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Software Asset Management-Led Collaboration Is Key to a Successful Software Renewal Process

Published: 01 February 2017

ID: G00302298

Analyst(s): Victoria Barber, Rob Wilkes


Software renewals are often treated as purely an administrative task, meaning consistency, accountability and budgets suffer. To maximize value for money, sourcing and vendor management leaders working with software asset managers must deploy consistent processes that engage stakeholders.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Collaboration Between Stakeholders Will Improve Efficiency and Cost Management
  • Identify Roles and Responsibilities in Each Renewal Management Team
  • Set Up a Team to Manage New Renewals
    • Make the Team Responsible for Process Improvement
    • Report the Benefits of Teamwork

Case Studies

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  • Case Study 2

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