Author Archives: Daniel Galecki

20 year veteran of the software industry. Daniel's career included sales, pre-sales and product management positions in a number of software companies, including MKS, Hewlett-Packard and Flexera Softwarem where he is currently working as a product manager for FlexNet Manager products. Majority of his career has been spend around software management, from software distribution tools, through inventory and IT asset management. He is a long time supporter of ISO-19770 standards and is very passionate about the products he is involved in. Daniel hold a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Canada and he lives with his family in South-Western Ontario.

Evolution of ITAM into a Core Business Function

IT Asset Management continues to evolve and mature. The next step in its evolution requires practitioners to transition from managing assets to managing IT Spend. While many day-to-day activities will remain the same, ITAM professionals need to focus their attention on providing spend related information and spend optimization recommendations to various business stakeholders in an advisory role. This change is ...

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Managing the evolving Enterprise

IT Asset Managers don’t always participate in strategic IT discussions. But, they are expected to help organizations keep track of spending on hardware, software and subscriptions to various IT Services. IT Asset Management is becoming more strategic – new technologies are making IT more complex and the ease with which new, subscription based resources can be obtained increases the risk ...

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ITAM Lifecycle and Savings Opportunities – Mapping out the Journey

By Daniel Galecki, Hewlett-Packard ITAK V9 I11 IT asset management (ITAM) is not a new discipline, yet many organizations continue to struggle with it.  In my experience, speaking with various customers as the HP Asset Manager Product Manager, there are many reasons for the struggle.  I have seen a wide range of organizational behaviors, from a complete “hands-off” approach to ...

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The Age of Cloud Computing – The Cloud Role for IT Asset Management

By Daniel Galecki, Hewlett – Packard ITAK V9 I4 All charts in this article are reprinted from an Information Week report “2014 Private Cloud Survey,” published January, 2014 written by Art Wittmann and used with permission. IT is undergoing a significant change in how it delivers services to the business.  The back end infrastructure delivering IT services has gone through ...

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