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ITIL Version 3 Technical Service Catalogue
Imagine having an environment where several third party suppliers are involved in delivering your end-to-end services to your customer community, irrespective whether they are internal or external customers.   All is great until it fails or goes wrong. If you like 'bun-fights' you may need to…
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This article is from Service Design - Service Catalogue Management and has been viewed 24428 times.
Tags: ITIL V3,Technical Service Catalogue,Multi-Suppliers,Configuration Items
Knowledge Management from an ITIL perspective
The primary role of Knowledge Management is to improve the quality of decision making by ensuring that accurate, reliable and trustworthy information is available throughout the Service Lifecycle.   In order to achieve this, effective sharing of knowledge in most scenarios requires the development and ongoing…
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This article is from Service Transition - Knowledge Management and has been viewed 78931 times.
Tags: Knowledge Management,ITIL perspective,Service Lifecycle,Configuration Management System,Configuration Management Database,Service Knowledge Management System,SKMS
Service Validation and Testing from an ITIL perspe
Service Validation and Testing defines the testing of services during the Service Transition phase.  This will ensure that new or changed services are fit for purpose (this is known as utility) and fit for use (this is known as warranty).   Service Validation and Testing's goal…
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This article is from Service Transition - Service Validation & Testing and has been viewed 47054 times.
Tags: Service Validation & Testing,ITIL perspective,Service Transition
ITIL perspective - Transition Planning and Support
Transition planning and support defines the planning and coordination of resources in order to deliver the specification of the Service Design.  Risks and issues are managed effectively through this process.   There are a number of activities for Transition Planning, these include: Set…
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This article is from Service Transition - Transition Planning & Support and has been viewed 25629 times.
Tags: Transition Planning & Support,ITIL perspective,Service Design,Transition Planning
Demand Management from an ITIL perspective
Demand Management plays a key role in Service Management.  It aligns supply with demand and tries to forecast the 'sale' of products as closely as possible.   Service Operation is impossible if there is no demand for products or services as there will be nothing to…
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This article is from Service Strategy - Demand Management and has been viewed 59781 times.
Tags: Demand Management,Service Management,Service Operation,Patterns of Business Activity,PBA,Service Packages,Service Level Package,Core Service Package,Line of Service,Core Services
Service Portfolio Management
A Service Portfolio describes the services of a provider (internal, outsourced etc) in terms of value to the business.   It is an ever changing method used to manage investments in Service Management across the organization, in terms of financial values.  Service Portfolio Management (SPM) enables…
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This article is from Service Strategy - Service Portfolio Management and has been viewed 52295 times.
Tags: Service Portfolio Management,ITIL perspective,Service Portfolio,Service Management,SPM,Service Catalogue
The 7 Step Improvement Process
The Continual Service Improvement (CSI) process or 7 Step Improvement process explains how to measure and report on service improvement.  There are close links between this process and the Plan, Do, Check, Act cycle which should feed into the Service Improvement Plan or SIP.   It…
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This article is from Continual Service Improvement - 7-Step Improvement Process and has been viewed 105047 times.
Tags: 7 Step Improvement process,ITIL perspective,Continual Service Improvement,Service Improvement Plan,Knowledge Management
ITIL v3 Service Measurement
The Service Measurement process has very close and obvious links to the Service Reporting process.  Base lining is vital in ensuring that the reports produced are meaningful to those who receive and that they provide value.  Without a base line there is no solid foundation upon…
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This article is from Continual Service Improvement - Service Measurement and has been viewed 27658 times.
Tags: Service Measurement,ITIL perspective,Service Reporting,Base lining,monitoring and measuring
ITIL v3 Service Reporting
The Service Reporting process reports on the results achieved both operationally and strategically. It also reports on any developments related to Service Level Agreements such as hitting various targets, like availability.   Its purpose is to provide information to both IT and the business in order…
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This article is from Continual Service Improvement - Service Reporting and has been viewed 61032 times.
Tags: Service Reporting,ITIL v3,ITIL perspective,Service Level Agreements,reporting framework policy,Service Design
Supplier Management from an ITIL perspective
Supplier Management plays a key role in Service Management.  It manages Suppliers, typically third party, although some can be internal suppliers, and services they provide to the client.  The aim is to ensure quality, consistency and value for money, in other words, at the right price.  …
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This article is from Service Design - Supplier Management and has been viewed 57457 times.
Tags: Supplier Management,ITIL perspective,Service Management,third party,internal suppliers,Supplier Strategy,Service Strategy,Supplier and Contract Database,Configuration Management System
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