Software Asset Management

Creating Software Asset Management Objects

We know that Software Asset Management is, by definition, the right blend of systems, people and processes to effectively manage software and software-related assets through every aspect of their IT lifecycle.  Much has been made of what technologies we apply to this cocktail of controls; licensing knowledge is essential to understand the metrics by which …

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IBSMA – Software Asset ManagementSUMMIT 2013 – Chicago

A healthy cross-section of main-stream American and international organisations took part in the IBSMA Software Asset ManagementSUMMIT this year. Presentations ranged on tackling Oracle audits (Craig Guarante of Palisade Compliance), Cloud Computing and Risk Mitigation through Vendor Management and Contract Negotiation (Thomas Trappler of UCLA) and Achieving Greater Returns with your Software Asset Management Programme …

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3 reasons why you should give Software ID Tags very serious thought…

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 take our thoughts to a …

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10 things you should know about Software Asset Management

Kick-Starting your Software Asset Management program starts here: 1.  Governance: Your Software Asset Management Programme 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 Programme from as high up the organisation as possible.  Clear business and IT goals …

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