One of the recurring themes in the feedback from the recent reader survey was demand for more information regarding Accreditations, Affiliations and Career paths in the field of SAM and ITAM.
I would like to begin by providing some of the key worldwide training and accreditation organisations (in alphabetical order);
UPDATE May 2011 – This list has been replaced by the Training Providers section of ITAM Review MarketPlace.
If you have any feedback regarding these organisations or courses you have attended and wish to share your views please contact me. Similarly if you know of any other organisations I have missed please contact me.
About Martin Thompson
Martin is also the founder of ITAM Forum, a not-for-profit trade body for the ITAM industry created to raise the profile of the profession and bring an organisational certification to market. On a voluntary basis Martin is a contributor to ISO WG21 which develops the ITAM International Standard ISO/IEC 19770.
He is also the author of the book "Practical ITAM - The essential guide for IT Asset Managers", a book that describes how to get started and make a difference in the field of IT Asset Management. In addition, Martin developed the PITAM training course and certification.
Prior to founding the ITAM Review in 2008 Martin worked for Centennial Software (Ivanti), Silicon Graphics, CA Technologies and Computer 2000 (Tech Data).
When not working, Martin likes to Ski, Hike, Motorbike and spend time with his young family.
Connect with Martin on LinkedIn.