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ITAM 101: Getting Started with IT Asset Management

Posted by InvGate on July 19, 2017

Following on from our previous blogs in our ITAM 101 series, we’re at a point where – now we understand the IT asset management (ITAM) basics and have our business case in order – we can get started with our ITAM project (notwithstanding the ITAM quick wins covered in my first blog).

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ITAM 101: Creating the Business Case for IT Asset Management

Posted by InvGate on June 28, 2017

In our previous ITAM 101 blog, we gave you an introduction to IT Asset Management (ITAM), along with a list of ITAM benefits and some potential quick wins for a quick start. The next step is to look at creating your business case for ITAM, i.e. your decision-making tool that aligns the case for ITAM to business outcomes and requirements. It’s the best way to succeed with an ITAM initiative, not only in terms of justifying any investments, but also in agreeing the ITAM scope and the metrics used to establish success.

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ITAM 101: An Introduction to IT Asset Management

Posted by InvGate on June 8, 2017

Sometimes IT professionals can focus too much on “the next big thing” rather than on getting “the basics” right; and, believe it or not, IT asset management (ITAM) is one of those “basics.” ITAM is the foundation of any effective IT organization – it can act as the catalyst for incident, problem, change, and configuration management. As well as potentially saving you thousands in licensing fees and helping to prevent a “zombie server apocalypse” (more on this later).

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Why Should Organizations Go For Optimized IT Management Solutions

Posted by InvGate on February 13, 2017

Smart entrepreneurship entails efficient management of an IT infrastructure – which encompasses a wide range of components. Periodic tracking and inspection of hardware and software assets enable organizations to periodically determine the status of their computer systems, and point out flaws that need to be addressed. In knowing the exact nature of the software-related problem, companies are able create a plan of action and deploy that plan to avoid the issues from turning into problems that require complex repair.

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Why Organizations Should Track All Their IT Assets

Posted by InvGate on August 1, 2011

The tracking of assets is acknowledged as integral to the process by which organizations manage their IT infrastructure. In the past, this strategy was geared toward reducing an enterprise’s total cost of ownership. The implementation of sound IT management software was, more often than not, associated with cost-cutting efforts in the IT division. In the current enterprise scenario, however, IT management software and solutions are deployed to go beyond TCO reduction. Organizational objectives have evolved through the years to adapt to changing customer needs, and it is only fitting for IT solutions – such as IT asset tracking tools for effective management – to keep up.

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Our blog is now online!

Posted by Sebastian Favale on May 24, 2011

InvGate Assets has become a vital need for companies given the current market conditions. Nowadays, IT infrastructure reveals (and to a great extent, determines) the success and efficiency of a company, which results in constant IT investment growth. This compels IT managers to continuously asess the way to reduce TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) and maximize ROI (Return of Investment).

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