The SAM Starter Kit by Sandi Conrad has been endorsed by Microsoft.
Michael Beare, Worldwide Director for SAM, at Microsoft said:
“Microsoft is fully supportive of the efforts of The ITAM Review to enhance customer SAM capabilities worldwide. The SAM Starter Kit is a big first step. “
This SAM Starter kit will provide you with a process to set up your SAM program, templates to quickly create your business case, calculate ROI, create antipiracy statements and a video to educate your employees.
The Starter Kit should get your SAM program up and running quickly so you can start down the road to compliance and software savings.
About Martin Thompson
Martin is also 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.
On a voluntary basis Martin is a contributor to ISO WG21 which develops the ITAM International Standard ISO/IEC 19770.
Learn more about him here and connect with him on Twitter or LinkedIn.