Gartner Research

Reduce Audit Costs and Risks With a Comprehensive IT Asset Management Strategy

Published: 09 April 2019

ID: G00378277

Analyst(s): Tim Zimmerman , Ryan Stefani

Summary

Gaps in managing IT assets increase the risk of costly audits and business disruptions. IT sourcing, procurement and vendor management leaders must address common pitfalls, such as incomplete processes or limited scope that can lead to poor ITAM performance.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Verify Regulatory Commitments, Asset Usage Terms and Licensing Conditions Are Met
  • Define the Scope of Asset Management to Include IT, Line of Business, Facilities and All Other Data-Generating Hardware
  • Expand Asset Management Activities to Address the Complete Life Cycle of All Hardware Components and Software Tools

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