The ITIL® v3 refresh project is expected to begin with the publication
of five new core texts with delivery planned for April 2007. ITIL® V2 remains the core of the work, all the processes remain unchanged. V3 builds on the V2 foundation.
add-on under version 3 has been a focus on the alignment of IT
and ‘the business’ and on the management of IT throughout the complete
lifecycle – from planning to production.