The ITAM Review

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Category: Future Thinking

Articles

  • Google Cloud loses $5.6 billion

    Software vendor financial results can be more interesting for ITAM & SAM managers than they might first appear. Looking at how the software vendors are performing on a quarterly and annual basis can give the savvy ITAM professional some good insights. Who is likely to increase...

  • European Parliament give “right to repair”

    Image by Michal Jarmoluk from Pixabay Making IT more sustainable The European Parliament look to give the “right to repair” as a recent resolution – aimed at boosting the sustainability by encouraging repair and reuse of hardware – was adopted with 395 MEPs...

  • Salesforce pick up the Slack in latest acquisition

    Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Reports emerged last week that CRM giant Salesforce was in talks to buy techie-friendly chat and collaboration service, Slack – and the deal was announced December 1, 2020 for $27.7 billion. This move likely has (at least) two motives behind it...

  • Robotic Process Automation – licensing dangers

    This article “Robotic Process Automation – licensing dangers” was written by Mathieu Dufetelle, Elée. Image by mollyroselee from Pixabay What is Robotic Process Automation? Robotic Process Automation (RPA) can be a powerful tool, typically adopted by power users...

  • Preparing for the future of Asset Management

    Image by Buffik from Pixabay The time to start preparing for the future of Asset Management is now. Technology, and the way businesses view and use it, is changing – rapidly. Concepts such as DevOps and cloud have already had a significant impact on the way businesses view and use...

  • Strategies to raise your ITAM maturity

    This article “Strategies to raise your ITAM maturity” was written by Rich Gibbons, ITAM Review with Antony Attfield and Dan Ortman, SoftwareOne. Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay IT Asset Management (ITAM) has historically focused on software license compliance, although...

  • Podcast episode 86: All about cloud

    Public Cloud aka Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) plays a part in most roles within a business – ITAM, architects, finance, security, CFO, CIO etc. – and continues to grow in importance. I talked to Damien Juillard, COO of SamBox.io/Elee, about some of the challenges posed...

  • How Artificial Intelligence will change the (ITAM) world

    This article was written by Rich Gibbons of ITAM Review with Peter Rowe, Senior Pre-Sales Consultant, Crayon Australia and Ulrik Roland, Group Vice President, Software & Cloud Analytics at Crayon Group. Artificial Intelligence is everywhere these days, but it is by no means a...