What Happens When IT No Longer Governs ITAM? - Policy Management By IAITAM Policies are a critical success factor for the IT Asset Management program, providing controls to behavior, influence during periods of change and support for asset education and enforcement. To achieve these results, policies must be clearly defined, understandable, and
Mobile Malware - No Device is Safe and Hand-Sanitizer Won't Stop These Viruses By Ed Cartier, xAssets Trendy Targets In the beginning, as a famous book starts, there were PCs with Windows, and management saw them and was pleased. PCs proliferated throughout business and society like rabbits, and the good people of
Self-Service Software Portals - What Features are Important? By Brett Husselbaugh Many of the businesses that we speak with regarding their ITAM/SAM requirements have, or are in the process, of implementing some form of self-service request system, with one of the items that can be requested being software. The driver is typically
Getting More from the CMDB - Supporting the ITAM Program with a CMDB By James Etherton, Delta Dental of Michigan In the April 2011 ITAK magazine, Dan Wilson of RightStar Systems published an article entitled “ITAM+CMDB= Success.” In that article, he mentions the single point of truth and how key it is
Integration - A Key Element in Asset Lifecycle Management By Barbara McCulloch & Michelle Hannes, Halliburton Is your IT asset management (ITAM) organization struggling with a stand-alone ITAM tool, multiple data entry points or significant manual effort gathering HR, procurement, financial or location information? Are you looking to replace your current tool?
The NIST SP-800-88 Revision - A New Focus on Independent Data Erasure Verification By Sean O'Leary In the January edition of ITAK, we presented a broad update of the Safe Harbor principle as it applies to establishing and executing a compliant end-of-life media sanitization protocol. In that article, we noted that most
Adobe Licensing and the Cloud - Cloud Subscriptions Take Center Stage By Michelle Estes, Miro Consulting Progress is impossible without change. - George Bernard Shaw An energetic mix of delight and anxiety has greeted the major update to Adobe® Creative Cloud announced last May at Adobe MAX, The Creative Conference. The delight