Whiteboard Wednesday Episode 11: What’s the difference between ITAM and CMDB?
Whiteboard Wednesday is me, a whiteboard and learning about all things IT Asset Management (ITAM), every Wednesday!
This week, ITAM and CMDB. What the difference is, how could we potentially work together?
This independent review is part of our ITAM vs. ITSM Integration group test.
Matrix42 [Best in Class]
To read the summary, strengths and weaknesses, and criteria please visit this page.
Activation: When the software is installed, a serial number of activation code is required to unlock use to the software. Allows vendor to track activations and also allows them to stop any unauthorized installs.
Application: Software name.
The Big Question
A SAM professional who has been given a budget to build a SAM team recently contacted us to ask whether or not they can build an effective SAM team virtually, or if they need to physically have the personnel in the office. A recent poll by SHRM showed that 46% of...
"...ensures organisations are compliant when decommissioning laptops, before the device leaves the company’s control."
The ITAM Review seeks to analyse and evaluate ‘real world use case scenario’ products and the firms that work to bring them to market at all...
Clive Longbottom, Quocirca
Quocirca analyst and technology commentator extraordinaire Clive Longbottom has seen a few IT asset management scenarios come and go in his time.
Appropriately then, the ITAM Review now gets to quiz Longbottom on his recent white paper entitled Don’t sweat...
Is your Asset Database 'Match Fit'?
The ISO SAM Standard refers to the concept of ‘Trustworthy Data’.
As the name suggests – it is data that the organization trusts.
Whilst no enterprise level asset database is 100% accurate, we need to have a sufficient level of confidence...
This article has been contributed by Nir Dvir – an IT Manager and blogger.
This article aims to provide a common set of guidelines for handling large numbers of records in your IT environment. Applying naming conventions to IT records such as usernames, computer names,...