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Posts from Date:   2018-11

Debunking the Myth – Software Asset Management and the Cloud

by Stephen White  |  November 20, 2018

Why Cloud Services are an Asset In various quarters I’ve heard and occasionally read a number of comments about the discipline of asset management as being incongruent with cloud services. That view appears based on some misconceptions about what an asset is, and oriented to cloud services being subscribed to (rented) and not owned. Taking this one […]

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The Software Asset Management Skills Gap

by Stephen White  |  November 13, 2018

During my Evaluating the Software Asset Management Managed Services Option session at Gartner ITSPV&AM Summit  in September I raised the issue of under resourcing. That wasn’t pointing to issues of business case sign off and lack of investment, but to the shortfall in Software Asset Managers across the globe. I speak with many organizations each week and regularly probe the […]

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