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UK Round Table

Plugging the skills gap in ITAM

ITAM excellence requires a significant level of knowledge of major software publishers, licensing and contracts, management of software asset management tools, and the ability to process and manage the data these provide. Unfortunately, there’s a growing skills gap in ITAM for employees with these skills, creating a ITAM talent crisis.

As the IT industry continues to evolve and new technologies emerge, the demand for skilled ITAM professionals has increased. However, the current talent pool does not meet the growing demand with the ITAM skills shortage becoming a major concern for organizations of all sizes, as they struggle to find qualified candidates to fill critical roles.

Join our team in the UK for a roundtable discussion on “Plugging the Skills Gap in IT Asset Management (ITAM)" where we will delve into the challenges and opportunities associated with finding and retaining skilled ITAM professionals.

Discussion to be led by strategic ITAM leader George Arezina, we will explore some of the key issues related to the skills gap in ITAM, including:

  • What are the current trends and challenges in the ITAM job market?
  • How can organizations attract and retain skilled ITAM professionals?
  • What are the key skills and competencies required for success in ITAM, and how can organizations develop these skills in their existing workforce?
  • How can ITAM professionals stay up-to-date with the latest trends and technologies in the field?
  • What are the potential consequences of not addressing the skills gap in ITAM, and how can organizations mitigate these risks?

Wednesday 9 August
3:30 PM Registration
4:00 PM Roundtable starts
6:00 PM Networking/bites and drinks
8:00 PM Wrap up

Anglepoint UK office
Irongate House, 30 Dukes Place London EC3A 7LP England, United Kingdom

About Anglepoint’s UK Roundtables

Anglepoint’s London roundtables are designed as a space for community and connection within the industry encouraging knowledge sharing among ITAM professionals to network and learn from one another. Each quarter, we bring in an external expert to speak on a pressing topic for ITAM professionals, followed by a Q&A and a chance to eat, drink, and meet with peers.

Past UK Roundtable topics have included:

  • Navigating Fin-ops and the Cloud
  • ITAM & Security
  • Sustainability in ITAM

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Chair: George Arezina

George Arezina is an ITAM, FinOps strategic and global leader, trusted SAM advisor and executive consultant, specializing in leading complex, multi-national organizations both strategically and operationally, implements ITAM/FinOps programs that have enabled IT executives to establish long-term software investment strategies and negotiate more favorable software license and cloud agreements. Currently Head of Software Asset Management at Takeda International Pharmaceuticals, and previous roles include Senior Director of IT Asset Management at Thomson Reuters, Global Head of Software Asset Management at F. Hoffmann La Roche AG and Head of Global License Operations at Deutsch Post – DHL. Winner of multiple ITAM industry awards (lifetime achievement, professional of the year, project of the year) and delivered cost savings of over $350 + million.

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