ISO IEC 20000 2011 A Pocket Guide

Author: Mart Rovers
Publisher: Van Haren
ISBN: 9087537263
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This Pocket Guide provides a concise explanation of the nature, content and aim of ISO/IEC 20000-1: 2011 and a short summary of ISO/IEC 20000-2:2012. It brings ISO/IEC20000 Part 1 and Part 2 within reach of a vast international audience by providing the key elements of this important standard in a short, easy to read format: • it promote the awareness and the acceptability of ISO/IEC 20000 Part 1 and Part 2 as a valid standard for IT Services organizations; • it supports ISO/IEC 20000 training and certification and • it is a quick reference for practitioners to the core content of ISO/IEC 20000.

ITIL 2011 Edition A Pocket Guide

Author: Jan van Bon
Publisher: Van Haren
ISBN: 9087539789
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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.Note: This pocket book is available in several languages: English, German, Dutch.Since 2001 the Van Haren Publishing ITIL Pocket Guides have helped readers all over the world to understand the essentials of ITIL (IT Infrastructure Library), the leading framework for IT service management. This pocket guide does exactly the same as previous editions: offering a concise summary of ITIL, based on ITIL® 2011 Edition. We have condensed the full ITIL framework, found in 2000 pages, into just 200 pocket-sized pages! It means that this book is an essential time-saving and cost-effective guide to ITIL 2011 Edition -- for both industry experts and students alike. Primarily it is a quick, portable reference tool to ITIL for all professionals in the service management community. What is the ‘lifecycle’ approach? What are the key service management processes and functions? Secondly the ITIL pocket guide can be used as part of the training material for everyone who wants to certify for the ITIL Foundation exam. The guide contents cover all of the specifications of AXELOS’ ITIL Foundation Certificate syllabus.

IT Service Management Based on ITIL 2011 Edition

Author: Pierre Bernard
Publisher: Van Haren
ISBN: 9401805571
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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

EXIN IT Service Management Foundation based on ISO IEC20000

Author: Victoriano Gomez Garrido
Publisher: Van Haren
ISBN: 908753762X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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IT Service Management (ITSM) quality is one of the most important requirements to provide valuable services that add value to the business. The ISO/IEC 20000 standard for the IT Service Management has been able to join together the principles of ISO quality management and the standard ITSM processes in the market. The purpose of this book is to help in the preparation of EXIN ITSM Foundation based on ISO/IEC 20000 exam, providing an overview of IT Service Management from the perspective of ISO/IEC 20000. It addresses fundamental concepts, such as the quality, the frameworks, the services provided to the business and the processes that support, control and facilitate those services. The exam consists of 40 multiple-choice questions. At the end of each chapter of this book you will find examples of these exam questions, along with open questions focused on the understanding of concepts. The exam specifications are given at the beginning of each chapter, and the weight of each of the topics is shown as a percentage of the total.

ISO IEC 20000 An Introduction

Author: Jan van Bon
Publisher: Van Haren
ISBN: 9087530811
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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CONTAINS THE TEXT FOR THE FULL ISO/IEC STANDARD This groundbreaking new title looks at the ISO/IEC 20000 Standard: the scope and the its basis on the concept of a quality management system. By explain the basic processes and functions within IT Service Management it describes for the reader some of the common concepts and definitions that are understood across the globe. It builds on this by describing the basic building blocks of the standard that can be applied to ANY service management framework: whether it is ITIL or any other. ISO/IEC 20000 An Introduction describes Service Management standards that must be attained for corporate accreditation

T B Of Applied Electronics M E

Author: R S Sedha
Publisher: S. Chand
ISBN: 8121927838
Format: PDF, Docs
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The present book has been throughly revised and lot of useful material has been added .saveral photographs of electronic devices and their specifications sheets have been included.This will help the students to have a better understanding of the electrinic devices and circuits from application point of view.the mistake and misprints,which has crept in,have been eliminated in this edition.

