Leveraging SAM Data Into Value through Centralized IT Procurement

Software Asset Management has become a requirement for running a business because of audit-happy software vendors. The value is known but tends to be reactive. What would it look like for an organization to leverage SAM data into a proactive stance to lower software costs? How can the Centralization of IT Procurement improve SAM effectiveness and reduce risk across the entire organization?

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Keeping your SAM program flexible

The 1990’s called — they want their ITAM strategy back! Come listen in and hear about some nimble strategies to maximize your value while minimizing your investment for your SAM program.

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Hardware Asset Management: The Power of One Platform

A discussion on how the management of hardware assets on one platform with Security, Risk, and Application Management can improve visibility and communication and speed time to full resolution, as compared to a swivel chair process on multiple systems/platforms.

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Turning Dreams Into Digital Businesses

Digital transformation is not simply about technology—it requires business leaders to C Level managers to reinvent their core and re-imagine their future and embrace a different way of bringing together people, data, and processes with emphasis on security woven into the foundation of their journey to create value for their customers.

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R2 and E-Stewards, The Fork In The Road

We will discuss the updates and changes to both R2 and e-Stewards and discuss which to choose for your business. Then we will share some of the ways companies deal with the crisis – extending refresh times, hoarding some IT, more remote workers, some companies switching back to desk tops for some remote workers and the logistics/security challenges of retiring remotely deployed equipment.

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Best Practices for Optimizing Your Software Assets

Business leaders can effect transformation through an analysis of organizational IT resources. To gain full control of IT needs, managers need an overview of all their distributed resources, from an enterprise down to the individual level. With access to real-time information, a business manager can simplify IT audits, proactively plan a budget, document compliance, increase productivity, and enhance best practices. As a result of license optimization, processes and workflows are also optimized. Companies want to maximize the most value from the software licenses that they purchase. Join us as we share case studies of Software Management optimization solutions for organizations.

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Physical Inventory an Agile Approach

ITAM best practice states a physical inventory should be conducted once per year. While some organizations might extend the frequency, none debate a physical inventory should be conducted. What if, there was a way to conduct the inventory without the extra burden in terms of human resources and financial capital?

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Legislation Labyrinth: Navigating Global Privacy Laws Along the Asset Lifecycle

With increased pressure from legislators around the world, data privacy is rapidly becoming an integral part of the overall information security challenge and increasing the complexity significantly. To ensure the ability to manage both asset life cycles and the data life cycle in traditional end-points, new mobile and IoT devices, as well as in the public and private cloud, new partnerships and technical solutions are required. This session will use detailed case studies to illustrate how regulated data can be targeted for compliant end-of-life in AWS and Azure public clouds. The presentation will also focus on how global trends require […]

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Take Charge of your Evolving Environment

The need for a management strategy is paramount due to data explosion in today’s landscapes. Devices are being purchased, issued and leaving the network never to be seen again. Software licensing is unknown which puts pressure on the business financial plans. With small IT staff companies are normalizing a reactive approach to endpoint management. To respond to this we encourage companies to discover their network to find what, who, why and where IOT lives in the network. Once we have achieved total inventory of configuration items we can start to track and meter licensing metrics. Knowing your licensing status will […]

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ITAM in the Age of Blockchain

Blockchain is an emerging technology that has been generating a lot of buzz in logistics, cyber-currency and other transactional based services. This presentation will take a high-level view of what to expect as Blockchain attempts to solve the unsolvable with ITAM and SAM.

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