Why do Software Asset Management projects fail? This article has been kindly contributed by Phara McLachlan of Animus Solutions. The ITIL Guide to SAM highlights several possible problems that may arise when implementing Software Asset Management projects. In this series we look...
Category: Software Asset Management
One of the core subjects for the ITAM Review is Software Asset Management. We cover some of the latest stories and best practices pieces in the area. Staying up to date with the latest software asset management news will help keep your team informed on the latest developments in the area.
Below is a summary of articles covering Software Asset Management (SAM) from the archive:
Business partners within the software licensing and software asset management market make their profits in different ways. An organisation engaging with a partner needs to be mindful of this before making a purchasing decision. The Software Licensing Reseller Licensing resellers...
INTERVIEW: John Koops, “Getting senior management buy-In and funding are critical to successful SAM”
John Koops, Independent IT Asset Management contractor, shares his real life experience of delivering tangible business value from Software Asset Management projects in the Netherlands. John has spent over 20 years in IT Management roles at companies such as Rockwell Automation BV...
Sandi recently contributed the article “15 Steps To Completing A Software Audit“. I asked Sandi about her experiences in the Software Asset Management market and her advice with regards to auditing and inventory tools.
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INTERVIEW: Scott D. Rosenberg “The most common issue that leads to heavy-duty fines or expensive settlements”
Today the ITAM Review interviews Scott D. Rosenberg. Scott is CEO and Founder of Miro Consulting Inc, known for helping customers analyze and negotiate enterprise agreements with the major publishers such as Oracle and Microsoft. We asked Scott to share an insight into the common...
I recently corresponded with Allan Mejer, Presales Consultant at PCWare Denmark. Here Allan tells us about the Danish market and his advice for reducing licensing spend.
Sandi Conrad of Conrad and Associates in SouthWestern Ontario shares her 15 stage process for completing an internal software audit. Sandi recommends you take these 15 steps in turn or consult the skills of a qualified SAM consultant to help you.
Cynthia Farren, Software Asset Management Expert at Cynthia Farren Consulting explores the Skills and Qualifications required for an effective Software Asset Manager. Software Asset Management (SAM) is a combination of automated tools, key process controls and talented individuals....
Chris Minchin, Director at Techam Limited, talks to the ITAM Review about getting started with Software Asset Management (SAM), his personal views on developments in the International Standard and the ways in which SAM and ITAM professionals can bolster their skills.
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