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Licensing Changes – Microsoft SA Benefits Trimmed

Licensing Changes - Microsoft SA Benefits Trimmed By Directions on Microsoft A Software Assurance (SA) renewal grace period and an SA benefit that gave employees discounted Microsoft software have been eliminated. The changes may signal that Microsoft is taking a closer look at SA benefits that do little to promote SA but

By |2021-07-12T14:28:55-04:00December 27th, 2010|Compliance Management, ITAK|0 Comments

The CIO’s Dilemma – The Role of the CIO with Today’s Ever Changing Technological Advances

The CIO's Dilemma - The Role of the CIO with Today's Ever Changing Technological Advances By Krista Aguilar - OpenIT, Inc. CIO roles have been changing lately, to include major tasks such as cost-cutting, reworking existing business processes, and reshaping the enterprise's physical infrastructure. Integrating Internet and the enterprise's knowledge resources into

By |2021-07-12T14:17:14-04:00December 22nd, 2010|ITAK, Program Management|0 Comments

Expanding Horizons – Data Centers – What’s in it for IT Asset Managers?

Expanding Horizons - Data Centers - What's in it for IT Asset Managers? By Jenny Schuchert Managing IT assets within the data center is often treated as a separate responsibility, particularly in large organizations. Many professionals performing IT Asset Management (ITAM) duties for hardware and software have extended their IT careers to

By |2021-07-12T14:17:14-04:00December 20th, 2010|ITAK, Program Management|0 Comments

Agencies Need to Apply Business Drivers – IT Asset Management and Government Agencies

Agencies Need to Apply Business Drivers - IT Asset Management and Government Agencies By Dr. Barbara Rembiesa I will start this article by stating that I am biased toward IT Asset Management and will give details and further explanation to that point throughout this article. Over the last decade+, I have seen

By |2021-07-12T14:17:15-04:00December 19th, 2010|ITAK, Program Management|0 Comments

It’s a Jungle Out There – Software License Management: When to Start and What to Expect

It's a Jungle Out There - Software License Management: When to Start and What to Expect By Bernhard Boehler There are two reasons for why it’s so hard to constantly keep an accurate overview of licenses in an organization. The first reason has to do with the organization. If a company does

By |2021-07-12T14:28:55-04:00December 17th, 2010|Compliance Management, ITAK|0 Comments

Putting First Things First – A New Perspective on Starting an Asset Management Program

Putting First Things First - A New Perspective on Starting an Asset Management Program By Ed Cartier, xAssets So, management finally relented and approved the budget for the acquisition of an ITAM solution. You published your RFP, did your due diligence and selected a vendor. The software is installed, your custom reports

By |2021-07-12T14:13:40-04:00December 15th, 2010|Documentation Management, ITAK|0 Comments

7 Deadly Sins – Resolution to the Seven Most Common Mistakes in an ITAM Program

7 Deadly Sins - Resolution to the Seven Most Common Mistakes in an ITAM Program By Phara McLachlan “To achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan, and not quite enough time.” – Leonard Bernstein, American conductor, composer and pianist (1918-1990) There is a common misunderstanding regarding the difference between project

By |2021-07-12T14:17:15-04:00December 14th, 2010|ITAK, Program Management|0 Comments

Building ITAD Credibility – Pushing the ITAD Industry to the Next Level

Building ITAD Credibility - Pushing the ITAD Industry to the Next Level By Robert Houghton, Redemtech The ITAD industry has made significant strides in the past decade – and is beginning to catch up with what the marketplace is demanding today. Not so long ago, many companies considered putting computers out with

By |2021-07-12T14:20:00-04:00December 14th, 2010|Disposal Management, ITAK|0 Comments

Fiscal Responsibility – The Marriage Between IT and Finance is Sorely In Need of Counseling

Fiscal Responsibility - The Marriage Between IT and Finance is Sorely In Need of Counseling By Phara McLachlan Savings. Cutbacks. Economic Downturn. These are all words that we are all too familiar with of late. Corporate executives at all levels are facing difficulty trying to advance the technology within their organization, while

By |2021-07-12T14:14:15-04:00December 10th, 2010|Financial Management, ITAK|0 Comments

No Rain On Your Parade – The Cloud is Coming, Relax

No Rain On Your Parade - The Cloud is Coming, Relax By Ed Cartier, xAssets Ltd. It can be argued that the practice of IT asset management (ITAM) was born out of a number of unforeseen changes. To describe the impact of those changes, let me lay a little groundwork. For years

By |2021-07-12T14:17:15-04:00December 7th, 2010|ITAK, Program Management|0 Comments

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