Poor IT asset management creates risks. In the 2020 report ’10 IT Cost Optimization Techniques for Private and Public Sector Organizations’, Gartner states that by overlooking asset management capabilities, IT costs will increase and by evaluating ITAM practices, companies can achieve cost savings of 10-20%.
The inability to get an accurate view of your inventory, including knowledge about physical location and who is using it, can impact your business in a number of ways:
Given that poor ITAM can inflate CapEx and OpEx costs, adopting a best-practice approach to ITAM will make life easier. The reason ITAM is often mismanaged is because much of the work is completed manually.
With data stored in multiple systems and conducting IT asset management activities manually, you are never going to have access to an accurate inventory of all your assets:
Band-aid fixes can work in the short-term, but they will leave you with ongoing structural, performance and cost issues. So, how should you approach ITAM to remove the risks?
ReadyWorks advocates adopting automation to take the pain and effort out of IT asset management. By automating repetitive tasks across the lifecycle of all your assets in an intelligent way – from ordering, through deployment, license utilization, upgrade, decommission and destruction – you’ll reap the benefits of:
Who doesn’t want to optimize support for their business and show their VPs how they are positively impacting the bottom line?
ReadyWorks connects to and orchestrates all your databases, tools and systems, to automate more than 50% of manual tasks. Capabilities allow you to adopt an effortless, risk-free approach to IT asset management:
Schedule a demo with ReadyWorks to see how you can take the pain out of IT asset management.