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Roles and Responsibilities: SAM

Roles and Responsibilities: SAM

Roles and Responsibilities: SAM: Having gone through the exercise of scoping your Software Asset Management Program, 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… Continue reading Roles and Responsibilities: SAM

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Scope and SAM

Scope and SAM

Scope and SAM: So you’ve bitten the bullet and decided to make the pitch to senior management as to why a Software Asset Management Programme will benefit not only IT, but the business as a whole.  Having accepted your argument, the board have given you the authority to divert valuable resource towards this latest initiative.… Continue reading Scope and SAM

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10 things you should know about SAM

10 things you should know about SAM

10 things you should know about SAM: Kick-Starting your Software Asset Management program starts here: 1.  Governance: Your Software Asset Management Program needs an ethical heartbeat to ensure widespread adoption, and to underline any senior management buy-in that will be required.  Gain approval for a Software Asset Management Program from as high up the organisation… Continue reading 10 things you should know about SAM