Parity Consultant Accepted as a Fellow of the Institute of IT Service Management (ISM®)

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Chris Littlewood, a Principal Service Management Consultant at Parity is acknowledged by the ISM as one of the leading authorities in Service Management.

Parity’s Principal Service Management Consultant, Chris Littlewood has recently been accepted as a Fellow of the Institute of IT Service Management (ISM®), since becoming Vice President of membership in November 2005. This is in recognition of Chris’ continued presence in IT and IT Service Management over the past 30 years and his commitment to the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) scheme and standards. He has also been actively involved in publications, qualifications, examinations and course provider groups, as well as an author and contributor to articles, pocketbooks, best practice guidance and ‘Introduction to ITIL’.

Chris’ relationship with the ISM® helps Parity to ensure there is total synergy between our Service Management framework and the linked qualification programme, as accredited by the Information Systems Examination Board (ISEB). This allows our customers to benefit from the very best service management training supported by the most widely recognised qualifications in the industry. The CPD scheme also helps individuals to shape their career and training needs. The scheme is linked to the BCS Industry Structure Model and Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA).

Parity Training’s Managing Director Ebi Zadeh said “This is great news for both Chris Littlewood and Parity. This exemplifies Chris’ commitment to professionalism, continuous professional development and standards. Chris has spent many years as a seminar and conference speaker and regularly consults with recognised industry experts. We believe this endorses the outstanding quality of training that we deliver at Parity.”

The ISM® is committed to raising standards of quality and professionalism throughout the industry and provides guidance and support to individuals throughout the IT Service Management community.

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About Parity:

Parity, uniquely for its size, offers a full range of IT services to major companies including:

Business process consultancy

Management and technology training

Development and management of complex IT systems

Oracle and Microsoft technology and application skills

Permanent and temporary IT staff    

Parity operates from 27 offices across the UK, mainland Europe and the USA.

Customers across the group include Alcatel, Allianz, AT&T, British American Tobacco, CISCO, Department for Education & Skills, Department for Work & Pensions, HBOS, Hewlett Packard, HM Revenue & Excise, HSBC, IBM, ICI, Ministry of Defence, NASA, National Programme for IT at the NHS, O2, Perot Systems, Reuters, Royal Bank of Scotland, Royal Mail, Siemens, Sony Ericsson, The Cabinet Office, The Met Office, and T-Systems.

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