As consumers keep choosing cloud subscriptions over the original software license, more and more vendors are making the switch as well. Microsoft only released Office 365 in 2013 but 85% of Fortune 500 companies have at least one of Microsoft’s cloud product and 50 000 new small businesses sign up for Office 365 every month. … Continue reading 4 Cost Saving Tips for Cloud Subscriptions
Imagine you need a car, but you’re not sure if you should rent or buy. How do you go about deciding? You most likely think about your current financial state, and what the spouse and kids will want. You also remember you want to go on vacation in the near future so it’s better to … Continue reading The Financial Implications of Switching to Cloud Subscriptions
Organizations set up numerous processes to successfully onboard a new employee. Without a doubt, HR takes on most processes. However, there is also an IT department assisting with getting the new hire set up for work. The processes for both HR and IT vary from one organization to another. Then, they vary from one job … Continue reading The Perks of Automating the Onboarding Process
Using a spreadsheet to track software licenses or cloud subscriptions might be effective for small organizations. However, as your software estate grows, it becomes increasingly difficult to manage your software assets and their processes. If you aren’t convinced, here are 10 reasons why you need to reconsider managing your software assets in a spreadsheet. 10. … Continue reading Top 10 Reasons NOT To Manage Software Licenses In A Spreadsheet
According to ITAM Review, Microsoft explains Software Asset Management (SAM) as the best practice to incorporate a set of proven processes and procedures for managing and optimizing your organization’s IT assets. The tech leader expresses how implementing SAM protects your software investments and helps you recognize what you have, where it’s running, and if your … Continue reading What Is Software Asset Management & Why Is It Important?
The rise of cloud computing is encouraging organizations to invest in software subscription models as opposed to perpetual licenses. One of the most popular business software is Microsoft Office 365, launched less than a decade ago in June of 2011. In recent years, the use of Office 365 become more prominent in the workforce as Microsoft … Continue reading Save Money On Your Office 365 Subscription With IT Asset Management
How have you tried to save money on your software licenses? Did you try buying fewer licenses just to realize you’re missing some? Have you bought more licenses to get a discounted price but realize you overspent? Did you try software license recycling? What Is That? Software license recycling is simply recovering unused licenses and … Continue reading Fastest Way to Save Money on Software Licenses
On a limited budget, small to medium size businesses are creative when saving money. However, they usually don’t know the cost benefits of having a Software Asset Management (SAM) solution. Many people believe that only large organizations can take advantage of these cost-saving solutions. In reality, there are actually affordable ones that smaller businesses can … Continue reading How Software Asset Management Reduces Business Costs