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Author: Jeremy Boerger, The ITAM Coach

Boardroom Alert: SEC’s New Cybersecurity Rules Demand Your Attention

February 9, 2024

Cybersecurity compliance isn’t just a buzzword—it’s an evolution in corporate responsibility, especially with the SEC’s new rules that dictate how public organizations manage and report...

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How Technical Debt Is Stealing From Your Organization

November 17, 2023

The other day a colleague of mine shared this post and I just had to laugh. Technical loan sharks? I love it! In theory, however,...

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7 Ways To Maximize ITAD Value Recovery

October 31, 2023

The global IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) market is booming, with an estimated value of $16.8 billion in 2022, and expectations to reach $34 billion by...

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Give Procurement What They Want – Data

October 4, 2023

As an experienced ITAM consultant and coach, I frequent IT conferences across the nation. This past June, I found myself at ProcureCon IT Sourcing in...

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Eat, or Be Eaten: The Importance of ITAM in Merger & Acquisition Activities

August 15, 2023

It is one thing to grow a business through organically increasing market share through advertising and selling. It is another thing to grow by gobbling...

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Don’t Be A Scapegoat – 3 Prevention Methods To Safeguard Against Audit Penalties

June 22, 2023

As a software asset manager or ITAM leader, the worst thing that can happen (aside from a cyberattack) is when your department is blamed for...

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Combat Rising IT Security Costs With IT Asset Management

March 2, 2023

Combat Rising IT Security Costs With IT Asset Management (This article was published originally in Material Handling Wholesaler magazine.) Pity the poor Chief Information Security...

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Say No To Tech Layoffs – Do This Instead

January 10, 2023

It’s that budget meeting you dread… You are greeted by dour faces as you sit down and brace for bad news – “We didn’t make...

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3 THINGS YOU MUST DO

3 Things You Must Do To Be Ready For A Software License Audit

October 19, 2022

3 Things You Must Do To Be Ready For A Software License Audit Maintaining a successful ITAM program means being ready to leverage your data...

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Panic Time? The OpenText™ Micro Focus Merger

September 20, 2022

In August 2022, the Canadian software firm OpenText™ announced it would acquire the multinational software and information technology Micro Focus in a deal valued at...

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Successful IT Cost Optimization Begins with ITAM

September 2, 2022

There is a classic scene in the film, Moonstruck where Cosmo Castorini, the patriarch of the family (and plumber), explains why he only uses copper...

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7 IT Asset Management Interview Questions for Hiring

July 7, 2022

As an ITAM coach and consultant, part of my job is helping organizations build their ITAM teams. It often involves providing the leaders with specific...

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3 Tips to Improve CMDB - New

3 Tips To Improve Your CMDB For IT Asset Management

June 24, 2022

As an ITAM consultant and coach, I'm brought into organizations to figure out why they cannot obtain the accurate and trustworthy data they need to...

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The Benefits of a SAM Blockchain Solution

The Benefits Of A SAM Blockchain Solution

June 23, 2022

As an IT director, ITAM lead, or SAM manager, you face enormous challenges. Our SAM tools and techniques are woefully inadequate due to the..

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HOW TO BUILD AN ITAM TEAM

How To Build An ITAM Team That Pays For Itself

June 3, 2022

Part of my role as an ITAM coach and consultant is to help my clients build an ITAM team that is successful. I've been working...

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IT ASSET MANAGEMENT - ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

IT Asset Management Roles & Responsibilities – Who To Hire First

June 2, 2022

As the ITAM lead at your organization, you may be a one-person show right now. But as your needs grow, you'll need to bring on...

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3 Crucial IT Asset Management Policies Features

May 27, 2022

IT Asset Management policies, standards, and procedures are vital to the success of ITAM teams and typically have three standard features.

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CMDB OR ASSET MANAGEMENT WHERE TO START

CMDB vs. Asset Management – Where To Start

May 13, 2022

CMDB vs. Asset Management – Where To Start If you’re an ITAM lead or IT director starting a new CMDB initiative (or improving the one...

