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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 289632 times.
Tags: ITIL Service Catalogue, Service Catalogue, ITIL Service Portfolio, Requests for Change,ITIL v3,ITIL Service Design
ITIL V3 Intermediate Training Courses Service Capa
Some of the training providers are now offering various Service Capability courses, these are similar to the ITIL V2 Practitioner courses.   The new ITILV3 courses have been grouped accordingly: Planning, Protection and Optimisation Service Offerings and Agreement Release,…
313 words, last edited in the afternoon of 17th Nov 2008
This article is from ITIL V2 / V3 Qualifications - Articles and has been viewed 9050 times.
Tags: ITIL V3, Intermediate Courses, Service Capability, ITIL V3, Protection and Optimisation, Service Offerings, Agreement Release, Control and Validation, Operational Support
ITIL - Availability formula for Service Level
Establishing effective Service Level Management (SLM) requires Service Level Agreements (SLA) to be defined and agreed with the Business or Customer community. The contents of the SLA should be clear and concise, objective and measureable. Having agreed the SLA the next stage is to report against the SLA.…
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This article is from Service Design - Service Level Management and has been viewed 67463 times.
Tags: ITIL, Availability formula, Service Level Agreements, SLA, Service Level Management, Service Catalogue
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 12700 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…
3924 words, last edited in the afternoon of 29th Jul 2008
This article is from Case Studies - Case Studies 1 and has been viewed 43792 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 13744 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 24524 times.
Tags: Experience,MSc in Service Management,IT Service Management,ITIL foundation,ITSM managers course
ITIL Configuration Management - Configuration
Some believe that the fundamental discipline that underpins almost all the ITIL disciplines is Configuration Management and the Configuration Management DataBase (CMDB). The CMDB can comprise of a multitude of different types of Configuration Items (CIs), each containing various attributes. When deciding what level of attribute to record it is…
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This article is from Service Transition - Service Asset & Configuration Management and has been viewed 49826 times.
Tags: ITIL Configuration Management,Configuration Item Attributes,ITIL disciplines,Configuration Management,Configuration Management DataBase,CMDB,Configuration Items
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 9479 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 13091 times.
Tags: ITIL implementation Guidance,ITIL Configuration, Change and Release Management,Project Managerm,Program Manager,Program Risks,Issues log,IT Director
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