Author Archives: Frank Venezia

Super Storms and ITAM – Lessons Learned from Hurricane Sandy

By Frank Venezia & Steffani Lomax, Siwel Consulting ITAK V8 I3 In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the largest Atlantic hurricane on record, countless metro New York area businesses were severely affected.  Some companies lost valuable equipment and deployed software, while others experienced severe data center interruptions. Recovering from a natural disaster such as Sandy is a time-consuming and costly ...

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Software Licensing “Gotchas!” – Managing Software Licensing

By Frank Venezia & Steffani Lomax, Siwel Consulting ITAK V7 I10 Today’s technology industry is characterized by changes that are frequent and rapid.  Some might even categorize them as “revolutionary.”  These changes in technology impact how hardware is sold and software is licensed by all the major suppliers.  Software publishers have responded by implementing new license models and metrics that ...

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On-Target ITAM Analysis and Metrics – Adding the Business Intelligence

By Frank Venezia, Siwel Consulting ITAK V6 I7 In the absence of Business Intelligence supported by insightful Business Analytics, making important decisions is like throwing darts while blindfolded, hoping they will hit the target. Chances are you are going to miss, and this will have a negative impact on your business.   Business Intelligence (BI) and Business Analytics (BA) provide ...

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