Gartner Research

IT Asset Management and Software Audit Primer for 2019

Published: 05 February 2019

ID: G00375727

Analyst(s): Bill Ryan , Rob Schafer


Digital business is driving an onslaught of change and challenges for sourcing, procurement and vendor management leaders responsible for ITAM and software audits. A robust, dynamic and well-funded ITAM discipline is a success prerequisite for digital business and must become a strategic imperative.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How can the ITAM discipline articulate the business value of technology assets?
    • What are the skills, policies and processes required to deliver effective SAM?
    • What best practices should we follow for managing our software audits and minimizing their risk and costs?

Related Priorities

  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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