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  • What’s the difference between IT Inventory and Discovery

    Whiteboard Wednesday Episode 8: What is the difference between IT Inventory and Discovery Whiteboard Wednesday is me, a whiteboard and learning about all things IT Asset Management (ITAM), every Wednesday! This week, Inventory and Discovery. What do they mean? Why are they important? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8KYqb4SJVpQ Please...

  • How to get great ITAM data from Active Directory

    This article presents a guide to Active Directory for IT Asset Managers – what it is, what it’s used for, and how you can use it to improve ITAM data quality and reduce audit risk. What is Active Directory? Active Directory (AD) is the “address book” for virtually...

  • Virima review

    .wp-review-31545.review-wrapper { font-family: 'Lato', cursive; } Virima Name: Virima Description: Virima provides a suite of tools to enable a wide range of IT Management...

  • Engaging IT Security Operations in your ITAM Programme

    This article is the third of a four part series by AJ Witt of ITAM Review written in collaboration with ServiceNow’s Ryan Wood-Taylor & Peter Beruk. The series outlines how a strategic ITAM practice will deliver enhanced business value through creation of strategic stakeholder...

  • Market Guide – Free Inventory Tools

    Interested in finding out what’s running on your network but don’t have budget? Or maybe you’d like to verify the inventory your primary paid-for tool is providing? If so a good option is to deploy a free inventory tool. Modern tools and protocols can provide you...

  • Podcast Episode 31: Inventory & Discovery

    In this Podcast, I am joined by Mathias Knops, Head of Product Management at Aspera to discuss his experience and recommendations regarding Inventory and Discovery. Since the Aspera solution – SmartTrack, does not feature an Inventory or Discovery element, I was keen to...

  • 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...

  • What you need to know – ITAM and Licensing Terms

      Key phrases;   Activation: When the software is installed, a serial number of activation code is required to unlock use to the software. Allows vendor to track activations and also allows them to stop any unauthorized installs. Application: Software name. Asset Management:...

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