Software License Management – How and Why?
Software license management, or SLM, is part of software assessment management (SAM) and is a process whose main focus is reducing and controlling overall IT costs. Simply put, it’s a maintenance plan for managing all your software licenses.
The importance of software license management
I understand how you might overlook the whole software license management process, so in this article, I would like to discuss the importance of software licensing, as well as best practices for software license tracking.
Software license management, as any other management process, should be a year-round audit.
What’s it in for you?
Done on a regular basis, this process will reduce the cost and complexity that come with inventorying corporate software assets and license tracking. The issues arise when it comes to how one should deal with this, but the bottom line is that all employees need to be fully licensed at all times, and ensuring this should be part of your business strategy and regular maintenance.
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