Our business technologies and industry-specific solutions bring you closer to your customer—helping you work better together, making new opportunities possible. Gartner’s maturity model shows that among Infrastructure & Operations personnel, the current ranking on the maturity scale (stages include: Awareness, Committed, Proactive, Service Aligned, Business Partner) is 2.35 out of a possible 5. That means that majority of IT organization have not yet achieved a service-aligned view of their operations.
A BSM approach is most commonly applied in an Information and communications technology (ICT) environment, positioned above IT Service Management (ITSM) (which is often exercised according to guidance such as the Information Technology Infrastructure Library – ITIL ). BSM is distinctive in ensuring that business and customer objectives provide an input which is considered when defining the IT Service Management approach and the business services to be offered by the IT Service Provider (whether an internal IT department or an external service provider ).
Business services are delivered to customers, supporting their needs, sometimes through the support for a business process or directly supporting a service or product delivered to end customers. A business service may be supported by one or more IT service(s), and may consist almost entirely of IT services especially where the IT service is directly customer-facing. Examples include online banking and online shopping.
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At your service: Convenience-craving consumers are always looking for a way to do things better, faster and cheaper. Often, that means turning to a specialty-services entrepreneur who knows how to get the job done right. Here, we provide some inspiration for aspiring service providers – from adventure-tour leaders to window washers. With 105 ideas to choose from, you have no excuse not to get started today with your own service business.