Toolkit: Evaluate Software Asset Management Savings With SAM Tool Justification Calculator


Foundational Refreshed: 24 October 2017 | Published: 12 May 2016 ID: G00303174

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Summary

I&O and procurement leaders responsible for buying software asset management tools can use a savings calculator to evaluate and justify SAM investments. This Toolkit provides a data-driven approach to qualify the business value of data center and desktop software cost cutting projects.

Table of Contents

  • When to Use
  • Downloadable Attachments
    • Directions for Use
    • Step 1: Evaluate Savings
    • Step 2: Justify in Business Terms
    • Step 3: Specify Optimization Activities
    • Step 4: Combine Toolkit Data
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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