3 years at Gartner, 12 years industry experience
Location: France | Language(s): English, French
Roles and Responsibilities
Yoann Bianic is a Director Research Analyst in Gartner, where he is part of the IT Sourcing Procurement and Vendor Management Leaders Worldwide team. His research efforts are focused on Microsoft licensing/contract negotiation and Software Asset Management. Before joining Gartner, Yoann worked in IT Procurement, Contract Management and Software Asset Management regarding major vendors such as Microsoft, Oracle, IBM, SAP, VMware, etc. Yoann is a Microsoft's licensing geek and loves to decipher the ever-changing product and contractual licensing rules of this vendor.
What I did in my previous job : - Perform Software Baselines through Effective License Positions (Licenses against Software) - Perform assessments of my client's SAM maturity and strengthen their game - Improve my client's SAM means : People, Processes and Tools - Help my clients to own and negotiate their software agreements : get your need right, get the right product, in the right contract - Navigate through complex and ever-changing software vendor's licensing rules - Optimize my client's license portfolio, both on financial and operational terms - Prepare and defend my clients regarding Software Audits (Performed Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, SAP, Adobe, Microfocus/Attachmate, Quest) Within my firm : - Project's management, Mentoring, Pre-sales, Talent sourcing, Training, SAM white papers, conferences
- Consultake, Software Asset Management Senior Consultant, 4 years
- ENGIE / GDF Suez, IT Procurement Coordinator, 2 years
- ENGIE / GDF Suez, Software Asset Manager, 2 years
- Master's degree in Business Administration - University of Bordeaux
- Master's degree in International Procurement - Bordeaux Business School
- Certified Software Asset Manager - CSAM
- ITIL V3 Certified
- Microsoft Certified Processional - MCP
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27 February 2023Tool: Analyze Whether the Windows Server Virtual Core License Model Provides a Cost-Savings Opportunity
27 February 2023Quick Answer: Does the Windows Server Virtual Core License Model Provide a Cost-Savings Opportunity?
22 February 2023Quick Answer: What Actions Can Minimize the Impact of Microsoft’s Regional Pricing Increases?
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