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Compliance Manager Summit 2017

All NEW Compliance Manager Summit to debut in 2017 License compliance is one of the most difficult aspects of any software asset manager’s job—from audits and negotiations to compliance in the cloud and understanding the role of cyber security in compliance. This is why the Compliance Manager Summit 2017 is changing its focus in a…

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MSPWorld 2017 Conference

MSPWorld®, the premier Conference for Cloud & Managed Services Professionals, is an MSPAlliance® event and is the ONLY event in the managed services industry brought to you by MSPs, for MSPs. MSPWorld is driven by those that have had actual real-world experiences and successes in the managed services industry AS a managed service provider. And…

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The Art of Negotiating a Software Audit

Almost every business today operates with the support of digital tools. One recent survey put the number of companies investing in digital technologies to transform their business at an astounding 97 percent. Conducting business in this digital age means licensing software from major publishers, such as IBM, Oracle and Microsoft, and the subsequent acknowledgement and…

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Responding to the Dreaded Software Audit

Modern financial history is chock full of embarrassing audit scandals, which caused executives and corporate brand names severe damage from intentional fabrication of revenues, or creating imaginary profits, or claiming assets that turn out to be a mirage. There’s a new scary cousin of traditional financial audits known as the software audit. It’s increasingly become…

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Managing Risks in the Software Audit Process

It has been said that software is the new oil. It fuels the information revolution. And in this metaphor, software audits are the meters that measure the flow—and extract maximum revenue for software makers. The auditors arrive on your company doorstep to “true up” your license and make sure you’re paying for all the software…