Month: May 2018

Software Asset Management – What’s missing?

Seemingly a life-time ago, I was sailing the high seas on HMS Nottingham – a Type 42 Destroyer. As a member of the white mafia (aka the Supply & Secretariat Branch) it was my job to grease the wheels in respect of all matters administrative. It just so happened that the location of the Ship’s… Continue reading Software Asset Management – What’s missing?

SAM Audit Survival

SAM Audit Survival

SAM Audit Survival – let’s go! Software Asset Management (SAM) professionals are used to audits. External vendor audits, ‘SAM/Compliance Engagements’ or visits from the likes of the Business Software Alliance (BSA) are part and parcel of a SAM professional’s life. What SAM professionals are less used to is an audit of their function as part… Continue reading SAM Audit Survival

Partner Profile: Civica

Partner Profile: Levy Legette

  Company Name How long has your company been in Commercial and Procurement Services? 10 Years Area of Focus/ Specialism(s): Civica (https://www.civica.com/en-gb/) is a market-leading specialist in business critical software applications, digital solutions and managed services that help teams and organisations around the world to transform the way they work. Combining exceptional customer focus, experience… Continue reading Partner Profile: Civica

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Contract Management

Contract Management

With SAM and contract management, we can lose sight of what’s important to the business.  Particularly if we are chasing an implementation to generate ELP’s for vendors we fear will come knocking asap. If you wish to do something that could help your SAM situation, then a strategic vendor-audit approach could help greatly. A client… Continue reading Contract Management