Podcast Episode 8: The Oracle Negotiation Grey Zone

Ahead of our Oracle Seminar in New York later this month Martin Thompson talks with guests about the grey zone of Oracle negotiation, cloud options with Oracle and copyright principles and standing up against unreasonable claims View all our podcasts on SoundCloud or iTunes.   Guests Ania Levy from Levy LeGette Craig Guarente from Palisade Compliance Doug Ehrenreich from iQuate John Emmitt...

Podcast Episode 7 – SAM Tool Implementation Success

Ahead of our ITAM Tools Day event in New York later this month Martin Thompson and David Foxen talk with guests about building the business case for SAM tools, implementation resources required, techniques and gotchas for successful implementation and SAM tool futures – cloud, grey IT, mobile View all our podcasts on SoundCloud or iTunes. Podcast Guests Matt Fisher, Snow Software Alex Ashley...

Podcast Episode 6: SAM at AstraZeneca – Winning friends and influencing people

In this episode hosts Martin Thompson and David Foxen talk about where ITAM should sit within a business and what key stakeholders are required to make ITAM successful with real-life examples and advice from guests who are currently actively doing ITAM in large organisations. Also discussed was the possibility of having an ITAM representative on the board of directors, and how this may or may...

Podcast Episode 5: Trends in Oracle License Management

In the run up to our Oracle Seminar on the 21st November, we discuss the current activity around Oracle Licensing and audits, trends in services around Oracle and the future of Oracle in the cloud. View all our podcasts on SoundCloud or iTunes. Podcast Guests Monica State and Madalina Chirculescu from ITAMS Daniel Ward from Livingstone Donnie Hamlett from iQuate Maxime Pawlak from Easytrust Mathias...

Podcast: Getting started with IBM Licensing

The ITAM Review Podcast Episode 4: Getting started with IBM Licensing In this podcast guests Eric Chiu and Koen Dingjan provide an introduction to the main risks and complexities of IBM licensing and audits. View all our podcasts on SoundCloud or iTunes. Discussion Topics: The main IBM technology stacks Common IBM License types including: Capacity of hardware, PVU User based licensing Storage capacity Common...

Podcast: Vinci Construction and Life without SAM tools

Mark Sales, Software Asset Manager at Vinci Construction. The ITAM Review Podcast Episode 3 Hosted by Martin Thompson Guests: Mark Sales, Software Asset Manager at Vinci Construction Rory Canavan, Independent Consultant, SAM Charter In this podcast I interviewed Mark Sales, Software Asset Manager at Vinci Construction regarding his journey in SAM, starting from scratch, SAM qualifications, using...

Podcast: Microsoft EA is no longer a defence against audits

The ITAM Review Podcast Episode 2 Hosted by Martin Thompson and David Foxen of The ITAM Review.  Guests:  Piaras MacDonnell of SureDatum Paul DeGroot of Pica Communications In this podcast we explore Microsoft licensing, audit behaviour and SAM reviews. Discussion Areas: Redmond Channel Partner. Study: Microsoft Is Most ‘Aggressive’ Software Auditor A Microsoft EA is no longer a defence...

Podcast: Oracle License Management

This is our first foray into Podcasting, so forgive me if it’s a bit rough around the edges. In this session we delve into Oracle, Oracle Licensing and Oracle License Management. Thanks very much to our guests and Oracle experts: Piaras MacDonnell, Craig Guarente and Richard Spithoven (their full contact details are below). We hope you enjoy listening to it as much as we enjoyed recording it. Discussion...