How to Reclaim Control of the Licensing Jungle - Building Sustainability and Consistency By Peter Wesche The Problem One of the most common problems in ITAM is the lack of consistency and sustainability of management efforts. In Software Asset Management, the variety of vendors, audit methodologies and strategic focus has developed into
Data Breach Prevention Driver for Disposal - IT Asset Disposition Diligence Starts Day-One By Robert Johnson, NAID & Kyle Marks, Retire-IT, LLC Last January, Coca-Cola admitted to the theft of an unspecified number of laptops containing personal information on approximately 74,000 individuals, including social security numbers, driving license details, salaries, and ethnicity.
Policy Creation: Understanding the Why By IAITAM Policies have a widespread impact on an organization, documenting the rules for employees and reflecting the culture of the organization. Functional areas have a responsibility to incorporate policy language into execution of the responsibilities within their departments. Management in each of these areas is also
Don't Lose $ on Your CPUs - How to Ensure Your Processors Maintain Value By Courtney Hamilton, Ex-IT Technologies, Inc. When weighing your options for IT asset liquidation, it is important to keep in mind that some of the smallest and oldest IT components can still be of value. In addition to
Why is Software Sprawl Getting Worse? - Consider Meshing ITSM and ITAM Roles in Software By Jon Hall Is the lack of ITSM and ITAM alignment causing application sprawl? A recent CapGemini study of CIOs and IT decision makers concisely illustrated one impact this is having: 48% believe that their business has
Could the Internet of Things Explode Software Costs? - SAM May Be Critical with IoT By Jelle Wijndelts Software license management is already highly complex and potentially about to get even more so, as the Internet of Things (IoT) starts to take hold. The concept behind IoT is not particularly new and