Windows 11 roll out: An opportunity for ITAM to shine

October 12, 2021

By Roel Decneut, Chief Marketing Officer at ITAM Forum Patron Lansweeper.


Rolling out a new operating system requires speed, cost-effectiveness and a waterproof IT asset management system able to identify machines that are both available and ineligible for upgrades. Lansweeper data based on an estimated 30 million Windows devices from 60,000 organizations reveals that on average, only 44.4% of the workstations are eligible to receive the automatic upgrade while more than 55% are not capable of being upgraded.

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Yes, we want you

September 9, 2021

I think we can all agree that we need more professionals working in ITAM. If we increase ITAM’s profile, which is one of the Forum’s key objectives, this will attract more people into our profession. With more people working in ITAM, more business value will be delivered by ITAM practices. This in turn, will raise ITAM’s profile.  

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“I love the ITAM journey I’m on.”

August 13, 2021

We recently spoke with Justine McSweeney who is the IT Asset Manager at Volkswagen Financial Services (UK). She is also the 2020 ITAM Excellence Awards ‘Rising Star’ winner. Justine kindly participated in the Change Makers podcast series. She shares her experiences in the world of ITAM and provides advice and inspiration to others in the early stages of their ITAM careers.

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A Big Welcome to our New Trustees

August 2, 2021

The ITAM Forum is overseen by a Board of Trustees. These are professionals from the world of ITAM and associated industries. They perform a governance role and help to develop initiatives to push forward the ITAM industry.

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Notes from our Chair, July 2021

July 5, 2021

The ITAM Forum recently celebrated its first anniversary, and we’re thrilled to have achieved so much during our first year with help from the global ITAM community. It never ceases to amaze me how passionate and enthusiastic ITAM professionals are about our profession. 

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Help develop the ISO 19770 implementation guide

June 18, 2021

In September 2020, the voluntary group that creates the 19770 family of standards asked the ITAM community for feedback as it began developing guidance for how to implement ITAM. The group specifically wanted to know what guidance the world-wide ITAM community thought was needed. It was specifically interested in hearing from those not involved with ITAM standards. Thank you to everyone who provided suggestions.

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