- What: UK Software Management and Licensing Conference
- Where: Majeski Football Stadium, Reading, UK.
- When: 21st April 2010
- Who: SIRB
- Further Details: FAST IiS
- Business Editor of The Times, Ian King, will share his views on the impact the economic climate has on IT practices and strategy
- An executive summary of recent findings from IDC SAM research project, with results you can use to support any SAM business case
- Licensing requirements for both SaaS and the Cloud
- Milestones to move up the SAM maturity curve and reap the extended benefits
- Real world customer experience demonstrating how to get to grips with effectively managing your licenses
- Achieving the ISO SAM standard in stages
- IT software asset management and beyond
- How to take the steps towards software licence compliance with SAM
- “The economic climate and its impact on IT practices and strategy“ Ian King, Business Editor, The Times
- “SAM maturity in the UK market – 2010 UK research“ Alex Hilton – Chairman, Software Industry Research Board (SIRB)
- Oracle, the customers experience
- Considerations for outsourcing your SAM programme
- Achieving ISO SAM in stages
- Key requirements and milestones to move up the maturity curve
- Next Generation SAM – Bringing it all together – reducing software spend costs whilst improving user satisfaction
- Moving beyond asset management
- SaaS and Cloud Computing within your software strategy
- Taking the steps towards licence compliance and effective licence management with SAM
- Virtualisation and software licensing
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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