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Mitigating Telework Security Risks – Strategies to Protect the Organization

Mitigating Telework Security Risks - Strategies to Protect the Organization By John Sobczak Initially considered an employee perk, telework is now considered a business strategy by many organizations, with projections of 35% of the global workforce expected to engage in work outside the traditional confines of an office by 2013. Today, more

By |2021-07-12T14:17:09-04:00September 28th, 2011|ITAK, Program Management|0 Comments

Vendor Categories Deliver Value – Clarifying Characteristics and Expectations for Vendors

Vendor Categories Deliver Value - Clarifying Characteristics and Expectations for Vendors By Steven Robertson, Booz Allen Hamilton Vendor Management is a key aspect of IT Asset Management (ITAM). Categorizing vendors and understanding how to use the categories can save an organization a significant amount of money. The categories recommended here are strategic, tactical, and

By |2021-07-12T14:18:19-04:00September 23rd, 2011|ITAK, Vendor Management|0 Comments

Software Licensing in the Cloud – New Models Add Flexibility to Licensing

Software Licensing in the Cloud - New Models Add Flexibility to Licensing By Vincent Brasseur Cloud computing is all the rage these days, but what exactly is cloud computing? According to the draft definition from the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST), “ Cloud computing is a model for enabling ubiquitous,

By |2021-07-12T14:32:03-04:00September 20th, 2011|Acquisition Management, ITAK|0 Comments

Process Controls for Assets – Managing Around Operations, Process Gaps, and People

Process Controls for Assets - Managing Around Operations, Process Gaps, and People By Daniel Anderson, Accenture One of the core aspects of any Asset Manager’s job is to maintain adequate controls over an organization’s asset base as changes are made through day-to-day operations. In any organization, but especially in large companies, the

By |2021-07-12T14:17:09-04:00September 15th, 2011|ITAK, Program Management|0 Comments

Compelling Software License Management – Events that Propel Organizations to Manage Software Licenses

Compelling Software License Management - Events that Propel Organizations to Manage Software Licenses By Greg Larsen As a consultant, I sometimes find it difficult to convince IT managers to invest in software license management (SLM) as a business discipline, even when it will cut their costs and improve their efficiency. They just

By |2021-07-12T14:17:10-04:00September 14th, 2011|ITAK, Program Management|0 Comments

Data Sanitization Methods – Comparison of the Most Common Methods

Data Sanitization Methods - Comparison of the Most Common Methods By Hashim Alawadi, Joseph Mount, Khalid Elibiary There are three main data sanitization techniques for the hard drive storage device. There is the physical destruction of hard drive where the drives are crushed or platters damaged to an inoperable state. The degaussing

By |2021-07-12T14:19:57-04:00September 13th, 2011|Disposal Management, ITAK|0 Comments

Measuring Asset Performance – Adding Value through Metrics

Measuring Asset Performance - Adding Value through Metrics By Dan Abell What is IT Asset Management overlooking? IT Asset Management has traditionally focused on hardware and software inventory management. Software entitlement, license compliance, hardware and software maintenance management; as well as vendor management are all core competences practiced by ITAM. However, Asset

By |2021-07-12T14:14:14-04:00September 12th, 2011|Financial Management, ITAK|0 Comments

ITAM Mobile Solutions – Evaluating Process Improvements and Solutions

ITAM Mobile Solutions - Evaluating Process Improvements and Solutions By Nasrin Azari In today’s competitive business climate, IT Asset Managers are being asked to do more with less while facing continued scrutiny that requires tighter inventory controls, better integrity of their CMDB or asset repository, and greater visibility into ITAM operations. As

By |2021-07-12T14:17:10-04:00September 10th, 2011|ITAK, Program Management|0 Comments

Leveraging ITAM and ITSM – ITAM as a Foundation for ISO/IEC 20000 IT Service Management

Leveraging ITAM and ITSM - ITAM as a Foundation for ISO/IEC 20000 IT Service Management By Krzysztof Baczkiewicz, Eracent The ISO/IEC 20000-1 IT Service Management System certification means that an IT service provided by an internal or external IT service provider has been verified as sufficient and acceptable. Not surprisingly, a well-planned

By |2021-07-12T14:17:10-04:00September 10th, 2011|ITAK, Program Management|0 Comments

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