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  • Software Asset Management in the 24th Century

    Stardate 201609.23. Software licensing, the elusive frontier.  These are the continuing escapades of the software asset manager – to seek out strange new software, to reconcile existing license usage and entitlements … to boldly reconcile what no one in your organization has reconciled before.

  • What Should You Track About Your Servers?

    Regardless of what tools and techniques you are using to optimize your SAM program effectiveness, there are a few things to track that are keys to making any SAM tool or process work to its potential.  In today’s post I’ll focus on some of the most important attributes to assemble about hosts in your enterprise.  These are not the only attributes to track – the more the better! – but ...

Siwel Consulting

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  • What is a TRIE tree – and Why Is It Important?

    In my last post, I discussed how the effectiveness of a pre-fetching algorithm can make a huge difference in the performance of a hybrid storage array.  A second key to the performance of your hybrid array could be the use of a TRIE tree. What is a TRIE tree – and Why Is It Important?

  • Deploying ILMT: Do You Have What It Takes, Part III?

    In PART I of this blog series, I talked about the IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT) as a series of servers. In PART II of this blog series, I talked about the skills I felt are very important to “have what it takes” to deploy and maintain ILMT.  In this blog, I ask “what did you get yourself into?”

  • Video Analytics

    The Analytics world is rapidly changing, with new tools available to pull great analytics and behavioral data from video, audio and lots of new Internet-connected devices, bringing these large, ongoing, and diverse data sources into business intelligence environments for a wider, richer field of view. 

Siwel Consulting

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  • IT Organizational Maturity or SAM Tool Adoption: Who’s on First?

    Recently an industry colleague asked me an interesting question – does IT organizational maturity precede the adoption of Software Asset Management (SAM) tools, or is it the other way around?  As I considered my response, I immediately thought of the legendary Abbott and Costello comedy sketch “Who’s on First,” first performed in a vaudeville revue in 1937.  In the sketch, Abbott poses...

  • Communication Challenges In ITAM/SAM Organizations

    I have been working in the IT industry for 40 years and in ITAM/SAM for 15 years.  My experience has discovered that most companies have an ITAM/SAM infrastructure in place.  However, I have also found that the major challenge for a successful ITAM/SAM Organization in terms of financial savings, efficient processes/procedures, and streamline operations is due to a lack of communication...

Siwel Consulting

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