information technology industry

IT Discipline Taxonomy

"The following represents a linear or flat taxonomy of key IT Disciplines that are used by Information Technology (IT) organizations and professionals to help define, structure, organize, and understand various forms of Data, Information, and Knowledge associated with the many Discplines performed by IT Organizations and their IT Professionals, both, for themselves and for their business stakeholders. Such information is often used as a foundation for data modeling, especially in the design, definition, and implementation of other Taxonomies and Ontologies.

Inventory Taxonomy

"The following represents a linear or flat taxonomy of key Inventories that are used and should be maintained by Information Technology (IT) organizations and professionals. Such Inventories help define, structure, organize, and understand various forms of Data, Information, and Knowledge that are important to IT Organizations, IT Professionals, and their Business Stakeholders. Specifically, maintaining current and up to date Inventories is a best practice that ensures better transparency into the enterprise and which leads to good operational metrics for better decision making.

Governance Taxonomy

"The following represents a linear or flat representation of key forms of Governance that are used by Information Technology (IT) organizations and professionals to help manage themselves and to help define, structure, organize, and understand various forms of Data, Information, and Knowledge within their enterprises. Such information is often used as a foundation for data modeling, especially in the design, definition, and implementation of other Taxonomies and Ontologies.

Glossary Taxonomy

"The following represents a hierarchical taxonomy of key Enterprise and Information Technology (IT) Glossary Types or Categorizations, along with dynamic HTML links to their semantically grouped Term/Definition pairs. These Glossaries are used by IT organizations, IT professionals and the various enterprises they support to help standardize language, semantics, understanding and communications between individuals and systems and represent the very foundation for Enterprise Knowledge Management."

Data Entity Taxonomy

"The following represents a linear or flat taxonomy of key Data Entities that are used by Information Technology (IT) organizations and professionals to help define, structure, organize, and understand various forms of Data, Information, and Knowledge. Such information is often used as a foundation for data modeling, especially in the design, definition, and implementation of other Taxonomies and Ontologies. Such constructs are also often used as mechanisms to provide clarity and standardize terminology for communications between business stakeholders and IT organizations."

Configuration Management Taxonomy

"The following represents a linear or flat taxonomy of the many different Configuration Management types that are tracked, managed and performed as part of the Configuration Management discipline and its related set of processes. These areas of Configuration Management concern themselves with their corresponding Configuration Types and, also, their correlating Configuration Item Types.

Configuration Item Taxonomy

"The following represents a linear or flat taxonomy of the different Configuration Item types that are tracked and managed as part of the Configuration Management discipline and its related set of processes. Such Items may be composed of other smaller Configuration Items that they depend on and may also be used as dependencies for the construction of greater Items. In other words, some may be composed of pieces and/or act as pieces for others.

Configuration Taxonomy

"The following represents a linear or flat taxonomy of key Configuration Types or Categorizations that are used by Information Technology (IT) organizations and professionals to help define, structure, organize, and understand various forms of Data, Information, and Knowledge that are specifically associated with 'Configurations' and Configuration Management. Such information is often used as a foundation for work that needs to be performed as well as data modeling, especially in the design, definition, and implementation of other Taxonomies and Ontologies.

Capability Taxonomy

"The following represents a linear or flat taxonomy of key Enterprise Capability Types or Categorizations that are used by Information Technology (IT) organizations, its professionals and their business constituents to help define, structure, organize, and understand the Capabilities that are required by an enterprise for successful operation. Such information (i.e. these Capability Categories) are key to the enterprise IT Discipline known as Capability Management and usually feeds other activities, such as design, data modeling, standards development and support.

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