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Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) has become the best and most adopted practice framework to implement IT Service Management (ITSM) within organizations. Service Catalog is a fundamental basis in ITIL adoption because it is the source of information about services. However, organizations often fail in service identification activity,(More)
Enterprise Architecture (EA) and IT Service Management (ITSM) are two complementary IT governance approaches, with distinct IT and organizational perspectives. Nowadays, ITIL is the de facto standard for implementing ITSM. However, it is still unclear how to measure the value that ITIL brings to organizations. This paper addresses the EA of organizations(More)
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness in the Western world. With an ageing population, it is anticipated that the number of AMD cases will increase dramatically, making a solution to this debilitating disease an urgent requirement for the socioeconomic future of the European Union and worldwide. The present paper reviews(More)
Information Technology (IT) now plays a fundamental role in most organizations. This increased responsibility and consequent impact in business performance leads to a higher demand and tighter control on IT Departments. To respond to these requirements, IT Departments have been implementing Service Management frameworks, with ITIL currently being the most(More)
According to Enterprise Architecture (EA) approaches, organizations have motivational concepts that are used to model the motivations that underlie its design or change, which represent the organization’s Business Motivation Model (BMM). Likewise, this BMM is also present in the organizations who provide IT services. ITIL has become a reference for IT(More)
Business/IT alignment has become one of the most relevant concerns on organizations. Enterprise Architecture (EA) and ITIL, two distinct governance approaches with different perspectives, have become recently dominant between practitioners. However, parallel EA and ITIL projects can lead to wasted resources and a duplication of costs and efforts. In this(More)
Enterprise Architecture (EA) and ITIL, two distinct governance approaches with different perspectives, have become recently dominant between practitioners. However, parallel EA and ITIL projects can lead to wasted resources and a duplication of costs and efforts. This paper proposes an integration by approaching ITIL from an EA perspective and proposes a(More)
Providing constant IT services quality has become fundamental for organisations to achieve success and customer satisfaction. Information Technology Service Management's (ITSM) main goal is to guarantee IT services quality. Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) has become the most adopted best practice framework to implement ITSM within(More)