Implementing IT Governance A Pocket Guide

Author: Gad J. Selig
Publisher: Van Haren
ISBN: 9087538170
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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 and Delivery 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. Endorsements 'Selig has brought together his years of practical experience and his academic training to produce a valuable resource on how to successfully manage IT. He uses IT governance as the focal point for executing best practices to create alignment between IT and the business. In today s marketplace, where no organization can compete effectively without alignment, this book can become the executive handbook for IT management'Christine V. Bullen, Senior Lecturer, Howe School of Technology Management, Stevens Institute of Technology 'Dr. Selig has written an extremely comprehensive book on IT Governance. It is so comprehensive that today's IT leader need look at few other sources to ensure that they have nailed what it takes to lead a world-class IT organization. It provides details, yet serves as a easily reference-able road-map for today's busy IT executives it's a great desktop companion!'Stu Werner, Executive Vice President and CIO, Li & Fong, U.S.A. 'Dr. Selig s book on this topic is a great resource for all IT practitioners and brings together every critical aspect relating to IT governance. This book lays out a roadmap to executing within a solid governance model. It looks at all aspects of establishing, marinating, growing and sustaining an IT ecosystem. The combination of case studies and disciplined approaches to building well structured processes, committed leaders and change agents will help the board, executive management and most of all, CIO s and IT professionals think through what has worked, what can work and how to deployIT governance successfully. I very much enjoyed reading the chapters. I think you have a great book and I look forward to reading it when it comes out'Dick LeFave, CIO, Sprint Nextel 'In an era when strong IT governance is an increasingly critical component of visionary business and technology leadership, Dr Selig's book provides a welcome compendium of successful practices. Experienced leaders will find it a valuable reference, while early-career managers will appreciate the clear, actionable framework for developing high-quality, sustainable governance models of their own'Hank Zupnick, CIO, GE Real Estate 'Dr Selig's book is a well thought out and comprehensive reference guide on the successful governance of IT in context of the larger business. It successfully combines practical check lists and governance models with real world insights in an easy to read format.The book is organized into logical sections that make it easy to find topics of relevance. This book will be useful when setting up a new governance model or challenging and improving what is in place today. It is written in a format that allows the reader to stand back from the detail and look a the bigger picture, recognizing that an integrated approach to IT governance is critical to the overall health of a successful business.Dr Selig has captured this complex topic in a way that will prove a valuable reference for all levels of Executives and managers that are involved in IT governance' Nicholas Willcox, Director IT, Unilever Americas 'Dr. Selig s blend of executive IT and senior level business experience in major companies combined with many years of teaching experience and research effort have enabled him to create a unique book that blends many different components and perspectives on IT Governance into a single framework. Written for senior and aspiring IT and business leaders, his book draws upon practical experience, research, and best practices as well as the collective wisdom of the many senior IT leaders he has interacted with in teaching IT Governance. A five star rating!'James R. Shea, Director, Syracuse University, Center for Business Information Technologies 'Dr. Selig has created a veritable IT Governance Encyclopedia for the 21st century IT executive. If something isn t covered here, you probably don t need to know it'Peter Schay, Executive VP, The Advisory Council

ISO 21500 Guidance on project management A Pocket Guide

Author: Anton Zandhuis
Publisher: Van Haren
ISBN: 9087537638
Format: PDF, ePub
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This pocket guide explains the content and the practical use of ISO 21500 - Guidance on project management, the latest international standard for project management, and the first of a family of ISO standards for project, portfolio and program management. ISO 21500 is meant for senior managers and project sponsors to better understand project management and to properly support projects, for project managers and their team members to have a reference for comparing their projects to others and it can be used as a basis for the development of national standards.This pocket guide provides a quick introduction as well as a structured overview of this guidance and deals with the key issues within project management: Roles and responsibilities Balancing the project constraints Competencies of project personnelAll ISO 21500 subject groups (themes) are explained: Integration, Stakeholder, Scope, Resource, Time, Cost, Risk, Quality, Procurement and Communication.A separate chapter explains the comparison between, ISO 21500 and PMBOK® Guide PRINCE2, Agile, Lean, Six Sigma and other methods, practices and models.Finally, it provides a high level description of how ISO 21500 can be applied in practice using a generic project life cycle.Proper application of this new globally accepted project management guideline will support organizations and individuals in growing their project management maturity consistently to a professional level.

The TOGAF Standard Version 9 2 A Pocket Guide

Author: Andrew Josey
Publisher: Van Haren
ISBN: 9401802874
Format: PDF
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This is the official Pocket Guide for the TOGAF® Standard, Version 9.2, from The Open Group. It is published in hard copy and electronic formats by Van Haren Publishing. The TOGAF Standard, a standard of The Open Group, is a proven Enterprise Architecture methodology and framework used by the world’s leading organizations to improve business efficiency. It is the most prominent and reliable Enterprise Architecture standard, ensuring consistent standards, methods, and communication among Enterprise Architecture professionals. Those professionals who are fluent in the TOGAF approach enjoy greater industry credibility, job effectiveness, and career opportunities. The TOGAF approach helps practitioners avoid being locked into proprietary methods, utilize resources more efficiently and effectively, and realize a greater return on investment.