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Event listing: UK end user only roundtable, London, 16th May

End user only roundtable, London, close to Paddington, Tuesday 16th May, 1pm-5pm.

You are cordially invited to join an end user round-table in central London on Tuesday 16th May. This is for end user organizations only. The Chatham house rule applies.

Suggested agenda items (provided by the end-user host):

  • Will SAP’s claim against Diageo result I other vendors looking at indirect costs?  Oracle seem to be going down this route.
  • Vendor’s annual price increases are starting to get quite large (IBM increase by up to 10% a year).  What can be done to prevent unrealistic costs increases?
  • IBM are changing product/metrics on renewal of maintenance.  Is this legally allowed or should it be at the time of a new product release?
  • Where is the ITAM/SAM vendor market going?  We are seeing some consolidation (Concorde) and also some expansion (ServiceNow)
  • Other topics as raised by end users during the registration process

Event Summary

  • When: Tuesday 16th May 1pm – 5pm
  • Where: Paddington, Central London (Address disclosed on registration)
  • What: End user only roundtable discussion for networking and knowledge sharing under the Chatham house rule
  • Who: The ITAM Review
  • How: REGISTER USING THIS LINK. Free to attend. Capacity is limited.

The event space and mid-afternoon refreshments have kindly been donated by an ITAM Review reader. If you would like to attend future meetings or provide a location please subscribe to The ITAM Review newsletter or contact us directly.

Thanks, Martin

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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.

Connect with Martin on LinkedIn.

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