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  • Building ITAM teams – finding qualified staff

    This article has been contributed by Beth Kaminski. This is part one of a three-part series by Beth Kaminski. In this first part, Beth addresses finding qualified staff and avoiding ambiguous job postings. I am very pleased that the ITAM Review has asked me to write a series of articles...

  • Placing ITAM at the centre of IT Governance

    IT Asset Managers can be critical players in IT Governance. We have the data & insight needed to support informed decision-making and an estate-wide perspective on current priorities such as eliminating technical debt and improving end-user service. This is the value provided...

  • Setting expectations with ITAM tools to avoid disappointment

    Whiteboard Wednesday Episode 12: Setting expectations with ITAM tools to avoid disappointment. Whiteboard Wednesday is me, a whiteboard and learning about all things IT Asset Management (ITAM), every Wednesday! This week, ITAM tools – setting the right expectations to avoid...

  • What’s the difference between ITAM and CMDB?

    Whiteboard Wednesday Episode 11: What’s the difference between ITAM and CMDB? Whiteboard Wednesday is me, a whiteboard and learning about all things IT Asset Management (ITAM), every Wednesday! This week, ITAM and CMDB. What the difference is, how could we potentially work together? Youtubehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8KYqb4SJVpQ Please...

  • Selling ITAM to the boss on one sheet of A4

    Whiteboard Wednesday Episode 9: Selling ITAM to the boss on one sheet of A4 Whiteboard Wednesday is me, a whiteboard and learning about all things IT Asset Management (ITAM), every Wednesday! This week, how do I sell the proposition of ITAM to my boss, the C-suite, on one sheet of...

  • IT Procurement and ITAM working in partnership

    “IT procurement is the burger between the buns of IT and supplier market” In this podcast I chat with Harinder Bansal, Head of IT Procurement at Motability Finance. I first connected with Harinder when he posted a poll, and subsequent artcle, on LinkedIn entitled “Should...

  • 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...

  • Industry News: Rise of the platforms

    Image credit: Touzrimounir, CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons Early 2021 has been a busy time for ITAM tool and service providers. We’ve seen announcements from Flexera, Aspera, Ivanti, and Cleanshelf and they all have one thing in common – looking to address the need to integrate...

  • Use automated workflows to govern IT at the speed of business

    This article is a collaboration by AJ Witt, The ITAM Review, and Ryan Wood-Taylor, ServiceNow Modern businesses create value anywhere and everywhere, enabled by the technology we as IT Asset Managers govern. However, as we move away from the traditional model of on-premises IT, we...

  • 5 essential Excel skills for ITAM professionals

    Excel and other spreadsheets are powerful, universally available tools available for manipulating data. As such, they are popular with the IT Asset Management profession – after all, all that we do is founded upon trustworthy data. As an IT Asset Manager, I probably spent more time...

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