2020 has been a chaotic and disruptive year across the world. The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting changes in daily and occupational life have fundamentally changed the way that many organizations conduct their business.
The Taxonomy of Software Licenses
What is a Software License? How is it different from an Entitlement? What different types of Software Licenses are there? Welcome to the second installment of our Software License Management series where we will be exploring the basic taxonomy of Software Licensing and what it means to you, the consumer. So, let us get started […] Read More
Who Owns Your ITAM?
IT asset management can do wonders for your company. It can improve security, expedite digital transformation, and accurately forecast IT budgets. As IT asset management adapts to the convergence of hardware and software, vendors are increasingly offering ITAM practices with partners who prioritize vendor revenue over end users. It’s important to keep in mind that […] Read More
Don’t Forget This Key Element of Your Customer Experience
As partners shift towards Cisco’s software-centric Customer Experience model of recurring revenue, hardware asset management occasionally becomes a secondary concern. Subscription software licensing allows businesses to run smoothly on a day-to-day basis, and as a result, software asset management has become the focus of many enterprises. In fact, software renewals and recurring revenue are core […] Read More
Annual IT Budgeting Done Right
It’s that time of the year again when companies have to put their thinking caps on and decide on an operating plan for the following year. It is not easy to anticipate the costs and projects for an entire year. With the constantly evolving business landscape and the rapidly changing technology environment, it is a […] Read More
Lead Digital Transformation via the IT Management Practices
Many enterprises still do not have a solid digital strategy in place. That’s certainly not because they are oblivious to the benefits offered by the technology. They are aware of it. But, they have a misguided idea of digital transformation. For many such businesses, digital transformation begins and ends with the embracing of online services […] Read More
Planning Success with your IT Asset Management
Two different surveys involving top level management respondents have independently shed some light on an alarming aspect concerning IT. The first survey was analyzing the non-compliance of software licensing by various businesses. As it turns out, shockingly 46% of the participating businesses of the survey were found to be non-complaint of the software licenses when […] Read More
What Drives the Action and Impact in Business?
Ask this question to any seasoned entrepreneur, both successful and unsuccessful, and they will happily give you the same answer – the visionaries. It is always the visionaries that take a business model from the whiteboard and transform it into a blockbuster hit of a business. They are able to see things that most people […] Read More
New Regions – New Customers – RAY ALLEN Leadership on the Road
Cisco Live, the industry’s best educational initiative by Cisco, brings together hundreds of industry leaders, experts, and Cisco partners to share their knowledge and ideas for the future of IT and Networking. The event’s Australia edition, Cisco Live Australia 2017, just wrapped up last week. This flagship event included the industry’s who’s who, and many […] Read More
CFO and CTO Alignment on IT Asset Management – Business Case for Success
The dawn of this century brought with it a new kind of challenge that most businesses were completely ill-prepared to deal with – Digital Revolution. Some businesses were visionary enough to proactively equip themselves with the IT infrastructure to meet the challenge, while others reacted to it. Some of the stubborn ones find themselves erased […] Read More