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  • Why Oracle License Management requires a different approach

    Avoid unnecessary costs Oracle is a key software publisher in the datacentre and for many organizations represents a large proportion of their software spend and an essential part of their IT infrastructure. Taking the right approach to Oracle licensing is vital; a poorly managed...

  • How do SAM managers spend their time?

    The SAM manager is embedded in SAM every day. They know what it entails. Their job can feel like an uphill struggle against numerous forces inside and outside the organization. As we all know, managing an organization’s licenses is no mean feat. It is a complex balancing act where...

  • Introducing Software Asset Management to end users

    If you are a member of staff that has no relation to IT, you may not be aware of the importance of software asset management, or even what it is. It’s important to communicate the importance of SAM to end users in a way that they can appreciate and understand. It’s important...

  • Software Asset Management – Tips From The Trenches (Part 2)

    Remember you are not alone! Welcome back! Following on from my previous post, here are my next top tips for Software Asset Management. Tip 3: Read the EULA! The EULA, or End User License Agreement is that little box that pops up as you are installing a shiny new program or app. It...

  • Software Licensing in a BYOD Environment

    “It’s possible to hit a moving target so long as you take the time to aim.” This article has been contributed by Jonathon Kirby, Content Development Specialist at IAITAM. Software licensing and its difficulties have been discussed at length and have been one of the focal...

  • What is the first step in negotiating with Microsoft?

    Steve Covert This article is an interview with Stephen Covert, Manager of Vendor Services at Highlights for Children, Inc, and is based on his recent presentation “ITAM is the first step in negotiating with Microsoft” at the IAITAM Fall conference last month. So what...

  • Communications, the key to success or failure

    Stephen Becker This article is an interview with Stephen Becker, IT Asset Manager at Seagate Technology LLC, and is based on his recent presentation “Communications, the key to success or failure” at the IAITAM Fall conference earlier this month. So what exactly is your...

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