Category: IT Asset Management (ITAM)


A-Z of ITAM

The A–Z of ITAM

IT Asset Management or ITAM is a set of practices that allows your organization to manage, control, and protect all IT assets across your estate. If you’re new to ITAM, or simply want to find out more about it, then my A-Z of ITAM below is designed to help you to better understand what it […]

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Measuring ITAM Performance and Success – the Key Metrics

“I love a good session on ITAM metrics!” said no one ever. But here’s the thing – IT asset management (ITAM) is such a wide-ranging and [...]

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ITAM Basics: 5 Tips for Dealing with SAM Complexity Caused by Decentralized Organizations

IT asset management is a much-needed corporate capability – whether it be the effective management of hardware, software, or services. [...]

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ITSM and ITAM – 6 Ways They’re Stronger Together

IT asset management and IT service management are IT management siblings, yet they often don’t play together as much as they could. [...]

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ITAM101

ITAM Basics: 5 Tips for Getting Started with IT Asset Management

IT asset management is a necessary and important capability for any IT organization. It helps to manage costs, mitigate risks, and [...]

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8 Top Tips for Upping Your SAM Game and Software Compliance

Many IT organizations think it’s too difficult to take on software asset management (SAM), also called software license management [...]

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Inventory

7 Top Tips for Effective Inventory Management

In the IT service management (ITSM) world there’s often talk of the need for configuration management and configuration management [...]

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ITAM metrics

5 Top Tips for Better ITAM Metrics

IT asset management (ITAM) is a powerful IT management activity that saves your organization time and money and minimizes risk; but all [...]

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The 7 Habits of Highly-Effective Software Asset Managers

Many companies still need to manage their software asset investments better – to reduce risks and financial “wastage.” It can be a huge [...]

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Software Asset Management

How to Write a Software Asset Management Process – Part 2

  In a previous blog we examined the meta-activities that should be undertaken to provide the best possible prospect of Software [...]

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Software Asset Management

How to Write a Software Asset Management Process – Part 1

In viewing many efforts at creating and maintaining a Software Asset Management (SAM) process in different organizations, it’s come to [...]

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Mythbusters from Software Asset Management

In this blog, I take a look at observations that I have encountered over the last 2-3 years about Software Asset Management (SAM); ten [...]

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The Importance of Communication and Education in ITAM

I felt like I needed a bit of a break from ITSM. So I thought, why not write something on a super sexy subject? Then I decided to write [...]

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So in case you hadn't worked it out yet, I'm Joe! Hello there. I'm a native New Yorker and I love everything connected to IT service management (ITSM). I'm a passionate blogger and Twitter addict, and I'm also the resident IT guy at SysAid Technologies.