ITAM University: The Provance ITAM Blog

The Provance ITAM Blog will provide you with expert advice, insights and opinions in regard to IT Asset Management, Hardware Asset Management, Software Asset Management, Software Licence Compliance, Microsoft and Microsoft System Center.  

IT Asset Management - Process and Best Practice

 An excerpt from the complimentary first issue of the IT asset management information series sponsored by Provance and featuring research from Gartner® IT Asset Management ProcessLife cycle is what you do, and asset tracking records what you’ve done. Process is how you do it. Process is the essence of IT asset ...Read More »

Which Provance solution is best for you?

 Provance now offers a choice of IT asset management solutions for Microsoft® System Center designed to satisfy a wide variety of different demands. For every budget, and for requirements ranging from simple to extreme, there is a Provance solution that’s suited to your specific needs.There are currently two available ...Read More »

Selecting a Tool to Support Your IT Asset Management Processes

 An excerpt from the complimentary first issue of the IT asset management information series sponsored by Provance and featuring research from Gartner® Successful IT asset management programs are supported by effective tools. An effective tool is characterized by its ability to manage financial, contractual and physical data, integrate with adjacent IT ...Read More »

Three Data Practices to Keep Your CMDB Clean and Lean

 Your IT service management and IT asset management functions are only as good as the information supporting them. Comprehensive, accurate and up to date data properly maintained in a Configuration Management Database (CMDB) is essential to support these important IT management functions.One of the most powerful features of Microsoft ...Read More »

How to Fund and Equip Your IT Asset Management Program

 It’s a common lament. You’re the IT asset management champion in your organization, and you find yourself frustrated trying to get a new IT asset management program off the ground, or getting badly needed funding and resourcing for your current program.Or maybe your program is funded and you need ...Read More »