The Provance Blog

The Provance Blog will provide you with expert advice, insights and opinions in regard to IT Service Management, Microsoft, Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Microsoft System Center.  

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

IT Service Management (ITSM) and IT Asset Management (ITAM) are separate disciplines that provide significant value independently. When combined, they deliver even greater value and organizational impact. While these two disciplines are typically implemented in separate areas of the organization with entirely different business objectives and mandates, their processes ...Read More »

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) and SAM

Micosoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 (SCCM) is the world's most widely used discovery tool for collecting configuration, software deployment and inventory detail. While SCCM provides a great deal of information, the use of additional tools extends its functionality to support a complete software asset management (SAM) program. An accurate understanding of ...Read More »

Meet with Provance at the Gartner IT Summit

Provance wll be represented at the annual Gartner IT Financial, Procurement and Asset Management Summit in San Diego, November 17th to 19th. This year's summit is targeted at communicating economic alignment and challenges within IT and to all IT customers and recognizes the importance and value that IT provides to ...Read More »

Software License Audit

Software vendors, like all businesses, have the right to ensure that their products are purchased and utilized in the agreed and sold manner. Software audits however are far more onerous on the host organization, with little risk for the title provider. The potential for non-compliance fines, reputation risk, in ...Read More »
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