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Tag: Software Asset Management

Articles

  • Software Asset Management; How to Save $1M Dollars

    Many statements are bandied about the industry on how much you can save with Software Asset Management, for example: “Organizations can realize cost savings between 5% and 35% by implementing focussed software asset management practices” Gartner Less common, are examples of organisations...

  • The Dreaded Audit Request

    This article has been contributed by Sandi Conrad of Conrad & Associates. Sandi is the author of the “SAM Starter Kit” published by The ITAM Review. So, you’ve just received a call from your software publisher that went something like this: “Hi. I’m the software...

  • Bristol-Myers Squibb SAM Case Study

    As a result of the work I did with the Infrastructure Executive Board last year I am able to share  a great SAM case study. It details how Bristol-Myers Squibb, a global BioPharmaceutical company with over 30,000 employees implemented their software asset management process. It is...

  • Express Software Manager 9.5 Preview

    I recently had the opportunity to preview an early release of the latest version of Express Software Manager, from Express Metrix. The most notable development in Express Software Manager 9.5 is the new purchasing module which allows users to track purchases and reconcile invoices...

  • Commitment Trumps Best Practice Frameworks

    This article has been contributed by Rory Canavan of FAST Limited. My current role involves going about organisations in the North of the UK and advising them on best practice in regards to software asset management.  “Do we go down the FAST route? Or do we follow ITIL? Or perhaps...

  • ITAM Industry News Round-Up

    Why ISO19770-2 Is So Important – From HP Blogger Daniel Galecki BDNA Insight, Express Software Manager and K2 KeyAuditor & KeyServer go head to head in the 2010 SIIA Codie Awards for Best Asset Management Solution 3 Compliance Validation Best Practices from the Scott D....

  • BigFix Enters ITAM Market

    Bigfix are known for security, patching and systems management. Yesterday they formally announced their entry into the ITAM Market with their product tongue-twister

  • News Round Up: Software Audits On The Rise As Times Get Tough

    SiliconRepublic.com reports “Businesses have been warned that the current credit crunch will lead to an increase in the number of software audits being performed on organisations as software vendors look to safeguard revenue streams” Both SC Magazine and ComputerworldUK...