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ALSO CALLED: Information Technology Infrastructure Library, IT Infrastructure Library
DEFINITION: The Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) is a globally recognized collection of best practices for information technology (IT) service management. The United Kingdom's Central Computer and Telecommunications Agency (CCTA) created ITIL in response to growing dependence on information technology for meeting business needs and goals. ITIL provides businesses with a customizable framework  … 
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Introduction to Requirements - The Critical Details That Make or Break a Project
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will discuss the various kinds of information technology requirements, their importance, the different requirement types, the concept of requirements engineering and the process for gathering requirements.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 10 Dec 2008

Global Knowledge

ITIL V3 and the PMBOK® - Distinct but Complementary
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the IT Infrastructure Library Version 3® (ITIL V3®) and the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK).
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 10 Dec 2008

Global Knowledge

Implementing ITIL Using the PMBOK Guide in Four Repeatable Steps
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of the PMBOK® and the key process areas and functions within the IT Infrastructure Library.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

Global Knowledge

IT Service Management: It's About Managing Change
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes steps IT executives must take to manage an IT service management (ITSM) implementation to maximize its value and ensure that it achieves the full transformational effect it is capable of delivering.
Posted: 01 Dec 2008 | Published: 26 Nov 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company

Virtualization and Automation Drive Dynamic Data Centers
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how virtualization and automation in the data center will lead to better customerexperience, reduced environmental impact and increased capacity for future services.
Posted: 31 Oct 2008 | Published: 30 Oct 2008

CA Technologies.

Elavon Achieves Greater Business Agility with CA Data Center Automation
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Learn about a real-life example of how an automation architecture design that consolidates redundant, underperforming assets enabled one organization to meet the demands of an aggressive growth strategy while delivering high levels of service quality.
Posted: 29 Oct 2008 | Published: 29 Oct 2008

CA Technologies.

ITIL® v3: What It Is and Why You Should Care
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains ITIL by describing its benefits, where it comes from, why you need to know about it, which types of IT organization can benefit from using it, and how to get started.
Posted: 14 Oct 2008 | Published: 11 Oct 2008

Global Knowledge

A Shortcut Guide to Virtualization and Service Automation
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This Shortcut Guide to Virtualization and IT Service Automation provides an insightful overview of virtualization and IT Service Management. It helps demystify virtualization and helps you determine if virtualization is right for your environment.
Posted: 10 Oct 2008 | Published: 10 Oct 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company

How to Produce an Actionable IT Service Catalog
sponsored by newScale, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The ITIL (IT Infrastructure Library) best practice framework advocates that IT organizations produce a Service Catalog to document and communicate standard service offerings. As the cornerstone for IT-business alignment, the Service Catalog is...
Posted: 07 Oct 2008 | Published: 07 Oct 2008

newScale, Inc.

Tackling Increasing SMF Data Volumes and Decreasing Resources in the Mainframe Environment
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how the CA Mainframe Resource Management Suite helps fulfill the intricate information needs of today's enterprise IT infrastructure management environments, helping your IT professionals harness SMF metrics.
Posted: 28 Aug 2008 | Published: 28 Aug 2008

CA Technologies.

Essential ITIL: What You Need to Succeed
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: ITIL starts with a commitment to the people of IT, because it consists of a series of individual IT practitioner certifications.
Posted: 25 Aug 2008 | Published: 25 Aug 2008

CA Technologies.

Improving Help Desk Efficiency: Asset Management and Help Desk Optimization
sponsored by TechExcel
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains how asset discovery, and AssetWise Discovery software, plays a vital role in raising help desk efficiency while maintaining customer satisfaction and resolving problems effectively.
Posted: 19 Aug 2008 | Published: 19 Aug 2008

TechExcel

Identify and Leverage Your Existing Service Life Cycles
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This executive brief will illustrate the progression of service management since the 1990s, illuminate the hidden service life cycles and discuss how, once they are visible, we can start to make them work — to improve services and better align IT with business objectives.
Posted: 13 Aug 2008 | Published: 01 Mar 2008

