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IBM SmartCloud Control Desk 7.5 Configuration, Change and Release Management

  • Tuition USD $2,475 GSA  $2,119.65
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 4841 Ratings
  • Course Code TP370G
  • Duration 3 days
  • Available Formats Classroom

This course introduces the functions in IBM SmartCloud Control Desk V7.5 that support the ITIL-based processes for Configuration, Change, and Release Management. In addition, the logical data model and hierarchies used to store and manage Configuration Items are discussed.

Skills Gained

  • Describe the logical representation of assets and configuration items
  • Create and specify Configuration Items manually or through promotion, or import
  • Verify IT configurations through Configuration Item audit
  • Articulate how IBM SmartCloud Control Desk support Service Asset Management
  • Create and implement automated changes from response plans
  • Perform impact analysis, schedule, and authorize changes
  • Understand how IBM SmartCloud Control Desk supports the Release Management Process
  • Perform mass updates of software from the Definitive Medial Library

Who Can Benefit

This intermediate course is for IBM SmartCloud Control Desk Configuration, Change, and Release management practitioners responsible for administering, managing, or tailoring the solution.

Prerequisites

You should have:

  • Familiarity with the ITIL Service Management processes
  • Basic Understanding of the capabilities and initial customization of the Tivoli process automation engine environment and IBM SmartCloud Control Desk V7.5 as taught in the IBM SmartCloud Control Desk V7.5 Foundations course

Course Details

Day 1:

  • IBM SmartCloud Control Desk Configuration, Change, and Release Management Overview
  • Organization of Configuration Item information
  • Configuration Management Fundamentals

Day 2:

  • Change Management Processes, Roles and Responsibilities
  • Change Management Fundamentals
  • Advanced Change Processing

Day 3:

  • Release Management Fundmentals
  • Loading and promoting CIs Overview

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

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GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

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Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

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As a vendor-authorized training partner, we offer a curriculum that our partners have vetted. We use the same course materials and facilitate the same labs as our vendor-delivered training. These courses are considered the gold standard and, as such, are priced accordingly.

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It depends on your requirements, your role in your company, and your depth of knowledge. The good news about many of our learning paths, you can start from the fundamentals to highly specialized training.

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ExitCertified instructors have an average of 27 years of practical IT experience. They have also served as consultants for an average of 15 years. To stay up to date, instructors will at least spend 25 percent of their time learning new emerging technologies and courses.

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We will work with you to identify training needs and areas of growth.  We offer a variety of training methods, such as private group training, on-site of your choice, and virtually. We provide courses and certifications that are aligned with your business goals.

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You will get access to the PDF of course books and guides, but access to the recording and slides will depend on the vendor and type of training you receive.

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