Cover Your Assets: The Path Toward Digital Transformation

Your company either is or soon will be considering or pursuing some initiative related to digital transformation. Those efforts promise great rewards, but also come with considerable risks, to your company and your career. Here are some ideas about how to maximize the benefits and minimize the risks. Digital Transformation: What It Means and Why [...]

Do You Have Critical Business Systems Running Under People’s Desks?

During the late 90’s and early 2000’s, it wasn’t uncommon for IT staff (and even some business users) to have essential business systems running on servers sitting in their cubicles and/or under their desks. In some cases, data center space wasn’t available, and in other cases, some employees blatantly eschewed company IT policies. While the [...]

Why You Can’t – and Shouldn’t – Spell “GDPR” without “ITAM”

In case you missed it, the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, went into effect on May 25 2018. You should care about it and address it, accordingly, starting now (if you haven’t already). The good news: Your IT asset management (ITAM) efforts can ease and speed GDPR compliance. Even better, those compliance efforts can [...]

When Patients’ Lives Are on the Line, a Guess Isn’t Good Enough

An IT system outage in most companies is frustrating and it may be disruptive. At healthcare companies, however, where the lives and well-being of patients are on the line with every procedure and every action your staff takes, system outages can become life or death situations very quickly. For the IT staff that support healthcare [...]