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We are 100% privately owned, vendor and service provider independent and impartial. Our purpose is to provide an independent, unbiased view of the SAM, ITAM and Software Licensing market and to provide a community for everyone in the industry to share their expertise, feedback and opinions of the technology and services in the market for the benefit of others.

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ITAM futures

Expert Panel: The ITAM department of the future

I’ll be hosting a panel session at our conferences later this year entitled “The ITAM department of the future – from administration to leadership”. In preparation for our panel I sought the advice of the ITAM industries leading experts. For full details of our conferences and to book your place please see our events page here. […]

Oren Gamble

Defining Roles for ITAM in a Midsize Company

This article has been contributed by Oren Gamble. A quick scan of job boards shows that the larger a company is, the more likely it is to split its Information Technology Asset Management (ITAM) functions into different teams, one for hardware and one for software. In a large company there is sufficient work to justify […]

Asset Request

Automating Asset Request: Cheat Sheet

In preparation for our training session next week I’ve included a link to an Asset Request cheat sheet. This includes things to think about when automating an asset request system and is to accompany the ‘Buyers Guide to App Stores and Request Fulfilment’. The next session on 26th May is entitled “Automating ITAM” and is […]

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Average customer size

Enterprise SAM tool market share analysis

I’m midway through a competitive comparison of the top ten SAM tools for large enterprises. See the original call for participants here. As part of the analysis we’ve collected customer numbers and it is interesting to see the market share of the key players. SAM tool market share analysis for large enterprises The charts below […]

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ITAM Review Forum Progress Report: 62 Questions, 237 Answers

We launched a new forum at the start of the year, this is a quick update on progress so far. As we stated in January, it can be anonymous if you want it to be, tagged and moderated. It also features rating so the good stuff rises to the top. Thank you to everyone that has […]

Figure 15 - Over licensed status

76% admit to over-licensing in fear of audits

This article provides the results of our survey into the ITAM business case from November 2015. Thanks to our friends at Cireson for sponsoring this research. Introduction – The business case for ITAM The goal of this project was to identify how organizations measure the business case for ITAM, how do they quantify the business […]

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