ITAM Best Practices ISO IEC Standards – Software and Hardware Asset Management

Look no further for ITAM Best Practices when you have the International standard for ITAM (SAM and HAM) which is culmination of the international ITAM best practices.

Your search for ITAM Best Practices implementation and assessment ends here. Just procure and use ISO/IEC 19770-1:2017 standard to

1. Implement ITAM PROGRAM

2. Assess your ITAM PROGRAM – The best and most simple way to assess your ITAM Program is to procure ISO/IEC 19770-1:2017 standard document from and do it your self or get help from expert organizations which help you assess your ITAM Program in line with ISO/IEC 19770-1

Here is brief on ISO-19770 Series of ITAM Standards

ISO/IEC 19770-1:2017 :: Information technology — IT asset management — Part 1: IT asset management systems — Requirements

ISO/IEC 19770-1:2017 specifies requirements for an IT asset management system within the context of the organization.

ISO/IEC 19770-1:2017 can be applied to all types of IT assets and by all types and sizes of organizations. More

To kick-start, build, manage and streamline your ITAM Program it is recommended to procure the latest version of ISO/IEC 19770-1:2017

ISO/IEC 19770-2:2015 :: Information technology — Software asset management — Part 2: Software identification tag

ISO/IEC 19770-2:2015 establishes specifications for tagging software to optimize its identification and management.More

This part of ISO/IEC 19770 applies to Tag producers: these organizations and/or tools create software identification (SWID) tags for use by others in the market. A tag producer may be part of the software creator organization, the software licensor organization, or be a third-party organization. These organizations and/or tools can broadly be broken down into the following categories.

ISO/IEC 19770-3:2016::Information technology — IT asset management — Part 3: Entitlement schema

ISO/IEC 19770-3:2016 establishes a set of terms and definitions which may be used when discussing software entitlements (an important part of software licenses). It also provides specifications for a transport format which enables the digital encapsulation of software entitlements, including associated metrics and their management. More

ISO/IEC 19770-4:2017 :: Information technology — IT asset management — Part 4: Resource utilization measurement

ISO/IEC 19770-4:2017 establishes specifications for an information structure to contain Resource Utilization Measurement information to facilitate IT asset management (ITAM).

This document is applicable to all types of organization (for example, commercial enterprises, government agencies, and non-profit organizations).


ISO/IEC 19770-5:2015 :: Information technology — IT asset management — Part 5: Overview and vocabulary

ISO/IEC 19770-5:2015 provides

a) an overview of the ISO/IEC 19770 family of standards,

b) an introduction to IT asset management (ITAM) and software asset management (SAM),

c) a brief description of the foundation principles and approaches on which SAM is based, and

d) consistent terms and definitions for use throughout the ISO/IEC 19770 family of standards.

ISO/IEC 19770-5:2015 is applicable to all types of organization (e.g. commercial enterprises, government agencies, and non-profit organizations).

ISO IEC 19770-5 is a publicly available standard. The electronic version of this International Standard can be downloaded FREE from the ISO/IEC Information Technology Task Force (ITTF) web site.