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Software Licensing: How To Pay Less And Use More
Date / Time: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 2:00 PM New York/11:00 AM San Francisco
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Overview:

Software audits and compliance "true up" horror stories have lots of companies investigating better ways to track their software licenses. Staying within vendor's rules is just the beginning. The higher goal should be to wring the most use out of software at the lowest cost, taking advantage of discounts while eliminating shelfware and inappropriate licensing terms.

Join this episode of InformationWeek Radio to learn how to make the most of your software budget with Amy Mizoras Konary, a research VP with IDC who focuses on software pricing, licensing, and delivery. You'll learn about:

  • Moving from simple license tracking to proactive license management and optimization
  • Avoiding compliance problems by anticipating sticking points such as virtualization
  • Aligning what you're using with what you're entitled to use
  • Coordinating CFO, purchasing, and IT policies and practices to get better terms.

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Amy Mizoras Konary is a Research Vice President with IDC focusing on software pricing, licensing, and delivery research. In this role she covers software trends including volume license programs, evolving license models, global price management, and licensing technologies.

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