Information Technology Asset Management (ITAM) is a set of business practices and tools for optimally supporting lifecycle management of IT assets and strategic planning for the IT environment. The goal of ITAM is to help organizations manage their hardware and software inventory more effectively and avoid unnecessary asset purchases. ITAM encompasses:
Why Businesses Need ITAM
The research firm Gartner has estimated that global spending on enterprise application software will hit $201 billion by 2019. Although advances in cloud-based technology are changing this industry, an organization’s ability to manage these assets is not going away. To the contrary, modern application software is fundamentally changing the definition of a technology asset, requiring ITAM leaders to step up their game:
Why Businesses Choose ServiceNow for ITAM
ServiceNow’s ITAM platform provides a single system of record upon which to identify opportunities to reduce costs, eliminate wasted resources, improve compliance, mitigate security risks, and drive standardization. ITAM also is nested with the greater ServiceNow ecosystem, allowing it to integrate optimally with:
ServiceNow ITAM was reviewed by the independent Silicon Valley B2B review service FinancesOnline. ServiceNow ITAM received a near-perfect score of 9.7 out of 10, making it FinancesOnline’s No. 1 top-ranked ITAM software product.
FinancesOnline’s reviewers identified the following as key benefits of ServiceNow ITAM:
Where ITAM Is Headed
Businesses’ growing need to manage the lifecycle of assets and ensure compliance readiness will drive the growth of the ITAM market in the coming years. The analyst firms MarketsandMarkets, Research and Markets, and ReportLinker have all estimated that software asset management is expected to grow into a $2.3 billion industry by 2022, at a compound annual growth rate of 14.8%.
Businesses that use ServiceNow are able to rapidly achieve improved self-service capabilities for all users (both employees and customers) and elevated efficiencies in service operations.
Information Technology Service Management
ServiceNow IT Service Management (ITSM) helps you accelerate your digital transformation by enabling services for your end-users wherever they are, whenever they need it, and from any device they have.
Information Technology Business Management
Information Technology Business Management (ITBM) is a set of workflows and tools for optimally developing, delivering, and managing business services through an IT-focused lens.
Customer Service Management
Customer Service Management (CSM) is a set of workflows and tools for optimally overseeing and tracking all interactions with a business’s customers with the goal to comprehensively manage the customer experience (CX).
Information Technology Operations Management
IT Operations Management (ITOM) is a set of services, processes, and best practices for optimizing the availability, efficiency, and performance of an organization’s IT operations. Through IT Operations Management, the organization reduces infrastructure spending, improves utilization of existing resources, and reduces risks due to human error.
Software Asset Management
Software Asset Management (SAM) is a set of business practices and strategies for optimally managing acquisition, usage, and lifecycle maintenance of software that enables organizations to create an accurate system of record for all software assets.
Human Resource Service Delivery
HR Service Delivery (HRSD), also known as HR Service Delivery, is a best-practices approach for automating and standardizing HR processes within your organization that enables organizations to provide engaging, holistic HR services to employees.
THE BUSINESS CASE FOR SERVICENOW
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According to Forrester Consulting’s 2017 The Total Economic Impact of ServiceNow report, ServiceNow customers benefit from a 20% increase in IT productivity and enjoy, on average, a 195% ROI and payback in less than nine months.
While Forrester provides numerous benefits and statistics quantifying ServiceNow’s ROI, businesses should also develop a customized business case for their own organization. Crossfuze can create a detailed ServiceNow business case for any qualified organization that requests one.
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