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Tag: ISO/IEC 19770

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  • Revised ISO SAM/ITAM Standard Published

    This update on ISO has been provided by David Bicket. David writes: “Edition 3 of ISO/IEC 19770-1 for Software and IT Asset Management has recently been published by ISO. It is a major advance for SAM and ITAM practitioners to increase value and reduce cost and risk for the organizations...

  • Video: Lifetime achievement award winner David Bicket

    The video below was played for David Bicket for his lifetime achievement award at our excellence awards back in November. Congratulations again to David Bicket for his lifetime achievement award. “The ITIL V3 SAM Book and original ISO/IEC 19770 Standard for SAM – Fundamental resources...

  • Software vendor incentives are key to ISO/IEC 19770 adoption

    WG21, the voluntary group that builds the family of ITAM standards (ISO/IEC 19770), has set up a study group to explore a formal certification. As yet, since formation in 2006, no organisation has been formally recognised as verified as achieving an ISO level of ITAM. A formal certification...

  • Software Asset Management – Tips From The Trenches (Part 2)

    Remember you are not alone! Welcome back! Following on from my previous post, here are my next top tips for Software Asset Management. Tip 3: Read the EULA! The EULA, or End User License Agreement is that little box that pops up as you are installing a shiny new program or app. It...

  • Using ISO tags to manage Adobe Creative Cloud

    Adobe Acrobat 9 and Creative Suite 4 were the first products to take advantage of ISO/IEC 19770-2 tags. The new Creative Cloud subscription offering from Adobe also includes swid tags. Adobe define tags as : “Software tagging is the process of maintaining a set of tag files...

  • Review: HP Asset Manager for SAM

    This independent review of HP Asset Manager from HP is part of our 2012 SAM Tools Review. See all participants and terms of the review here. Executive Summary Elevator Pitch Strong Enterprise SAM Contender with dated interface Strengths Flexible and intelligent ‘software...

  • Microsoft SAM Optimization Model vs. ISO/IEC 19770-1

    David Bicket of M-Assure presented an update on ISO activity across the SAM Industry at the BCS SAM Networking event in London last week. One development David mentioned was a recent update to the Microsoft SAM Optimization model. David mentioned the material had been updated by...

  • SAM Standards round up from Dave Bicket

    ‘WG21’, the working group that drives development of the SAM standard, met in Jeju Island, Korea in May. This article is an abridged summary provided by Dave Bicket. Enter Dave Bicket… “The Working Group responsible for international SAM standards (ISO/IEC JTC1 SC7 WG21) met...