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Learning ITAM Framework Procedures

Learning ITAM Framework Procedures

May 1, 2022

Learning ITAM Framework Procedures As an ITAM/SAM consultant and coach, companies and institutions turn to me when they’re struggling to transform ugly firehoses of unreliable...

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WHAT IS A CMDB AND WHY YOU NEED ONE - FINAL

What Is A CMDB & Why You Need One

April 28, 2022

What Is A CMDB & Why You Need One If you’re new to ITAM, there’s a good chance you’re trying to figure out how to...

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HOW TO WEAPONIZE YOUR ITAM - FINAL

How To Weaponize Your ITAM For Mergers And Acquisitions

April 21, 2022

How To Weaponize Your ITAM For Mergers And Acquisitions A successful ITAM program allows you to be ready to leverage your data at any time,...

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THE BEST SOFTWARE TOOL - ITAM - FINAL

The Best Software Asset Management Tools For ITAM

April 3, 2022

The Best Software Asset Management Tools For ITAM There are four critical questions you must be able to answer to choose the best software asset...

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SOFTWARE ASSET MANAGEMENT VS CMDB

Software Asset Management vs. CMDB

March 3, 2022

CONTACT THE ITAM COACH Software Asset Management vs. CMDB If you’re an IT director or ITAM lead, your company’s software asset management is on you....

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UNDERSTANDING THE IT LIFECYCLE

Understanding The IT Asset Management Lifecycle

February 24, 2022

Understanding The IT Asset Management Lifecycle As an industry, we do a pretty poor job of defining precisely what the IT asset management lifecycle looks...

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The Quick & Dirty Software License Audit Checklist

February 7, 2022

The Quick & Dirty Software License Audit Checklist There’s a good chance you landed here because you just received a notice that your company has...

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Microsoft SAM – Is It An Audit?

January 21, 2022

If you're an IT director or ITAM lead and you just received an email from Microsoft that looks something like the one below, you're probably...

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THE TOP 5 SLM BEST PRACTICES - FINAL VERSION

The Top 5 SLM Best Practices

January 12, 2022

When it comes to your company’s spending patterns, software is probably taking the biggest bite out of the budget. According to the latest forecast by...

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Jeremy Boerger<br><a  ITAM Coach</a>

Jeremy Boerger
The ITAM Coach

Jeremy Boerger has over two decades of experience within the Information Technology sector. His signature Pragmatic ITAM Method is used by major manufacturing, healthcare, and global financial institutions. It enables them to Spend Less On Software Without Buying Less Software.

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Buy The Book:

Rethinking Technology Asset Management

If you’re a business leader or an IT
executive who is tired of hearing:
This is just the way ITAM is.
Then this book is for you. Buy here:


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Boardroom Alert: SEC’s New Cybersecurity Rules Demand Your Attention

February 9, 2024

Cybersecurity compliance isn’t just a buzzword—it’s an evolution in corporate responsibility, especially with the SEC’s new rules that dictate how public organizations manage and report...

Read More

How Technical Debt Is Stealing From Your Organization

November 17, 2023

The other day a colleague of mine shared this post and I just had to laugh. Technical loan sharks? I love it! In theory, however,...

Read More

7 Ways To Maximize ITAD Value Recovery

October 31, 2023

The global IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) market is booming, with an estimated value of $16.8 billion in 2022, and expectations to reach $34 billion by...

Read More

Give Procurement What They Want – Data

October 4, 2023

As an experienced ITAM consultant and coach, I frequent IT conferences across the nation. This past June, I found myself at ProcureCon IT Sourcing in...

Read More

Eat, or Be Eaten: The Importance of ITAM in Merger & Acquisition Activities

August 15, 2023

It is one thing to grow a business through organically increasing market share through advertising and selling. It is another thing to grow by gobbling...

Read More

Don’t Be A Scapegoat – 3 Prevention Methods To Safeguard Against Audit Penalties

June 22, 2023

As a software asset manager or ITAM leader, the worst thing that can happen (aside from a cyberattack) is when your department is blamed for...

