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Category: IT Asset Management

Articles

  • Crypto-currency malware running in your cloud environment

    Management and governance of cloud assets is a big, and growing, area for ITAM professionals to tackle. As more assets sit in the cloud, they need managing in more ways than ever before – making it a fantastic opportunity for ITAM to grow as a discipline and an industry. Equally,...

  • Podcast Episode 57: Artificial Intelligence applied to ITAM

    How Artificial Intelligence is being applied to ITAM. In this podcast I’m joined by Nick Youell of Scalable Software. Topics covered include: Intro to Nick and Scalable Software Building products in the cloud A usage based approach to optimisation AWS optimisation and eating...

  • 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...

  • State of ITAM survey results, 10 years of ITAM Review

    Thank you to everyone that took the time to complete our “State of ITAM” community survey last month. This article shares some of the preliminary results based on the first 150 responses. The survey is still open, so if you wish to share your views please do so here: https://www.itassetmanagement.net/2018/10/02/community-survey/ 10...

  • Whose responsibility is it to save costs in the Cloud?

    ‘Whose responsibility is it to save costs in the Cloud?’   In the lead up to our Australia Conference 2018, owner  & founder of The ITAM Review – Martin Thompson, posed the following question to our Conference Sponsors experts: ‘Whose responsibility...

  • Shortcuts to SAM Immaturity

    This article was prompted by a discussion with an ITAM Review reader, asking how they should maximise the value of an expensive tool deployment that wasn’t, as yet, delivering results.ITAM tools can be seen as a magic bullet for software asset management – buy the tool, install...

  • Community Survey: The state of ITAM

    The State of ITAM Community Survey Where does your team report into and where will it report into in the future? What will be the biggest challenges and opportunities for the ITAM department in the next five years? How can the ITAM department increase its profile and serve new areas...

  • IaaS Management – ITAM Review Market Guide

    Here is the second of the ITAM Review Market Guides – this time looking at tools and services to help manage IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) in the public cloud. IaaS environments, such as Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS, are becoming an ever-bigger infrastructure component for...

  • Formulas for Financial Justification of Your ITAM Project

    This article has been contributed by Mark O’Connell  a Senior Principal Consultant with Siwel As an experienced SAM Manager in a new organization you’ll know how much you’re likely to save over the short to mid-term if you can obtain funding to implement a serious SAM plan....

  • 5 STAGES OF ITAM ACCEPTANCE

    Emotion. It’s a strong word with even stronger consequences. It’s something that organisations do not focus enough time and efforts on managing or listening to, in my opinion. I believe this is wrong as people’s emotions can play a massive part in a new function’s success. When...

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