29 January 2016

Measuring Savings in IT Asset Management




How to accurately measure the savings and IT Value of an IT Asset Management program is among the most common challenges reported by ITAM professionals. Implicitly, anyone who has seen a mature organization that has control of its assets and knows how to optimize them gets favourable return on their efforts and investments. However, this […]

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22 January 2016

Motivation Matters — What’s Driving Your SAM Program?




Companies decide to develop software asset management (SAM) programs for different reasons. The specific reasons for introducing a SAM program in your organization can have a profound impact on how you design it. Before you get started, it’s worth taking stock of your key drivers so that you can design a program that will successfully […]

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15 January 2016

Building a SAM Practice: Why It Matters




Software asset management, or SAM, is a systematic approach to helping organizations gain control of their software estate. It’s the confluence of many disciplines inside and outside of IT, and can generate benefits for companies beyond its technical operations. SAM programs can generate significant savings, reduce risk postures, and create consistency for organizations. Although it’s an […]

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15 January 2016

Managing IT — Are You Considering All of Your Assets?




The discipline of IT asset management (ITAM) is nascent in North America, but it’s growing. As companies demand more rigour in how they provide IT products and services, they also need to carefully consider how they think about assets, to make sure they include all relevant assets in their ITAM programs. The word “asset” has […]

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