Published By: Gomez IT
Published Date: May 24, 2011
In a recent global survey of 474 business and IT decision makers, conducted by IDC on behalf of Compuware, respondents offered insights about their needs for effective operation of Internet-enabled business activities.
Properly implemented, service catalogs can help IT run as a business - not just "like" a business. They improve communication, provide users with easier access to IT services, and enable measurement-driven continuous process improvement. This white paper shows you how to achieve a successful service catalog implementation on BMC Remedy and extend the benefits of service catalogs across functional areas.
Companies of all sizes realize that near real-time business recovery is no longer a nice-to-have – it is becoming a new corporate must have. Competition, regulations and the 24x7 nature of businesses all push for continual application and data availability under almost any circumstances.
End-user expectations and high levels of performance against Service Level Agreements (SLAs) must be achieved or organizations risk the loss of business. This paper details key capabilities needed for successful end-user monitoring and provides critical considerations for delivering a successful end-user experience.
ITIL Version 3 Best Practices has expanded the concept of IT service delivery from day-to-day operations of those services to the Service Lifecycle. ITIL Version 3 Best Practices includes five lifecycle phases (each with its own guidebook): Strategy, Design, Transition (which covers implementation and change), Operations and Continual Improvement.
IT and business leaders today can no longer look at IT simply as a cost center, it is now a vital part of business success. Improving the efficiency of IT and improving the measurement of its impact on business performance are at the forefront of managers' concerns. Access to ITIL books can be instrumental in providing the methodology for IT improvement. Learn more today!
The paper then reveals a methodical, step by step process for implementing an SLA, from drawing up the initial requirements, to using the SLA to drive continuous improvements that are squarely focused on strategic business value.
Data deduplication technology represents one of the most significant storage enhancements in recent years, promising to reshape future data protection and disaster recovery solutions. Data deduplication offers the ability to store more on a given amount of storage and replicate data using lower bandwidth links at a significantly reduced cost. This white paper explains how deduplication technologies work in practice, the pros and cons of each approach, and when to choose a particular type.
IBM and PTC, leaders in product development and innovation, are offering joint solutions that combine our expertise and technology to fully support cross-enterprise product development optimization. Together, we enable companies to meet time-to-market, cost-reduction and quality requirements, in an ever-increasing, complex global marketplace.
Optimize IT process, maximize ROI and improve service levels. The challenge facing businesses today is the need to achieve ever-higher levels of service and maximize return on investment, while simultaneously minimizing costs. This white paper reveals how IBM Maximo® asset and service management solutions help your organization run more efficiently.
Download the white paper "Evaluating and Contracting for Cloud Financials: Best Practice Considerations." You'll find practical advice and tips to ensure your choice is both cost-effective and right for your organization.
Published By: ServiceNow
Published Date: Apr 19, 2013
Providing a good online shopping experience starts with understanding customer needs and expectations in order to deliver suitable goods and services. Employees expect a similar experience with a Service Catalog.
An effective business service catalog captures employee needs and communicates negotiated service offerings and service level agreements. However, hitting service level targets requires more than just listing services. It’s essential to provide an automated self-service portal and open communication.
Partnering with Spectrum Enterprise sustains client loyalty by instilling confidence in how the bank operates, provides superior network service level agreements that ensure minimal downtime and assures smoother state and FDIC audits thanks to cybersecurity safeguards such as built-in redundancy and private network service.