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Tag: Software Usage

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  • An ITAM bull’s-eye: detection & removal of unused software

    Arup is best know for its design work for the built environment such as 30 St. Mary Axe a.k.a 'The Gherkin' in London (for which Arup were structural engineers). Software efficiency vendor 1E has sold its license optimisation tool to structural engineering firm Arup. The tool...

  • 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...

  • 1E Launches SCCM Plugin to Target Software Waste

    You might know 1E for their NightWatchman brand, famous for switching off PCs at night when they are not in use and saving energy. 1E boasts some 16 million licenses across 1400 customers and the company claims that over 90% of their customers use the Microsoft SCCM platform for systems...

  • License Management: Five Steps To Maximise Software ROI

    This article has been contributed by Brent Pietrzak from Flexera Software. Nearly every company I know is faced with budget constraints, but very few recognize just how much money they have tied up in software licenses and how much of that they could save with strategic software...

  • BBC Slashes SAP Licensing Costs

    The BBC has reportedly reduced it’s software spend by using software usage data on SAP licensing. Silicon reports that there were 2,126 staff members with licenses to use their SAP ERP system who had not logged in during a 3 month period, highlighting a potential  £300K ($450K)...