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The International Association of IT Asset Managers (IAITAM) is the largest organization providing education, certification and thought leadership to the management of IT as a business. IT Asset Management is the management of hardware, software, mobile and other technology to maximize the value to the organization.

Digest: December 2014 – Ending Dangerous Disposal Processes

By IAITAM IAITAM Members Only   It’s ITAM Awareness Month! December, for the 5th year in a row is dedicated to education – and it’s all free!  As we have done in the past, and supported by the vendor community, IATAM has opened up all events for the final days of 2014, so register to listen in to recorded webinars ...

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Guidance for Selecting Training – Credentials Matter

By IAITAM ITAK V9 I12 Editor’s Note:  In IT Asset Management, everyone is our customer; the success of ITAM relies on the cooperation of many.  Creditability is essential and is built through keeping our knowledge current and improving our skills.  Training is a major source of knowledge and this article lays out the characteristics that should be considered when selecting ...

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Digest: November 2014 – Recovery of a Stolen Device

By IAITAM IAITAM Members Only It’s ITAM Awareness Month! December, for the 5th year in a row is dedicated to education – and it’s all free!  As we have done in the past, and supported by the vendor community, IATAM will have up to 2 sponsors daily for each day of the first 3 weeks of December.  Sponsors will present ...

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IAITAM’s 2014 Practitioner Survey

By IAITAM ITAK V9 I10 Overview Surveys are frequently used to gather feedback about trends and practices.  For instance, IAITAM best practices for Vendor Management include surveys to gather feedback about the vendor relationship from all of the resources within the organization that work with that vendor.  The results are populated into a score card and delivered as feedback to ...

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High Expectations for On-the-Job Mobile Services – Deploying an Enterprise Solution for a Consumer Sharing Workforce

By Kevin Kiley, AirWatch ITAK V9 I9 An increasingly mobile workforce has created a pressing need for electronic access to all enterprise content.  In another move toward the consumerization of IT, today’s tech-savvy workers have responded by turning to cloud-based, consumer file sync and share services.  According to a recent Forrester survey, 21 percent of global information workers already use ...

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Digest: September 2014 – What to Do When a Data Breach Occurs | And A Data Breach WIll Occur

By IAITAM 2014 ACE Events IAITAM 2014 Fall ACE update: IAITAM has moved the profession of IT Asset Management forward for over twelve years with excellent education and networking events.  To continue to help in your IT Asset Management efforts, IAITAM is offering a September Special: Save 20% on Membership as well as one other item of your choice! Remember:  ...

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The State of the ITAM Program – Survey Results Captures Scope and Maturity

By IAITAM ITAK V9 I8 Survey Results on the State of ITAM Data on the size and scope of the IT Asset Management (ITAM) program within organizations has been difficult to capture because of the lack of common organizational structure and titles.  This variability is no problem for the International Association of IT Asset Management, Inc. (IAITAM).  IAITAM is in ...

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August 2014 – Rethinking Where Organizational Risk Comes From

By IAITAM 2014 ACE Events IAITAM 2014 Fall ACE update: Did you know that the Fall ACE schedule was posted and there are some very intriguing educational topic areas noted: KEYNOTE:  The Seven Secrets to an Extraordinary Life! KEYNOTE: Why ITAM is the key to secure ICT disposal. How to Manage an Oracle Audit. Asset vs. CI – Bringing it ...

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