IT pros are often the unsung heroes of an organization. They get a copious amount of tasks thrown at them each day, and always manage to fix their colleagues’ IT hiccups on time. They can often be overworked and overwhelmed, because regardless of how large or small their team is, they must deal with … Continue reading Vizor for IT Pros
Does your organization use Microsoft SCCM? If so, you may not be aware that there is much more you can do with it. An asset management add-on is the best way to get the most out of the information that SCCM provides. With Vector SCCM Vizor, you can have a system that tracks, allocates, and … Continue reading 3 Ways to Turbocharge Your SCCM Infrastructure
SAM is frequently defined as “…all of the infrastructure and processes necessary for the effective management, control and protection of the software assets…throughout all stages of their lifecycle.” Evidently, the core of managing IT software assets stems from nurturing throughout the entire life of the asset. The software asset lifecycle is very similar to the … Continue reading Managing the Complete Software Lifecycle
IT Asset Management and IT Asset Lifecycle In February I reported on a request from a potential IT Asset Management customer to expand our excellent but conventional ITAM technology to include full Asset Lifecycle capability. In our perception, if it is to be pro-active, and provide more than just a static database for recording asset … Continue reading An IT Asset Ecosystem: update
IT Asset and Service Management – conflicting objectives? IT Asset Management and IT Service Management continue to exist as independent disciplines, serving different objectives and occasionally coming into conflict as a result. With asset management under pressure to reduce costs, and service management under pressure to maximize service availability, perhaps some tensions are inevitable. That … Continue reading ‘ITASM’ – long overdue…..
Some organizations tolerate siloed elements of infrastructure management if they can see that individual silos are performing well. So the additional benefits that could accrue from creating connections are sacrificed to avoid disturbing the smooth running operations in each silo. Breaching or tearing down the silo walls will only happen with leadership, from someone not … Continue reading An IT Asset Ecosystem: customer vision