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Tag: software compliance

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  • IBM to accept Flexera for sub-capacity reporting (instead of ILMT)

    IBM is to accept sub-capacity reporting from Flexera Software’s FlexNet Manager in place of ILMT, TADd and SUA. Whilst we’ve heard of this being acceptable on a deal by deal basis in the past, this is the first time IBM has publicly recognised a SAM tool for meeting their compliance...

  • Technology Review: Concorde Core Control

    This is an independent review of Core Control from Concorde Solutions (Reviewed October 2014). AT A GLANCE – CONCORDE CORE CONTROL Concorde was founded in 2007 and has seen rapid growth over the past few years. They are a member of the CiF (Cloud Industry Forum) and FAST (Federation...

  • Tips for compliance, software audits & more!

    Wayne Jackson Ahead of the Compliance Manager Summit 10-11 March in Santa Clara, we interviewed speaker and Director at Accordo Group, Wayne Jackson about his thoughts on non-compliant licenses, customer satisfaction, software audits and the future of the ITAM industry. Q. Companies...

  • The Software Asset Management £5 Rule

    Andy Fisher new business development director for Software Asset Management (SAM) specialist BCS Ltd analyses the “state of the nation” in software compliance control today. It is generally accepted that the global financial crisis is affecting the revenues of all commercial...

  • IAITAM Conference Preview: Robin Trebec at Chevron

    Robin Trebec, IT Asset Manager at Chevron, will be presenting a session at IAITAM next month entitled “I don’t need friends at work, I have friends at home: ITAM from the trenches”. I recently corresponded with Robin regarding her upcoming session and her experiences as an IT...

  • Software Usage Monitoring

    Software Usage Monitoring - Measure to Improve Efficiency This article aims to provide an introduction to software usage, clarify terminology and perhaps help you build a business case for implementing software usage monitoring. Introduction I have spoken to a number of organizations...

  • [Straw Poll Results] Guaranteed Software Compliance

    I recently conducted a quick straw poll regarding the concept of ‘Guaranteed Software Compliance’.  Thank you to all those that responded (n=74). In a nutshell, the premise was: “Would a software compliance insurance policy, which paid out in the event of a shortfall...

  • Software Compliance Guaranteed? [Straw Poll]

    Gartner mentioned an interesting concept in their April 2010 Marketscope for ITAM tools. In the section on Software License Compliance they state that some organisations view their ITAM program as an insurance policy against the threat of software audits (Invest fixed costs in one...

  • ‘Assuming’ Compliance Can Be Costly

    A short, concise video on the importance of being proactive and conducting your own internal audits before being approached by a software vendor.  The most important point made by GC Hutson from Sadien is that organisations assuming they are compliant is the most costly mistake....