I’m pleased to share a SAM Tool Selection Tool Kit for ITAM Review readers facing the challenge of the SAM tool selection process.
The RFI Questionnaire in the kit is the same questionnaire we used for the SAM Tools Universe report, an independent review of 8 leading SAM tools.
SAM Tool Selection Kit Contents:
- 71 Point RFI Questionnaire (Excel Spreadsheet) – 71 questions covering 6 major SAM Tool competency areas including VISIBILITY, IDENTIFICATION, RISK, EFFICIENCY, AGILITY and CSI.
- Quick Guide to ITAM Tools Strategy (4 page PDF Guide)
- SAM Tools Buyers Guide (15 page PDF Guide)
About Martin Thompson
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.
Connect with Martin on LinkedIn.