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Standard Change Catalog

Updated: Apr 25

This catalog is used to document and track standard changes that are pre-approved by the Change Advisory Board.

Standard Change Catalog
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In the IT landscape, the pace and scale of changes can be overwhelming. This is why we offer you our Standard Change Catalog—an essential tool designed for streamlining the change management process.

Our catalog collates pre-defined, low-risk changes that have been pre-approved by the Change Advisory Board (CAB), eliminating the need for re-approval each time.

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What is the Purpose of the Standard Change Catalog?

This catalog aims to:

  • Streamline Approval: Bypass the often lengthy CAB approval for standard changes.

  • Ensure Consistency: Use pre-defined procedures for uniform implementation.

  • Increase Efficiency: Reduce time and resource expenditure for common, low-risk changes.

Where and When to Use the Standard Change Catalog?

Ideal For:

  • IT Governance Teams

  • Change Managers

  • IT Service Providers

When to Use:

  • Implementing low-risk changes

  • Managing recurring changes

  • Standardising change management procedures

What Does it Contain?

The Standard Change Catalog comprises the following fields:

  1. Change ID: For unique identification

  2. Change Title: Briefly describes the change

  3. Change Category: Classifies the change type (hardware, software, etc.)

  4. Change Description: Outlines purpose and scope

  5. Implementation Procedure: Provides a step-by-step guide

  6. Risk Assessment: Summarises potential risks and mitigation strategies

  7. Approval Status: Indicates CAB's approval status

  8. Responsible Teams or Roles: Specifies who will implement the change

  9. Estimated Time for Completion: Gives an idea of time investment

  10. Frequency: States how often the change occurs

  11. Success Criteria: Metrics to gauge implementation success

  12. Documentation: Links to additional reference material

  13. Last Review Date: The date of the last effectiveness review

  14. Next Review Date: When the next review is due

  15. Change History: Tracks updates or revisions

  16. Related Changes or Dependencies: Identifies interconnected changes

Additional Information

  • Customisable: Tailor the catalog to suit your organisational needs.

  • Up-to-Date: Regularly reviewed to ensure it remains relevant and effective.

Why Choose Our Standard Change Catalog?

In a word, it's about "control." Our catalog offers a structured, efficient way to manage low-risk changes, freeing up your resources for more complex challenges.

It's not just a tool; it's your roadmap to smarter change management.


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