ITAM Forum Gains Three New Patrons from the IT Community

May 17, 2021

EléeITS Partners and RAY ALLEN, Inc. become ITAM Forum Patrons

Momentum continues as the ITAM Forum celebrates its 1-year anniversary.

The ITAM Forum is pleased to announce that it has gained three new patrons that share its vision to grow, advance and elevate the global IT Asset Management industry. 

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Notes from our Chair, May 2021

May 10, 2021

Melody Ayeli, Chair, ITAM Forum Board of Trustees.

I’ve worked in the industry for more than 15 years and have seen how hundreds of companies have addressed ITAM. I know the value it can bring to every organization’s bottom line and the significant risks that can materialize if it’s ignored. After decades, many companies still fall short when it comes to implementing and leveraging ITAM properly and by not giving ITAM the attention it deserves.

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ITAM Forum Celebrates 1st Year Anniversary with a Range of Achievements

April 8, 2021

The ITAM Forum, which officially launched one year ago during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, today celebrates its first-year anniversary with a list of achievements and momentum to build on. The ITAM Forum was founded on three key principles; to be led by ITAM endusers not software publishers, to be guided by a trustee board of ITAM professionals and operate on a not-for-profit basis. Today, the ITAM Forum is proud to announce that more than half of its Trustee Board is composed of end-user ITAM professionals, including its Chair, Melody Ayeli. 

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Meet Johannes Biesing, Trustee and Germany Chapter Leader

January 21, 2021

Please tell us a little about yourself and how you came to work in ITAM.

After my Economics studies at the Maastricht University School of Business and Economics, I worked for nearly 10 years for a corporate software reseller, dealing with software contracts and gaining management experience. The team I was in also performed end-user license agreement checks to inform customers about the terms and risks related to their software assets, and negotiated support, etc. So, consequently, we began to offer the management of software assets.

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ITAM Could Save Thousands of Jobs Globally

November 10, 2020

#ITAMsavesjobs launched to raise awareness of the benefits of ITAM in helping companies retain talent by identifying and realizing cost savings.

IT Asset Management (ITAM), the discipline which seeks to optimize spend on the IT environment, has a very compelling business case to help companies through a recession. The ITAM Forum, which argues for ITAM to become a de facto business practice within all organisations in much the same as marketing, HR, accounting etc., is calling on companies to leverage the cost-cutting benefits of ITAM now as part of their recession planning to help protect jobs and maintain growth. 

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Press Release – New professional body launches for the advancement of the ITAM industry

May 20, 2020

At a time when businesses are relying on experts more than ever to find and deliver cost savings, a new trade body has launched to represent the global ITAM industry. After first announcing his ambition to launch a trade body to promote the IT Asset Management (ITAM) industry last year, Martin Thompson has today launched the ITAM Forum, a new trade body to promote the ITAM industry. 

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