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.  

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 GartnerĀ® 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 »

Simplify Data Import with the Provance Data Management Pack

Maintaining up to date and accurate data is essential to support efficient IT service and asset management. Manual data entry is time consuming, expensive and is prone to data entry errors. Traditional data import into Microsoft System Center Service Manager 2010 (SCSM) requires several steps and XML coding to import your ...Read More »