The ITAM Review

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Category: IT Asset Management

Articles

  • Use automated workflows to govern IT at the speed of business

    This article is a collaboration by AJ Witt, The ITAM Review, and Ryan Wood-Taylor, ServiceNow Modern businesses create value anywhere and everywhere, enabled by the technology we as IT Asset Managers govern. However, as we move away from the traditional model of on-premises IT, we...

  • 5 essential Excel skills for ITAM professionals

    Excel and other spreadsheets are powerful, universally available tools available for manipulating data. As such, they are popular with the IT Asset Management profession – after all, all that we do is founded upon trustworthy data. As an IT Asset Manager, I probably spent more time...

  • Multi-million dollar ITAD fine for bank

    Image by dokumol from Pixabay International bank Morgan Stanley have been hit with a $60 million fine from the US Treasury Dept. for “engaging in unsafe or unsound practices relating to information security and noncompliance”; this was brought about by failures in their ITAD (IT...

  • 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...

  • Subscription sales surpass on-premises software

    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 organisation some good insight. Who is likely to increase audits?...

  • IBM IASP: The good, the bad, and the ugly

    This article “IBM IASP: The good, the bad, and the ugly” was submitted by Eric Chiu, Managing Director, Fisher ITS Image by Daniel Nebreda from Pixabay The IBM Authorised SAM Provider (IASP) programme first came to my attention at the beginning of 2020, back before the...

  • 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...

  • Mitigate risk and vulnerabilities in your organization

    This article was written by Rich Gibbons, ITAM Review and Kevin Miller, Flexera. Image by Pete Linforth from Pixabay Chaos in the IT environment Digital disruption is making it difficult to control IT spend for a number of reasons, including: IT no longer owns or may have limited...

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