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Tag: ISO/IEC 19770-2

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  • Using ISO tags to manage Adobe Creative Cloud

    Adobe Acrobat 9 and Creative Suite 4 were the first products to take advantage of ISO/IEC 19770-2 tags. The new Creative Cloud subscription offering from Adobe also includes swid tags. Adobe define tags as : “Software tagging is the process of maintaining a set of tag files...

  • How SKU catalogues save time and money

    What do people mean when they refer to a ‘SKU Catalogue’ for license management? In this article I hope to demonstrate why organizations utilise SKU catalogues, the difference between SKU catalogues and software recognition and the business value to SAM practitioners. Shopping...

  • SAM Standards round up from Dave Bicket

    ‘WG21’, the working group that drives development of the SAM standard, met in Jeju Island, Korea in May. This article is an abridged summary provided by Dave Bicket. Enter Dave Bicket… “The Working Group responsible for international SAM standards (ISO/IEC JTC1 SC7 WG21) met...

  • First Microsoft ISO/IEC 19770-2 Tag Spotted in The Wild

    Windows 8 Preview SWID Tag - CLICK TO ENLARGE Back in April we reported how Microsoft was about to embed ISO/IEC 19770-2 tags into their software (Microsoft to Embed ISO/IEC 19770-2 Software ID Tags). Now, a few months later, lo and behold Steve Klos over at Tagvault has spotted the...

  • Open Letter to Software Publishers: Time to Pull Your Finger Out

    Sign the letter, make a difference Tired of the cost and effort required to fully identify software in your estate to the level required for good SAM? It’s time to make a stand against software publishers! ACTION REQUIRED PLEASE Please sign this open letter to software publishers (Publicly...

  • Microsoft to Embed ISO/IEC 19770-2 Software ID Tags

    Heather Young, Global Manager, SAM Services and Partners, Microsoft Corporation Great news for the SAM Industry this week. Software giant Microsoft has announced adoption of ISO/IEC 19770-2 software identification tags. Heather Young, Global Manager, SAM Services and Partners, Microsoft...

  • 2011 Best Use of Tags – Open For Entry

    The 2011 Best Use of Tags Contest, sponsored by TagVault and The ITAM Review, is now open for entries. The contest, now in its second year, aims to identify and recommend those SAM vendors who have clearly demonstrated the use of ISO/IEC 19770-2 tags in their technology. View...

  • Part Two of ISO/IEC 19770-2 Available in Draft for Review

    Part two of the International Standard ISO/IEC 19770 is available in draft format for review prior to final editorial changes. Part two of the International Standard refers to Software Identification Tagging enabling more accurate identification of software applications. The draft...

  • 19770-2 Software Asset Management Tag DRAFT

    The third Working Draft of ‘ISO/IEC 19770-2 SAM Tag’ was released by the 19770-2 Other Working Group on 14 April 2008. This is available for public review until 11 May 2008. The full draft, together with the commenting template and instructions, in available for open distribution...

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