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Index
A
analyze
Change Order 144
OSP Change Order 128
OSP Production Site Plan 144
analyzing
change order 106
ESD Production Site plan 106
approval to proceed 27
architecture overview diagram 69
B
backup management 65
build procedures 77
Building Site
configuration 167
configure 161
Development Tools and Languages 165
setup 161, 167
Unit Test Environment 166
Building Site Development Team 162
Building Site Hardware 163
Building Site Software 164
Distribution Tools 165
C
case study 159
introduction 160
Change Control Board decision 30
change management 3–4, 7, 65
practices 65
change order 30
Change Request
prepare 23
inputs and outputs 25
tasks 25
change request 27
change schedule 113
client relationship management (CRM) 1
code promote 110
collected data 33
communications management plan 26
communications received 30
communications sent 28
Component Model 60
configuration management 65
configure building site 73
confirmed plan 107
CRM (client relationship management) 1
D
deliverable definition 42
develop
backout plan 32
Media Entity
component testing 134
unit testing 134
OS image
component testing 134
unit testing 134
OS Media Entity 133
recovery plan 32
develop ESD
preliminary deployment plan 38
develop package or media 76
unit testing 78
Develop/Track IT plan 66
distribution logs
analyzed 115
generated 115
distribution testing 5
E
early project estimate 26
Electronic Software Distribution
benefits of on demand 6
building site activities 58
Building Site process 53
measurements 56
Project Manager 57
roles 56
Solutions Architect 56
Team Leader 57
Technical Specialist 57
Test Architect 57
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change order 59
analyzing 58
Change Request process 17
forms 81
fundamentals 3
process measurements 21
Production Site process 101
system context
external entities 64
Test Site process 85
overview 86
Electronic Software Distribution (ESD) 1
enterprise resource planning (ERP) 1
ERP (enterprise resource planning) 1
ESD (Electronic Software Distribution) 1
ESD Building Site process
roles 126
Change Management Delivery Project Man-
ager 127
Project Manager 126
Solutions Architect 127
Team Leader 127
Technical Test Specialists 127
ESD Change Request
Change Control Board Approval 28
inputs and outputs 29
tasks 28
Resource Planning 35
ESD Change Request process 19
project evaluation report 19
project status report 19
roles 21
Business Analyst 22
Client IT Architect 21
Delivery Project Manager 22
Infrastructure Specialist 22
Offering Architect 22
software distribution plan 19
ESD change site
activities 23
ESD deployment plan
client approval 45
execution 47
ESD Production Site
activities 106
ESD Production Site process 118
roles 105
installation coordinator 105
project manager 105
solution architect 105
team leader 105
ESD site process
identification 32
ESD sites
building site 23
production site 23
test site 23
ESD test plan
analyzing 90
ESD Test Site
activities 90
processing 100
ESD Test Site process
roles 89
Project Manager 89
Solution Architect 89
Team Leader 90
Technical Test Specialist 90
estimated preliminary costs 37
executables 78
execute
backout plan 115, 154
deployment
OS Media to Production Targets 151
Initial Notification Plan 150
initial notification plan 112
provisioning
OS Media to Production Targets 151
recovery plan 115, 154
F
final report 49
financial plan 46
form update 98
H
Human Resource plan 37
work product structure 37
I
IBM Tivoli Configuration Manager is Version 4.2.3
11
IBM Tivoli Provisioning Manager is Version 5.1 12
identified request category 33
information flows 66
initial report 49
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interim status report 49
IT management requirement 26
L
life cycle management 3
M
manage
IT inventory and assets 64
O
OBS (Organizational Breakdown Structure) 40
OEM (original equipment manufacturer) 3
Operating System
Imaging Plan 129
Operating System Provisioning
Building Site process 121
fundamentals 7
Production Site process 139
Operating System Provisioning (OSP) 1, 121, 139
operating systems (OS) 4
Operation Model 61
Organizational Breakdown Structure 40
Organizational Breakdown Structure (OBS) 40
original equipment manufacturer (OEM) 3
OS (operating systems) 4
OS image distribution 9
OS image or media entity
Hand Over 136
OS image provisioning 9
OS image testing 9
OS imaging 8
OS Provisioning
benefits of on demand 10
OS Provisioning products 13
Network Install Manager 14
Remote Deployment Manager 13
Tivoli Provisioning Manager 13
OSP (Operating System Provisioning) 1, 139
OSP Building Site
activities 127
OSP Building Site process
measurements 126
overview 122
OSP Production Site
activities 144
OSP Production Site process 156
overview 140
roles 144
Change Management Delivery Project Man-
ager 144
Installation Coordinator 144
Project Manager 144
Solution Architect 144
Team Leader 144
P
package or media distribution
schedule 115
targets 115
Package or Media Entity
Hand Over 82
package or media production
staging environment 109
package testing 5
PBS (Product Breakdown Structure) 42
PDA (personal digital assistant) 3
personal digital assistant (PDA) 3
Physical Area 161
Physical Level 61
problem record
closed 117
transferred 117
problem records 115
Product Breakdown Structure 42
Product Breakdown Structure (PBS) 42
Production Environment
readiness 149
production environment
readiness 110
production processing
stakeholder approvals 111
Production Site
configure 172
setup 172
Staging Environment 146
Production Site staging environment 108
project definition 41
project evaluation report 50, 83
Project Management Schedule 43
project status report 49, 82
R
RDM (Remote Deployment Manager) 13
receive prerequisites 107

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