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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 2013 – The Vendor: Customer Relationship

By IAITAM 2014 Spring ACE All speaker submissions should be in already and the first draft of the Spring schedule will be online soon.  If you failed to get your speaking topic proposal in, submit it for the 2014 Fall ACE or as an alternate in to be considered if we have any cancellations.  Remember, speaking comes with complementary admission ...

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Digest: October 2013 – Looming Danger

By IAITAM 2014 Spring ACE Call for Speakers The Fall ACE was a huge success and we already have a schedule under development for 2014!  If you are interested in being a speaker at the 2014 Spring ACE, April 29 – May 1st, be sure to submit your proposals within the next two weeks. The location of the 2014 Spring ...

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Evaluating Office 365 – Third Release is Closest Yet to the On-Premises Version

By Wes Miller, Directions on Microsoft ITAK V8 I9 This major version of Office 365 delivers cloud-based services and an automatically updated on-premises Office client. The latest major version of Office 365 based on Exchange Server 2013, Lync Server 2013, and SharePoint Server 2013 became available in Feb. 2013 for new customers, while existing customers will be upgraded throughout 2013. ...

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Digest: July 2013 – What Happens When IT No Longer Governs ITAM?

By IAITAM Fall ACE schedule live on IAITAM website The Fall Conference schedule has been posted!  Both the speaker lineup and session details are live today!  Create your personal schedule and earmark those must-see sessions now. Fellowship program – reviews about to start We had 10 nominees submitted for this year’s Fellowship program.  2013 Fellowship questionnaires were sent out on ...

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Adobe Licensing and the Cloud – Cloud Subscriptions Take Center Stage

By Michelle Estes, Miro Consulting ITAK V8 I7 Progress is impossible without change. George Bernard Shaw An energetic mix of delight and anxiety has greeted the major update to Adobe® Creative Cloud announced last May at Adobe MAX, The Creative Conference.  The delight centered around several new “CC” desktop applications, enhanced cross-device collaboration and publishing capabilities, and a series of ...

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License Compliance Offerings with Microsoft – Software Asset Management Services Overview

By Curtis Browne, Directions on Microsoft ITAK V8 I6 With increasing frequency, customers using software from Microsoft will be asked to verify license compliance through a Software Asset Management (SAM) Baseline engagement, one of the three SAM Services program offerings from Microsoft.  Often perceived as an audit, a SAM Baseline engagement may cause business disruption by consuming people’s time and ...

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Digest: June 2013 -Standardized BYOD? The White House Policy Overview

By IAITAM Speaker Topics Online for Fall ACE The Fall Conference schedule will be posted in the next week or so, final selections have been made and most all confirmations are in so watch the IAITAM website for updates and speaker sessions.  Click here for the full topics chart now Special announcement – Travel discounts available on the location page.  ...

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Digest: April 2013 – HIPAA Omnibus Could Keep Rolling

By IAITAM IAITAM Fall ACE Special The IAITAM Spring ACE was a huge success.  Over 75% of attendees were first timers and many have registered for the Fall ACE in St Petersburg, FL.  Similar to the Spring ACE, the Fall event has a similar format that you should be aware of: – New – the ACE is scheduled from Tuesday ...

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