IBM

Innovative Collaboration to Advance Your Business
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper learn how to bypass the challenge of adding new collaborative capabilities to what you already have and how to deal with dispersed content sources and system redundancies.
Posted: 01 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

IBM

Virtual Data Center eZine - Volume 3
sponsored by Virtual Data Center eZine - Volume 3
WHITE PAPER: This third issue of the Virtual Data Center e-zine sifts through the maze of products and technologies that make up VMware's virtualization ecosystem. It then takes a comprehensive look at the new world of virtual desktop delivery and management
Posted: 19 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Jun 2008


Good to Great: Transform IT through Service Lifecycle Management
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines service lifecycle management SLcM and the ITIL v3 principles on which it is based. It shows how SLcM provides the framework for organizations to optimize business outcomes and facilitates continual service improvement.
Posted: 18 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Aug 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company

Realizing ITIL V3: Top Technologies to Drive Value
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Interested in ITIL v3 but not sure how to start? ITIL v3 best practices define how IT can better organize itself to understand and meet business needs, from strategy to operations and ongoing improvement.
Posted: 18 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Aug 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company

Thirty-One Best Practices for the Service Desk
sponsored by GoToAssist
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses about the thirty one best practices which can serve as the starting point for various evaluation and improvement process.
Posted: 20 May 2008 | Published: 28 Jun 2005

GoToAssist

Emerging IT Shifts towards Business Service Automation
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This IDC white paper highlights the benefits of IT business service automation (BSA) and how it is driving business initiatives such as compliance management, lower operation costs and higher business service availability.
Posted: 25 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Nov 2007

Hewlett-Packard Company

BoxTone: Mobile User Management with ITIL and ITSM
sponsored by BoxTone
WHITE PAPER: This White Paper outlines the capabilities of Mobile User Management developed by BoxTone -- which for many of the best-known organizations are enabling improvements and efficiencies in responsiveness to mobile users, process, measurability, service...
Posted: 15 Apr 2008 | Published: 15 Apr 2008

BoxTone

CA White Paper: Evolving the Maturity Level of Your Project Management Office (PMO)
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In the pursuit of improving IT project delivery, many companies tend to focus primarily on the process but might overlook a crucial step: benchmarking effectiveness.
Posted: 20 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

CA Technologies.

CA White Paper: Getting Started with a Project Management Office (PMO)
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This paper contains practical insights and best practices for better IT project delivery. It details ways of moving from an ad-hoc approach to a more effective process by implementing a project management office (PMO).
Posted: 20 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

CA Technologies.

Improve Your Business through Best Practice IT Management
sponsored by Kaseya
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides insight on ways that MSPs and IT departments can improve their management of services. Learn how using ITIL best practices with an automated management solution can address a number of the unique challenges these businesses face.
Posted: 08 Oct 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

Kaseya

HP Software and HP Services Unite around Service Management Solutions
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This analyst report addresses and the uniting of HP Software and Services to better align solutions with business outcomes and help customers implement the lifecycle view of management and governance advocated by such standards as ITIL V3.
Posted: 19 Sep 2007 | Published: 05 Jul 2007

Hewlett-Packard Company

Enterprise Change Management: Blending Technology with Best Practices to Improve IT Efficiency & Achieve Compliance
sponsored by SunView Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Effective change management is required to rapidly and successfully respond to new challenges. Get an in-depth explanation of the available technologies and best practice frameworks that exist to help organizations control change activities.
Posted: 04 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

SunView Software Inc.
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ITIL DEFINITION (continued): …  of best practices to achieve quality service and overcome difficulties associated with the growth of IT systems. Hewlett-Packard Co. and Microsoft are two businesses that use ITIL as part of their own best practices frameworks.ITIL is organized into "sets" of books which are defined by related functions: service strategy, service design, managerial, service transition, service operation and continual service improvement. software. In addition to the books, which can be purchased online, ITIL services and products include training, qualifications, software tools and user groups such as the IT … 
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