Abdel Boulmakoul

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In this paper, we introduce a Business Aware Framework for the Management of policy enabled IT Systems and its application to Utility Computing Environments. The framework couples two main subsystems on top of an IETF-like policy-based resource control layer. They are MBO (Management by Business Objectives) where the decision ability supported by analysis(More)
From the results of a web survey we carried out in 2006, the main challenge in IT change management from a change manager's perspective was identified as planning and scheduling of changes. This paper begins to address this problem by taking business considerations into account; this is done through a business-driven IT management (BDIM) approach. A(More)
utility computing, management by business objectives, service level agreement (SLA), service level management (SLM), policy based management (PBM) In this paper, we introduce a Business Driven Framework for the Management of Utility Computing Environments (BDMF). The framework couples two main subsystems on top of an IETF-like policy-based resource control(More)
This paper focuses on business-to-business contractual relationship in the context of second-generation contract management solutions. In particular, it describes the contract framework developed at HPLabs Bristol, UK. The presented solution is based on the concept of electronic contract, which represents a machine interpretable model for contracts. The(More)
Change is vital in all types of organizations. The main focus of change is to always improve the business; and it must be able to execute change with least cost and least risk of business disruption. The study mainly focuses on change management process of Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) as there are several tools from different(More)
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