ITAM managed services

Ever look at your ITAM program and think if only I had more: time/ resources/ support/ organization/ control/ access to new technologies/ peace of mind? You’re in good company. We see ITAM programs in every stage of maturity, completeness, and, frankly, effectiveness. Organizations generally stand in one of two camps: Those striving to get to a…

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How do you know your hardware asset data in your ITAM or CMDB repository is accurate?  Auditing your hardware asset repository is the first step. People, processes and technology are imperfect. Even with the best designed asset lifecycle tracking solution, assets will slip through the cracks, and database accuracy will degrade over time. As data…

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Asset Managers

Working from home is the new normal for millions of people, sending organizations and their employees rushing to buy computers, monitors and other technology so the stay-at-home workforce can do their jobs. The state of Colorado, for one, has spent $2.4 million on 1,800 laptops for remote employees, according to the Denver Post. With many…

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  A lack of efficient asset tracking results in poor quality asset data, limiting your ability to make cost-saving decisions, increases your risk, and degrades confidence in your IT Asset Management (ITAM) program as a whole. Common indicators your current asset tracking system isn’t optimal: When items are purchased and received – model numbers don’t…

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  We’re often asked, “What’s the best solution for data collection and inventory tracking? Barcode or RFID?” It depends. Consider the following use cases: Receiving – With an advance shipment notice (ASN) and pre-tagging from your vendor in place, you can use RFID to receive assets at the dock, saving a ton of time. However, when…

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To be really good at hardware asset management (and avoid expensive physical inventories) you need the field services team to participate. After all, they’re on the front lines deploying, fixing, moving, and reclaiming assets on a regular basis. Generally speaking, IT asset tracking is not typically a concern of field services because they don’t directly benefit…

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March 30, 2016 – Seattle, WA: Asset Management International (AMI) today introduced a new version of AssetTrack®, the barcode and RFID asset tracking solution for ServiceNow. The new version of AssetTrack® requires no external server, removing complexity, simplifying deployment, and enhancing data security for IT Asset Managers. “AssetTrack® is fully integrated in the ServiceNow platform, enabling…

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There are many blogs arguing both sides of the build vs. buy software argument. The “buy” camp believes you get more for your money purchasing off-the-shelf software, while the “build” camp believes you get more of what you want by creating software yourself. Is there a single correct answer? No, but when it comes to…

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