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Podcast Episode 52: ‘SAP has changed everything. Again.’

In this Podcast, I speak with Patrick Dickinson of Aspera (Bronze sponsors of our upcoming UK Conference) to pick his brains on what’s changed in the world of SAP since our last podcast back in July 2016.

Podcast Topics

  • What is Aspera up to?
  • What is the market like at the moment?
  • Separation of SAP sales and audit teams
  • NetWeaver Foundation for TPAs License
  • Changes to SAP Named User Licensing (Authorization-based Licensing)
  • The new SAP model – SAP Digital Access (formerly SAP Indirect Access)


Come and meet the Aspera team at our UK Conference on 5th & 6th June at Mercedes Benz World in Surrey!

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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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