3 March 2016

The One Ingredient Your SAM Program Can’t Live Without




It takes a concerted effort to implement a successful Software Asset Management (SAM) program, but there is one ingredient that is so critical to success that I wouldn’t want to see anyone launch a SAM initiative without it. It’s true that a well-designed SAM program needs good data and carefully selected indicators. But the one […]

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18 February 2016

Why Structure Matters




Developing a strategy—whether your goal is to control IT costs, improve IT services, or generate greater IT value—is only the first part of what your organization needs to consider in order to achieve its long-term goals. To be successful, you also need to have the right support and structure in-place to implement the strategy. Structure […]

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11 February 2016

Killer IT Transformation Strategy




Tackling an IT Transformation is a difficult, grueling, and tiresome endeavor for IT professionals and end-users alike due to the paradigm shift both parties must inevitably come to terms with. If you are embarking on transformation in IT, then I would strongly suggest that you consider the following framework and logical approach. Define IT Transformation […]

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22 January 2016

Motivation Matters — What’s Driving Your SAM Program?




Companies decide to develop software asset management (SAM) programs for different reasons. The specific reasons for introducing a SAM program in your organization can have a profound impact on how you design it. Before you get started, it’s worth taking stock of your key drivers so that you can design a program that will successfully […]

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