Presentation on theme: "IMPLEMENTING ITIL* WHY, HOW, WHEN, & WHAT I’VE LEARNED."— Presentation transcript:
IMPLEMENTING ITIL* WHY, HOW, WHEN, & WHAT I’VE LEARNED
What is ITIL? Basic Principles How to Use It Bend It to Suit Your Needs Why ITIL Works When ITIL Won’t Incompletely Tailored Improper Launch Payoff TABLE OF CONTENTS Fig 1. Total service-impacting issues by month after ITIL implementation.
WHAT IS ITIL? An acronym. “Information Technology Infrastructure Library.” A way to find order in chaos. ITIL provides a framework that allows a company to categorize problems, sort them through a workflow, and discover solutions much more rapidly than relying on an organic process.
BASIC ITIL JARGON Service- Do you deliver it? Do your customers need it, or you need it to serve your customers? Then it’s a service. Problem- An aspect of a service that is not functioning properly. If left alone long enough, will become an incident. 1.Process fails 2.Alerts
BASIC ITIL JARGON Incident- A service-impacting issue. Requires triage time to resolve and typically impacts a company’s customers. 1.Hardware failures 2.Outages Change- A planned alteration to a service. Mitigates problems, and resolves incidents. 1.Also introduces new risk.
ITIL BEST PRACTICE MAKING ITIL WORK FOR YOUR COMPANY
SAMPLE ITIL PROCESS FLOW Problem Management Change Management Incident Management Production Operations QA/Ops/Prod
IMBALANCED IMPLEMENTATION Problem Management Change Management Incident and Change Management Effect: Not enough emphasis on the power of Change. Problem Management has no voice.
COMMUNICATION BREAKDOWNS Problem Management Change Management Incident Management ? Effect: Problem Management knows what’s wrong, but Incident Management and Change Management can’t work together to prevent future problems until information is relayed through the middle man.
STUTTERING START Problem Management Change Management Incident Management Effect: Implementing ITIL piecemeal causes pain down the line. The late starters may have difficulty finding advocacy or streamlining the process to suit a full-fledged ITIL. ? ?
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