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Category: IT Asset Management

Articles

  • Building ITAM teams – finding qualified staff

    This article has been contributed by Beth Kaminski. This is part one of a three-part series by Beth Kaminski. In this first part, Beth addresses finding qualified staff and avoiding ambiguous job postings. I am very pleased that the ITAM Review has asked me to write a series of articles...

  • Placing ITAM at the centre of IT Governance

    IT Asset Managers can be critical players in IT Governance. We have the data & insight needed to support informed decision-making and an estate-wide perspective on current priorities such as eliminating technical debt and improving end-user service. This is the value provided...

  • UK government misses opportunity to address “e-waste tsunami”

    e-waste tsunami This article has been contributed by Astrid Wynne Rogers of Techbuyer. Governments around the world are developing policies around the Circular Economy and the UK is no exception. In July 2020, it released a Circular Economy Package policy statement, saying the country...

  • Selling ITAM to the boss on one sheet of A4

    Whiteboard Wednesday Episode 9: Selling ITAM to the boss on one sheet of A4 Whiteboard Wednesday is me, a whiteboard and learning about all things IT Asset Management (ITAM), every Wednesday! This week, how do I sell the proposition of ITAM to my boss, the C-suite, on one sheet of...

  • IT Procurement and ITAM working in partnership

    “IT procurement is the burger between the buns of IT and supplier market” In this podcast I chat with Harinder Bansal, Head of IT Procurement at Motability Finance. I first connected with Harinder when he posted a poll, and subsequent artcle, on LinkedIn entitled “Should...

  • What’s the difference between IT Inventory and Discovery

    Whiteboard Wednesday Episode 8: What is the difference between IT Inventory and Discovery Whiteboard Wednesday is me, a whiteboard and learning about all things IT Asset Management (ITAM), every Wednesday! This week, Inventory and Discovery. What do they mean? Why are they important? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8KYqb4SJVpQ Please...

  • What IT Assets should I be managing?

    Whiteboard Wednesday Episode 6: What IT Assets should I be managing? Whiteboard Wednesday is me, a whiteboard and learning about all things IT Asset Management (ITAM), every Wednesday! This week we look at choosing which IT assets to manage to avoid overwhelm and deliver value to...

  • Micro Focus licensing guide: Government & non-profit

    Image by Jackelberry from Pixabay Government entities purchase via the “VLA for Government” and the rules are very similar to those for the commercial VLA – these can be found here. Qualification for the program Qualifying government entities must meet all of these conditions: Perform...

  • Public Cloud: The new gold rush

    This article “Public Cloud: The new gold rush” was contributed by Mikkel Brun Naesager. Image by Mike Goad from Pixabay They’ve found gold out West! So started the California Gold Rush in 1848, and so begins the Cloud-age Gold Rush. The FinOps Goldrush. The Wild West...

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