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Beginner’s guide to IBM software audits

Eric Chiu is our go to guy on IBM licensing. In this video I picked his brains on IBM software audits.

Subjects covered:

  • IBM software auditsWho starts an IBM audit?
  • IBM audit activity levels and key targets
  • IBM sub-capacity – the low hanging fruit for IBM revenue
  • What is sub-capacity?
  • IBM License Measurement Tool (ILMT)
  • The role of Deloitte and KPMG
  • IBM online resources

Come and meet Eric and other audit defence specialists at our Audit Defence Workshop on 12th April in Amsterdam.

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About Martin Thompson

Martin is owner and founder of The ITAM Review, an online resource for worldwide ITAM professionals. The ITAM Review is best known for its weekly newsletter of all the latest industry updates, LISA training platform, Excellence Awards and conferences in UK, USA and Australia.

Martin is also the founder of ITAM Forum, a not-for-profit trade body for the ITAM industry created to raise the profile of the profession and bring an organisational certification to market. On a voluntary basis Martin is a contributor to ISO WG21 which develops the ITAM International Standard ISO/IEC 19770.

He is also the author of the book "Practical ITAM - The essential guide for IT Asset Managers", a book that describes how to get started and make a difference in the field of IT Asset Management. In addition, Martin developed the PITAM training course and certification.

Prior to founding the ITAM Review in 2008 Martin worked for Centennial Software (Ivanti), Silicon Graphics, CA Technologies and Computer 2000 (Tech Data).

When not working, Martin likes to Ski, Hike, Motorbike and spend time with his young family.

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