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Riding the Efficiency Wave of Floating License Management

Riding the Efficiency Wave of Floating License Management

In the context of floating licenses, what is an average? This is the question that kept our guest, Paul Smith, up at night. His discovery: to measure an average, you need to know your denominator. And the only way to understand that, you must ask the end users. In the...

Go Big Bang with Your ITAM Strategy

Go Big Bang with Your ITAM Strategy

Building an ITAM program from the ground up is a daunting task for any organization. That’s the exact situation our guest, Evan Vafidis, found himself in just five years ago. Evan is the Head of License Management at Uniper, which has thousands of employees and...

Why You Shouldn’t Manage SaaS Without SAM

Why You Shouldn’t Manage SaaS Without SAM

Many organizations struggle with managing their SaaS environments effectively. Working with many clients, we’ve discovered that to succeed and excel, SaaS should be managed like software assets. In this podcast, we pull from a recent webinar “Why you Shouldn’t Manage...

How To Wrap Your Brain & Strategy Around SaaS Sprawl

How To Wrap Your Brain & Strategy Around SaaS Sprawl

The technologies utilized in business are an ever-moving target when pursuing competitive advantage. As technology evolves, so does the way it’s managed. With the shift from on-prem to the cloud, software sprawl or decentralization within organizations is more rampant...

The Strategic Importance of Software Asset Management (SAM)

The Strategic Importance of Software Asset Management (SAM)

This episode of The ITAM Executive podcast is an excerpt from a webinar hosted by Anglepoint and Converge. View the complete webinar here. As noted by Gartner, SAM is a discipline that supports strategic business development. Here are the 4 main strategic benefits of...

Software Asset Management: People, Process, & Technology

Software Asset Management: People, Process, & Technology

Management is all about People, Process, & Technology. People Defined as the personnel (dedicated or not) and associated roles involved IT & Software Asset Management (ITAM/SAM). Process Defined as the activities and workflows developed to implement policy and...

How Not to Select a SAM Tool

How Not to Select a SAM Tool

Choosing the right SAM technology can be a challenge. How do you differentiate among the multitude of technology providers and ensure that what you choose matches up with your own unique use case? In this episode, Kris Johnson, Executive Vice President, and Steve...

The Magic of Messaging: Knowing Who/What You’re Working With

The Magic of Messaging: Knowing Who/What You’re Working With

At only 26-years young, Brandon Smeets early career successes may seem like something he magically pulled out of a hat, and in a way, he did. As a side interest, Brandon has been performing magic across Europe since the age of 15, which has taught him how to captivate...