1. BiSL: A framework for business information management. 2nd edition
Remko van der Pols, Ralph Donatz, Frank van Outvorst
Van Haren Publishing 2012 Hardcopy ISBN 97890 8753 702 9
eBook ISBN 97890 8753 205 5
This book describes a process framework for business information management: the Business Information Services Library (BiSL®) – a public domain standard that is consistent with the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) and Application Services Library (ASL).
BiSL establishes a bridge between IT and business processes, and between business information administrators and information managers. The BiSL process model provides an insight into all of the primary processes within their field of operations and into the relationship between the various processes. It offers a starting point for the improvement of these processes using best practices, amongst other things, and it provides uniform terminology.
This book explains BiSL, a process framework for business information management, encompassing the best way to manage and execute business information management in day-to-day practice, and explains how the framework BiSL can help to improve business processes and the alignment of business and IT.
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2. BiSL Pocket guide
Remko van der Pols and Yvette Backer
Van Haren Publishing 2012
hardcopy ISBN 97890 8753 711 1
eBook ISBN 978 90 8753 865 1
This book describes a process framework for business information management, encompassing the best way to manage and execute business information management in day-to-day practice, and explaining how BiSL® can help.
Effective management of business information is critically important for modern organizations. The Business Information Systems Library (BiSL) is a generic framework and a domain standard which is consistent with ITIL and ASL. As outsourcing of ICT activities increases, it is essential to maintain control of the services being delivered.
3. BiSL Self-assessment, BiSL –diagnosis for business information management
Ralph Donatz with contributions by Frank van Outvorst, Remko van der Pols, René Sieders and Kees Deurloo
Van Haren Publishing 2012
hardcopy ISBN 97890 8753 739 5
eBook ISBN 97890 8753 766 1
Self-assessment is the individual, systematic review of a way of working and the results of it. Filling out this BiSL® Self-assessment results into a clear notion how the business information management and its processes and activities are arranged within your own organization. An important purpose for this Self-assessment is not only to get a clear notion how certain processes are arranged, but also to make the constraints within the organization transparent as well as the consequences this has for (the continuity and quality of) the services. Based on the results of this evaluation actions can be initiated for further improvement.
4. ASL 2: a framework for application management
Remko van der Pols
Van Haren Publishing 2014
hardcopy ISBN 978 9087 53 313 7
eBook: ISBN 978 9087 53 822 4
This book is the official manual of ASL® 2, an evolutional improved version of ASL that was introduced in 2001. ASL, Application Services Library, is a public domain process framework for application management.
This book describes the application management processes as recognized by ASL. It also describes the finer details of these processes. This book is also used by the ASL BiSL Foundation in order to determine what ASL is. This book has been written with the assumption that the reader is familiar with application management, with how it is executed, and with the activities concerned. It contains tips and suggestions to assist in the implementation of processes, Therefore it can be used as a starting point from which to set up application management processes.
The ASL 2 framework supports the implementation of application management, supported by additional best practices; these can be found on the website of the ASL BiSL Foundation. See: www.aslbislfoundation.org
ASL 2 aligns with other frameworks e.g. ITIL® and BiSL® (for Business information management).
5. ASL2 Pocketguide
Yvette Backer and Remko van der Pols
Van Haren Publishing Hardcopy
ISBN 978 90 8753 643 5
EBook ISBN 978 90 8753 803 3
The Application Services Library ASL is a public domain framework and the standard for application management. This pocket guide offers an introduction to the framework ASL 2, an evolutionary update of the ASL framework that was introduced in 2001 and is used by more and more organizations since then.
This compact book offers a generic introduction and additional background information through a case study. This case study offers a historic perspective, with examples comparing the past situation for ASL and the present with ASL 2.
ASL will offer support to anyone implementing application management. Additional support is given by best practices that are published on the website of the ASL BiSL Foundation. ASL aligns with other frameworks, e.g. BiSL for Business Information Management and ITIL for IT Service Management.
6. ASL 2 Self-assessment, Diagnoses for application management
René Sieders and Remko van der Pols
Van Haren Publishing 2014
Hardcopy ISBN 978 90 8753 740 1
eBook ISBN 978 90 8753 764 7
Self-assessment is the individual, systematic review of a way of working and the results of it. Filling out this ASL® 2 Self-assessment results into a clear notion how the application management and its processes and activities are arranged within your own organization. An important purpose for this self-assessment is not only to get a clear notion how certain processes are arranged, but also to make the constraints within the organization transparent as well as the consequences this has for (the continuity and quality of) the services. Based on the results of this evaluation actions can be initiated for further improvement.
7. ASL and BiSL case studies
ISBN 978 94 6425 125 4
In order to learn from these experiences, we visited ten of the ASL BiSL Trophy and Awards winners and asked them to share their story about the competition. Why did they submit their case? What did the application of ASL or BiSL yield their organization, what was it like to win a prize and what happened to them afterwards? Their experiences are recorded in this compilation.
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