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Category: IT Asset Management



The ITAM review focuses on the IT asset management field as part of our service we cover some of the latest news and stories in the area.

Below we have compiled a collection of articles around the IT asset management niche that will keep you informed of the latest developments in the area. We cover various IT asset management stories including case studies, best practice and thought leadership.

Articles

  • Building ITAM teams – Making hires

    This is part three of a three-part series by Beth Kaminski. Read part one  finding qualified staff and part two qualifications. Making Hires Welcome to Part 3 of Building ITAM teams (and Biscuits!). In Parts 1 and 2, we explored terminology and qualifications. Confusion can arise...

  • Building ITAM teams: Qualifications

    This is part two of a three-part series by Beth Kaminski. Read part one here: finding qualified staff Welcome back as we continue our exploration of building ITAM teams (and biscuits!). In Part 1, we explored how terminology can have various meanings such as is the case with the word...

  • Building internal markets for unused IT Assets

    Rheaply, online platform for unused assets (Source: Rheaply demo) If you have ever suffered from the problem of having to buy an asset again, because you simply can’t find the original, then Rheaply is worth investigating. Born from underutilisation of assets in University environments,...

  • 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...

  • IT Asset Disposal vs. IT Asset Disposition

    Whiteboard Wednesday Episode 13: IT Asset Disposal vs. IT Asset Disposition Whiteboard Wednesday is me, a whiteboard and learning about all things IT Asset Management (ITAM), every Wednesday! This week, ITAD – what’s the difference between IT Asset Disposal and IT Asset...

  • 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...

  • Micro Focus Academic licensing guide

    Micro Focus Academic Licensing There are three agreements available for Academic institutions: VLA for Education Academic License Agreement (ALA) School License Agreement (SLA) VLA for Education For this agreement, the rules are very similar to those for the commercial VLA which...

  • Micro Focus v Express Scripts: The audit outcome

    Image by NomeVisualizzato from Pixabay Back in April 2020, we reported on the U.S. lawsuit between Micro Focus and Express Scripts concerning alleged over-deployment of Micro Focus’s terminal emulation software. I initially looked at the pretrial summary judgment proceedings and...

  • Hardware Asset Management Survey and Free T-Shirt Giveaway

    Win one of three ITAM Review cotton polo shirts, whilst also contributing towards our Hardware Asset Management (HAM) community survey. Thanks to Claire Stanton (Pictured), one of three winners from our last giveaway in December, posing for a selfie in her ITAM Review polo shirt! Hardware...