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Radio Show for July 2020: Sky Betting Hardware Fraud, SoftwareOne Acquires B-lay, Gartner MQ and more

The radio show team discuss the business case for Hardware Asset Management based on the Sky Betting hardware fraud

In the ITAM Review radio show for July 2020 the team discuss all the latest ITAM industry news and the implications of asset depreciation.

We discuss the business case for Hardware Asset Management based on the Sky Bet fraud, Cornwall Councils £2M of unused Oracle software spend in an £4M contract, SoftwareOne acquiring B-lay and other consolidation in the industry, The Gartner Magic Quadrant for SAM Tools 2020, Slack flinging mud at Microsoft over Teams bundling, Garmin Ransomware attack and job of the week is Director of IT Asset Management at Ahold Delhaize.


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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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