A Blueprint for Public Sector Software Cost Optimisation
January 30th, 2020
Government ICT Event
23rd January, 2020
Visit our stand with Cloud Optics at the 2020 event. This conference will bring together over 350+ senior technology and transformation leaders from both central and local government, and the wider public sector. Providing access to expert speakers and pioneering case studies, it will give insight into how the public sector can incorporate best-practice and IT transformation strategies.
A Blueprint for Software Portfolio Management Optimisation
November 27th, 11am BST and 2pm EST
Clive Pugh will discuss how the changes vendors are making to subscription roadmap and product support offerings will affect almost every organisation’s IT strategy. Effective Software Portfolio Management (SPM) holds the key to meeting these challenges. This webinar will offer an SPM blueprint that can be used to align business strategy to the modern workplace, through understanding firstly how users consume software to then creating aligned profiles, catalogue management and financial reporting that allows customers to unlock substantial cost savings and define the policy and process an organisation needs to drive continual improvement.
A Blueprint for Software Lifecycle Management Transformation
Delivering outcomes on budget risk, cost control and investment value requires a holistic approach to understand and implement the necessary SLM target operating model. In this session we explore the relationship between data, process and skills leveraging technology investments within complex enterprise organizations. This session will provide you with a fit for purpose blueprint to start and guide you on your SLM journey helping you innovate and collaborate to deliver successfully negotiated optimized outcomes.
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.
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.
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.