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Inventory Importation Process

September 8, 2023 / By Rory Canavan

So, the ramblings below are really about establishing good inventory verification checks so that when we view data in the SAM suite we can be confident that the tools which do the discovery are producing the correct data and the SAM suite is interpreting it properly. Any SAM program (not project!) will be keen to

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The Licence Pool Management Process

November 23, 2021 / By Rory Canavan

As a student, one of the better pieces of advice I received was “Don’t shop hungry” – the temptation being to overload a shopping trolley with everything that tingled my taste buds. Procurement around SAM and licensing could do worse than follow this guidance too. Contracts might stipulate that certain purchase quantities must be achieved

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10 Considerations for Software Optimisation

January 8, 2021 / By Kylie Fowler

Put Your Best Foot Forward When Optimising Software In fact, I would argue that in many organisations, a SAM team’s time is better spent focusing on improving the process for managing subscriptions than identifying unused perpetual licenses that could be reused. After all, you may never reuse those uninstalled licenses, whereas optimising subscriptions saves money

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