One of the core subjects for the ITAM Review is Software Licensing and Software Compliance. Below is a summary of articles covering Licensing and Compliance from the archives:
Software Vendor Compliance
- The most common issue that leads to heavy-duty fines or expensive settlements
- The Software Compliance Calendar
- ARTICLE: Taking Control of a Software Vendor Audit
- Profit Motives in Software Asset Management
- Video- Assuming Compliance Can be Costly
- Time to Make a Stand against Vendor Audits
- 15 Steps To Completing A Software Audit
- Vendor Audit Maturity Model
- Australian Engineering Firm Must Pay 10 Years Compensation For Copyright Infringement
- BSA Announces Four New Piracy Cases
- BSA Puts the Brakes on Los Angeles-Area Car Dealership Group
- For Every 10 Software Installs Worldwide, 6 are Paid For
- Former Vendor Auditor Provides Software Compliance Tips
- A Free Tactic To Save Thousands in Licensing
- Driving Down Costs with Software Asset Optimization
- Ten Things To Consider Before Signing Your Next Microsoft Agreement
- 3 Steps to Negotiating Software Agreements
- Licensing in Virtual Environments – Six Steps to Containing Costs
- BBC Slashes SAP Licensing Costs
- Microsoft Metered Pay-As-You-Go = The end of license management?
- Cost Cutting Tips; Viewers and Free Alternatives
- Trading Surplus Microsoft Agreements
- Excel is still the most widely used tool to manage licenses
About Martin Thompson
Martin is also the founder of ITAM Forum, a not-for-profit trade body for the ITAM industry created to raise the profile of the profession and bring an organisational certification to market. On a voluntary basis Martin is a contributor to ISO WG21 which develops the ITAM International Standard ISO/IEC 19770.
He is also the author of the book "Practical ITAM - The essential guide for IT Asset Managers", a book that describes how to get started and make a difference in the field of IT Asset Management. In addition, Martin developed the PITAM training course and certification.
Prior to founding the ITAM Review in 2008 Martin worked for Centennial Software (Ivanti), Silicon Graphics, CA Technologies and Computer 2000 (Tech Data).
When not working, Martin likes to Ski, Hike, Motorbike and spend time with his young family.
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