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Break Through Procurement Nostalgia to Negotiate an Adobe Enterprise Term License Agreement

Published: 04 December 2014

ID: G00259920

Analyst(s): Stewart Buchanan

Summary

Adobe started its move from perpetual licenses to term license and subscription agreements in 2012, but many clients remain unprepared. A procurement breakthrough is needed to replace nostalgia for past agreements with adequate planning for the future.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Allocate Double the Usual Time and Effort With Stakeholders and SAM to Negotiate a New Adobe Subscription or ETLA
  • Gather Enterprise Software Requirements and Seek to Best Meet Stakeholders' Collective Needs Within Budget
  • Plan With Your Software Asset Manager How to Manage Compliance With Adobe License Agreements

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