Develop and implement tools, processes, and procedures to automate the collection, storage and reporting of key software data so that the products can be managed across the enterprise in an effective manner.

More Uses of the Software License Optimization and Entitlement Toolkit:

  • Update IT software license asset records, software license agreements, software maintenance agreements and associated relationships.
  • Lead or generate management reports on the extent of APM characterization, reconciliation of applications and depth/breadth of Service Mapping data.
  • Secure that your group stays informed of new and updated software license models and options for key vendor products.
  • Be certain that your operation maintains records relating to the issuing of license keys, license portals, etc.
  • Deliver individual and group projects to improve current processes and develop new practices.
  • Develop: pro actively work on service improvement initiatives and service improvement plans to improve service quality and implement cost reductions.
  • Be accountable for evaluating accuracy of hardware asset allocation and usage calculations in a virtualized environment.
  • Steer: continuously assess tool capabilities for software discovery, inventory, and meter software use for key vendor products.
  • Develop quality assurance practices and practices for the administration of software license contracts, maintenance and entitlements.
  • Create and maintain the policies and procedures for hardware asset lifecycle management.
  • Ensure your enterprise complies; principles of complex analysis (virtualization effects on usage calculation).
  • Update IT software license asset records, software license contracts and software maintenance agreements and associated relationships.
  • Ensure your enterprise provides provide feedback on delivery issues and escalate (where applicable) to the Service Delivery management and/or Service Line Management.
  • Confirm your project performs ongoing analysis of your asset data, processes and work streams to identify trends, risks and areas for improvement.
  • Ensure you facilitate; good knowledge in all areas of delivery in an outsourcing environment.
  • Confirm your venture ensures adherence to client defined standards and change control procedures making sure adequate controls are in place to detect adverse trends.
  • Communicate status regularly with stakeholders and executive sponsors.
  • Head: work closely with sales team and lead internal customer meetings and calls where applicable to consider licensing and usage.
  • Coordinate: design, implement and evolve clear roles, accountabilities (raci) and support for stakeholders.
  • Provide expertise to ensure that software license records are linked to the correct hardware device.
  • Manage work with the software owners and Legal to interpret software agreements, determine use rights and provide key terms and conditions summaries.
  • Be certain that your strategy complies; monitors and provides software usage reports to communicate and monitor compliance, liability and budgetary data.
  • Secure that your organization supports service delivery management or provides inputs to lead operations delivery management in promoting new service propositions to improve or extend the services to client.
  • Validate requirements to create and modify IT software asset records and associated contract records.
  • Meet and take responsibility for all business SLAs related to compliance processes.
  • Ensure existing and planned future usage complies with the use rights.
  • Provide software renewal budget for fiscal year planning and forecasting.
  • Provide analysis of the software data that can be used to drive key business decisions.
  • Control: review software compliance measures based on existing licensing agreements.
  • Develop trending analysis relating to current utilization and installation of licenses based on RTU.

 

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