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Webinar: 2020’s ITAM Checklist – How to start the new decade on track

  • Wednesday 15 January 2020

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Wednesday 15 January 2020

About this event

This webinar has now taken place.


Join The ITAM Review’s Martin Thompson and Aspera’s Robbie Plourde for a live webinar on Wednesday 15 January 2020 at 4pm GMT.

Join this educational webinar to discuss the relevance of ITAM as we begin a new decade. This webinar will cover what’s in demand, where ITAM is going, hot topics for 2020 and the next stage of evolution of the ITAM industry. Kick off your new decade on the right track with a thought provoking checklist on how to take your ITAM department to the next level.


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Who should attend

  • CIO’s
  • Senior IT Decision Makers
  • IT Asset Managers
  • Software Asset Managers
  • Software Licensing Specialists
  • Service Delivery Managers


  • Introductions
  • Predictions for 2020s
  • Hot topics
  • Where industry is going
  • 2020’s ITAM Checklist – How to start the new decade on track
  • Q&A


Martin Thompson
Owner & Founder, The ITAM Review

Martin is owner and founder of The ITAM Review, an online resource and community for worldwide ITAM professionals. Martin is also author of the book “Practical ITAM – The essential guide for IT Asset Managers”, a book that describes how to get started and make a difference in the field of IT Asset Management. On a voluntary basis Martin is the Chief Agitator at the Campaign for Clear Licensing, a contributor to ISO WG21 which develops the SAM International Standard ISO/IEC 19770 and board member of Free ICT Europe which supports the ICT secondary market.

Learn more about him here and connect with him on Twitter or LinkedIn.


Robbie Plourde
VP of Global Sales Engineering, Aspera
Robbie is a charismatic IT Business Executive with a broad background in international business. In his Senior VP role at Aspera, Robbie is responsible for Global Sales Engineering activities and License Management program leader. He has led process improvement initiatives and developing solutions that enable strategic and operational business goals for over a decade.  Robbie holds both (PCOLM) Practitioner Certificate in Oracle License Management and (PCILM) Practitioner Certificate in IBM License Management.  In the past 16 years, Robbie has specialized in corporate License Compliance initiatives for Fortune 500 companies in Europe, Asia, and the US. He holds an MBA from Quinnipiac University where he graduated Magna cum Laude.


Why you should attend

  • Cost – This Webinar is free to attend.
  • Convenience -You can participate in the webinar from a location of your choosing.  No travelling/ travel costs involved.
  • Interaction – You have the opportunity to communicate and ask questions with the presenter and peers.


Testimonials and reviews

‘This was a great webinar — very informative. I am looking forward to the other 11 modules!’

‘Very well pitched, i.e. middle of the road to be understandable for beginners as well as for people with experience in the field. Looking forward to the next module’

‘I thought this module was well organized and well presented, bringing together some key points about how to get the ITAM ball rolling and to keep it rolling. I look forward to next month’s module’.

‘Really good & interactive’

‘Great presentation! Thanks so much for putting these together. I look forward to next month!!’

‘Thanks this is well-aimed and helped me to think about next steps I should be taking’.

‘The session was very informative with excellent examples’


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