O'Reilly logo

Closed Loop Lifecycle Planning: A Complete Guide to Managing Your PC Fleet by Bruce Michelson

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 1. Closed Loop Lifecycle Planning Methodology

Introduction

The lifecycle journey begins by looking at client lifecycle management as a loosely defined products/services portfolio potentially delivered to multiple organizations by multiple service providers (both internal and external) in a “stovepipe” enterprise model. Then the solution itself begins to transform, in a building-block approach (as discussed in the following sections), into a deliverable.

All the client lifecycle elements interrelate; decisions made in one element invariably show up and are reflected in the others. The lifecycle elements lend themselves to a model that groups the elements in such a way that tightly coupled elements are addressed as a “suite.” Many businesses ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required