Gartner Research

Start Here to Build a Business Case for ITAM Tools

Published: 06 February 2015

ID: G00270372

Analyst(s): Patricia Adams

Summary

Asset managers often struggle with documenting the financial benefits of implementing an IT asset management tool when building a business case. In this research, we identify several areas where tools can provide better visibility into cost-efficiencies.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Identify the Impact of Aging Hardware on Productivity
  • Perform an Inventory to Identify Lost Hardware and Software
  • Calculate the Cost of Unused Hardware Sitting on Shelves and Software That Has Not Been Deployed

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