While a lot of CMDB information is available, there is no guide that essentially spells out the steps you need to take to effectively build a CMDB. And that is how Malcolm Fry came up with the idea for this book. He decided that the market could benefit from his experience and that of others to put down on paper a common sense, step-by-step project approach to building a CMDB. The idea is that you can take what you need from this book and put it to practical use in your own organization; decide which stages, steps, and tasks you need to complete your CMDB project and then load those stages, steps, and tasks into a project management software application to enable you to effectively manage the project. This book intends to provide practical, how-to guidance on organizing a CMDB project and building a successful CMDB.
Step-by-Step Guide to Building a CMDB by Malcolm Fry