Eight lessons learned representing clients in IBM Audits

Julie Machal-Fulks  Comments (0)
IBM regularly informs customers selected for an IBM license review or software audit that it reviews the license position of all of its customers worldwide. That means if your company has not participated in a software license review with IBM, the odds are very high that suc......

IBM Software Audit Step Number 1: Read the Contract

Christopher Barnett  Comments (0)
When first contacted by IBM for a "compliance review" (read: software audit), many business owners simply assume that the scope of the requested audit is within IBM’s rights under applicable licensing agreements. Alternatively, if they do request that IBM identify the basi......

IBM Initiates Expansive Compliance Audits

Rob Scott  Comments (0)
IBM has begun a comprehensive program of compliance audits of its software clients. Scott & Scott’s clients have begun receiving letters from IBM Software Compliance demanding cooperation with a “routine assessment” of the client’s deployment of IBM software. Acc......