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This document acts as a "Master Index" or "Table of Contents" (TOC) for IF4IT Solutions. Unlike most indexes or TOCs, we try to provide a brief description of what each entry represents so the user has some context to work with. Use this page to access topics of interest and to find new categorical entries or topics that have been added by the Foundation, over time. We hope you find the material useful.
|IT Learning Framework||The IT Learning Framework is a body of knowledge that is structured to help readers understand how the different areas of IT fit and work, together. If you're just learning IT, it's a great place to start. If you're an IT expert, you can use it to help access context driven content and teach others about IT. If you ever want to become an IT leader or groom your staff for IT leadership, this is the place to start.|
|IT Glossary of Operational Terms and Phrases||The IF4IT Master Glossary of Terms and Phrases is the world's largest IT Dictionary, focusing on the terms and phrases that are specifically related to IT Operations (i.e. how IT works). The glossary is composed of approximately 115,000 entries and continues to rapidly evolve, making it the world's most complete and comprehensive IT language reference. Use the glossary to learn about IT and to help your constituents consistently represent and communicate IT related concepts and constructs.|
|IT Disciplines (a.k.a. Enterprise Capabilities)||The IF4IT Master Inventory of Information Technology (IT) Disciplines, otherwise referred to as Enterprise Capabilities, is currently composed of approximately 900 functional areas of Information Technology (IT) that IT organizations are expected to own, run, be accountable for and/or be involved in, in some way, shape or form for the enterprises and customers they support. Use it to help understand or communicate the many things IT organizations do.|
|IT Deployment Framework||The IT Deployment Framework breaks down the key functions, performed by each and every IT Organization, that are critical for successful delivery of Software and System related Assets. Topics include Building, Packaging, Distribution, Installation, Instantiation, Initialization and Execution of Assets in all Operating Environments.|
|IT Environment Framework||The IT Environment Framework represents a comprehensive view, decommposition and analysis of the key Operating Environments that exist in and are leveraged by many IT Organizations for the purposes of Delivery, Deployment and Operations.|
|IT Taxonomies||The IF4IT Master Inventory of Taxonomies is a breakdown of key "categorizations" or "types" that are often used in various areas of IT and business, including in the standardization of language and in the definition of data, specifically to help with organization, clarity, and understanding.|
|Capability Modeling Framework||The The IF4IT Capability Modeling Framework is a comprehensive approach to identifying, representing, and modeling Capabilities, whether small, like features in an application) or large, like Enterprise Capabilities or Enterprise Services.|
|IT Project Framework||The The IT Project Framework is an industry tested approach for how to deal with Information Technology (IT) Projects, marrying the concepts of a good Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) to those of Program and Project Management, in order to optimize delivery.|