Transparent licensing is important for every organisation. This course combines software asset management (SAM) with IT service management best practices. This will help an organisation to implement software asset management lifecycle processes and showing how IT Service Management can support SAM lifecycle to create transparent licensing.
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"The course is highly relevant. Here you are raised far above the general level and are reviewing processes, that can be used in relation to any product portfolios and not just one single area. It is a course I've been looking for a long time and certainly a course that more people can benefit from."
"I was very surprised at how complex license management is and I've got an insight into what I should be aware of in my organization. Both in terms of improvement areas and the risks one faces without the right focus on license management."
What you will learn
Best practice in software asset management
Understanding the risk, costs, challenges and benefits associated with SAM
Understand the different types of licensing methods commonly used by software vendors
Identify goals and quantify success
Build a comprehensive business case for SAM
Develop and communicate the software policy internally
Continually assess the effectiveness of policies and procedures
Establish and maintain a database of SAM relevant data