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ALSO CALLED: ITSM
DEFINITION: IT Service Management (ITSM) is a process-based practice intended to align the delivery of information technology (IT) services with needs of the enterprise, emphasizing benefits to customers. ITSM involves a paradigm shift from managing IT as stacks of individual components to focusing on the delivery of end-to-end services using best practice process models. ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure  … 
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Forrester: Application Modernization: Procrastinate At Your Peril
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses results from a Forrester Consulting survey conducted on over 200 global firms regarding their plans for modernising their application and technology portfolios.  Review the key findings and learn why it’s so important to start planning your projects today.
Posted: 09 Mar 2012 | Published: 01 Dec 2011

Hewlett-Packard Limited

CW+ Exclusive EquaTerra research: Taking the pulse of the European outsourcing market
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: EquaTerra is pleased to offer to Computer Weekly readers a custom, European focused edition of the results from its 2Q10 EquaTerra global business and information technology (IT) services Pulse survey.
Posted: 24 Oct 2011 | Published: 15 Jul 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

Further IT Spending Cuts Likely in Europe's Public Sector
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: The UK's June Budget provides a mandate for all government departments to submit their spending review plans before the summer break and reports that it has scheduled the government spending review for October.
Posted: 24 Oct 2011 | Published: 05 Jul 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

Conflicker Working Group - Lessons learned from Conflicker
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: In November 2008, Conficker A, the first of five variants of the malware, rapidly began infecting computers which had failed to install a Microsoft patch released just weeks earlier. In late December 2008, Conficker B added new mechanisms for distribution including USB storage devices.
Posted: 24 Oct 2011 | Published: 31 Jan 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Are businesses taking chances when it comes to managing outsourcing risk?
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: Nearly 95 percent of organisations buy, provide or both buy and provide outsourced services and functions, in which they face inherent risks created by new and unforeseen challenges.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 08 Dec 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

IT Management 2.0: Four Steps to Intelligently Fulfill Demand Across the IT Application and Service Delivery Lifecycle
sponsored by SERENA Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how a process-based approach to managing application demand can finally help IT service organizations give their user base what they want—more revenue, more market share, and more customers.
Posted: 01 May 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

SERENA Software, Inc.

The Business Value of Adopting Advanced Support Tools and Utilities
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Discover the obstacles associated with supporting advanced technology in complex IT environments. Review what you should look for when considering support features and deliverables, and learn how specific support tools can enable improved problem resolution and minimize downtime.
Posted: 26 Apr 2012 | Published: 01 Sep 2011

Hewlett-Packard Company

Why Buy Vs. Build Serena Service Manager
sponsored by SERENA Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This decision guide demonstrates how migrating to Serena Service Manager will help transform your IT organization into an agile, responsive, and business-focused service provider.
Posted: 04 Apr 2012 | Published: 04 Apr 2012

SERENA Software, Inc.

Uncrossing the Wires: Starting - And Sustaining - The Conversation on Technology Value
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In December 2011 and January 2012, CFO Research Services and SearchCIO conducted a survey that received qualified responses from 382 senior finance executives and 300 senior IT executives working in a wide variety of companies. Review key findings and learn the three noteworthy areas where IT and finance executives are in strong agreement.
Posted: 14 Mar 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

The future of software delivery is cloudy: Leveraging the cloud to transform development and test
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This eBook can help you understand the real-world potential benefits of using cloud computing as a platform for more effective software delivery. It discusses how key IBM Rational® capabilities can provide secure, reliable and easy-to-implement infrastructure solutions for development and test workloads.
Posted: 09 Mar 2012 | Published: 02 May 2011

IBM

Why Choose IBM BladeCenter Foundation for Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Cloud services are increasing the pressure put on today’s data centres, pushing IT professionals to virtualise their data centre infrastructures as quickly as possible. This white paper discusses an advanced platform you can leverage to provide your data centre with the capabilities it needs to effectively support cloud computing.
Posted: 02 Mar 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2012

IBM

Intel® Cloud Builders Guide: Lenovo* Secure Cloud Access powered by Stoneware webNetwork*
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: This resource discusses the important role the client can play in the delivery of cloud services and introduces one of the first platforms that addresses this belief. Learn more about this client aware cloud product and discover how it can enhance the delivery of your content, applications and services from the cloud.
Posted: 29 Feb 2012 | Published: 03 Oct 2011

Intel

Intel® Cloud Builders Guide: Piston Enterprise OS* powered by OpenStack*
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses new cloud operating software that helps you build and maintain a secure private cloud environment. Discover how you can leverage this platform to significantly shorten your cloud computing learning curve.
Posted: 28 Feb 2012 | Published: 02 Jan 2012

