CMDB Systems

Making Change Work in the Age of Cloud and Agile

by Dennis Drogseth, Rick Sturm,

CMDB Systems: Making Change Work in the Age of Cloud and Agile shows you how an integrated database across all areas of an organization’s information system can help make organizations more efficient reduce challenges during change management and reduce total cost of ownership (TCO). In addition, this valuable reference provides guidelines that will enable you to avoid the pitfalls that cause CMDB projects to fail and actually shorten the time required to achieve an implementation of a CMDB. Drawing upon extensive experience and using illustrative real world examples, Rick Sturm, Dennis Drogseth and Dan Twing discuss:

  • Unique insights from extensive industry exposure, research and consulting on the evolution of CMDB/CMS technology and ongoing dialog with the vendor community in terms of current and future CMDB/CMS design and plans
  • Proven and structured best practices for CMDB deployments
  • Clear and documented insights into the impacts of cloud computing and other advances on CMDB/CMS futures
  • Discover unique insights from industry experts who consult on the evolution of CMDB/CMS technology and will show you the steps needed to successfully plan, design and implement CMDB
  • Covers related use-cases from retail, manufacturing and financial verticals from real-world CMDB deployments
  • Provides structured best practices for CMDB deployments
  • Discusses how CMDB adoption can lower total cost of ownership, increase efficiency and optimize the IT enterprise
  • Elsevier Science; March 2015
  • ISBN 9780128013731
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure EPUB format
  • Title: CMDB Systems
  • Author: Dennis Drogseth; Rick Sturm; Dan Twing
  • Imprint: Morgan Kaufmann

In The Press

"...a good reference for CMDBs for both management and technical people alike...explain why you need a CMDB, how to successfully implement one, and some of the CMDB product options currently available." --Computing