Author Archives: Rodney Penny

Rodney Penny is the IT ASSET Manager for Sun Trust Banks, Inc.

ITAM – Enabling IT to Deliver Better IT Services

As an IT Asset Manager, your role is probably twofold, on one side, you play an inventory role by keeping track of all IT assets and on the other side, you play a financial role by helping the organization understand the IT asset spend. You do this by contributing the IT asset financial data required to determine the total cost ...

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The Roles of Governance and Management – Positioning ITAM to Support the Business

By Rodney Penny, HCSC ITAK V10 I4 The maturity and permanency of any organization’s IT Asset Management (ITAM) program is highly dependent upon how well it is governed and managed.  Where proper governance is in place, the ITAM program will mature and ultimately provide the organization with immense business value; in other words, the ITAM program will mature to the ...

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Acquisition – The Foundation for Software Compliancy – Take a Good Look at Asset Acquisition

By Rodney Penny, Health Care Service ITAK V9 I11 Good software compliancy and IT service asset tracking begin with knowing your entitlement numbers and knowing what hardware assets you have and where they are.  The foundation for this information comes from a sound process that is followed without deviation.  The first process that truly affects the ITAM department is the ...

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