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Podcast Episode 34: How NASA Saved $103m

How NASA saved $100m on Software Licenses

How NASA saved $100m on Software Licenses

In this Podcast I am joined by Darryl Smith. Darryl works in the office of the CIO as Agency Software Manager for NASA – America’s National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

I recently saw an article in FedTech magazine showing how Darryl saved just over $100M for the agency so I was eager to get him to join me on a Podcast.

Podcast Topics

  • What do NASA shared services do?
  • What is Darryl’s current role?
  • How did he get into that role & how did he get into IT?
  • The journey of saving $100m and what initiated it?
  • The 4 C’s vendor management methodology (Coordination, Communication, Cooperation and Collaboration)
  • Lessons learnt and building the business case for investment in SAM

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About Martin Thompson

Martin is owner and founder of The ITAM Review, an online resource and community for worldwide ITAM professionals.

Martin is also 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.

On a voluntary basis Martin is a contributor to ISO WG21 which develops the ITAM International Standard ISO/IEC 19770.

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