We’ve completed a number of SAM maturity assessments for end user organisations over the last few years.
Companies typically want an external and independent perspective on their current status and some pointers on what to do next.
For organisations looking at their SAM maturity, there are two key frameworks for assessing SAM maturity: The Microsoft SAM Optimization Model and the ISO/IEC 19770-1 standard. Both are good models.
For the majority of companies we speak to the ISO standard is a sledgehammer to crack a nut (Many barely make the first rung of the ISO ladder!). So we often start with the Microsoft SAM model and it’s 10 competencies. However, we feel it has a number of limitations.
Microsoft SAM Optimization Model Limitations
To correctly assess organisations and prepare them for the demands of the modern SAM department – we have built our own SAM Assessment model:
The video below provides an overview of the 12 box model. I very much welcome your feedback.
To learn more and order please visit varnitam.wpengine.com/12box