Articles from Software Lifecycle Management

How to Improve Application Management In Distributed Environments

April 18, 2019

As digital transformation persists, enterprises have been more frequently purchasing software as a service (SaaS) based applications that are consumed, but not installed. With the use of these applications come unique challenges, such as tracking consumption in relation to licenses, that you must be prepared to tackle in order to ensure success and ROI for […]

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The Building Blocks of SAM ROI

March 28, 2019

Software Asset Management (SAM) is a critical but often underrated business process. A mature software asset management process provides the capabilities needed for effective maintenance, control, and protection of software assets across the various stages of their lifecycle. As your SAM strategy becomes more sophisticated, it will offer a range of benefits – such as […]

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Software Compliance Risks in the Age of Digital Transformation

March 5, 2019

Digital transformation is a burgeoning change in the world of business and technology. Organizational leaders are piping with excitement at the wealth of opportunities to grow their business and seize a considerable return on investment. As a result, these leaders can be blindsided by the risks of digital transformation. One considerable risk that initially seems […]

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Show Your Chief Procurement Officer the Love this Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2019

This Valentine’s Day show your Chief Procurement Officer the love (appropriately of course) – not just with thank you flowers, candy and cards  –  but also with enhanced visibility and understanding into the spend and usage of software across the entire software estate. Loyal SoftwareONE blog followers may remember our CIO dinner series from early […]

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How SAM Maturity Can Help Your CIO Sleep Better at Night

February 12, 2019

Today, organizations are losing money on their software investments. These losses present themselves in many forms, some more obvious than others. For example, if your organization doesn’t keep an inventory of its software licenses, how many of those licenses are active, and how often they are used, you and your CIO can easily and unknowingly […]

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Implementing a Software Asset Management Plan

June 5, 2018

As employees become more reliant on software to help them communicate, organize, and even automate daily business operations, Software Asset Management (SAM) has become a business-critical process. Software asset management refers to a set of integrated procedures, team members, and tools, which monitor and provide visibility into each of an organization’s software assets and usages. […]

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