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Articles

  • How to get great ITAM data from Active Directory

    This article presents a guide to Active Directory for IT Asset Managers – what it is, what it’s used for, and how you can use it to improve ITAM data quality and reduce audit risk. What is Active Directory? Active Directory (AD) is the “address book” for virtually...

  • NotPetya, Wannacry and GDPR: How ITAM can support IT Security teams

    A bird’s eye view of your IT estate and sharp eye for detail and accuracy is key for supporting IT security New Cyber Security threats and European legislation are a great way for ITAM to revisit links with the security team and strengthen the importance of ITAM within the company. Wannacry...

  • Verifying Asset Accuracy

    A reader writes: “What is the industry standard way of calculating ITAM accuracy?” I’m not sure about the ‘industry standard’ way, but I’ll share techniques I’ve used in the past, hopefully others can chip in their recommendations in the comments section too (Note: The...

  • How accurate is 100%?

    The GPS in the satnav of your car is able to tell you your location by listening to signals of satellites orbiting the earth. Your GPS won’t work with one satellite source; it typically needs four different satellite signals in order to provide a confident judgment of your location. Each...

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