IT SERVICE MANAGEMENT FORUM (USA) AND INT MEDIA GROUP ANNOUNCE 2ND ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL IT SERVICE MANAGEMENT SUMMIT(Westboro, MA - May 1, 2002) - INT Media Group, Incorporated (Nasdaq: INTM) and the IT Service Management Forum (itSMF USA) announced today the launch of the second annual International IT Service Management Summit, to be held September 23-25, 2002 at the Boston Park Plaza in Boston, MA. The conference is specifically designed to educate management level attendees, and covers how standardized processes and best practices can be used to improve the quality of services provided by IT organizations in four tracks:
According to Morton Cohen of Procter & Gamble, conference co-chairman and board member itSMF USA, "We are delighted to work the IT Service Management Forum, the world's largest, and only independent, organization dedicated to assisting business and technical managers achieve IT service management excellence, and assist in running the second annual International IT Service Management Summit. Judging from the success of the initial International IT Service Management Summit, it appears that a vendor neutral event focused exclusively on how standardized processes and best practices can be applied to optimize the delivery of IT services, struck a resonant chord with both corporate IT organizations and IT service providers."
Neil Fairhead of Microsoft Corporation, conference co-chairman and board member of itSMF USA, noted, "Like many other solution providers, we are basing our IT service management efforts on the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL). The International IT Service Management Summit, is an invaluable opportunity to work closely with many of our major customers on their ITIL initiatives and to educate others as to the power of ITIL and a structured IT service management approach."
According to Dan Kara, VP of Sponsored Events, INT Media Group, "Business and technology managers understand the pivotal role IT plays within their organizations, and that the delivery of high quality IT services is fundamental for the ongoing success of their businesses. The International IT Service Management Summit is the only vendor neutral event specifically designed to educate management level attendees on how standardized processes and best practices can be systematically applied across the entire range of IT support and delivery functions to cut costs and increase quality of IT services."
To learn more about attending or sponsoring the IT Service Management Summit, please visit www.intmediaevents.com/itsms/fall02 or contact Juliet Sigmann at [email protected] or call 508-870-5858 x119. For information or complete details on exhibiting or any sponsorship opportunity, please contact Elaine Mershon at 508-533-4995 or at [email protected].
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