There’s a lot to lose when shredding your hard drives

Why would anyone choose to shred a perfectly good hard drive or SSD? Maybe you or your security department are concerned about the loss of data from drives when they are replaced or retired. But why not electronically sanitize the data and then reuse the drive? When companies choose to shred and destroy electronic media rather than sanitize the data, they also lose the opportunity to reuse these devices and gain value from these assets. This session will share case studies and research to justify the electronic sanitization and reuse of retired media assets.

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Evolving ITAM into IT Spend Management

IT Asset Management discipline continues to evolve. Mainstream adoption of SaaS and Cloud is requiring IT Asset Management Professionals to evolve their roles in order to deliver value to their organizations. This session will discuss the impact of SaaS, Cloud and other technologies on IT Asset Management and how these technologies require a shift of focus from hardware and software asset management and software compliance management to IT Spend Management.

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Turning Dysfunctional ITAM into World Class Solutions

This sessions reviews techniques for implementing ITAM/CMDB solutions using processes, standards and governance in order to develop well supported solutions no matter what the platform.

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The Evolving Responsibilities of ITAM

The IT Asset’s Manager role is quickly evolving beyond traditional IT assets to include SaaS optimization, Cloud Spend Control, and Cloud Migrations. This session will cover how to keep your career relevant as your environment becomes more heterogeneous and complex.

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Interactive Discussion – Addressing the Unique ITAD Needs of Today’s Remote Workforce

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically shifted today’s workforce, relocating employees away from office buildings to kitchens, spare bedrooms, and basements. Even though technology is a powerful enabler of remote work, IT departments are facing many new challenges. Instead of managing IT hardware for employees working in one or a few centralized facilities, their reach may now need to extend to hundreds or thousands of office locations. How can IT departments, without any increase in staffing (or even with staffing cuts), manage assets across so many widely dispersed locations? Please join us for this interactive session, led by two Dynamic Lifecycle […]

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Tuning your Program for Success

In this session, we will discuss how to assess your asset management program and determine if capabilities are aligned with current organizational requirements. We will discuss performance planning, key metrics, and the importance of data quality. We will present ideas to revitalize your program to the point of focusing on enterprise customers and business outcomes.

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ITAM Best Practices. The foundation for a successful cybersecurity program

Cybersecurity is one of the major concerns for any organization regardless its size. From on premises implementations to cloud based solutions ITAM plays a major role in knowing what the organization owns and user awareness. Now it is time to apply ITAM best practices to cybersecurity program to ensure any cybersecurity program is implemented with a solid foundation.

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Straight Talk on Oracle Licensing and Licensing Trends

As software infrastructure is stretched between on premise, public clouds, and hybrid clouds, keeping software in compliance is a significant challenge. Sorting through all the FUD and getting straight answers from vendors on the proper way to license software in this complicated world is not easy. Some vendors have turned to Software License Audits as an easy way to generate additional revenues. In this presentation, we will discuss current Software License trends, the difference between Oracle policy and your contractual obligations, Licensing Oracle on a virtualized environment and licensing best practices. Lesson learned will apply to all major software vendors.

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The Mysteries of ITAD- The Questions You Don’t Ask Your ITAD Vendor, and the Answers Very Few Can Give You

You’re challenged with disposing of your IT equipment, and you know there are risks. You have a list of questions you use to “check out” your vendors, but what are the ones which get to the heart of truly eliminating risks? And are you prepared for the answers?

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New Insights to Mobile Disposition, Maximizing Value and Lowering Risk

As enterprise ownership of mobile devices replaces BYOD, managing their disposition is coming to the forefront. Hear first-hand accounts of how leading enterprises are evaluating the security risk of endpoint management software and trade-in programs at device retirement. Also learn quick tricks to maximize value through packaging and lock removals tactics.

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