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Yvette Mathews

Yvette Mathews
Automation Architect - ITAM: Providing expertise in ITAM for global onsite or remote process consultation and/or implementation engagements.
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ITS and ServiceNow To Co-host West Coast Asset Management Insight Events

Software Asset Management Professional is one of ServiceNow’s hottest offerings. It can quickly deliver real capital cost reduction and avoidance in almost any enterprise. In these exclusive lunch & learns, industry experts from ServiceNow and ITS...

Video: Drive Software Asset Management Transparency with Servicenow

To effectively manage and improve your systems, you need to know exactly what assets are in your IT environment and have current, accurate configuration data.

Video: 5 Tips and Tricks To Build a Stronger CMDB Foundation

Does your CMDB look like an attic, filled with old junk and cobwebs? Do you feel like you are missing things in your CMDB? A healthy CMDB is foundational to an excellent Asset Management strategy.  In this video, our SACM Lead Architect, Yvette...

ITAM and Security: Where can they help each other

IT Asset Management (ITAM) spends its time and resources in knowing the lifecycle of an asset. Let’s call it “From Dating to Haunting.” ITAM is involved with almost every facet of the IT organization. The one place that is sometimes missed is IT...

Free ITAM Training that is Worth Taking

I wanted to share with you some free asset training provided by the ITAM Review. They have produced a series of 12 common asset management best practices. I’m including the curriculum and link to the website. I’ve found this information to be easily...

When do I use Microsoft SA or VDA Licensing with Windows 10?

I’m frequently asked questions about Microsoft licensing. Recently the questions have become more focused on Microsoft SA and VDA licensing. I wanted to share with you a great How-To article written by Chris at Microsoft. Microsoft licensing changes...

ITAM PROGRAM VS. PROJECT

How does your organization view asset management: Project vs. Program? As a consulting company, we are often brought into organizations that have already tried to set up their ITAM program but need some help. One of the first things we try to...

Tips for Effective IT Asset Management

So, you have recognized the need to have IT Asset Management (ITAM) in your organization. That’s fantastic. But you aren’t quite sure what to do, or when to do it. Here are some tips to help you be more successful with your asset management program.

Symantec Altiris Asset Management Suite v8 New Features

Symantec has released version 8 of Altiris, which includes some new features for Asset Management Suite (AMS).  In this article, we’ll highlight some of these features, but for a full list, take a look at the release notes. One of the first new...

ITAM: is "good enough" good enough?

My agent said ‘You’re not good enough for movies’. I said, ‘You’re fired’. ~ Sally Field Growing up I was taught that “if it’s worth doing, it’s worth doing right”. The problem is that IT departments all over are being asked to do more with less....