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How to Get Technology Asset Life Cycle Management Right to Optimize Value

Published: 20 October 2017

ID: G00340392

Analyst(s): Tim Zimmerman , Yanni Karalis , Stefan Van Der Zijden , Stewart Buchanan


The ITAM function cannot rely on asset discovery to manage asset life cycles. Three management processes are critical for sourcing and vendor management leaders to have the financial, useful and economic lives of assets aligned, to maximize the value of asset spending for business stakeholders.

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  • Key Challenges



  • Advise on a Workable Life Cycle Plan to Securely Manage Sustainable Growth Before Acquiring Technology Assets
  • Assign Business Responsibility for Assets and Their Life Cycle Management to Run Every Asset Effectively to Deliver Business Value
  • Review Performance to Optimize Life Cycle Value and Transform Your Organization's Assets Into Newer and More Valuable Assets

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