Gartner ITSV Summit
September 4-6, 2019
Livingstone US SAM experts will be on hand to help bring the worlds of SAM, finance and procurement together to build an effective multi-disciplinary team to drive cost optimization, risk reduction and cloud-readiness.
Gartner ITSV EMEA Summit
September 16-18, 2019
Livingstone’s EMEA SAM experts will be on hand to help bring the worlds of SAM, finance and procurement together to build an effective multi-disciplinary team to drive cost optimization, risk reduction and cloud-readiness.
Managing Software entitlements: What the SAM tools don't want you to know
The promise of automated license uploads, bulk import of entitlements and the automatic calculation of Effective License Positions based on a global library of licensing rules and clever machine learning. It all sounds fantastic.
But what’s the reality of managing software entitlements in the most popular SAM tools and what does it really take to reach an ELP you can have faith in? Join us for a short 20-minute webinar to understand the reality of managing software entitlements.
The Art of War: How to defend your organization against a software audit
Software publisher audits are more expensive, more disruptive and more common than you might think. Whether it’s a Tier One vendor like Microsoft, Oracle or IBM, or a Tier Two publisher like Microfocus, Quest or OpenText, you need to know what to do when (and before) an audit demand arrives. Join audit defense expert Niall Eddery and SAM professional Geoff Worsley as they share the secrets of successful audit defense.
Soft Skills for SAM
Learn more about six soft skills that will make your Software Asset Management program more successful (28 minutes, available on-demand).
Build the perfect SAM team with Seven Skills
One of the greatest misunderstandings around Software Asset Management (SAM) is to think that it’s a single skillset. In fact, managing and optimizing your software estate on-premises and in the cloud requires no less than seven distinct hard skills. Join our SAM experts online to learn more about how to build out the core skills that you need for SAM success.