Organizations set up many processes to successfully onboard a new employee. Without a doubt, HR takes on most processes. However, there is also an IT department assisting with getting the new hire set up for work. The processes for both HR and IT vary from one organization to another. Then, they vary from one job … Continue reading The Perks of Automating the Onboarding Process
IT Asset Management (ITAM) is an essential part of IT. More organizations are investing in ITAM tools as they are realizing the notion thought up by Philip Green. He expressed, Good, bad or indifferent, if you are not investing in new technology, you are going to be left behind. As a result, organizations are hopping on the bandwagon and investing … Continue reading 10 Steps To Jumpstart Your ITAM Project
IT Asset Management (ITAM) is the management of the hardware and software assets in an organization. After investing time and money in an IT Asset Management strategy, you want to take advantage of its core processes to increase the overall productivity of the organization, remain vendor compliant and reduce IT costs. For example, Gartner claims that an … Continue reading What are IT Asset Management Processes?
IT Asset Management (ITAM) is the lifecycle management of hardware and software assets in an organization. This includes all the processes associated with hardware devices in the organization like computers, laptops, and tablets as well as intangible assets like software applications. The lifecycle management begins with an employee request through an approval process, procurement, recycling … Continue reading What is IT Asset Management?
Many organizations are now using Microsoft’s System Center Configuration Management (SCCM) because it’s easy to use and it collects large amounts of data. It’s also helpful for its IT tasks like packaging software deployments and performing remote installations. Although the tool constantly updates, it still doesn’t include software provisioning processes or flexible workflows like an … Continue reading How To Enhance Your Microsoft SCCM Investment
IT Asset Management is no longer a manual process. As assets become a more valuable part of organizations, their management must maintain accurate inventory and stay on budget. A popular approach is a check-in/check-out system to track assets, like laptops or cellphones. With the main goals of knowing the user and location of the assets, … Continue reading Increase IT Asset Management Efficiency With Barcode Scanners
The rise of cloud computing is encouraging organizations to invest in software subscription models as opposed to perpetual licenses. One of the most popular business software is Microsoft Office 365, launched less than a decade ago in June 2011. Office 365 has now become popular in the workforce as Microsoft fills the needs of all size … Continue reading How to Save Money On Your Office 365 Subscription
The use of technology in the education sector is becoming a top priority for most schools in North America and Europe. Education establishments are spending millions of dollars into having technology in their curriculum. According to Dian Schaffhauser’s Report: Education Tech Spending on the Rise, the budget for hardware in 2015 surpassed the teacher training budget. So, … Continue reading The Importance of IT Asset Management in the Education Sector
The truth is, it’s just too hard to manage your assets in Excel. Spreadsheets are great for many projects, but they aren’t ideal for managing IT assets. IT assets are constantly changing, moving around, updating or getting fixed. With that in mind, shouldn’t an asset management solution be flexible to the changing assets? In one of … Continue reading The Truth Behind Managing IT Assets in Excel
The education sector is now a hub of technology. Every institution requires a large variety of IT assets from hardware to software, servers to projectors and the processes in between. Consequently, it’s no surprise that ITAM (IT Asset Management) in the education sector is becoming more common. In addition, according to City A.M., the technology industry in education is worth … Continue reading IT Asset Management In The Education Sector