ITIL 4 Specialist High Velocity IT

About this course

The purpose of the ITIL 4 Specialist High Velocity IT (HVIT) qualification is to provide you with an understanding of the ways in which digital organisations and digital operating models function in high-velocity environments, focusing on rapid delivery of products and services to obtain maximum value. It will give you the knowledge of working practices such as Agile and Lean, and technical practices and technologies such as The Cloud, Automation and Automatic Testing.

Audience profile

  • Professionals continuing their journey In IT Service Management (ITSM)
  • ITSM Managers or aspiring ITSM Managers
  • IT managers and practitioners involved in digital services or working in digital transformation projects, working within or towards high velocity environments
  • Existing ITIL qualification holders like Project Managers wishing to develop their knowledge

At course completion

Organisational benefits

  • Trained staff with an understanding of Service Management is a digital organisation
  • Improved performance
  • Increased efficiencies

Individual benefits

  • Up to date knowledge of the latest version of Service Management ‘Best Practice
  • An understanding of how to implement Service Management is a digital organisation
  • Improved career prospects
  • Greater job satisfaction

Examination

Duration: 90 minutes, closed book

Number of questions: 40

Marks: Each question is worth 1 mark. There are 40 marks available

There is no negative marking

Pass mark: is 70% or higher – 28/40 marks or above

1. Understand concepts regarding the high-velocity nature of the digital enterprise, including the demand it places on IT
1.1 Understand the following terms:
  • Digital organisation
  • High-velocity IT
  • Digital transformation
  • IT transformation
  • Digital product
  • Digital technology
1.2 Understand when the transformation to high-velocity IT is desirable and feasible
1.3 Understand the five objectives associated with digital products to achieve:
  • Valuable investments – strategically innovative and effective application of IT
  • Fast development – quick realisation and delivery of IT services and IT-related products
  • Resilient operations – highly resilient IT services and IT-related products
  • Co-created value – effective interactions between service provider and consumer
  • Assured conformance – to governance, risk and compliance (GRC) requirements
2. Understand the digital product lifecycle in terms of the ITIL ‘operating model’
2.1 Understand how high-velocity IT relates to:
  • The four dimensions of service management
  • The ITIL service value system
  • The service value chain
  • The digital product lifecycle
3. Understand the importance of the ITIL guiding principles and other fundamental concepts for delivering high-velocity IT
3.1 Understand the following principles, models and concepts:
  • Ethics
  • Safety culture
  • Lean culture
  • Toyota Kata
  • Lean / Agile / resilient / continuous
  • Service-dominant logic
  • Design thinking
  • Complexity thinking
3.2 Know how to use the following principles, models and concepts:
  • Ethics
  • Safety culture
  • Lean culture
  • Toyota Kata
  • Lean / Agile / resilient / continuous
  • Service-dominant logic
  • Design thinking
  • Complexity thinking

How the above contribute to:

  • Help get customers’ jobs done
  • Trust and be trusted
  • Continually raise the bar
  • Accept ambiguity and uncertainty
  • Commit to continual learning
4. Know how to contribute to achieving value with digital products
4.1 Know how the service provider ensures valuable investments are achieved.
4.2 Know how to use the following practices to contribute to achieving valuable investments
  • Portfolio management
  • Relationship management
4.3 Know how the service provider ensures fast development is achieved.
4.4 Know how to use the following practices to contribute to achieving fast development
  • Architecture management
  • Business analysis
  • Deployment management
  • Service validation and testing
  • Software development and management
4.5 Know how the service provider ensures resilient operations are achieved.
4.6 Know how to use the following practices to contribute to achieving resilient operations
  • Availability management
  • Capacity and performance management
  • Monitoring and event management
  • Problem management
  • Service continuity management
  • Infrastructure and platform management
4.7 Know how the service provider ensures co-created value is achieved.
4.8 Know how to use the following practices to contribute to achieving co-created value with the service consumer
  • Relationship management
  • Service design
  • Service desk
4.9 Know how the service provider ensures assured conformance is achieved
4.10 Know how to use the following practices to contribute to achieving assured conformance
  • Information security management
  • Risk management
Prerequisites

The ITIL 4 Foundation certificate is the prerequisite for the ITIL 4 Specialist High Velocity IT (HVIT) training course.

Prereading

There is no pre-reading prior to attending the ITIL 4 Specialist High Velocity IT (HVIT) training course, however revision of your ITIL 4 Foundation level materials would be useful to re-enforce your existing level of knowledge of ITIL 4.