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).