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Emerging Technology Analysis: Software Asset Management Tools

Published: 03 April 2018

ID: G00349057

Analyst(s): April Adams , Roger Williams

Summary

A well-implemented SAM practice increases an organization's agility, facilitates risk reduction, optimizes software costs and enables business process performance improvements. Technology strategic planners should seek ways to incorporate SAM technology into their market plans.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Technology Description
  • Technology Adoption
    • Factors That Will Drive Adoption
    • Factors That Will Inhibit Adoption
  • Technology Impact
    • IT Security
    • IT Service Management (ITSM)
    • Enterprise Architecture
    • Actions for the Next Six to 18 Months
  • References

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