Companion Guides: IT Compliance & Software + Services

I’ve received several follow-up e-mails asking where the Companion Guides can be found and two of them are indeed available.  The MOF IT Compliance Companion Guide is released and can be downloaded here. The MOF Planning for Software + Services Guide is currently in beta and can be downloaded from the MOF Connect site here.  The…


MOF 4.0 Now Under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License – Freely Adapt MOF for your Business Needs

Hi All, One of the first things people realize when looking at implementing a service management framework, whether it is ITIL, MOF, or another, is that they must not only be adopted but also adapted to your individual organization’s needs.  You have to decide which of the described processes are relevant to your requirements and to…


Announcing: The Release of Microsoft Operations Framework 4.0 and the new MOF Online Forums

Hi all.  I wanted to let everyone know about two exciting announcements.  At MMS, the MOF team has announced the relesae of Microsoft Operations Framework 4.0 and the new MOF Online Community Forums, a new online home for the discussion of of all things related to MOF, service management, ITIL, IT governance and related frameworks across the…


MOF PM position filled

I wanted to let everyone know that at this time we are no longer looking to hire another Program Manager for the MOF Team.  Thank you for your interest! Jason Osborne Frameworks PM  


Looking to hire a MOF Program Manager

We currently have an immediate need for a MOF PM to join the team here in Redmond, WA.  I have posted the job description below and if you are interested in applying please forward contact me using the contact form on this site.  The one thing I would add to the job description is that…


Project Hana (MOF v4) updates Beta Release

The Frameworks team continued its journey along the winding road to Hana by releasing a significant beta update this past Friday.  With this release we have now released initial versions of every core Service Management Function (SMF) with the exception of the Team Model, which I can assure is coming!  So, without further delay, below is the…


MOF Update = Project Hana

The MOF Update has now moved into the earliest stages of our beta / Request for Comment period and as such has graduated from the generic MOF Update name to an official Microsoft codename.  All of the update work to Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF) and Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF) is now being referred to as…