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  • SAM Tool vendors should focus on retention over new business

    This article has been contributed by Mark van Wolferen of b.lay. The SAM tool market is growing, but not as much as expected, according to Martin Thompson’s article. Whether this slow growth is caused by SAM managed services providers, as Martin claims, I cannot substantiate. However,...

  • Joiners, Movers and Leavers in ITAM – The ignored lifecycle

    A lifecycle that is too often ignored is that of the end user.  Within ITAM, we will react to software and hardware installations, patches and upgrades with an operational efficiency that can appear automated.  Yet when it comes to moving or recovering those IT assets in respect...

  • Jochen Hagenlocher: SAM’s impact in 2018

    This article has been contributed by Jochen Hagenlocher, Head of SAM at a Fortune 100 Company, ITAM Review Professional of the year 2016, ISO/IEC 19770 WG21 member and SAM enthusiast.  In this article Jochen outlines his focus for increasing SAM’s impact in 2018.  Jochen...

  • Podcast Episode 44: ‘The Contracting Market’

    In this Podcast, I speak with Barry Pilling from Cortex Consulting to have a chat about contracting including the contracting market in general, how to get started in the industry and the lifestyle that comes with it. Podcast Topics – Contracting About Barry/ getting into...

  • Podcast Episode 34: How NASA Saved $103m

    How NASA saved $100m on Software Licenses In this Podcast I am joined by Darryl Smith. Darryl works in the office of the CIO as Agency Software Manager for NASA – America’s National Aeronautics and Space Administration. I recently saw an article in FedTech magazine showing...

  • Gamification of Software Asset Management

    This may come as a surprise to you, but there are some people that find Software Asset Management and Software Licensing a tedious, dull subject. Not being one of those people, I find it tough to understand how and why they don’t find our industry fascinating. There are thousands...

  • Podcast Episode 30: Microsoft Licensing – Hot Topics

    Following Rich joining The ITAM Review team last week, we thought we catch up with the Microsoft Licensing Guru himself on a Podcast to discuss the current hot topics in Microsoft Licensing. Podcast Topics Introducing Rich Gibbons Premises & The Cloud Azure & Office 365 Steve...

  • Podcast Episode 28: Quick Guide to ISO/IEC 19770-1

    In this podcast, I am joined by Rory Canavan of SAM Charter to share his views and experiences on ISO/IEC 19770-1 Standard. Throughout the podcast, Rory refers to SAM Charter’s approach to SAM: CLICK TO ENLARGE Discussion Topics: The role of ISO/IEC 19770-1 in SAM implementations Risk...

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