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Microsoft Licensing Seminars – Call for Speakers

Following on from the fantastic success of our Tools Day events, Oracle and IBM & SAP Seminars, The ITAM Review is compiling a roster of Microsoft licensing experts and industry insiders for our Microsoft Licensing Seminar taking place in London on 17th September, and in New York on 21st October: Microsoft Licensing Seminar, London Microsoft Licensing Seminar, New York.  This is a call for... 

The ITAM Review 12 Box Assessment Model

We’ve completed a number of SAM maturity assessments for end user organisations over the last few years. Companies typically want an external and independent perspective on their current status and some pointers on what to do next. For organisations looking at their SAM maturity, there are two key frameworks for assessing SAM maturity: The Microsoft SAM Optimization Model and the ISO/IEC 19770-1... 

ITAM Review Excellence Awards 2015

Which companies, products, services or individuals are leading the industry and pushing the industry forward? The IT Management discipline of IT Asset Management (ITAM) is today more critical than ever as organisations seek to maximize returns and minimize risks on IT spend. ITAM today means meeting compliance requirements, financial transparency, efficient IT procurement and enabling IT teams to be... 

IBM & SAP Seminar: IBM has over 143 License Metrics to manage, SAP has over 70!

Martin Thompson presenting at the IBM and SAP seminar On April 28th, 2015, we hosted an IBM and SAP seminar in London, with the aim of providing ITAM professionals a day full of IBM and SAP advice and knowledge. The event was well attended with over 50 delegates as well as a number of SAP and IBM Licensing experts who were on hand to provide expert advice. We would like to thank all of our delegates... 

Enterprise Opinions Cup – Call for Drivers

Do you consider yourself as a frustrated Lewis Hamilton, or are you more like Maureen from Driving School? Do you like the thrill of speed, the competitive nature of racing and the smell of burning rubber? Let’s face it, it’s more likely that we’ll be like Maureen from Driving School. We are, after all, ITAM and ITSM professionals, not racing drivers! However, our Go Karting charity... 

Empire State of Mind?

Spare us six minutes and we’ll put you in a Empire State of Mind – and also give you a great earworm to start your week! David, Glenn and I provide a preview of our upcoming events in New York in May (With apologies to Jay-Z and Alicia Keys) Martin ThompsonMartin is owner and founder of the The ITAM Review and The ITSM Review. Martin is also founder and Chair, Campaign for Clear Licensing.... 

Introducing: The End User Review

We are delighted to announce our new, user-based feature for the ITAM Review. The End User Review is a chance for any of our readers to fill out a quick online form to have their say and share their experiences in the world of ITAM. Completing the form is completely anonymous and your answers will never be tracked back so please be as honest and open as you can!   Your Voice We want to help... 

Let’s meet in 2015, ITAM Review Spring Events Schedule

I am pleased to share our events calendar for Spring 2015. Unfortunately our week of events planned for New York were cancelled due to the ‘January 2015 nor’easter’  – these have all been rescheduled for May. Sorry for any inconvenience caused during the disruption. Our events have specifically been designed based your feedback. If you would like to see new topics or locations... 

Snow Software tops table for customer satisfaction in preliminary results

In December we asked ITAM Review readers to rate their SAM tools for customer satisfaction. In order to qualify for a rating on the table below each vendor had to receive a minimum of five verified end user customer reviews. Thank you to everyone that contributed. Qualifying entries will receive an Amazon voucher as promised before the end of January. There were a number of vendors who received less... 

Ranking SAM tools by customer satisfaction – write a review and receive a £25 (~$40) Amazon Voucher

Write a review of your SAM tool and receive a £25 (~$40) Amazon Voucher. Conditions apply. https://itamreview.wufoo.com/forms/sam-tool-satisfaction-survey/ Introduction We already review quite a few tools on the ITAM Review and ITSM Review. In 2015 we aim to add more depth and breadth to our product review coverage. Firstly, as previously mentioned, our first lab tests kick off in February 2015 with...