Month: April 2013

SAM and Software ID Tags

SAM and Software ID Tags

SAM and Software ID Tags: If we take a step back from the keyboard and think about why we put ourselves through the IT assault course that is Software Asset Management, then very quickly we can arrive at the source answers as prescribed by ISO 19770-1: Risk Management Cost Control Competitive Advantage Equally, we might… Continue reading SAM and Software ID Tags

Where have all the silver bullets gone?

Where have all the silver bullets gone?

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… Continue reading Where have all the silver bullets gone?