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The Twelve ITAM Days of Christmas

Seasons greetings from The ITAM Review. Regular columnist and Analyst Kylie Fowler helps us capture the festive spirit! 🙂

The Twelve ITAM Days of Christmas…

On the first day of Christmas my IT Asset Manager gave to me a spreadsheet of license keys

On the second day of Christmas my IT Asset Manager gave to me two discovery tools and…
A spreadsheet of license keys

On the third day of Christmas my IT Asset Manager gave to me three hard drives,
Two discovery tools, and
A spreadsheet of license keys

On the fourth day of Christmas my IT Asset Manager gave to me four mobile phones,
Three hard drives
Two discovery tools, and
A spreadsheet of license keys

On the fifth day of Christmas my IT Asset Manager gave to me five SIM caaaaards,
Four mobile phones
Three hard drives
Two discovery tools, and
A spreadsheet of license keys

On the sixth day of Christmas my IT Asset Manager gave to me six maintenance contracts,
Five SIM caaaaards,
Four mobile phones
Three hard drives
Two discovery tools, and
A spreadsheet of license keys

On the seventh day of Christmas my IT Asset Manager gave to me seven serial numbers,
Six maintenance contracts
Five SIM caaaaards,
Four mobile phones
Three hard drives
Two discovery tools, and
A spreadsheet of license keys

On the eight day of Christmas my IT Asset Manager gave to me eight hardware orders,
Seven serial numbers
Six maintenance contracts
Five SIM caaaaards,
Four mobile phones
Three hard drives
Two discovery tools, and
A spreadsheet of license keys

On the ninth day of Christmas my IT Asset Manager gave to me nine install media,
Eight hardware orders
Seven serial numbers
Six maintenance contracts
Five SIM caaaaards,
Four mobile phones
Three hard drives
Two discovery tools, and
A spreadsheet of license keys

On the tenth day of Christmas my IT Asset manager gave to me ten licence upgrades
Nine install media
Eight hardware orders
Seven serial numbers
Six maintenance contracts
Five SIM caaaaards,
Four mobile phones
Three hard drives
Two discovery tools, and
A spreadsheet of license keys

On the eleventh day of Christmas my IT Asset Manager gave to me eleven contract lawyers
Ten license upgrades
Nine install media
Eight hardware orders
Seven serial numbers
Six maintenance contracts
Five SIM caaaaards,
Four mobile phones
Three hard drives
Two discovery tools, and
A spreadsheet of license keys

On the twelfth day of Christmas my IT Asset Manager gave to me twelve external audits
Eleven contract lawyers
Ten license upgrades
Nine install media
Eight hardware orders
Seven serial numbers
Six maintenance contracts
Five SIM caaaaards,
Four mobile phones
Three hard drives
Two discovery tools, and
A spreadsheet of license keys

On the thirteenth day of Christmas…. I needed a drink! 🙂

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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.

Connect with Martin on LinkedIn.

3 Comments

  1. Patrick Holm says:

    Good one!

  2. I think we should persuade Kylie to record a video of herself singing this – so we can really get into the christmas spirit 🙂

  3. Bryant says:

    Awesome. Sharing here…with credit of course to the author.

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