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President’s Letter

President’s Letter

By Barbara Rembiesa, President and CEO of IAITAM ITAK V7 I8 Maximizing the investment in IT reminds me of being a chef. As IT Asset Managers, we are up to our elbows in maximizing the investment of IT assets every day. Everyone seems to have their hands in the mixing bowl with us, attempting to add ingredients or telling us ...

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President’s Letter – Why IAITAM Supports ISO/IEC Software Tagging Standard

By Barbara Rembiesa, CEO & President of IAITAM ITAK V7 I7 Sometimes, organizational leadership complain about the time and cost associated with compliance to a regulation or standard. (The U.S. law called Sarbanes Oxley is a great example.) At other times, a regulation or standard is a great help to risk reduction or value maximization. ISO/IEC 19770-2: 2009 Software Tagging ...

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ITAM Necessary for Managing Cloud Computing – President’s Letter

By Barbara Rembiesa, President and CEO of IAITAM ITAK V7 I6 So, your organization hasn’t made a move to cloud computing other than a few subscriptions?  Organizations often adopt technology changes gradually, so gradual in fact that IT Asset Managers may not realize the significance of the hardware and software updates that are coming through the ITAM program.  Understanding the ...

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The Formula for Awareness and Cooperation

By Barbara Rembiesa, President and CEO of IAITAM ITAK V7 I4 The Formula for Awareness and Cooperation The ITAK magazine cover has a formula that solves employee awareness and cooperation issues for IT Asset Management.  Despite the reliance on IT assets and the services of IT Asset Management, employees rarely understand or support the processes that fulfill employee IT needs.  ...

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President’s Letter

By Barbara Rembiesa, President and CEO of IAITAM ITAK V7 I3 Process Improvement Processes are the center of our work in IT Asset Management and we freely admit that ITAM processes are rarely complete.  As a linchpin strategy, the ITAM program ties together disparate departments and core business functions in order to best manage expensive and necessary IT assets.  The ...

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President’s Letter – Where is Mobile Device Management Headed?

By Barbara Rembiesa, President and CEO of IAITAM ITAK V7 I2 Mobile device management has become a small but powerful hurricane, sweeping away existing standards and rules and leaving chaos behind.  The demand by business users and the opportunities they envision for smartphones, pads and tablets place the decision on how to manage these devices front and center.  Restricting the ...

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President’s Letter

By Barbara Rembiesa, President and CEO of IAITAM ITAK V6 I10 Each year, IAITAM draws attention to the breadth and scope of IT Asset Management by celebrating ITAM Awareness Month in December.  The celebration draws attention to the savings, security, technology and compliance that ITAM provides to the organization.  Equally celebrated by this program are the hard-working people directing and ...

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President’s Letter

By Barbara Rembiesa, President and CEO of IAITAM ITAK V6 I8 In this issue of ITAK, there are a wide variety of topics covered including several of our up-to-the-minute challenges such as managing the mobility of business and the growing involvement of ITAM in the data center. The workforce has been mobilized by technology for twenty years and in that ...

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Asset Identification Summit

By Barbara Rembiesa, President and CEO of IAITAM ITAK Volume 6 Issue 4: Disposal Management   Earlier this month, TagVault.org held the first Asset Identification Summit outside of Washington, D.C.  Since ISO/IEC 19770-2:2009 was approved, the tag solution for our profession’s software identification woes has been gathering momentum, culminating in this conference.  Attendees represented just about every aspect of the ...

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