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Who’s at IAITAM 09?

The speakers at IAITAM 09

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Keynote: Allen Beach, Argus Connection, Inc.The Green Side of IT Asset Management

  • Howard Hastings, CA, Inc. – SAM Program Planning: What It Takes to Succeed
  • Bob Houghton, Redemtech – The Path to Sustainability: Getting More Green from ITAM
  • Christof Beaupoil, Aspera GmbH – SAM Toolset and Software License Management in Virtualization Era
  • Scott Lemm, Ciber, Inc. – The Perfect Storm – No Policies, No Tools, No Funding: Bringing ITAM Stability to the Real World
  • Krzysztof (Chris) Baczkiewicz, Eracent – Jungle of Tools – What is What?
  • Eliot Arlo Colon, Miro Consulting – Open Forum on Oracle and Microsoft Licensing
  • Scott Fuzer, West Monroe Partners – How to Measure the Derived Value From an IT Asset Management Initiative
  • Roger Mallet, HP
  • Steve Klos, Agnitio Advisors / ”Doc” Burnham, Textron, Inc. – How Workflows Help an Organization Smooth Out Complexities of a SAM Program
  • Shawn Stockman, OnePak, Inc. – Best Practices for IT Asset Collection
  • Mike Walker, Beacon Consultants Network Inc. – Computer Power Management: Getting Started Ensuring a Successful Implementation
  • John Emmitt, ManageSoft – Existing Customer Achieves Significant IT Cost Saving Via Optimized SAM
  • James Wolff, TriZetto Group – How We Evangilized, Sold & Got Funding for ITAM
  • Shelli Rippe, FDIC – Surviving Negotiations with the Three Largest Software Publishers
  • Kory Schutz, The Hartford Insurance Group – Software Compliance in a Virtualized Datacenter
  • David Yashar / David Masfield, Soft-Aid – Vendor Mgmt: How to OptimizeYour IT Vendor Relationships. Steps to Take That Ensure They Remain Strong and Healthy
  • Scott Draughon, MyTechnologyLawyer.com – Contracting for Technology Assets
  • Jeff Searcy, Liquis – Shutting Down a Dell Manufacturing Facility
Thursday,  October 1, 2009

Keynote: Michael Beare, Microsoft Corporation – Microsoft’s Software Asset Management Program Evolution – From Discovery to SAM Optimization

  • Paul Baum, PlanITROI – IT Financial Reporting
  • Heidi Gordon, Providence Health & Services – Software Compliance and MS App-V
  • Scott Parkin, LANDesk – Datacenter Asset Drives ITAM Adoption
  • Michael Profit / Rike Sandlin, Intechra – Standards Certifications and Risks in Asset Disposition
  • Titsa Bronstein & Richard Shultz, Johns Hopkins University – Enterprise Asset Management – What It Looks Like – How We’re Getting There
  • Mark Miller – Scalable – Integrated License Recycling to Reduce Costs
  • Robert J. Scott, Scott & Scott LLP – Negotiating Software License Disputes
  • Kris Barker, Express Metrix – Utilizing Software Metering to Drive Down Licensing Costs
  • Cynthia Farren, Cynthia Farren Consulting – SAM Implication of SaaS (Cloud Computing)
  • Chad Riseling, RF Code – Adaptive Asset Awareness: The Who, What and When of Physical Asset Management
  • Herbert Gottlieb, SWident and Software ID Technologies, Inc. – The Road to Successful Software Identification – Best Practices
  • Richard Oliver, Norwich Union – Aviva UK – Delivering Measurable Value Through Asset & Inventory Management
  • John Tomeny, Sassafras Software, Inc. / Paul “Doc” Burnham, Textron / Jon Naseath, KPMF, LLP – Software Asset Management in Economic Hard Times
  • Terry Boney, Lifeway Christian Resources – IT Allocations and Chargeback
  • Leslie Roggen, Sacred Heart University – Expanding Our Mac Environment
Friday,  October 2, 2009

Keynote: Scott Draughon, MyTechnologyLawyer.com – IAITAM Member Benefits of the MyTechnologyLawyer.com Website

  • Larry Shoup, Silver Tree Solutions, Inc. – Enhance Your Value Through Strategic IT Vendor Audits
  • Chris Adam, Converge – ITAD Best Practices for Driving Down Cost Per Asset
  • Steve Klos, Tag Vault – ISO/IEC 19770-2 Software ID Tags – How They’re Used in the Real World
  • Henry W. (Hank) Jones III, Law Offices of Henry W. Jones III and Intersect Technology Consulting – War 2.0?:  Why 30+ New, Unpublicized Software Vendor-Customer Lawsuits Are More Important To Your Plans, Priorities, Budget, Employer, and Career Than Open Source, Y2K, SIAA/BSA Piracy Initiatives, and Other ‘Old News’ Challenges
  • ITAM As A Business Users Panel

About Martin Thompson

Martin is owner and founder of The ITAM Review, an online resource for worldwide ITAM professionals. The ITAM Review is best known for its weekly newsletter of all the latest industry updates, LISA training platform, Excellence Awards and conferences in UK, USA and Australia.

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.

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