The IT4IT Reference Architecture, Version 2.1 Hardback
Edited by Van Haren Publishing
The Open Group IT4IT Reference Architecture, Version 2.1, an Open Group Standard, provides a vendor-neutral, technology-agnostic, and industry-agnostic reference architecture for managing the business of IT.The Open Group IT4IT Reference Architecture standard comprises a reference architecture and a value chain-based operating model.The IT Value Chain has four value streams supported by a reference architecture to drive efficiency and agility.
The four value streams are: Â¢ Strategy to Portfolio Â¢ Request to FulfillÂ¢ Requirement to DeployÂ¢ Detect to CorrectEach IT Value Stream is centered on a key aspect of the service model, the essential data objects (information model), and functional components (functional model) that support it.
Together, the four value streams play a vital role in helping IT control the service model as it advances through its lifecycle.
The IT4IT Reference Architecture:Â¢ Provides prescriptive guidance on the specification of and interaction with a consistent service model backbone (common data model/context)Â¢ Supports real-world use-cases driven by the Digital Economy (e.g., Cloud-sourcing, Agile, DevOps, and service brokering)Â¢ Embraces and complements existing process frameworks and methodologies (e.g., ITIL(R), CoBIT(R), SAFe, and TOGAF(R)) by taking a data-focused implementation model perspective, essentially specifying an information model across the entire value chainThe audience for this standard is:Â¢ IT Professionals who are responsible for delivering services in a way that isflexible, traceable, and cost-effectiveÂ¢ IT Professionals / Practitioners who are focused on instrumenting the ITmanagement landscapeÂ¢ IT Leaders who are concerned about their operating modelÂ¢ Enterprise Architects who are responsible for IT business transformationTopics covered include:Â¢ An introduction to the standard and the purpose of the IT4IT workÂ¢ Key terminology of the standardÂ¢ An introduction for executives and others introducing the IT Value Chain and IT4IT Reference Architecture conceptsÂ¢ IT4IT Core, which defines the structure of the IT4IT standard as well as the process and document structure used by the IT4IT standardÂ¢ The Strategy to Portfolio (S2P) Value StreamÂ¢ The Requirement to Deploy (R2D) Value StreamÂ¢ The Request to Fulfill (R2F) Value StreamÂ¢ The Detect to Correct (D2C) Value StreamÂ¢ Background information on the standard.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 2 pages
- Publisher: van Haren Publishing
- Publication Date: 24/04/2017
- Category: Corporate governance & responsibilities
- ISBN: 9789401801126