The ITAM Review

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

Author: Sean Robinson

Articles

  • How do SAM managers spend their time?

    The SAM manager is embedded in SAM every day. They know what it entails. Their job can feel like an uphill struggle against numerous forces inside and outside the organization. As we all know, managing an organization’s licenses is no mean feat. It is a complex balancing act where...

  • The benefits of a SAM-powered AppStore

    Self-service application request systems, sometimes called AppStores or Software Catalogs, are becoming increasingly attractive thanks to their promise of simplifying the approval and deployment of software while meeting user demands for a more consumer-style experience in the workplace. “Why...

  • Rolling the SAM dice: in-house vs. managed

    Choosing a SAM solution: in-house, managed or perhaps there is a third option? The following comment piece is contributed by Sean Robinson of License Dashboard, a firm that specialises as a supplier of software license management tools. Once an organisation has decided to implement...

  • Microsoft Product Use Rights (PUR)

    The Devil is in the details This article has been contributed by Sean Robinson of License Dashboard. Microsoft Product Use Rights Document – the hidden font of Microsoft licensing knowledge! As any Software Asset Manager should know, a license is actually the right to use a piece...