Gaining Control of our Software - A Practitioner Case Study By Septimus George When I started my journey in ITAM many years ago, there was something no one wanted to talk about. You know, the obvious flamingo pink elephant dancing on the table right in front of the door. Some of us
The Evolving Face of ITAD - The Impact of a Growing Portfolio of Asset Types By Ed Stukane, PlanITROI Many would agree that advancements in technology have made life easier for most consumers, business employees and managers. Access to information is at our fingertips. Collaboration among co-workers, regardless of their locations in
Data Security Risks Hidden in Plain Sight - Extend ITAM beyond Computers, Servers, and Laptops By Arman Sadeghi IT departments concerned with data security are well aware of the dangers from not properly destroying the hard drives that come out of computers, laptops, and servers. However, most IT departments are not aware
Software Licensing "Gotchas!" - Managing Software Licensing By Frank Venezia & Steffani Lomax, Siwel Consulting Today’s technology industry is characterized by changes that are frequent and rapid. Some might even categorize them as “revolutionary.” These changes in technology impact how hardware is sold and software is licensed by all the major suppliers.
Nine Golden Rules for Software Contract Negotiations - The Complexities and Pitfalls By Eliot Arlo Colon The Search for Expertise: Why In-Depth Knowledge of Specific Software Licensing is Necessary Far too many organizations are unaware of the intricacies involved in software asset management and complex software licensing negotiation. One cannot exist without
What is Your ITAM Mission? - A Template By Bill Talbot, Hewlett Packard Software In my vast experience, I have seen many ITAM initiatives either stall or fail. Even when traveling to clients around the globe, I found similar results based on the initiative losing momentum because the team members were unaware
The Hot-Button Issue: Mobile Asset Management By IAITAM It became apparent during the IAITAM ACE (Annual Conference & Exhibition) that Mobile Asset Management is a topic that resonates with many IT Asset Managers. More speakers discussed Mobile Asset Management than any other topic and, in my conversations with attendees; the same topic
Turning IT Asset Disposition into Donation - Choices that Work By Dag Adamson When faced with excess or outdated equipment, many IT organizations consider donating the assets to charity. While non-profit organizations are always in need of donations, the slow economy has led to reduced contribution income. In addition to providing a