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COBIT 5 Foundation Exam Revision on a page! (PDF) Updated 23 Sep 2015!
COBIT 5 Foundation exams started from 19th November 2012, so we have provided an exam revision on a page. This style has been extremely popular for COBIT 4.1 leading to the delegates we have taught having a very high pass rate and marks. Hopefully, this will be as helpful for COBIT 5 Foundation exam. It is free for personal use only and is copyright Maat Consulting Ltd. All rights reserved.
A new one page guide that summarises the processes in ITIL 2011 Edition. Useful for understanding ITIL 2011 Edition and for exam revision for all ITIL 2011 Edition exams. It is freely downloadable for personal use. We have the permission of the copyright owner, 4LJ Ltd, to publish the diagram on our website.
This is a new diagram based on the well-received ITIL V3 diagram we published in 2007. Useful for understanding ITIL 2011 Edition and for exam revision for all ITIL 2011 Edition exams. It is freely downloadable for personal use. We have the permission of the copyright owner, 4LJ Ltd, to publish the diagram on our website.
We've made major changes to reflect ISO 20000:2011 Part 1 yet still managed to fit the key concepts on a single page of A4. We have used this for several years to assist delegates on the ISO 20000 Consultant Certificate (now renamed Practitioner Certificate - same content) and ISO 20000 Auditor Certificate courses by drawing it on a flipchart. Now it is printable. It is also useful for the ISO 20000 Foundation course.
A pot-pourri of interesting finds in the newly published ITIL 2011 Edition.
COBIT 4.1 Foundation Exam Revision on a page! (PDF) Improved with even more content in April 2011
COBIT 4.1 Highlights (PDF) Slideshare (12,000 + views)
What is COBIT? What is Val IT? What can they provide in terms of IT Governance and IT auditing. What are the COBIT processes? What official COBIT training courses and certificates are available? 20 Powerpoint slides
We've managed to fit the key concepts of ISO 20000:2005 on a single page of A4. We have used this for several years to assist delegates on the ISO 20000 Consultant Certificate (now renamed Practitioner Certificate - same content) and ISO 20000 Auditor Certificate courses by drawing it on a flipchart. Now it is printable. It is also useful for the ISO 20000 Foundation courses.
ISO Standards for IT Service Management (ITSM) (PDF) Updated January 2016
There are now many ISO standards that relate to ITSM. On this page we list them all and provide hyperlinks to web resources that provide an overview of each standard.
What's new in ITIL Version 3? What's different from ITIL V2? New processes, new qualifications, new books. 32 PowerPoint slides. Revised Feb12 2009 to reflect the full availability of all V3 qualifications including the V3 Intermediate Certificates with gradient scoring exams, to include the many new V3 books published during 2008, discussion of V2 sunset and a link to the demonstration site of ITIL Live.
ITIL V3 Overview Diagram (PDF)
A summary of ITIL V3 as a one-page A4 colour diagram. Ideal as an exam revision aid for anyone taking the ITIL V3 Foundation, ITIL V3 Intermediate examinations. We are grateful to the diagram's author, James Keighley, ITIL and ISO 20000 lecturer of 4J Ltd, for permitting us to publish this for personal use only. The diagram is the copyright of 4J Ltd and is published with permission. Click here to download .
ITIL 2011 Edition Foundation Sample Exam
APMG, Cabinet Office and TSO have made a sample ITIL 2011 Edition Foundation Certificate examination paper available online. Now you can be sure that questions you study online are a realistic representation of the actual exam. Click here to link to the ITIL Official website.
Routes to ITIL Expert - Revised 1 July 2011 to reflect V2 "sunset"
We explain the Native V3 training route and an alternative route for those who hold the ITIL (V2) Managers Certificate.
A free download of 8 pages of the IT Governance Standard from the IEC's website in Switzerland.
We couldn't resist using an ancient Egyptian theme to explain the twenty ITIL 2011 Edition processes that are covered on the ITIL 2011 Edition Foundation Course. Our company isn't called Maat Consulting without a reason: Maat was the ancient Egyptian goddess who ensured "Order and Balance" in place of Chaos, and that's our business too - encouraging ITSM best practice!
An Introductory Overview of ITIL V3 ("Little ITIL")
A high-level overview of ITIL V3 in 56 pages. Free download courtesy of itSMF UK Ltd from their website. Click here to download
ITIL V3 (2007) Books: Contents Pages and Introduction Chapters (PDF)
Free Downloads of the Table of Contents and the Introduction Chapter from each book. Courtesy of TSO from their website. As yet these are not available for 2011 Edition.
Finding it difficult to know where to look in the 5 new ITIL V3 core books? Then, use our unique colour guide (printable A4 landscape page) to help you locate the ITIL V2 processes and the new ITIL V3 processes in the ITIL core books.
If you are experienced with ITIL V2, have a look at some of the changes in ITIL V3 contained in these Ten Trivia points that include references to the ITIL V3 books. But don't despair, the 11 Support and Delivery disciplines of ITIL V2 are still there in ITIL V3, virtually untouched!
11 practical tips that will help you to gain a higher score in the ITIL Foundation Exam.
Diagram of the ITIL Service Support and Service Delivery processes showing links between processes and points of contact with Customers and Users.
A bit of fun based on reality.