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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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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

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

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

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

G-Cloud Report: Service Specification Approach
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: The G-Cloud, Government Applications Store and Data Centre Consolidation Phase 2 programme started on 5 October 2009 and will run till 12 February 2010. The programme comprises seven workstrands and a Programme Office function.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 07 Feb 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

CW+: How to build, secure, manage and measure IT workloads
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: Computing infrastructure today is highly versatile and this has many benefits for businesses. Unfortunately, it also has downsides; use that infrastructure unintelligently and costs can get out of control.
Posted: 20 Oct 2011 | Published: 05 Jan 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

White paper: Building a data-driven IT infrastructure
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: Data will be at the heart of decision-making as companies return to growth and the public sector looks for greater efficiency.
Posted: 20 Oct 2011 | Published: 05 Jan 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

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

Getting Started: A Manager's Guide to Implementing Capacity Management
sponsored by TeamQuest Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Many IT departments have chosen to throw hardware at performance and capacity problems. In the past, that approach has worked, however times and management challenges have changed; demanding a different approach – capacity management. This guide is designed to help those IT leaders who are now looking to assemble a capacity management approach.
Posted: 12 Oct 2011 | Published: 12 Oct 2011

TeamQuest Corporation

Let the Bridge Fall - As Long as It Falls on Time
sponsored by TeamQuest Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Different managers have different philosophies for project planning and scheduling, especially when it comes to meeting deadlines. But what if there was a way to improve risk management in relation to corporate projects? Learn how capacity planning provides the foresight necessary to complete projects on time and boost customer satisfaction.
Posted: 12 Oct 2011 | Published: 12 Oct 2011

TeamQuest Corporation

Introducing a Capacity Management Maturity Model
sponsored by TeamQuest Corporation
WHITE PAPER: As greater demands are placed on IT for efficiency and productivity, it is becoming more important for IT organizations to adopt more sophisticated business process management methods. Learn about a capacity management approach that allows IT to plan for improved services.
Posted: 12 Oct 2011 | Published: 12 Oct 2011

TeamQuest Corporation

LEVERAGING LIVE CHAT TO ACHIEVE HIGH FCR RATES
sponsored by NTR Global
WHITE PAPER: To minimize downtime caused by technical failures and end-user problems, organizations can implement rapid resolution processes. Access this white paper to learn how you can leverage live chat to significantly improve customer support efficiency.
Posted: 11 Oct 2011 | Published: 12 Oct 2011

NTR Global

Capacity Management Is Crucial in Virtualized Environments: Without the Right Tools, IT Service Optimization Is Tricky
sponsored by TeamQuest Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization offers a more flexible solution where resources can be redistributed in accordance with shifting demands. However, virtualization resources add a new abstraction layer to the infrastructure stack, which can complicate IT service optimization. Read on to learn best practices for optimizing IT services in complex virtual environments.
Posted: 10 Oct 2011 | Published: 10 Oct 2011

TeamQuest Corporation

Application Monitoring & Performance Management Solutions for Dynamic and Cloud Infrastructures
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This ENTERPRISE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES (EMA) paper discusses the challenges of managing applications in highly dynamic IT environments such as public and private Clouds. Modern enterprise applications are engineered for agility and are frequently deployed over flexible IT infrastructures.
Posted: 07 Oct 2011 | Published: 31 May 2011

IBM

Versatile Approach for Optimizing Business Service & Application Performance in a World of Accelerating Change
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: To optimize business services and application performance, IT organizations need a complete picture of all IT assets and services that contribute to customer and user experience.
Posted: 07 Oct 2011 | Published: 30 Jun 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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