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  • Seven types of missing hardware

    Missing hardware creates havoc with ITAM accuracy Accurate hardware records are fundamental to a successful ITAM practice. We can’t save money on hardware and software or meet our governance goals with missing hardware.  Accurate hardware records are foundational for both HAM and...

  • 6 Ways to Build a Business Case for Inventory and Auto-Discovery

    This article is based on a slide deck I used when I was punting software back in the year 2000. The ‘hexagon’ slides originated from a company called ‘Centennial’ (acquired by FrontRange) and were used to highlight six key areas that companies can explore to build a business...

  • Census Feedback: Which New Features Would Be Most Valuable?

    What new features do users consider to be the most valuable? So far common themes include: Automated reconciliation Usable business metrics without having to self cleanse data Auto Discovery More out of the box content and license knowledge SAM functionality on IBM and SAP Training...