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Articles

  • Creating an ITAM clean-up action plan

    Creating an ITAM clean-up action plan will mean that, after any major change – particularly one that’s unexpected – you will have a checklist of steps to methodically take stock of the situation. What must you look at to try and ensure your compliance position hasn’t...

  • ITAM and Coronavirus: What’s the impact?

    I don’t want to jump on the bandwagon and, in the grand scheme of things there are bigger, much more immediate concerns, but I do think it’s worthwhile considering the impact the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak may have on organisations, and ITAM in particular. The sudden...

  • The secrets to ITAM technology success – Community Survey

    What are the secrets to success with ITAM tooling and ITAM Managed Services providers – please share your experiences Secrets to ITAM Technology Success What are the secrets to success with ITAM tools and managed service providers? I would like to revisit research first conducted...

  • How could ITAM help Travelex restore service?

    As I write this in early February, foreign currency exchange provider Travelex has been down for over a month following a cyber-attack on December 31st, 2019. What we know so far is that they’ve followed police guidance and not paid the ransom demanded by the hackers and that they’re...

  • Should ITAM job titles be standardised?

    This guest article was contributed by Geoff Worsely, Veracity Cubed. Is the SAM industry unique? There are apparently no recognised experience requirements or career progression ladder, and there are a multitude of ITAM job titles that lump people with a few months’ worth of experience...

  • 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...

  • New global trade body announced to push the ITAM industry forward

    A new trade body for the advancement of the ITAM industry ITAM teams enjoy more seniority and board level exposure than ever before. Research by The ITAM Review in 2018 suggested that ITAM teams reporting into the CXO has increased from 17% in 2011 to 37% in 2018. “ITAM is ascending...

  • ITAM and Analytics: A perfect pair?

    This article was written by Rich Gibbons of ITAM Review and Peter Rowe of Crayon Australia. Data is the new oil An oft-quoted phrase, which has caused considerable disagreement as to whether it’s even correct. Nonetheless, it does have a particular resonance for the ITAM world...

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