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According to Christopher Germann, senior research analyst at Gartner Group, “organizations can realize cost savings of between 5 percent and 35 percent by implementing focused software asset management practices." This paper provides an overview of software asset management and its key benefits.
Related to Software Asset Management: Asset Management, IT Asset Management (ITAM), IT Infrastructure, IT Monitoring and Management, Software Asset Management, SAManage
Even though the technology has been around in some form since World War II, chances are that you think of Wal-Mart?s supply chain initiative when you hear the words ?radio frequency identification,? or ?RFID.? Wal-Mart is already seeing a return on their 2005 investment. But does RFID technology make as much sense for asset management as for supply chain management?
Related to Software Asset Management: Asset Management, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Tracking, Infor, Management of Companies and Enterprises, Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
Vulnerabilities in Web applications are now the largest vector of enterprise security attacks. Attacks compromising sensitive data are often the result of ?cross-site scripting,? ?SQL injection,? and ?buffer overflow.? As many companies have discovered, these attacks will evade traditional network defenses unless you take new precautions with automated detection. Learn more in this primer to Web application security.
Related to Software Asset Management: .NET, Application Server, Firewall, Java, Java Server Pages, Network Security Monitoring, Perl, PHP, Python, Security, Security Services, Software Asset Management, SQL, Vulnerability Scanning and Assessment, Web, Web Application Development, Qualys
Although students at the University of Nevada?s Reno campus were generally respectful of the campus?s computers and IT policies, entertainment or malicious software often appeared on computer hard drives. This made machines less stable or even disabled them entirely. To combat the problem of computer network security, UNR found a solution that enables automatic shutdown time and safer shared computer workstations.
Related to Software Asset Management: Desktop Computing, Desktop Management, Desktop or Workstation, IT Asset Management (ITAM), IT Infrastructure, Learning and Education, Network Management, Networking, Software Asset Management, Faronics
As you look for ways to get the most out of your existing operating assets, enterprise asset management (EAM) and computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) solutions are key. However, when it comes to researching, selecting, and implementing the right EAM/CMMS software, you need to avoid several mistakes. Discover 10 common errors you should avoid if you?re looking for a new or replacement EAM or CMMS solution.
Related to Software Asset Management: Asset Management, Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), Decision Making, Enterprise Asset Management, Plant Equipment Maintenance, Software Selection, Vehicle/Fleet Maintenance, Infor
Asset life cycle management is an increasingly important strategic initiative for asset-intensive industries to explore. Innovative organizations can use their assets for competitive advantage and thereby improve the profitability of their business. Learn how advanced asset life cycle management strategies can contribute to organizational agility, security, and flexibility, and improve responsiveness in a demanding marketplace.
Related to Software Asset Management: Asset Management, Enterprise Asset Management, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), IT Asset Management (ITAM), Software Asset Management, Mincom, Management of Companies and Enterprises, Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
A company?s IT assets account for the largest portion of its overall IT budget; properly managing and accounting for these assets is therefore crucial. By implementing an effective IT asset management program, companies can view every asset in their enterprise, allowing them to control and manage IT assets, eliminate waste and redundancy, and comply with ever-tightening government compliance regulations.
Related to Software Asset Management: IT Asset Management (ITAM), License Management, Regulatory and Compliance, Software Asset Management, NetSupport, Inc., Management of Companies and Enterprises, Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
Companies using earlier versions of the JD Edwards family of products may be considering upgrades to the EnterpriseOne versions. However, the decision to upgrade is often overshadowed by the considerable costs of doing so. Approaches to reducing these costs lie in rigorous approaches to several critical project activities, ranging from a thorough upgrade assessment to the transfer of knowledge.
Related to Software Asset Management: IT Infrastructure, Software Asset Management, SYSTIME Computer Corporation
The source code for mission-critical software products is almost never provided to users by the supplier. All the end-user has is a copy of the compiled source code?in other words, the object code that can only be read and executed by the computers concerned. That?s why professional escrow is becoming an essential component of operational risk management.
