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  • 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...

  • What tool manufacturers don’t tell you about implementation

    The importance of focus when standing up a new ITAM practice and avoiding scope creep This podcast features Kristy Hawkins and Andrea Anderson of Xcite Consulting. This is an interesting and wide ranging conversation covering standing up an ITAM practice, tool success and working...

  • The business case for IT Asset Lifecycle Automation

    This article is a collaboration between AJ Witt of The ITAM Review and Paul King, Senior Consultant at DeskCenter Solutions. In it, we discuss how IT Asset Lifecycle Automation delivers business value, reduces the burden on IT, and delights your users. Executive Summary Digital Transformation...

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