Best practice

TAM, SAM and software license management are continually-evolving disciplines. At the same time, the remit for ITAM continues to expand as the industry matures. What was cutting edge just a few years ago is ITAM bread-and-butter today. Keep you and your team up-to-date on the latest ITAM practices here.
  • Unlocking the Hidden Potential of IT Asset Disposition: ITAD Maturity Assessment results

    Unlocking the Hidden Potential of IT Asset Disposition: ITAD Maturity Assessment results

    In this article we explore the results of our ITAD Maturity Assessment, conducted in partnership with Dynamic Lifecycle Innovations. Responsible disposal of IT assets is gaining increasing importance, driven by changes in working practices, regulatory requirements, ...
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  • "Please Mr Benioff - can I have my data back?" Slack holds customer data to ransom

    Slack didn’t have the best bit of PR this week… Whoever said vendor lock in wasn’t a thing clearly has never tried to leave Slack. One CEO was left dumbfounded this week when Slack threatened to ...
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  • ITAMantics podcast - January 2024

    ITAMantics podcast - January 2024

    Welcome to the January 2024 edition of the ITAMantics podcast. In this bumper 2-month edition of ITAMantics, George, Rich and AJ discuss the biggest ITAM stories to drop during the last two months. Stories discussed in ...
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  • What will be the big ITAM trends of 2024? The view from our analysts

    What will be the big ITAM trends of 2024? The view from our analysts

    With Blue Monday behind us, it is safe to say that 2024 is now in full swing. So, we thought now would be a good time to take stock of the current state of ITAM and ...
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  • An Introduction to FinOps FOCUS, a new toolkit from the FinOps Foundation 

    An Introduction to FinOps FOCUS, a new toolkit from the FinOps Foundation 

    This article provides a brief introduction to FinOps FOCUS, a new toolkit from the FinOps Foundation and Linux Foundation. Managing cloud costs in a modern organisation brings with it many challenges – one of which is ...
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  • What to look forward to at Wisdom NA 2024: My picks from the agenda

    What to look forward to at Wisdom NA 2024: My picks from the agenda

    Wisdom NA 2024 is taking place in Florida on March 19 – 20 2024. As the agenda begins to take shape I wanted to highlight some of the topics that caught my eye. Summarised in this ...
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  • ITAM Review interviews S&P Global Ratings about that link between ITAM and corporate credit ratings

    ITAM Review interviews S&P Global Ratings about that link between ITAM and corporate credit ratings

    There are perhaps two pieces of news that have impacted the world of ITAM most this year – early in the year we had Oracle’s announcement that it was switching Java licensing to an employee metric. ...
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  • The Importance of KPIs in ITAM (podcast)

    The Importance of KPIs in ITAM (podcast)

    Rich Gibbons speaks with Chris Hayes from AnglePoint about the world of frameworks, bridging gaps in risk control, and the dynamic interplay of FinOps across various domains. Join them as they explore the fusion of ITAM, ...
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  • Rethinking sustainability: Is it time for a return to the desktop PC?

    Rethinking sustainability: Is it time for a return to the desktop PC?

    Earlier this year I replaced an aging MacBook Air with a Mac Mini desktop as my primary working device. This was cost effective – at around 2/3rds of the price of the cheapest MacBook – and ...
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