By Rebecca Horton, Regional Director of LG6 Businesses and IT functions are faced with a plethora of challenges every day. Customers demand more from the business they buy from, and so they need to constantly be evolving and staying ahead of their competition through technology. The reality is that most organizations are the same … Continue reading Software Asset Management & Open Source Software: Enabling Digital Transformation
Organizations often struggle to achieve efficient management of their software assets when there is a need for multiple discoveries and inventory tools in their organization. Knowing what software is installed on an organizations network is important to accurately evaluate software compliance and expenditure. However the inventory of installed software often comes from configuration management tools … Continue reading Managing Software Licensing with Multiple Inventory Tools
Software Asset Management (SAM) is the process of keeping track of all software assets in an organization. This can include applications installed on employee computers and management of software licenses, SaaS subscriptions, and entitlements as well as their related purchase and contractual documentation. Where does it begin? After defining the SAM project scope and objectives, … Continue reading What can SAM do for you?
As schools introduce technology in their classrooms, are they figuring out how to manage the new devices? How do you distribute hundreds or even thousands of Chromebooks? What if one needs to be repaired? Will a student not have a laptop for a few days? What if students move the devices from one classroom to … Continue reading Chromebooks: The Key to Successful Management
There has been a great debate over whether Chromebooks or iPads are the ideal devices for the modern classroom. Although the debate has been quite dormant as Apple’s market share for iPads in the education sector has decreased by more than half over the last three years, Apple’s relaunch of the iPad for the education … Continue reading Chromebooks vs iPads: Intertwining Roads
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
There are multiple ways to attract talented candidates to work for your organization. Large corporations, like Google, show off their extensive employee workplaces scattered around the world. Other organizations, like The Boring Company, take pride in being the center of newsworthy stories. But without being one of the top tech companies in the world, how … Continue reading 3 Ways IT can Help New Employees on their First Day
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. … Continue reading Top 10 Reasons NOT To Manage Software Licenses In A Spreadsheet
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