What was ITAM called in the 1980s?

November 24, 2021

We were thrilled to speak with Sherry Irwin for the latest episode of the Change Makers podcast. Sherry’s often described as a trailblazer, but AJ Witt rightfully (we think) suggests, she’s an ITAM ‘category definer’. 

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New ISO ITAM Standards Committee White Paper: ITAM and Sustainable IT

November 11, 2021

The ISO ITAM Standards Committee recently published a new white paper focused on how ITAM can contribute towards sustainability. Rather than a thought-leadership piece, and one purely focused on energy consumption, this white paper addresses the full lifecycle impact of IT services. This includes the raw materials that go into building software, hardware and cloud services. It also touches on the environmental impact of creating IT services in the first place.
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Celebrating ITAM Achievements and Award Wins

November 9, 2021

As a profession, we’re still working to be well understood and to effectively communicate the business value we deliver to organizations of all sizes and across all industries. That’s why it’s important for us to celebrate, showcase, and evangelize the fantastic work we do. And, why industry awards such as the ITAM Excellence Awards, SAM Europe Awards and the IAITAM Fellowship Award are so important.

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The ITAM Forum team continues to grow!

October 27, 2021

We welcome Mark Flynn to the ITAM Forum as our new Commercial Director!

Mark has spent the last 14 years helping organisations to make the most of their IT investments, align their IT strategy with their business strategy, and help their people be the best they can be.

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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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