Where have all the silver bullets gone?

“One install equals one licence”, “OEM software lives and dies with the machine”, “You don’t own the software, merely the rights to use the software” etc. etc. Fast forward to today: “Your Oracle ordering document takes precedence over any pre-existing contract you might have signed”, “Improving your processor can multiply licence costs out of the …

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“RTFQ”

This was sound advice I was offered in preparation of an exam: “If you are in any doubt as to what to write – Read The Question.” And so, with this sage advice ringing in my ear, I think back to when it was I last read a software licence – and despite my eagerness …

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Roles and Responsibilities – Software Asset Management

Having gone through the exercise of scoping your Software Asset Management Programme, you will next be required to do some further planning prior to embarking on actually starting the work schedule that comes out of the maturity assessment/gap analysis. Having used the SMART acronym (see previous article) some fine tuning may be required around allocating …

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