Archive for May, 2008

What would be the granulity level to define a CI ? As a fresh ITIL practitioner I had a brainstorm after the issue raised by one of our manager.

CMDB definitely a storage with huge information of IT infrastructure – software, hardware, document. The analysis would take time to measure the depth to declare a CI. In such case, where one looking for an urgent implementation of CMDB what would be the minimal to maximum level of CIs ? […]


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Once you are thinking to adopt ITIL framework among your org, the due diligence phase is there to perform the review of existing activities and the next phase is a gap analysis. Both this phases require to have discussions with different departments to collect data. Here the key challenge is ITIL unfamiliarity. This cause is enough to make you run from desk to desk because concrete information is not coming up as a bundle. So, it is better to keep in mind, before you perform the abovementioned phases, make your relevant coworkers all together aware of the theme which is under your plan. Do some interaction sessions – workshops, with different departments. Let them also know where they exist and how to respond you against your queries. […]

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