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Articles

  • Shortcuts to SAM Immaturity

    This article was prompted by a discussion with an ITAM Review reader, asking how they should maximise the value of an expensive tool deployment that wasn’t, as yet, delivering results.ITAM tools can be seen as a magic bullet for software asset management – buy the tool, install...

  • Business planning and reporting are the weakest ITAM disciplines

    The 12 Box Model from The ITAM Review, all of the People, Process and Technology competencies for a modern ITAM department. We’ve just had our 200th organization go through our online 12 Box Maturity Assessment – so I thought I’d share the average scores across the 12 competency...

  • Leveraging the power of ITAM data beyond the ITAM department

    Our latest module in the 12 Box Training course series covered Stakeholders, and in particular, “How to use ITAM asset data to support major IT transformation projects”. The module is available here on demand. Why bother working with Stakeholders? Throughout the course we’ve...

  • How to conquer complex licensing

    Our 12-box training module back in June covered ‘How to sweat software assets’ and manage entitlement, this month we extend the topic by looking at the dependencies that exist between data types and ‘How to conquer (or at least begin to tame) complex licensing’. A poll during...

  • Join our 1,600 strong virtual classroom

      We’re already half-way through the popular twelve month 12 Box Training and Assessment Programme; The ITAM Review’s first free online training course for the ITAM community which has received over 1,600 registrations from ITAM Review readers across the globe to date. Join...

  • How to harness ITAM and ITSM integration

    In preparation for the second module of our 12 Box Training Program next week (How to harness ITAM and ITSM integration) – I spoke with Gillian Leicester, Director at Synyega and winner of both the ITAM Professional of the Year 2015 and the ITAM Project of the Year 2015. In...

  • 12 Box Sample Output

    A common question we have received regarding our 12 Box ITAM Maturity Assessment is: “What does the output of the assessment look like?” I have included a few screenshots below. In a nutshell, as a result of completing the assessment: Each organization receives a heat-map...

  • 12-Box Maturity Model Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    Below are some questions from organisations taking the 12-Box maturity assessment. I’ll post further questions and answers on this post as they arise. Any questions please give me a shout. Thanks, Martin   Q. SCOPE – Will this assessment work in a decentralised...

  • The ITAM Review 12 Box Assessment Model

    We’ve completed a number of SAM maturity assessments for end user organisations over the last few years. Companies typically want an external and independent perspective on their current status and some pointers on what to do next. For organisations looking at their SAM maturity,...