Sample Change Control Form

pts.
Tags:
Compliance
DataCenter
Laws
Project management
Regulations
standards
Does anyone have a template/resource/info on a form that I can use for change notifications for IT? What works/doesnt work for IT operations type of changes. Thank you in advance.

Answer Wiki

Thanks. We'll let you know when a new response is added.

An open-ended question.
A – Do you have a standard hardware template/checklist?
B – Do you have a standard software template/checklist?
C – Do you have a standard permissions by group template/shecklist?
D – Do have written policies for exceptions to those standard provisioning templates?
E – Do you have a database of equipment/software provided to the user noting exceptions to the standards?

Can you see how I developed my system? I will tell up front the hardest fight and the most important part is ‘D’.
Without written policies approved by admin then the exceptions are driven by politics not need of the business. If you cannot control exceptions then ‘change notifications’ become a record of the loss of control and the ability to manage you network.

Good luck – you will need it.

Discuss This Question: 1  Reply

 
There was an error processing your information. Please try again later.
Thanks. We'll let you know when a new response is added.
Send me notifications when members answer or reply to this question.

REGISTER or login:

Forgot Password?
By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy
  • FlyNavy
    Below is the format we use: Action Required Event: Internet Explorer (IE) 6.0 Browser upgrade Date/Time of action Summary: An upgrade will occur on workstations at the sites listed to install Internet Explorer 6.0 on the date and time listed above. The upgrade to IE 6.0 will not have a noticeable impact on how you access or use the Internet, but it does offer additional capabilities and security features. Required Actions: After receiving the IE 6.0 software upgrade, you will be prompted to reboot your workstation two times. Perform the following steps if you wish to confirm whether you have received the upgrade: 1. Open Internet Explorer 2. Click Help, and then click About Internet Explorer. The About Internet Explorer window will appear 3. If the Version number starts with 6.0 you have successfully received the upgrade. 4. Close the About Internet Explorer window. Audience: Sites and departments listed here. User Assistance: Call the Help Desk at phone number. User Feedback: Send feedback about this communication to e-mail address. Best Practices Remember best computing practices: Some current note or reminder on security or operations.
    0 pointsBadges:
    report

Forgot Password

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an e-mail containing your password.

Your password has been sent to:

To follow this tag...

There was an error processing your information. Please try again later.

REGISTER or login:

Forgot Password?
By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy

Thanks! We'll email you when relevant content is added and updated.

Following