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Tag: supply chain management

Articles

  • Podcast Episode 9 – A view from IT Procurement

    In this episode I speak with Christiaan Murphy of SoftwareSpend.com on a view from IT Procurement. Christiaan Murphy, SoftwarSpend.com Topics covered in this podcast: SoftwareSpend.com IT Procurement Cycles How IT Procurement interacts with ITAM The four key stakeholders in buying...

  • Implementing a successful 3rd party SAM Service

    A SAM Service is a little like a marriage So you’ve made the decision to outsource some or all of your SAM to a 3rd party partner… you are confident that as part of Service Implementation they will capture every piece of entitlement; understand how every license is actually being...

  • How many machines, really?

    “Lack of visibility is the biggest challenge” The most common challenge we face when starting a new software / IT asset management project is obtaining reliable data on exactly how many assets we’re dealing with. Lack of visibility is the biggest challenge. In SAM/ITAM...

  • How SKU catalogues save time and money

    What do people mean when they refer to a ‘SKU Catalogue’ for license management? In this article I hope to demonstrate why organizations utilise SKU catalogues, the difference between SKU catalogues and software recognition and the business value to SAM practitioners. Shopping...

  • SureCloud delivers BI into governance & risk cloud

    SureCloud has brought a business analytics (BI) proposition into its IT Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution portfolio. The SureCloud platform will now be augmented with a BI tool designed to help organisations gain insight into areas of supply...

  • Introducing Martin Chalkley

    It is with great pleasure that I welcome Martin Chalkley to The ITAM Review. There is a real thirst for knowledge and guidance in the IT Asset Management market and we have seen increased demand for our no-nonsense vendor neutral consulting. Martin joins as Analyst to offer specialist...