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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What problems do you want to solve?

December 10, 2021

Ben Strickland fell into ITAM close to 10 years ago. He was working for Cisco, helping it to move from a propriety operating system to a Linux system and was asked to keep track of software licensing. “It eventually consumed me and became my whole life.”
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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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Meet our U.S.A. Chapter Co-Lead

November 4, 2021

Shannon and Ruxton Schuh are Co-Leads of the U.S.A. Chapter, which is the ITAM Forum’s newest chapter. This chapter is open to end-user ITAM professionals based in the U.S.A.

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