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Category: Hardware Asset Management

Articles

  • The convergence of SAM and HAM

    This is part two of a two-part series on environment recognition. See part one here: ‘Modern SAM requires ‘Environment Recognition’ as much as ‘Software Recognition’. In my last article I explored the concept of ‘environment recognition’. I suggested that modern Software...

  • IT Disposal Best Practice Guide

    This best practice guide has been contributed by UK charity Computer Aid International. The research and recommendations in this guide are aimed at UK companies. However I believe organizations worldwide can benefit from these guidelines. For disposal charities outside of the UK please...

  • Asset Labeling Quick Guide

    This article has been contributed by Robert Whittle at Asset Control. One of the fundamental requirements for the IT Asset Manager is ensuring the security and traceability of the assets within the enterprise.  The most common, almost ubiquitous, way of achieving this is through...

  • How much HAM do you need in your SAMwich?

    This article has been contributed by Kylie Fowler. Kylie is an experienced IT Asset Manager and writes Practical ITAM. Here she shares her views on the role of Hardware Asset Management within a Software Asset Management programme. How much HAM do you need in your SAMwich? ….quite...

  • Total Number of IT Assets – The Most Basic of Metrics

    An accurate, up-to-date and dynamic view of the total number of IT hardware assets in an organisation is probably the most basic of ITAM metrics to monitor. It seems like a simple number to track but I am constantly amazed at the number of organizations who don’t have a clear...

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