The ITAM Review Becomes an ITAM Forum Patron

September 7, 2022

We at the ITAM Forum are thrilled to have the support of so many Patrons, ITAM industry organisations that share our mission to promote and grow the business practice of IT Asset Management. These Patrons include ITAM tool providers, ITAM service providers and now, for the first time, a media outlet: the ITAM Review.
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ISO/IEC 27002:2022 – Helping to elevate ITAM

August 22, 2022

By Ron Brill, President and Chairman of the Board, Anglepoint; ITAM Forum Board of Trustees Vice Chair; ISO ITAM Standards Committee Chair


The 3rd edition of ISO/IEC 27002:2022 (Information Security Controls) was published earlier this year. This standard provides a reference set of generic information security controls, including implementation guidance.

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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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The ITAM Forum Drafts the World’s First ITAM ISO/IEC 19770-1 Certification Scheme

March 9, 2022

The ITAM Forum, the professional body for the advancement of the global IT Asset Management industry, has reached the final steps in the development of the world’s first, independent, globally-recognized ISO/IEC 19770-1 certification scheme for organizations.

Nearly 100 volunteering ITAM professionals (who comprise the Committee of Experts) and NEN (Royal Netherlands Standardization Institute) have helped draft the scheme and ready it for validation.
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