The ITAM Review

News, reviews and resources for worldwide ITAM, SAM and Licensing professionals.

Author: Martin Thompson

Articles

  • New global trade body announced to push the ITAM industry forward

    A new trade body for the advancement of the ITAM industry ITAM teams enjoy more seniority and board level exposure than ever before. Research by The ITAM Review in 2018 suggested that ITAM teams reporting into the CXO has increased from 17% in 2011 to 37% in 2018. “ITAM is ascending...

  • October Radio Show – Common ITAM misconceptions

    What are the common ITAM misconceptions? The ITAM Review Monthly Radio Show starring: Martin Thompson AJ Witt Barry Pilling Rory Canavan Kylie Fowler October 2019 topics include:  How much HAM do you need in your SAMwich? SAMbox.io CEO shuffle – SAP/ServiceNow/Nike Microsoft...

  • Excellence Awards 2020 – Call for Nominations

    The ITAM Review Excellence Awards are back for 2020! Excellence Awards 2020 – Call for Nominations I’m delighted to announce the return of our Excellence Awards for 2020. After a brief hiatus in 2019, allowing us to move the awards ceremony from November to March, the Excellence...

  • What tool manufacturers don’t tell you about implementation

    The importance of focus when standing up a new ITAM practice and avoiding scope creep This podcast features Kristy Hawkins and Andrea Anderson of Xcite Consulting. This is an interesting and wide ranging conversation covering standing up an ITAM practice, tool success and working...

  • SAP License Management Standard V2.0

    Our SAP License Management Standard for SAP has been updated to reflect changes in SAP licensing since 2017.  The criteria published below are an open standard i.e. If I want to invest in tooling to manage the risk and cost of SAP licensing in my environment – what should I be...

  • September Radio Show – software audit defence

    Industry news, job of the week, jargon buster, plus getting started with software audit defence The ITAM Review Monthly Radio Show starring: Martin Thompson Geoff Worsley Stuart Pomfrett AJ Witt Barry Pilling David Foxen Rory Canavan September 2019 topics include:  French court...

  • August Radio Show – Change Management and ITAM

    Industry news, job of the week, jargonbuster – plus the importance of change management The ITAM Review Monthly Radio Show starring (in order of appearance): Martin Thompson Geoff Worsley Stuart Pomfrett AJ Witt Barry Pilling David Foxen August 2019 topics include:  Microfocus...

  • Dear Microsoft, please stop abusing the word “SAM”

    I met with Patama Chantaruck back in 2017, former global Microsoft SAM lead, who was honest enough to admit that Microsoft had confused their customers and partners, using the word SAM to represent soft audits and compliance reviews. “…and it was clear she was well aware of how...

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