ITAK Articles on Acquisition Management

Starbucks: Negotiation Vs. Optimization

By |April 26th, 2018|

Starbucks: Negotiation Vs. Optimization By Alan Bain I frequent Starbucks when I travel. And Starbucks didn’t pay me to say that. They didn’t need to, I pay myself every time I go.

Tips for Approaching the Supply-Side of Licensing

By |April 24th, 2018|

Tips for Approaching the Supply-Side of Licensing By Kristopher Wong The main strategic objective of a SAM practice should be to optimize software spending while increasing your software governance. A key aspect

SAM 101 and the Secret for Success

By |August 15th, 2017|

SAM 101 and the Secret for Success By Steffani Lomax Success means different things to different people. By way of definition, success is achieving the correct or desired result. For a professional

Using Six Sigma to make your SAM Team Invaluable

By |March 16th, 2017|

Using Six Sigma to make your SAM Team Invaluable By Brett Sturgeon It is always the constant challenge for any manager to ensure that their team and the efforts of their team

The Risks of Evergreen IT

By |July 18th, 2016|

The Risks of Evergreen IT By Jan Hachenberger Who doesn’t like Green? As a gardener, you prefer healthy plants, typically indicated by a lush green color of their leaves. In areas with

Solve IT Risk with Integrated ITAM

By |March 26th, 2016|

Solve IT Risk with Integrated ITAM By Kannan Bhaskaran & Ganapathy Balakrishnan – BNY Mellon By Kannan Bhaskaran & Ganapathy Balakrishnan - BNY Mellon While IT Asset Management is an essential function