EXIN BCS Service Integration And Management Foundation



Service Integration and Management is a methodology used to manage multiple service providers and to integrate them seamlessly to provide a single business-facing IT organization. The EXIN BCS SIAM® Foundation tests a candidate’s knowledge and understanding of the terminology and the core principles. This certification covers themes such as: potential benefits as well as the challenges and risks of implementing Service Integration and Management. The SIAM® certification also includes examples of implementation structures, governance, tooling and data considerations and the common processes used in a SIAM ecosystem. A candidate who successfully completes the EXIN BCS SIAM® Foundation knows how Service Integration and Management delivers business value and is able to contribute to the implementation and use of Service Integration and Management in an organization.


Target Group

This certification is aimed at professionals worldwide who have an interest in the practices of Service Integration and Management or want to implement this methodology in an organization and in particular professionals who are already working with IT Service Management processes. Furthermore this SIAM® certification is intended for providers that want to implement and manage Service Integration and Management models. More specifically, the following roles could be interested: Chief Strategy Officers (CSOs), Chief Information Officers (CIOs), Chief Technical Officers (CTOs), Service Managers, Service Provider Portfolio Strategists/Leads, Managers (e.g. Process Managers, Project Managers, Change Managers, Service Level Managers, Business Relationship Managers, Program Managers and Supplier Managers), Service Architects, Process Architects, Business Change Practitioners and Organizational Change Practitioners.  



The EXIN BCS SIAM® Foundation certificate is part of the EXIN BCS SIAM® qualification program.


e-Competence Framework

The mapping of this certificate against the e-Competence Framework.


 e-CF Area   e-Competence e-1 e-2 e-3 e-4 e-5
PLAN A.2. Service Level Management          
A.3. Business Plan Development
C.2. Charge Support
  C.3. Service Delivery          
ENABLE D.4. Purchasing          
  D.8. Contract Management          
MANAGE E.4. Project and Portfolio Management          
E.5. Process Improvement          

Legend for coverage

  General - The competence is covered at the level indicated
  Partial - The competence is covered to some extent
  Superficial - Relevant knowledge is covered to some extent



A Service Integration and Management (SIAM®) Foundation training is the recommended preparation for the certification exam. Also recommended is knowledge of IT Service Management terminology, for instance through the EXIN IT Service Management based on ISO/IEC 20000 certification.


Exam Content

This certification includes the following topics:

-        Introduction to Service Integration and Management

-        Service Integration and Management implementation roadmap

-        Service Integration and Management and its relation to other management practices

-        Service Integration and Management roles and responsibilities

-        Service Integration and Management practices

-        Processes to support Service Integration and Management

-        Service Integration and Management challenges and risks


Exam Details

Examination type

: Computer-based or paper-based multiple-choice questions

Number of questions

: 40

Pass mark

: 65% (26 of 40)

Open book/notes

: No

Electronic equipment/aides permitted

: No

Time allotted for examination

: 60 minutes


This exam is available in these languages:

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Japanese
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