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Go Big Bang with Your ITAM Strategy

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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 facilities dispersed across 40 countries.

Unknowingly, Evan “volunteered” to establish an ITAM program at Uniper after being frustrated with the lack of accuracy and transparency their license management data was providing. Fast forward to today, reports that used to take six months to generate now take six minutes. Listen as Evan shares his strategic approach to that tectonic shift in data reliability and efficiency.

We discuss:

  • How to actually empower your team through constructive constraints
  • Why customizing products is a no-win strategy
  • The high cost of bad data
  • Why reading the Terms & Conditions is worth your time
  • Finding answers through the ITAM community to reach a deeper level of transparency
  • Start BIG, not small

If you’re interested in learning more about Evan and his work at Uniper, connect with him on LinkedIn.


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