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Expand Your ITAM Business Case to Gain Executive Support and Investment

Published: 22 August 2018

ID: G00365630

Analyst(s): Ryan Stefani


Investment requests for ITAM are often limited to improving tactical activities like discovery and tracking. Sourcing, procurement and vendor management leaders must work with ITAM leaders to develop a business case that displays the strategic value a mature, sustainable ITAM discipline can deliver.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Develop a Business Case That Treats ITAM as the Strategic Discipline It Must Be
    • What Does Strategic ITAM Look Like?
    • How Do You Expand This Business Case?
  • Collaborate to Identify Risks, Costs and Value Gaps That Can Be Mitigated by Maturing ITAM Competency
  • Create a Strategic Roadmap to Implement Comprehensive, Effective ITAM

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