Procured services are IT capabilities made available over the Internet to the enterprise as a service from a supplier.
Procured Services Capability
The procured services capability is the IT capability system which functions to realize all procured IT services including procured IT applications, platforms and cloud services.
The purpose of the procured services capability is to enable and assure the abilities of the procured applications and platform services of the enterprise.
Procured Services Management
Procured services management is the IT capability management of the procured services capability.
The purpose of procured services management is to enable and assure the management and abilities of the procured services capabilities of the enterprise are controlled, balanced and aligned to the mission and needs of the enterprise as a whole.
Procured Services Management Responsibilities
The IT manager role is responsible for procured services management of the procured services capability.
Procured services management work products include procured services management ideas, requirements, plans, risks, opportunities, reviews, decisions and action items.
Procured Services Architecture
The procured services architecture is the IT architecture of procured services management of the procured services capability.
The IT manager role uses the procured services architecture to support procured services management responsibilities and activities.
The purpose of the procured services architecture is to provide a management structure to enable and assure the procured services capability of the enterprise are controlled, balanced and aligned to the mission and needs of the enterprise as a whole.
The structure includes IT-as-a-service and cloud services.
Procured Services Architecture Responsibilities
The IT architect role is responsible for architecting the procured services architecture in support of the procured services management responsibilities of the IT manager role.
Procured services architecture work products include procured services architecture concepts, descriptions, models, views, viewpoints, specifications and analyses.
Procured Services Team
As shown in Figure 67 – Procured Services Team Concept, procured services is interconnected with and interdependent on integration, portfolio, data, configurations, records, system abilities and service abilities.
Figure 67 – Procured Services Team Concept