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.
Planning your Microsoft hybrid cloud strategy: How to optimize your cloud journey
Join Microsoft licensing and cloud specialists from Livingstone as they explore FOUR key areas you need to prioritize on as your consumption of Microsoft products evolves in 2019 and beyond.
Soft Skills for SAM Success
June 27, 2019
You know your Microsoft from your Micro Focus, your PVUs from PURs. You’ve got the hard skills you need. But if your SAM program is still failing to get the executive support and recognition you deserve, perhaps your soft skills could do with some work? Join us to learn more about the six soft skills you need for SAM success.
SAMS Strategies USA
June 27-28, 2019
Join Livingstone in Chicago to learn how you can augment your internal SAM capabilities with expert licensing know-how data processing skills and transformational services to help you realize your business goals.
ProcureCon IT Sourcing
June 18-20, 2019
Join Livingstone at ProcureCon IT Sourcing in Denver to learn how improving your organization’s management of software can drive real tangible benefits to the Procurement function.
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.