2020 has been a chaotic and disruptive year across the world. The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting changes in daily and occupational life have fundamentally changed the way that many organizations conduct their business.
In the world of IT Asset Management, vendors and practices come in a variety of scopes and disciplines. However, an organization’s unique ITAM needs must align to the products and structure of its IT department.
What is a Software License? How is it different from an Entitlement? What different types of Software Licenses are there? Welcome to the second installment of our Software License Management series where we will be exploring the basic taxonomy of Software Licensing and what it means to you, the consumer. So, let us get started […] Read More
IT asset management can do wonders for your company. It can improve security, expedite digital transformation, and accurately forecast IT budgets. As IT asset management adapts to the convergence of hardware and software, vendors are increasingly offering ITAM practices with partners who prioritize vendor revenue over end users. It’s important to keep in mind that […] Read More
As partners shift towards Cisco’s software-centric Customer Experience model of recurring revenue, hardware asset management occasionally becomes a secondary concern. Subscription software licensing allows businesses to run smoothly on a day-to-day basis, and as a result, software asset management has become the focus of many enterprises. In fact, software renewals and recurring revenue are core […] Read More
The budget season is upon us. Business leaders and professionals crunch the numbers of the present year, take into account the medium-term forecasts, and prepare their budgets for the next financial and calendar year. Tech Pro Research surveyed IT professionals to gauge the corporate sentiment towards IT budgets, and their findings bear positive notes for […] Read More
Over the past decade, the IT department in organizations has evolved from serving a supporting role to handling a more strategic role. This paradigm shift is bringing with it a sea of challenges for the CIOs, effectively changing their jobs in profound ways. Businesses across the spectrum realize the importance of digital technology to their […] Read More
Since the year 2004, more than 9 billion personal records have been stolen by hackers who managed to breach corporate and government agencies. That’s more than the entire human population! Clearly, some people’s data has been compromised at least twice by agencies with whom they had entrusted their data. Sadly, that number is rapidly growing! […] Read More
By 2020, as many as 1 million new connections will be added to the internet every hour. The sheer size, scale, and variety of devices and platforms from which these connections will arise is extraordinary. Traditional networking architectures are totally ill-equipped to handle such an explosion in demand for network management. Let alone optimizing the […] Read More
As an executive leader, you’ve probably set several people in leadership roles to help better-structure your company. A lot of good can come out of leadership, but it can also come with a mountain of problems. In this post, you will learn why you should focus on the team instead of leadership and you will […] Read More