ITIL's new owners

So, how can we help the new ITIL owners? I'd be interested to know how we all see Back2ITSM and ITIL contributing to Capita and it's involvement.

What would we like to see in an ideal world?

I hope that Stuart Rance and his initiative for a knowledge base will be high on the agenda.

I'm delighted to hear from the itSMF Executive board - Alejandro Debenedet is their man to help the itSMF connect with Capita. Congratulations to Alejandro for helping the itSMF to get involved with this!

I know that Ivor Macfarlane is closely connected - there's a new book I've been chatting to him about. Wouldn't it be useful to know the process for people to work with Captita to produce books and other IP in collaboration with Capita and to the betterment of ITIL?

What is the brief of Capita, actually? Does it extend to Service Management beyond ITIL?

I must confess a personal interest in this. My new book on 'An Integrated Requirements Process' ( ) is something that I personally think ought to be part of ITIL. I think that ITIL 2011, great as it is, under values requirements hugely and doesn't integrate them into the lifecycle, only seeing them as part of (and a small part of ) Service Design. I'd like to work with Capita to see how this could become part of the official lifecycle in the next version.

Forget my personal interest for a moment - isn't it important for the process of engagement, whether with me, or with the Back2ITSM movement, or with experienced ITIL authors to be transparent?

I'm really delighted that we now have some understanding of where we are going - I'm really keen that we get some clarity on the details soon!

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Peter Brooks


  • University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg, BSc. 1979
  • Major Subjects; Maths & Physics

Industry Qualifications

  • ITIL V2 Manager’s Certificate in IT Service Management
  • ITIL V3 ITIL Expert Certification
  • ISO20000 Consultant’s Certificate Management
  • Fellow in Service Management (FSM)® (prISM)


  • Certified ISEB instructor for ITIL Foundations + Service Manager courses
  • FISM - Fellow of the Institute of IT Service Management
  • Marketing and Business Development Director itSMF International
  • Marketing Director itSMF South Africa
  • Member of itSMF South Africa Western Cape

Consulting Delivery

  • Governance
  • Policy Consulting - start up organisation
  • Service Governance
  • Business Analysis
  • OpenView Network and System Management; design and implementation.
  • Secure web implementation.
  • HP Service Desk implementation.
  • Application, System, and Network Consolidation.
  • Business Disaster Recovery process consulting, implementation and testing.
  • ITIL process management (practical consulting delivery):
Service Portfolio    Service Strategy    Service Desk
Incident Problem Configuration
Change Release Capacity
Financial Availability Service level

Specialties and interests

ASM Adaptive Service Model
Service Governance Business Analysis
CSF Capacity
Consulting Demand
Governance HP OpenView
KPI Metric Design and Implementation
Metrics Open Source
Policy Requirements
SANS15000 Security
Service Desk Teaching
Training Service Management
Dialetheism :Service governance
Physics :Philosophy
Psychiatry :Maths


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Adopting Service Governance

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Adopting Service Governance - Governing portfolio value for sound corporate citizenship - AXELOS 2015 ISBN: 978-0113314652
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  Review - David Lowe
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Metrics for Service Management: Designing for ITIL – VHP 2012 ISBN-13: 978-9087536480
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Definition of Service Governance

Service Governance describes the means of achieving effective corporate and portfolio governance, within the ‘comply or explain’ framework, by designing the service portfolio as the overarching management system that monitors & controls corporate financial performance & value delivery.

From '''Adopting Service Governance''' Service Governance - Best Practice

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