Preface. Introduction.- Part 1: IT Management: The Basis.- Part 2: Traditional IT Management: Organizing Demand and Supply.- Part 3: Controlling IT Facilities.- Part 4: Aspects of IT Management.- Part 5: IT Management Tomorrow.- Appendix A: Short Case Studies about the Contents of a Chapter. Appendix B: Extended Case Studies for Group Assignments. Appendix C: Concepts and Abbreviations. Appendix D: Literature. Appendix E: Explanation ITIL Service Delivery and Service Support Processes. Appendix F: Levels at Which the IT Supply and Demand Organization can Operate (Giesberts (2000)). Appendix G: Relevant Websites.- Index.
This reference divides its coverage into five closely examined sections: 1) IT management tasks, and the importance of transparent IT architecture to meeting functional and performance demands; 2) Traditional IT management, discussed in light of current methods and standards; 3) Controlling IT, both from internal and customer care perspectives; 4) financial, personnel, legal and security aspects in IT, including service agreements and standardization. The final section discusses the future of IT. The material is richly illustrated with case studies, and supported by the website www.ict-management.com where every chapter can be found in the form of a presentation.