ITAM Review Excellence Awards 2016

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Request for Nominations – 2016 Excellence Awards   Which companies, products, services or individuals are leading and pushing the industry forward in 2016?   Back for our second year in support of Sebastian’s Action Trust, The ITAM Review Excellence Awards celebrates the achievements of the true pioneers in the ITAM industry. We’re looking to shine a light on ITAM professionals, service...

Video: Good IT inventory begins with entitlement

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In preparation for the third module of our 12 Box Training Program next week (How to maintain trustworthy inventory data) I spoke with Danny Begg, SAM Technical Specialist at Home Retail Group. In this video Danny talks about: Why you should look entitlement first when considering inventory The 80/20 rule and license metrics Not one inventory tool does everything Working with security and other IT...

The ITAM Review UK & US Annual Conference 2016

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We’re very pleased and excited to announce details of our inaugural UK & US Annual Conferences!     The first 2-day ITAM Review Annual Conferences will take place at The University of South Florida in St. Petersburg in Florida, USA on 19th & 20th September 2016 and at Twickenham Stadium in London, UK on 4th & 5th October 2016. Twickenham Stadium, London St. Petersburg,...

How to harness ITAM and ITSM integration

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In preparation for the second module of our 12 Box Training Program next week (How to harness ITAM and ITSM integration) – I spoke with Gillian Leicester, Director at Synyega and winner of both the ITAM Professional of the Year 2015 and the ITAM Project of the Year 2015. In this video Gillian talks about her experience working with other IT professionals beyond the SAM department and the opportunities...

ITAM Review Research & Events Plan for 2016

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ITAM Review plans for 2016 We’ve got a lot planned in 2016. This is a quick round up of our plans for research, reviews and events for the year. Research Projects Independent open research projects covering the ITAM market. The role of the big four audit firms in the software industry (in conjunction with the Campaign for Clear Licensing) Software vendor audit activity –  revisiting...

Talking ITAM with the CIO: Make it Agile

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In preparation for the first module of our 12 Box Training Program this week I spoke with Tony Crawley, Managing Director of Synyega and winner of both the ITAM Professional of the Year 2015 and the ITAM Project of the Year 2015. In this video Tony talks about his experiences communicating effectively with senior management teams about ITAM and maintaining momentum in your ITAM function. Talking ITAM...

Introducing the ITAM Review 12 Box Training Course

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I am very pleased to announce a brand new FREE training course from the ITAM Review. View the video below for a quick overview: 12 Box Training – 3 Minute Video Introduction View the video directly on YouTube here. Introduction – A new qualification for ITAM Review readers The 12 Box Training and Assessment Programme is a year long educational course based on the ITAM Review’s 12 Box...

Getting your ITAM questions answered

Getting your ITAM questions answered
Getting your ITAM questions answered At The ITAM Review, we come across a wide range of IT Asset Management professionals, covering the full spectrum of experience. Within our community of contributors and visitors, you’re rubbing shoulders with experienced ITAM practitioners, industry analysts and commentators, and those who may have been assigned their first ITAM project. Where do you go when you...

CCL report suggests Microsoft stunts its own growth through licensing complexity

Microsoft stunts its own growth through licensing complexity
The Campaign for Clear Licensing (CCL) has today published a white paper that suggests that Microsoft stunts its own growth through licensing complexity. The paper collates feedback from over 100 worldwide Microsoft customers on their concerns and challenges with software licensing and recommends five recommendations for positive change. Executive Summary – Microsoft stunts its own growth through...

Tools Day Review: Service desk integration and cloud readiness cited as key differentiators

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On the 20th November 2015, The ITAM Review hosted our second ITAM Tools Day event which was hosted at Woburn House, Tavistock Square, London. The Tools Day was attended by end users, expert speakers, and vendor sponsors including: Brainware Group Concorde Solutions Flexera iQuate LANDESK Matrix42 Snow The Event Martin Thompson kicked off the event with his presentation – What to look...

The ITAM Review Excellence Awards 2015 Gala Dinner & Winners

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  On the 27th November, The ITAM Review announced the winners of the ITAM Review Excellence Awards 2015 at our inaugural Charity Gala Dinner at the Crowne Plaza Reading UK, in aid of our chosen charity of the year – Sebastian’s Action Trust. ITAM Review Excellence Awards 2015 Gala Dinner The ITAM Review received over 100 nominations from 19 different countries for ITAM professionals,...

The business case for ITAM

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How do you justify the investment in ITAM? How do organisations measure the business case for ITAM? How do they measure the success of their ITAM program and continue to solicit senior management support? This research project by The ITAM Review investigates how organisations quantify the business value of their IT Asset Management (ITAM) practices. This is a great opportunity to harness the collective...

Podcast Episode 16: SAM Tool Selection Best Practice (RFI, RFP, Proof of Concept)

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Selecting winners: SAM Tool selection, RFI, RFP, Proof of Concept best practices. In this podcast I discuss ITAM tool selection best practice with a number of leading tool providers.   This is a preview in the run up to our ITAM Tools Day on the 20th November. PODCAST GUESTS: Torsten Boch, Matrix42 Patrick Gunn, iQuate Phil Merson, Concorde Srdjan Ljubisavljevic, Flexera Software Sumin Tchen,...

Enterprise Opinions Cup 2015

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On the 29th September, Enterprise Opinions held a Go-Karting charity event in aid of our chosen charity of the year – Sebastians Action Trust. The event was a Le Mans endurance race held at Formula Fast in Milton Keynes with an impressive 500m indoor track. Why Sebastian’s Action Trust ? Developed from the last wish of a 9 year boy with Cancer, Sebastians Action Trust was created...

SAM MSP Group Test 2015 – The Results

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We are pleased to publish our 2015 review of worldwide SAM Managed Service Providers. Download the full report below (no registration required): http://www.itassetmanagement.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/SAM-MSP-2015-Group-Test-15th-October-2015_FINAL.pdf Continued Interest in SAM MSPs There is considerable interest in ITAM managed services, although the market is very much in it’s infancy. The...