Pocket CIO: The Guide to Successful It Asset Management

Phara Estime McLachlan

  • 出版商: Packt Publishing
  • 出版日期: 2018-03-30
  • 售價: $1,433
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$1,361
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 248
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 1783001003
  • ISBN-13: 9781783001002

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商品描述

Create and manage a clear working IT asset management strategy with this unique guide

Key Features

  • A detailed IT Asset Management (ITAM) guidebook with real-world templates that can be converted into working ITAM documents.
  • Includes in-depth discussion on how risk management has changed and the possible solutions needed to address the new normal
  • A step-by-step ITAM manual for newbies as well as seasoned ITAM veterans

Book Description

IT Asset Management (ITAM) supports life cycle management and strategic decision making for an IT environment.

This book is a detailed IT Asset Management (ITAM) guidebook with real-world templates that can be converted into working ITAM documents. It is a step-by-step IT asset management manual for the newbies as well as the seasoned ITAM veterans, providing a unique insight into asset management. It discusses how risk management has changed over time and the possible solutions needed to address the new normal. The book also includes considerations for selecting the best technology for a specific company including what questions should be asked at the onset, as well as the best ways to manage a software audit and how to be prepared for one.

This book is your perfect guide to create holistic IT asset management and Software asset management programs that close the risk gaps, increases productivity and results in cost efficiencies. It allows the IT Asset Managers, Software Asset Managers, and/or the full IT Asset Management (ITAM) ITAM/SAM program team to take a deep dive by using the templates offered in the guidebook. You will be aware of the specific roles and responsibilities for every aspect of IT asset management, software asset management, and software license compliance audit response. By the end of this book, you will be well aware of what IT and Software Asset Management is all about and the different steps, processes, and roles required to truly master it.

By the end of this book, you will be well aware of what IT Asset Management is all about and the different skills required to truly master it.

What you will learn

  • Close the hidden risk gaps created by IT assets (hardware and software)
  • Create and manage a clear working proactive ITAM and SAM program and policy
  • A clear, concise explanation of what IT Asset Management is, the benefits, and results
  • A clear, concise explanation of what Software Asset Management is, the benefits, and results
  • The best ways to manage a software audit and how to be prepared for one
  • Considerations for selecting the best technology for a specific company including what questions should be asked at the onset.
  • Increasing ITAM program and project success with change management

Who This Book Is For

This book is intended for CIOs, VPs and CTOs of mid to large-sized enterprises and organizations. If you are dealing with changes such as mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, new products or services, cyber security, mandated regulations, expansion, and much more, this book will help you too.

Table of Contents

  1. ITAM: It's Not Just IT's Problem or Function
  2. ITAM Strategy and Plan
  3. The New Risk Management
  4. What is SAM
  5. Understanding and Surviving a Software License Compliance Audits
  6. Tools: What Should You Look For?
  7. Increasing ITAM Program and Project Success Rates Using Change Management
  8. Now What?