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  • Using True-Up Data to Build SAM Momentum

    This is another article for beginners (See the others in the series here). We discussed in ‘Our Software Licensing Is a Mess – Where do we Start?’ that we ought to use the 80/20 rule to select a low number of specific software vendors to focus on first. On the basis that by...

  • Running Your SAM Department Like a Business

    This is a follow up article to ‘Our Software Licensing is a Mess – Where Do We Start?” It is aimed at SAM beginners. SAM can touch all areas of the enterprise. I’ve often heard organizations describe their new Asset Management implementation as ‘Opening Pandora’s Box’....

  • Keeping Your Asset Data Alive

    Is your Asset Database 'Match Fit'? The ISO SAM Standard refers to the concept of ‘Trustworthy Data’. As the name suggests – it is data that the organization trusts. Whilst no enterprise level asset database is 100% accurate, we need to have a sufficient level of confidence...

  • Our Software Licensing Is a Mess – Where Do We Start?

    If you’ve been assigned responsibility for sorting out that prickly mess called software, you might be asking yourself – Holy moley! Where do I start? If you are a newcomer to managing software, may I offer you two pieces of advice? You might be feeling slightly overwhelmed by...