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Category: IT Asset Management

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  • 5 Business Benefits of IT Asset Management (ITAM)

    Whiteboard Wednesday Episode 3: 5 Benefits of IT Asset Management (ITAM). Whiteboard Wednesday is me, a whiteboard and learning about all things IT Asset Management (ITAM), every Wednesday! This week we explore 5 key areas an organisation will see an impact when it stands up an ITAM...

  • What’s the difference between ITAM, SAM and HAM?

    White board Wednesday is me, a white board and learning about all things IT Asset Management (ITAM), every Wednesday! This week, What’s the difference between ITAM, SAM and HAM? https://youtu.be/NU8bUoflddY Please like, follow, subscribe to Whiteboard Wednesday updates, reach...

  • Micro Focus Support guide

    Following this Micro Focus Support guide – be on the lookout for our Academic, Government, & Non-profit guides soon! Image by ar130405 from Pixabay Maintenance & Support Micro Focus offer both “Business Support” and “Premium Support” which provide access to new...

  • Industry News: Rise of the platforms

    Image credit: Touzrimounir, CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons Early 2021 has been a busy time for ITAM tool and service providers. We’ve seen announcements from Flexera, Aspera, Ivanti, and Cleanshelf and they all have one thing in common – looking to address the need to integrate...

  • What is IT Asset Management (ITAM?)

    I’m pleased to launch a new series today: White Board Wednesday. White board Wednesday is me, a white board and learning about all things IT Asset Management (ITAM), every Wednesday! In this first video, we ask the simple questions: What is IT Asset Management (ITAM)? What is IT...

  • Gartner drop SAM Tools Magic Quadrant

    A busy month as Gartner drop the SAM Tools Magic Quadrant, Ivanti & SoftwareOne both make more acquisitions, Oracle expand their tool acceptance, and VMware need a new CEO. Gartner drop SAM Tools MQ Gartner have decided not to continue with the Magic Quadrant for SAM Tools –...

  • Micro Focus Commercial Licensing guide

    Following this Micro Focus Commercial Licensing guide – be on the look out for our Academic, Government and non-profit, and Support guides soon! Image by Jason Goh from Pixabay There are two agreement types for commercial businesses: Volume License Agreement (VLA) Master License...

  • 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...

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