Intel

Driving Business Value With Infrastructure Platforms
sponsored by VCE
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about the significant advantages of private cloud computing and find strategies for overcoming the challenges and risks of an implementation.
Posted: 15 Feb 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

VCE

Creating and Managing value with IBM Tivoli Service Management center for System z
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn about a service management solution that's optimized for IBM's System z, but compatible with other distributed systems, that provides the end-to-end visibility, control and automation for optimum business service delivery and IT infrastructure management.
Posted: 14 Feb 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2008

IBM

Driving Business Value with VLOCK Infrastructure Platforms
sponsored by VCE
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about the significant advantages of private cloud computing and find strategies for overcoming the challenges and risks of an implementation.
Posted: 14 Feb 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

VCE

Getting Cloud Computing Right
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In a recent survey conducted on 2000 IT professionals, 91% of those that responded expect that the cloud will replace traditional on-premise computing within the next five years.This essential resource introduces a comprehensive portfolio of products and services for building and managing your cloud solutions.
Posted: 14 Feb 2012 | Published: 13 Feb 2012

IBM

Reshaping IT in a Consumer Driven Era
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Mobile applications, smartphones, tablets, public cloud services, and social networking represent a new wave of technology adoption — one that significantly blurs the lines between business and personal domains. By unifying APM, IM, and SOM technologies, a successful service assurance implementation can focus an IT staff on business services.
Posted: 20 Jan 2012 | Published: 01 Oct 2011

CA Technologies.

Harness Applications to Accelerate Success
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides insights into getting your organisation positioned for innovation, mobility, integration, and agility. Learn why you need to include applications in your strategy to meet these objectives—and why doing so can help you realise better outcomes.
Posted: 05 Jan 2012 | Published: 05 Jan 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Pragmatic ITIL: Bridging the Gulf between Theory and Practice
sponsored by Nimsoft, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: While the consensus around the benefits of ITIL is virtually universal, ITIL initiatives run the gamut – both in terms of costs and benefits. Learn how your service management platform can play a huge role in the degree to which you realize the potential benefits of ITIL in your organization.
Posted: 04 Jan 2012 | Published: 04 Jan 2012

Nimsoft, Inc.

Cut Coding for Faster Service Desk Deployments
sponsored by Nimsoft, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn an alternative to legacy service management solutions that is fast to deploy, easy to configure, and can help your organization realize faster time to value and lower total cost of ownership, both immediately and in the long term.
Posted: 04 Jan 2012 | Published: 04 Jan 2012

Nimsoft, Inc.

SaaS-based Service Management: Tailor to the Business with Ease
sponsored by Nimsoft, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how SaaS-based service management can help you eliminate the cost and distraction of platform maintenance, minimize upgrade costs and disruptions, tailor to the business without complex coding, and more.
Posted: 04 Jan 2012 | Published: 04 Jan 2012

Nimsoft, Inc.

MANAGE and CONTROL IT services in the age of complexity.
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: In a world of mobility, virtualization, and cloud computing, IT services are constantly changing. To serve the business more effectively, IT needs a new approach to managing operations. This white paper introduces a new methodology called business service management (BSM). Discover how this management approach improves your overall service quality.
Posted: 22 Dec 2011 | Published: 22 Dec 2011

Hewlett-Packard Limited

The Total Economic Impact of CA Technologies’ Business Service Insight Solution
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Read this study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of CA Technologies, you learn about the ROI impact of a SLA management platform that offers features for data metrics, automation, performance monitoring, and more.
Posted: 08 Dec 2011 | Published: 07 Dec 2011

CA Technologies.

The Value of Smarter Datacenter Services
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides an overview of how IT organizations can optimize across the entire life cycle of their datacenters and build a strong foundation for future IT operations. Opportunities for optimization remain strong, including increasing efficiency.
Posted: 04 Nov 2011 | Published: 04 Nov 2011

IBM
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IT SERVICE MANAGEMENT DEFINITION (continued): …  Library) is a globally recognized collection of best practices for information technology (IT) service management.ITSM audits are based on analysis of four key performance indicators in specific ways: Growth and value, which involves tracking revenue growth against investment and utilization. Budget adherence, which involves optimizing the use of available funds and avoiding unnecessary expenditures. Risk impact, which involves identifying and evaluating the consequences of risks taken or avoided. Communication effectiveness, which involves examining customer feedback and gauging customer … 
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