The Making Electronic Government Accountable by Yielding Tangible Efficiencies Act, better known as MEGABYTE, provides internal guidelines on how Federal government agencies need to manage software licenses. It has been identified as an area of potential cost savings of taxpayers’ dollars. As a result, MEGABYTE outlines best practices agencies need to adopt. They include reporting … Continue reading Tips on How To Reach MEGABYTE Compliance
Microsoft announced the end of support for Windows 7. After January 14, 2020, the tech conglomerate will cease to create patches for most users of Windows 7. There will be the option for additional support if large companies request it. However, it will come at a high price. Considering Windows 7 is still used on … Continue reading No More Microsoft Windows 7 Support – What To Do
ITIL is the Information Technology Infrastructure Library that serves as a guideline for IT Service Management (ITSM). The latest version, ITIL 4, was just released. It has been eight years since AXELOS released ITIL V3. The IT community is anxious to know what the new version means for their certification and their organization. Let’s review … Continue reading What to Expect from ITIL V4
As technology becomes an intricate part of business strategy, there’s no doubt that more organizations are looking to better manage their IT assets. As a result, IT Asset Management (ITAM) is becoming essential to current business processes and efficiency. However, ITAM is not like other IT projects. To demonstrate, let’s take a look at the … Continue reading 6 Best Practices when Applying ITAM
While everyone talks about AI, IoT, and all digital transformation buzzwords, your manager/CEO does not understand why you want to invest in an IT Asset Management strategy. Now, you must explain your reasoning. Well, here are all the ways you can benefit from ITAM. But the number one reason you want to be investing in … Continue reading Why You Need IT Asset Management (ITAM) Before AI
This is it. This is the blog you need to convince your coworkers, managers and/or CEO that an IT Asset Management tool yields more benefits than the time and money put into the project. Here are over 32 reasons to invest in IT Asset Management that your coworkers will not be able to resist. Check … Continue reading 32+ REASONS TO INVEST IN IT ASSET MANAGEMENT
Businesses and IT functions are facing many of challenges every day. Customers demand more from the business they buy from, and so they need to be evolving and staying ahead of their competition through technology. The reality is that most organizations are the same below the water line. They all have data centres, storage, networking, … Continue reading Software Asset Management & Open Source Software: Enabling Digital Transformation
Apple hitting one trillion dollars in market value, making it the first publicly traded U.S Company to do so has been record-breaking. Combining the valuations of Amazon (valued at $889 billion), Microsoft (valued $828 billion), and Facebook (valued at $513 billion), account for 20% of US GDP, and surpass the Germany’s GDP. Such a significant … Continue reading How New Tech and IT will Shape Business Practices
Organizations struggle to efficiently manage their software assets when they need multiple discoveries and inventory tools. Knowing what software is installed on an organizations network is important to determine software compliance and costs. However, the inventory of installed software often comes from configuration management tools which are primarily purchased for other operational IT activities. For … Continue reading Managing Software Licensing with Multiple Inventory Tools
Software Asset Management (SAM) is the process of keeping track of all software assets in an organization. This can include: Applications installed on employee computers Management of software licenses, SaaS subscriptions, and entitlements Documentation related to software purchases and contracts Where does it begin? After defining the SAM project scope and objectives, a typical Software … Continue reading What can SAM do for you?
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