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Category: ISO/IEC 19770


  • Poll reveals strong interest in 19770 certification

    Thank you to everyone who took part in our t-shirt competition at the start of December. This article shares the winners of the competition and reveals strong interest in 19770 certification. Congratulations to Rachel Geer-Hughes (USA), Parpreet Singh (India) and Claire Stanton (UK)...

  • ITAM standards group seeks input to build implementation guidance

    Creating implementation guidance for meeting 19770 The voluntary group that creates the 19770 family of standards is developing guidance for implementing ITAM. The group seeks feedback from anyone working in the IT Asset Management field to share their views on the sort of guidance...

  • ITAM in Banking Working Group – Call for Volunteers

    ITAM in Banking Working Group We announced the launch of a new not-for-profit trade body last month, with a call for volunteers to a trustee board to oversee its operation. I’m pleased to say we’ve received a very positive response from ITAM professionals around the globe and...

  • UK businesses turn to ISO 27001 to “Improve Infosec Posture”

    This article has been contributed by Matt Stacey at QMS International.  Recent Survey Highlights Shift in Business Cyber-Security Efforts The figures of the global survey of ISO management standards showed that over 2,000 Information Security Management System Certificates were...

  • NIST Cyber Security Guide for ITAM

    The USA’s National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) have published a Cyber Security Guide for ITAM. The publication was co-written with the National Cyber Security Centre of Excellence (NCCoE and provides an insight into what Security Professionals expect an Asset...

  • Revised ISO SAM/ITAM Standard Published

    This update on ISO has been provided by David Bicket. David writes: “Edition 3 of ISO/IEC 19770-1 for Software and IT Asset Management has recently been published by ISO. It is a major advance for SAM and ITAM practitioners to increase value and reduce cost and risk for the organizations...

  • Video: Lifetime achievement award winner David Bicket

    The video below was played for David Bicket for his lifetime achievement award at our excellence awards back in November. Congratulations again to David Bicket for his lifetime achievement award. “The ITIL V3 SAM Book and original ISO/IEC 19770 Standard for SAM – Fundamental resources...

  • Software vendor incentives are key to ISO/IEC 19770 adoption

    WG21, the voluntary group that builds the family of ITAM standards (ISO/IEC 19770), has set up a study group to explore a formal certification. As yet, since formation in 2006, no organisation has been formally recognised as verified as achieving an ISO level of ITAM. A formal certification...

  • Podcast Episode 28: Quick Guide to ISO/IEC 19770-1

    In this podcast, I am joined by Rory Canavan of SAM Charter to share his views and experiences on ISO/IEC 19770-1 Standard. Throughout the podcast, Rory refers to SAM Charter’s approach to SAM: CLICK TO ENLARGE Discussion Topics: The role of ISO/IEC 19770-1 in SAM implementations Risk...

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