Mergers and Acquisitions: IT can make or break

Mergers and Acquisitions: IT can make or break

The business continues to boom. After years of record global merger and acquisition (M&A) growth, it looks like another good one for strategic expansion. With major deals like Charles Schwab’s announced merger with TD Ameritrade in late 2019, economists and...
Security and Management Belong Together

Security and Management Belong Together

The working world has undergone major changes. Models like bring your own device (BYOD), New Work, and the Internet of Things (IoT) have well and truly turned IT departments upside down. What’s more, traditional security management tools no longer offer...
Think About Changes and New Approaches to Managing Assets in the New Year

Think About Changes and New Approaches to Managing Assets in the New Year

As we begin a new year, it’s always good to take a step back and think about where we’ve been and where we’d like to go. This is the same approach we should take when thinking about our technology investments and what changes may need to be implemented, depending on...
The 10 Key Competencies of Software Asset Management

The 10 Key Competencies of Software Asset Management

Ask any IT manager – Software Asset Management (SAM) is one of the most challenging elements of the job. It’s no wonder because of the complexity of technology, data management, cloud solutions, and mobile computing solutions continue to evolve faster than anyone can...
What You Don’t Know About Your IT Assets Can Hurt You

What You Don’t Know About Your IT Assets Can Hurt You

Everyone knows what regulations are. Whether it’s HIPAA, GDPR, or some other long complicated acronym, we’re all familiar with the purpose. Compliance with these regulations is a totally different issue, though. To use GDPR as an example, a recent study showed that...
Software Vulnerability Management: One Patch Tuesday to Rule Them All

Software Vulnerability Management: One Patch Tuesday to Rule Them All

On the second Tuesday of each month, many IT leaders rejoice—or maybe cringe, depending on their view—as software patches are released for Microsoft products. They call this day Patch Tuesday, and although it started with Microsoft, it hasn’t ended there. Vendors...