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  • 75% of SAM Pros agree “SAM Skills Gap Exists”

    The ITAM Review held a joint SAM Skills workshop event with the BCS on 14th July (See our original event listing here). Thanks to everyone that came along, special thanks to Gemma Walker of Livingstone and Greg Hallam of SoftwareOne for hosting excellent workshop sessions and thanks...

  • Let’s meet in 2015, ITAM Review Spring Events Schedule

    I am pleased to share our events calendar for Spring 2015. Unfortunately our week of events planned for New York were cancelled due to the ‘January 2015 nor’easter’  – these have all been rescheduled for May. Sorry for any inconvenience caused during the...

  • Podcast Episode 7 – SAM Tool Implementation Success

    Ahead of our ITAM Tools Day event in New York later this month Martin Thompson and David Foxen talk with guests about building the business case for SAM tools, implementation resources required, techniques and gotchas for successful implementation and SAM tool futures – cloud,...

  • Campaign for Clear Licensing Progress Report

    Information sharing around Oracle risks and other key datacentre vendors will continue in 2015 Dear ITAM Review Comrades, A Happy New Year to you and all the best for 2015. This is a quick progress report from the Campaign for Clear Licensing: Thank you to everyone that contributed...

  • Event Listing: SAM Workshop, 13th May 2015, New York

      Following the unfortunate timing of Juno, the storm that hit New York in January we are pleased to announce that we have rescheduled our SAM Workshop to Wednesday, 12th May 2015.   Martin Thompson and David Foxen will be leading a SAM Workshop as part of our reschedules New...

  • Quick guide to Hardware Asset Tagging

    Martin Thompson and I were recently commissioned to write an overview of options for Hardware Asset Tagging for a client. The client has kindly let us share our report for the benefit of the ITAM Review community. Thanks to Michael Smith, Practice Area and Delivery Manager, Inventory...

  • Podcast: Microsoft EA is no longer a defence against audits

    The ITAM Review Podcast Episode 2 Hosted by Martin Thompson and David Foxen of The ITAM Review.  Guests:  Piaras MacDonnell of SureDatum Paul DeGroot of Pica Communications In this podcast we explore Microsoft licensing, audit behaviour and SAM reviews. Discussion Areas: Redmond...

  • Event Listing: itSMF SAM Masterclass 17th June

    Martin Thompson will be presenting an itSMF Masterclass on the 17th June at the itSMF UK offices in Wokingham focussed on Software Asset Management. This will be an interactive session whereby those with issues or interest around SAM can discuss openly in confidential setting with...