Articles relating to IT Efficiency

When you look at the role of a “company” in today’s world, the responsibility a business has towards its employees and customers now contains something that didn’t exist 50 years ago: an IT estate. With the advancement of technology comes the woes for when the technology fails. Because every company today is deemed a “digital”
Texas, U.S.A. A small office on the third floor of the Austin Convention Centre, an unassuming hub out of which, for just one week only, almost 5000 endpoints are being managed –  the equivalent of a decent-sized enterprise, thrown up in a matter of days for the Tableau Conference 2016 (or, TC16). Thousands of Tableau
How 1E is helping the VA to achieve greater IT efficiency in accordance with the new MEGABYTE Act The VA (or, properly speaking, the United States Department of Veterans Affairs) has no small task: it has to turn the immense respect and affection America feels for its armed forces veterans and their families into actual
wake up
NightWatchman is great at shutting down computers when they’re not needed and waking them when they are. Sometimes I wonder if WakeUp is even more popular with our customers than power management or the other NWM features. But like a parent, as product manager I try my best to focus on all my ‘children’ equally.
Rosario Perri and Richard Häggström collaborate on IT solution
1E’s Rosario Perri sat down with Richard Häggström, an IT operations specialist at Scandic Hotels based in Sweden, to discuss their successful implementation of Nomad, 1E’s peer-to-peer content delivery solution, in their hotels across the Nordics. Before teaming up with 1E, Scandic was facing a full SCCM server replacement in their hotel sites. They were
Andrew Robertson
Tuesday, 10 November 2015 / Published in AppClarity, IT Efficiency, SAM, Software Reclaim, Uncategorized
wasted_money
How much is wasted or unused software costing you? Our latest report – covering 3.6 million seats and 1,800 software titles across 129 leading corporations – reveals that on average, companies are wasting 37% of their software spend – a proportion that would be deemed unacceptable in any other part of the business. We found
Steve Klos
Tuesday, 10 November 2015 / Published in AppClarity, IT Efficiency, Software Reclaim, Uncategorized
Waste
If you deploy a piece of expensive software, do you check to see if it’s being used? If not, you are almost certainly squandering money. The results of our comprehensive study showed that on average, 37% of installed software goes unused. In the US alone, that equals a total of $30 billion dollars in wasted
Peter Clark
Tuesday, 22 September 2015 / Published in IT Efficiency, SCCM, Uncategorized, Windows 10
paintbrush
One of my first part-time jobs after leaving school was a handyman at a clothing factory. In this role, one of the tasks I was given involved painting motivating phrases on the walls of the factory. Today, if I could go around painting motivating phrases on the walls of companies today I would need only 2 words:
Part of the job of a technical author is to edit, review, read and understand articles that people have written. So you get a feeling for what works and what doesn’t. The primary conclusion I have drawn from this is that simplicity is key. Simplicity makes things quicker to read. It makes them easier to
I recently was at a customer that used a build depot for Windows OS deployment to new and previously used computers before they were delivered to employees’ offices. The depot enabled the customer to build up to 100 computers a day and the customer had the peace of mind knowing that every computer being built