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Top 5 Ways that IT Asset Management (ITAM) Saves You Money

With IT budgets still tight, organizations continue to be under pressure to reduce operational costs. Many organizations have some IT asset management (ITAM) procedures in place; however there are significant gains that can be realized from a comprehensive program to improve asset management and lower costs. Effective management of your ...Read More »

Software Asset Management - Beyond the Spreadsheet

Software in use must match the quantity and conditions of the license; otherwise, additional licenses are required to avoid a penalty or fine; however, how do you know exactly what software is in use? How do you keep track of multiple versions of software, with a range of licenses, ...Read More »

The Post Software Audit

Vendor software audits can be a source of significant relationship friction. With many organizations seeing more than one audit per year, it is important to plan and prepare for future audits. Previous audits may have uncovered process issues, such as gaps in data collection that may need to be addressed ...Read More »

IT Asset Management Pack 1.1 Cumulative Update 1

Provance will soon be releasing a Cumulative Update for our IT Asset Management Pack 1.1. The updated installation package can be used for new installations or as an upgrade to existing IT Asset Management Pack 1.0 and 1.1 installations. The updated installation package is required for new installations of ...Read More »

ITSM and ITAM – Greater than the Parts

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