Tag Archives: software

The Value of a Common Language across the Entire Enterprise

By Jay Scroggins, BDNA   The rapid migration of nearly all business processes to digital mediums, not to mention the crush of networked devices heading our way as part of the Internet of Things tidal wave – has made it a nearly impossible feat to manually align and manage an enterprise’s IT assets.  However, these assets are the backbone of ...

Read More »

An ITAM View into Cloud Computing – A Look at the Issues Cloud Models present to IT Business Management

By Jenny Schuchert, IAITAM   It seems a short time ago that we were trying to define the marketing invented term “cloud computing” from a practical perspective.  The confusion came from the conglomeration of technologies called cloud and the massive media attention pushing executives to adopt the cloud as the next greatest thing without really defining which elements of the ...

Read More »

President’s Letter – Is ITAM Moving Too Slowly?

By Dr. Barbara Rembiesa, President & CEO of IAITAM In organizational IT, implementing change is part of a normal workday.  As IT Asset Managers, we participate in a continuous stream of projects where new assets types or licensing models test the processes and controls we have built to manage the asset portfolio.  We apply assessment techniques to determine how to ...

Read More »

Getting to “Win” in Your Contract Negotiation – Strategies for Assembling your Team and Working with the Vendor

By Frank Venezia & Steffani Lomax, Siwel Consulting, from ITAK V10 I4 Everyone wants to “win” when they enter into a software contract negotiation.  The negotiators for the publisher seek to maximize revenue for their company, while the end-user strives for the most cost-effective agreement that includes only the products and services that are absolutely necessary, along with fair contract terms ...

Read More »