Testing an IT service for operational use by Ivor J. Macfarlane

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  • Information services -- Evaluation.,
  • Information technology -- Great Britain.

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StatementIvor J. Macfarlane,Richard Warden.
SeriesIT infrastructure library
ContributionsWarden, Richard., Central Computer and Telecommunications Agency.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v (various p.aging) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23132487M
ISBN 100113305605

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