Service catalogue and service sourcing
Service management organizations and processes increasingly become standardized and even certified according to ISO/IEC 20000-1, creating detailed knowledge of the IT services rendered. The description of the services in a service catalogue needs to be enhanced beyond the components of IT services to include all contributing organizational units and business processes. An integrated model of the service catalogue is developed, visualized in a novel way and exemplarily applied to a large service provider. Finally, its usage for balanced sourcing decisions is discussed.
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