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  • David and Goliath: The lobbying power of big tech

    This article has been contributed by Astrid Wynne Rogers of Techbuyer. David and Goliath: The lobbying power of big tech It is a long road from decision to action in the political world – and there can be some very deep potholes along the way. Whether it is reducing the intended...

  • What is a software license?

    Whiteboard Wednesday Episode 26: What is a software license? Welcome to Whiteboard Wednesday, this week, what is a software license?   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-SdQv7-6u3g Please like, follow, subscribe to Whiteboard Wednesday updates, reach out on social media and...

  • Understanding your IBM Contract, six key points

    Katerina Motlova This article was contributed by Katerina Motlova of Fisher ITS. Like many major software publishers, IBM contracts can be long and complex. This is usually true for larger customers who will hold an Enterprise Software & Servicing Offering (ESSO) agreement, rather...

  • What is a software audit? four types explained

    Whiteboard Wednesday Episode 4: What is a software audit? four types explained. Whiteboard Wednesday is me, a whiteboard and learning about all things IT Asset Management (ITAM), every Wednesday! This week we explore four types of software audit. https://youtu.be/0ouOSTiMEhM Please...

  • 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...

  • Using Pizza to explain IBM Sub-Capacity

    Using Pizza to explain IBM Sub Capacity By Mark Feinman – Siwel Consulting My wife is a very smart woman, but when it comes to explaining to her what I do in IT, I might as well be speaking another language. And so it went when I was trying to describe to her the difference between...

  • Centralising ITAM within a Global Organisation

    Centralising – Handing over responsibility to the Head Office or the centre of the Organisation To have an effective and successful ITAM project an organisation needs to centralise and standardize their ITAM estate. This helps the ITAM team have a better overview of the ITAM...

  • Software on a Budget

    CIO’s, IT heads, finance leaders and ITAM professionals are always looking to reduce or consolidate the amount of money being spent on software and software licenses. Tier 1 vendors such as Microsoft, IBM, SAP, Oracle and Adobe all provide the required software to ensure a business...

  • Podcast: Second Hand Software Licensing

    In this Podcast Martin Thompson of The ITAM Review is joined by two ITAM professionals who share their knowledge and experience with regards to Second Hand Software. They are: Christiaan Murphy – Software Category Manager, CGI Tomas O’Leary – CEO, Origina Podcast...