Related to Software Asset Management: Archival and Disaster Recovery, IT Asset Management (ITAM), License Management, Risk Management, Software Asset Management, Escrow Europe (Pty) Ltd, Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Understanding how a system really works is the first step toward using, improving, automating, or explaining it to others. The basic concept of a system is that it is driven by cause and effect?but there is so much more to understanding its full complexity. The best place to start is by learning how causal loop diagrams (CLDs) are used to model dynamic systems by identifying variables and causal effects.
Related to Software Asset Management: Accounting and Financial Management, Budgeting, Financial Planning, and Analysis, Business Intelligence (BI), Business-to-Business Web Sales, Communications, Infrastructure, and Transportation Planning, Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), Consulting and Services, Data Management and Analysis, Database Management System (DBMS), E-commerce, Electronic Distribution and Storage, General Ledger, Investment and Portfolio Management, IT Asset Management (ITAM), IT Monitoring and Management, Language, Maintenance, Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO), Managed Data Network Services, Managed Electronic Transaction Services, Managed Intranet and Internet Services, Migration and Version Maintenance Services, Network Management, Portfolio and Investment Management, Purchasing, Software Asset Management, Software Discovery, Software/Hardware Metering, Technology Tools and Methods, Web Authoring, Excel Software, Finance and Insurance, Information, Manufacturing, Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
With data theft on the rise, many companies are forced to improve their network security. And although they spend millions of dollars every year on securing these networks, the focus has largely been on securing the access to the network rather than protecting the information itself. Secure information sharing (SIS) solutions integrate additional intelligence into the process?and protect your data without added overhead.
Related to Software Asset Management: Access Control, Archival and Disaster Recovery, Asset Management, Data Cleansing, Conversion, or Modeling, Encryption and Key Management (PKI), IT Asset Management (ITAM), IT Infrastructure, IT Monitoring and Management, Managed Data Network Services, Network Management, Network Security Monitoring, Networking, Security, Security Services, Software Asset Management, Storage Management, Vulnerability Scanning and Assessment, CipherOptics, Finance and Insurance, Information, Manufacturing, Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services, Transportation and Warehousing
Managing IT assets is a vital corporate function?and a source of potential liability if not performed properly. By effectively managing IT assets, businesses can be assured that each IT dollar has been well spent. With an asset management solution, your IT staff can monitor application usage and budgets more accurately, and improve in-house IT support and performance?resulting in greater efficiency and reduced costs.
Related to Software Asset Management: Asset Management, Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), Data Management and Analysis, Database Management System (DBMS), IT Asset Management (ITAM), License Management, Move, Add, Change Management, Software Asset Management, NetSupport, Inc., Information, Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services, Other Information Services, Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
LeasePlan Norway, a large automobile fleet management company, needed an alternative to manual entry of incoming invoice data, while still maintaining complete accuracy. The company implemented AnyDocINVOICE for invoice data capture, because of its ease- of- use and ability to capture data without templates. Find out about all the other functionalities that prompted the company to install the solution in its Swedish office.
Related to Software Asset Management: Asset Management, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Customer Service and Support, Data Entry, IT Asset Management (ITAM), Office Application and Automation, Software Asset Management, Time, Billing, and Invoicing, AnyDoc Software, Inc.
UreSil, a manufacturer of specialized health care products, feared its legacy manufacturing resource planning (MRP) software was hindering efficiency and compliance. The Sage ERP X3 enterprise resource planning (ERP) came to the rescue, and after a formal ERP training program, full implementation required only one week. All processes, including tracking and inventory, are now streamlined, flexible?and compliant.
Related to Software Asset Management: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Inventory Management, Manufacturing Management, Process Manufacturing, Software Asset Management, Software Configuration Management (SCM), Sage, Health Care and Social Assistance, Manufacturing
The competitive nature of the financial services industry today and the changing landscape of the customer approach to investing puts an onus on suppliers to consider how well they are dealing with customers? business transactions. In order to provide better customer service?while at the same time improving operations?these organizations must invest in a system that allows real-time visibility of the entire process.
Related to Software Asset Management: Accounting and Financial Management, Business Intelligence (BI), Business Process Management, Documentation, E-commerce, IT Infrastructure, Project and Process Management, Software Asset Management, Software Discovery, Software/Hardware Metering, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Quocirca Ltd, Finance and Insurance, Insurance Carriers and Related Activities, Manufacturing, Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
 
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