Asset audit

The dreaded audit. This term might conjure images of auditors bombarding your nervous team with countless questions.

Imagine receiving a notification of an upcoming audit—one that assesses your organization's compliance with regulations and standards related to ITAM practices. Would you feel anxious or well-prepared?

Wherever you are on the audit-readiness scale, here's a handy guide that will help you delve into the intricacies of IT asset management (ITAM) audits, including their objectives, benefits, various types, and the best practices that can help you be well prepared when the audit team comes knocking at your door.

What will you learn in this e-book?

  • How to get started with an IT asset audit.
  • The key objectives of an IT asset audit.
  • The benefits of putting in the effort to ace your audit.
  • The inherent challenges that stem from inadequate control over asset spending and inventory.
  • How you can address audit preparation challenges.

Plus, learn the four key areas to build an audit-ready strategy:

  • Establishing a clear and traceable trail of asset financials.
  • Minimizing ITAM blind spots with comprehensive asset discovery and governance.
  • Managing software and licenses from one place.
  • Making audits more effective through data visualization.

Fortify your ITAM strategies and ace audits effortlessly!

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How can ServiceDesk Plus make your asset audit journey a breeze?

When you find it hard to keep tabs on your assets, grapple with compliance issues, or notice that your asset maintenance and usage aren't as effective as they should be, that's your cue to make an investment.

We'll be the first to admit that getting started with an IT asset audit may seem challenging. But, implementing the right tools and processes that help you adhere to best practices can make your asset audit preparation a whole lot easier.

Packed with thoughtful features, the asset management module in ServiceDesk Plus helps you do just that. Make informed business decisions with the PinkVERIFY™ − certified IT asset management capability in ServiceDesk Plus and improve your asset governance, ensure compliance, and stay on top of all your assets throughout their entire life cycles.

IT asset audit process

Manage inventory, minimize risks, and optimize costs with ServiceDesk Plus ITAM

Asset discovery

Discover and import all your asset information into your service desk with multiple scanning techniques.

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Software and license management

Manage all aspects of your software and license estate to improve software governance and compliance management.

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Purchase management

Facilitate the effective procurement of products and services by easily creating, maintaining, and analyzing your purchase orders.

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