ISO 20000-1 IT Service Management
Building a competitive edge through higher quality IT services
Companies in today’s global economy, no matter their size or industry, depend more and more on technology to promote and deliver their products to the market. This is complicated further by the fast-paced changes in technology. Whether you are an IT outsourcing firm, or a company depending on IT for its back-end and front-end processes, continuously improving the quality of your IT Service Management System with ISO 20000 certification from a trustworthy, independent certification body is essential. And with more and more companies requiring ISO 20000 certification as a prerequisite to signing deals, it is fast becoming obligatory.
What is ISO 20000?
This globally recognized Information Technology Service Management Standard has been designed to shape consistency into the management of IT services and infrastructure, either internal or outsourced, benefiting employees and clients. The ultimate goal being effective overall IT service management, the standard is based on key processes ranging from service level management reporting, budgeting and accounting for IT services, to information security, supplier, incident, change and release management.
What are the key benefits?
ISO 20000 certification helps companies improve and streamline IT processes, boost effectiveness, and ensures a controlled, consistent high-quality delivery of services internally, and externally for extended networks and end-customers. This demonstrates a company’s commitment to upholding a reliable IT service and infrastructure, enhancing employee satisfaction and performance while boosting corporate image.
Other key benefits include:
- Cost reduction through increased productivity
- Leveraging a proven set of best practices
- ISO 20000 is recognized worldwide by the IT industry
- Better alignment between business objectives and IT, reducing risks and improving communication between business areas and IT