Tag: Software

Darwinism comes to the Channel

Darwinism comes to the Channel

Darwinism comes to the Channel: Evolution, and survival of the fittest have long been documented as the manner by which species prosper, and this is no truer than in the IT channel. If we consider where Microsoft were in the early 80’s – a mere fly-swat to the likes of IBM, their reliance on resellers… Continue reading Darwinism comes to the Channel

Process of the Month – ITAM Review

Process of the Month - ITAM Review

Process of the Month – ITAM Review: Happy New Year one and all!  I hope you have made your New Year’s resolutions and are sticking to them with gusto! For my part I am walking 10,000 steps a day and not adding sugar to my tea or coffee.  I’m not even a week into this,… Continue reading Process of the Month – ITAM Review

Anyone for Applocker?

Anyone for Applocker?

Anyone for Applocker? Some time ago, I was attending a Microsoft Licensing Boot-camp run by Directions on Microsoft.  While covering off the variations of Windows 8 (Enterprise) operating system, the course tutor happened to touch on a sub-component that had previously flown by me – namely, Applocker.  In the presentation, the tutor happened to mention… Continue reading Anyone for Applocker?

IBSMA – SAMSUMMIT 2013 – Chicago

IBSMA – SAMSUMMIT 2013 – Chicago

IBSMA – SAMSUMMIT 2013 – Chicago: A healthy cross-section of main-stream American and international organisations took part in the IBSMA Software Asset ManagementSUMMIT this year. Presentations ranged on tackling Oracle audits (Craig Guarante of Palisade Compliance), Cloud Computing and Risk Mitigation through Vendor Management and Contract Negotiation (Thomas Trappler of UCLA) and Achieving Greater Returns… Continue reading IBSMA – SAMSUMMIT 2013 – Chicago