Date: 15th March
Time: 11:55 - 12:40
Room: Balmoral One
How many software audits can your organization expect next year and from whom? Which of your peers has a solid plan for tackling software in the cloud? These are just some of the questions you’ll find answers to in this session.
Steven Russman, executive director of the International Business Software Managers Association, which is the world’s largest non-profit association of business-focused software asset management (SAM) professionals, combines his expertise with his association’s annual survey to present the state of software asset and license management, and what you can expect in 2016.
The annual IBSMA License Compliance Survey is always revealing. Data submitted from SAM pros and software company license compliance managers worldwide indicate the opportunities and hurdles on the horizon. Mr. Russman will interpret the data to highlight the trends most critical to your organization’s success.
If you’re a licensing expert, don’t miss this opportunity to learn how hundreds of other organizations are approaching licensing challenges. What reporting tools are best and which licensing models are favored? How are licensing pros gaining company buy-in and growing their programs?
Learn how effective organizations are meeting the challenges of 2016 and beyond.
Steven Russman, IBSMA
Steven Russman is the founder and executive director of the International Business Software Managers Association (IBSMA) and the author of more than 100 articles and reports on software asset management and industry trends, and a frequent presenter at industry conferences and seminars including IBSMA’s annual SAM Summit. Mr. Russman has represented license management professionals to national and international organizations including ISO, the IT Service Management Forum (itSMF) and the United States’ JTC1/SC7 Technical Advisory Group (TAG). He has led the development of SAM standards and industry initiatives supporting education and advancement of IT and software asset management.
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