Tag: IT Asset Management

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What Is IT Asset Management?

November 3, 2020

Depending on the business, there’s a myriad of IT assets to keep track of and doing it manually can be taxing. An IT asset management system allows IT pros to monitor all the hardware and software introduced into the business and when those assets …



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3 Critical Data Points to IT Asset Tracking

October 1, 2020

As companies grow and mature, it’s easy to feel trapped in an IT asset mud pit. IT pros faced with increasing numbers of users, more complex systems, and a variety of vendor products can lose track of IT assets, let maintenance slide, and run …



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6 Types of IT Assets Your CMDB Should Track

January 23, 2020

IT asset management (ITAM) and configuration management database (CMDB) are critical components of a service desk, playing a key role in how inventory within an organization is tracked and managed. Asset management tracks and reports the value and ownership of all assets throughout their …


IT asset data drives employee services

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How IT Asset Data Drives Better Employee Services

September 26, 2019

As an IT professional, you probably routinely witness new employees settle into their new role with a plethora of devices and software applications to get acquainted with. Everything is going great until a week passes, and… an Outlook outage brings the entire office to …


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The Essential IT Asset Management Checklist

August 28, 2019

As one of the 34 practices outlined in ITIL 4, IT asset management (ITAM) is one of the most practical undertakings your IT department can carry out this year. While asset management involves simply taking inventory of hardware and software assets and using this …



Software License Management Audit Tips

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Software License Management: 6 Steps to Prepare for an Audit

July 2, 2019

Issuing software licenses to employees is another one of those routine IT tasks that you may not think twice about. But what may go unnoticed is software titles employees install, the number of licenses you actually have, and licenses being shared. Software companies like …


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5 Benefits of IT Asset Discovery and Tracking

June 25, 2019

It’s 12:00 a.m. — do you know where your IT assets are? The task of managing and organizing hundreds or thousands of devices and software licenses might seem daunting, but it is critical for IT teams seeking to minimize downtime for employees and even …


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