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Category: IT Asset Management

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  • Wisdom UK 2019: A recap on our latest ITAM event

    Last month (June), we held Wisdom UK 2019 – the first conference under our new name “Wisdom” and, word to the wise, it was fantastic. I said in the recap of our recent USA conference that the bar had been set high – and this conference went right over it! The Brits...

  • Market Guide – Mobile Device Management

    June’s Market Guide looks at tools for Mobile Device Management. This is a market that has settled into maturity following a rapid growth phase as smartphones from Apple & Android barged Blackberry out of the corporate world earlier this decade. The market is dominated by...

  • Call for speakers: Wisdom Australia 2019 & USA 2020

    Upcoming conferences With our conferences newly named “Wisdom”, November 2019 sees us head to Melbourne for our 3rd Australian conference, and then in March 2020 we’ll once again be at USF in St Petersburg, Florida for our 4th USA conference. We’re doing this call for...

  • 2019 ITAM Salary and Skills Survey – The Results

    ITAM Global average salary shoots up 15% in two years Skills shortage worsened since 2017 Can ISO organisational certification deliver the credibility required for increased CXO exposure? Introduction Thanks to everyone that participated in our 2019 Salary and Skills Survey. I shared...

  • IBM Mainframe licensing changes: what’s old is new

    Some of you may be surprised to learn that IBM mainframes are still a thing, while others will still have them as a key part of your infrastructure. In fact, according to Datacenter Knowledge, IBM mainframe sales increased 70% in 2017/18! Perhaps to continue this increase in sales...

  • Second-hand Software: Legalities & Business Models

    This article was written by Rich Gibbons of ITAM Review and Noel Unwin of Discount Licensing. In July 2012, the second-hand software market received a definitive answer from the European Court of Justice (ECJ) when it ruled that reselling intangible software was legal. The rights...

  • Pre-owned Software: Yes, it’s okay

    This article has been written by Rich Gibbons of ITAM Review and Michael Vilain of Relicense. The pre-owned software market has been around for longer than you think but is still very much in the growth stage. It exists primarily in the EU (and also Norway & Switzerland*) and...