Read More

Combat Rising IT Security Costs With IT Asset Management

March 2, 2023

Combat Rising IT Security Costs With IT Asset Management (This article was published originally in Material Handling Wholesaler magazine.) Pity the poor Chief Information Security...

Read More

Say No To Tech Layoffs – Do This Instead

January 10, 2023

It’s that budget meeting you dread… You are greeted by dour faces as you sit down and brace for bad news – “We didn’t make...

Read More
3 THINGS YOU MUST DO

3 Things You Must Do To Be Ready For A Software License Audit

October 19, 2022

3 Things You Must Do To Be Ready For A Software License Audit Maintaining a successful ITAM program means being ready to leverage your data...

Read More

Panic Time? The OpenText™ Micro Focus Merger

September 20, 2022

In August 2022, the Canadian software firm OpenText™ announced it would acquire the multinational software and information technology Micro Focus in a deal valued at...

Read More
it cost optimization, ITAM, jeremy boerger,

Successful IT Cost Optimization Begins with ITAM

September 2, 2022

There is a classic scene in the film, Moonstruck where Cosmo Castorini, the patriarch of the family (and plumber), explains why he only uses copper...

Read More
Boerger)Blog_InterviewQuestions_FeaturedImage_7-6-22

7 IT Asset Management Interview Questions for Hiring

July 7, 2022

As an ITAM coach and consultant, part of my job is helping organizations build their ITAM teams. It often involves providing the leaders with specific...

Read More
3 Tips to Improve CMDB - New

3 Tips To Improve Your CMDB For IT Asset Management

June 24, 2022

As an ITAM consultant and coach, I'm brought into organizations to figure out why they cannot obtain the accurate and trustworthy data they need to...

Read More
The Benefits of a SAM Blockchain Solution

The Benefits Of A SAM Blockchain Solution

June 23, 2022

As an IT director, ITAM lead, or SAM manager, you face enormous challenges. Our SAM tools and techniques are woefully inadequate due to the..

Read More
HOW TO BUILD AN ITAM TEAM

How To Build An ITAM Team That Pays For Itself

June 3, 2022

Part of my role as an ITAM coach and consultant is to help my clients build an ITAM team that is successful. I've been working...

Read More
IT ASSET MANAGEMENT - ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

IT Asset Management Roles & Responsibilities – Who To Hire First

June 2, 2022

As the ITAM lead at your organization, you may be a one-person show right now. But as your needs grow, you'll need to bring on...

Read More
Boerger_Blog_3-Crucial-AM-Policies_Image_6-1-22

3 Crucial IT Asset Management Policies Features

May 27, 2022

IT Asset Management policies, standards, and procedures are vital to the success of ITAM teams and typically have three standard features.

Read More
CMDB OR ASSET MANAGEMENT WHERE TO START

CMDB vs. Asset Management – Where To Start

May 13, 2022

CMDB vs. Asset Management – Where To Start If you’re an ITAM lead or IT director starting a new CMDB initiative (or improving the one...

Read More
Learning ITAM Framework Procedures

Learning ITAM Framework Procedures

May 1, 2022

Learning ITAM Framework Procedures As an ITAM/SAM consultant and coach, companies and institutions turn to me when they’re struggling to transform ugly firehoses of unreliable...

Read More
WHAT IS A CMDB AND WHY YOU NEED ONE - FINAL

What Is A CMDB & Why You Need One

April 28, 2022

What Is A CMDB & Why You Need One If you’re new to ITAM, there’s a good chance you’re trying to figure out how to...

Read More
Jeremy Boerger<br><a  ITAM Coach</a>

Jeremy Boerger
The ITAM Coach

Jeremy Boerger has over two decades of experience within the Information Technology sector. His signature Pragmatic ITAM Method is used by major manufacturing, healthcare, and global financial institutions. It enables them to Spend Less On Software Without Buying Less Software.

Categories

Categories

Recent Posts

Subscribe to my blog

Subscribe to my blog

Buy The Book:

Rethinking Technology Asset Management

If you’re a business leader or an IT
executive who is tired of hearing:
This is just the way ITAM is.
Then this book is for you. Buy here:


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