In Part 2 of this follow up blog series, I will look at the new opportunities in the ITAM space and will share some ideas about how to define value for ITAM.

Defining ITAM value in changing times: Part 2

In Part 1 of this follow up blog series, we take a look at the current state of ITAM, including challenges and issues it is facing.

Defining ITAM value in changing times: Part 1

We've put together a checklist of some of the key things that we feel are important to avoid the common pitfalls of implementation and ensure a smooth and collaborative relationship.

SAM (Software Asset Management) Managed Service: Checklist for successful on-boarding

Regardless of the initial driver, the function of SAM is not to deliver one-off projects, but to deliver a repeatable long-term process to manage the entire lifecycle of software and cloud contracts. Unless you have one hand on the rudder, your organization is not only susceptible to audits but at risk of damaging overspend and waste.

How does a SAM (Software Asset Management) Managed Service Provider add value?

It is important for SPVM and IT Asset Managers understand the total risk posed by audits, prioritize the vendors with whom they spend the most and those that are business critical, and ensure they have the right processes in place in order to take action when the audit lands.

6 Top Tips: Software Vendor Audits