License Management

DIFFUSING AN ORACLE AUDIT – PT II

The advice in my first post of this three-part series on mounting an Oracle audit defense, pointed to taking audits seriously, not to force the pace,...

FIFTEEN GOTCHAS TO DIFFUSE AN ORACLE AUDIT – PT I

Without an umbrella, you’re gonna get soaked Vendor audits are as inevitable as rain on a public holiday, yet they often catch companies unawares, causing...

THE IOT – HOW WILL IT IMPACT SOFTWARE LICENSING?

Overall, license metrics have diversified from one-size-fits-all to include metrics that better fit the way modern businesses consume software. Technology...

THREE STEPS TO DETERMINING ORACLE COMPLIANCE

The one-license-fits-all has long since been a feasible metric for licensing software. As organizations rely ever more on software to do business, licensing...

IBM CALLS TIME ON ILMT 7.5 – WHAT IT MEANS FOR YOU

Have you ever experienced that feeling of excitement when you’ve just purchased a new piece of cutting-edge hardware? I felt that way when I bought...

THE ROBOTS ARE COMING, BUT WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THEY GET IT WRONG?

It’s a well-worn movie cliché: the out-of-control robot providing comic relief. Whether it’s accelerating a production line conveyor belt to warp...

Historia pewnej znajomości…

Na początku roku opublikowałem kilka wpisów dot. licencjonowania rozwiązań w chmurze publicznej. Tymczasem w ostatnich 2 czy 3 tygodniach kilka razy...

SAM, EFFECTIVE LICENSE POSITIONS AND BEING A MASTER OF CHANGE

If you have recently completed your first ELP, (Effective License Position) then congratulations are in order.  This is no small feat and you should...

AGENTS VS AGENTLESS: WHAT TO USE AND WHEN

Agentless technologies often win the race as the best method to extract information from machines connected to a corporate network. While agentless is...

ARE YOU NEW TO SAM? Then here are some tips to help you out

If you are new to Software Asset Management, and want to avoid rookie errors, here is my brief guide on how to sidestep the more common (and not so common)...