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Why you should keep an asset register, and how to simplify inventory-taking

Suppose a new employee has joined, and you don’t have a monitor or office chair available. Maybe you don’t use any asset registration tool and you haven’t checked your warehouses, maybe you do use a register, but it has outdated data; if you’ve met with similar problems, why not start with a regular inventory of your assets. Yet, how to go about that as simply as possible, without unnecessary extra work?

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What's the difference between HAM, SAM and ITAM?

IT asset management tools are becoming an increasingly important topic. There are a number of reasons for this. For one thing, without due records, you are setting up and managing processes incorrectly, which often leads to faulty planning and unnecessary expenditure. In addition to mismanagement, poor record keeping is also a major security risk. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at three of the most mentioned disciplines within IT asset management: HAM, SAM, and ITAM. We’ll explain how they intersect and how they can benefit you.

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7 ways ITAM can help you halve your IT budget

In anticipation of tougher economic times, companies and organizations are looking for ways to save money, but also to do things better and more efficiently. Many companies are adopting IT Asset Management (ITAM) solutions because these bring numerous benefits such as strengthening cyber security, streamlining processes and increasing ROI.

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Interview: The opportunity to increase service maturity from low to high has never been better

Paul has spent the last 20 years supporting organizations on technology optimization and transformation journeys. In this interview we discussed why ITSM struggles to find its place in modern companies and what is the remedy. We also talked about ITIL implementation in SMB sector.

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ITSM as the first steps to strengthening cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is slowly but surely becoming a TOP priority – both in the private and public sectors. Despite this, management tends to believe that a firewall/antivirus = 100% security throughout the organization. Why are these procedures not enough and how should the IT department initiate a change in cybersecurity?

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ALVAO has been approved for UK public sector use – our products are available in G-Cloud

ALVAO products, Asset Management and Service Desk, are now available not only in the Czech and Slovak eGovernment cloud but also in the British G-Cloud.

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The request form can save hours. Do you know all its features?

The request entry form is the gateway to any Service Desk. How is it to be made as understandable as possible for staff; to make sure the operator saves time and not make it a nightmare for those who fill it out…?

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Is it worth extending Service Desk to other non-IT departments?

Do you want to take a step forward and extend Service Desk to the rest of the business? Is it worth it? It doesn’t have to be as hard to do as you might think. It won’t cost you much either.

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Interview: What is the role of the CIO in digital transformation?

Martin Vitouš has been working in IT for almost 30 years. During that time he’s been through just about everything IT has to offer. His goal is always for customers and trainees to take away something that will help them and that makes sense.

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