/IEC 20000-2,ISO/IEC 20000-3,ISO/IEC 20000-4, ISO/IEC 20000-5
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 10073 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 13454 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 23514 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 16648 times.
Tags: IT Service Management,Toolset checklist,Management Information,multi-nationsl,ITIL process owners,user groups
Canada (Press Release) May 27, 2008 -- 4/27/08 (Lexington, North Carolina) A trusted source for accredited IT Service Management (ITSM) training and certification programs, itSM Solutions today, announced a partnership with Career Academy to launch an online series of ITIL Version 3 Mentored Learning Training…
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This article is from Press Releases - Training and has been viewed 9399 times.
Tags: Mentored Learning Training,ITIL V3 Training,IT Service Management
3 legged stool - People, Process and Technology
Whether you use ITIL v1, ITIL v2 or indeed ITIL v3 the fundamental principle of People, Process and Technology is the foundation for a successful ITIL implementation.   When Consulting, Customers ask 'what is the secret to a successful ITIL implementation'?  The answer is not rocket science but…
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This article is from What is ITIL? - Business Strategy and has been viewed 58453 times.
Tags: ITIL,Back to basics,ITIL v1,ITIL v2,ITIL v3,ITIL implementation
As the first anniversary of the launch of ITIL Version 3 is at the end of May 2008, we offer an opinion regarding the ITIL Version 2 and Version 3 courses.   As the ITIL certification scheme continues to be refined the ITIL Version 3 Foundation course is drawn…
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This article is from ITIL V2 / V3 Qualifications - Articles and has been viewed 10448 times.
Tags: ITIL v3 and V2 Foundation Courses,ITIL version 2, ITIL version 3,ITIL certification scheme,ITIL Foundation courses,Service Strategy,Service Design,Service Transition,Service Operation,Disaster Recovery,Continual Service Improvement
APM Group (APMG) the organization who are responsible for the development and administration of the ITIL Version 3 Certification Scheme, announced on the 23rd May 2008, the release dates for the ITIL Intermediate Certificate modules, ITIL Service Lifecycle and ITIL Service Capability. The exact details are…
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This article is from ITIL News - Previously and has been viewed 12641 times.
Tags: ITIL V3,Service Lifecycle Module,Service Capability Module,Release Dates,ITIL Intermediate Certificate,ITIL Version 3 Certification Scheme,ITIL Service Capability
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