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Tag: ROI

Articles

  • A three step, risk based approach to team building

    This article is the third of a four part series by Martin Thompson of The ITAM Review and Hugh Skingley of Livingstone. The series explores Building the Business Case for SAM Managed Services. Part One – explores cost considerations for technology implementation in the article:...

  • Why do organizations use SAM Managed Service Providers?

    This article is the second of a four part series by Martin Thompson of ITAM Review and Hugh Skingley of Livingstone. The series explores Building the Business Case for SAM Managed Services.  Part One – explores cost considerations for technology implementation in the article...

  • 15 hidden costs in SAM tool implementation

    This article is the first of a four part series by Martin Thompson of ITAM Review and Hugh Skingley of Livingstone. The series explores Building the Business Case for SAM Managed Services.  Part One – (This article) explores cost considerations for technology implementation  Part...

  • Building the business case for ITAM

    This article is to support module 1: “How to secure and maintain senior management support for IT Asset Management” An ITAM Review reader asked: “What data do I need to collect to show the value of my ITAM practice”? This article attempts to answer that question, from...

  • 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:...

  • The Dos and Don’ts of ROI

    Kylie Fowler This article has been contributed by Kylie Fowler. Regular columnist and Analyst at The ITAM Review. My last article ‘Calculating Return on Investment’ discussed how to calculate the ROI of an ITAM Programme. This follow-on article looks at some of the Dos and Don’ts...

  • How to Calculate Return on Investment (ROI)

    This article has been contributed by Kylie Fowler. Regular columnist and Analyst at The ITAM Review. Most ITAM Practitioners will come across the concept of Return on Investment (ROI) when researching how to build a business case for ITAM. There is a lot of literature available which...

  • License Management: Five Steps To Maximise Software ROI

    This article has been contributed by Brent Pietrzak from Flexera Software. Nearly every company I know is faced with budget constraints, but very few recognize just how much money they have tied up in software licenses and how much of that they could save with strategic software...

  • Clarity with Software Asset Management ROI Figures

    The UK based SAM consultancy start up, SAMPractice, has recently announced it’s first year results. Jason Allaway, CEO for SAM Practice said he was ‘delighted‘ with the results. Unfortunately the figures supporting their results look slightly dubious. Can SAMPractice...

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