FinOps: Why ITAM shouldn’t wait to make the first move

August 2, 2022

Earlier this month, we hosted a webinar discussion on FinOps, one of the biggest IT and business trends. It was a lively debate around:

    • Where the boundaries lie between ITAM and FinOps
    • Who sits within whose domain
    • Whether one is an extension or a competitor of the other
    • What are some quick ITAM wins to demonstrate why ITAM should have a seat at the table

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A successful year two – many achievements

June 21, 2022

The ITAM Forum recently celebrated its second anniversary, and there was much to celebrate!

Our new Annual Report highlights the progress we’ve made (with help from our members, trustees and patrons) during the last 12 months towards achieving our two main objectives:

    • To elevate ITAM by sharing knowledge and best practices that focus on business value and aid in growing the profession
    • To create – and be the caretakers of – the new ISO/IEC 19770-1 standard certification scheme so organisations can demonstrate the quality of their ITAM practices

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What is FinOps and how to make it work for you

April 13, 2022

This blog is from Brian Adler, Senior Director, Cloud Market Strategy, Flexera (an ITAM Forum Patron)

Bringing financial accountability to the cloud

In today’s environment, it seems as though there’s always another “ops” on the way. In fact, it’s common slang among techies to use “YA” (yet another) in front of the latest and greatest industry acronym.
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The What and Why of FinOps

April 8, 2022

This blog is from Jonas Lazar, Principal Business Consultant – FinOps, SoftwareONE (an ITAM Forum Patron).

FinOps, also known as Cloud Financial Management, is becoming increasingly important for organizations that leverage the cloud. As the de-facto operating model for the cloud, FinOps helps organizations tie cloud spend directly to business outcomes.
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2021 Review and Plans for 2022

January 14, 2022

2021 was a busy year for the ITAM Forum! As a global, ITAM membership organization, we worked hard to launch new and valuable opportunities for members. And, we’re on track with creating with the world’s first ISO 19770 certification scheme for organizations!
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Do you see your ITAM weaknesses?

December 22, 2021

Meet Dennis Montanje who’s worked in ITAM for 20 years and leads the ITAM Forum’s Certification workstream. As the MD of Softline Group Northern Europe (an ITAM Forum Patron), Dennis has spent his career delivering services to customers and advising them during their SAM/ITAM journeys. He also promotes the ITAM ISO 19770 standard as the framework needed to do SAM and ITAM properly.
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