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Toolkit: Optimize Your Software Audit Process and Results

Published: 09 April 2018

ID: G00348593

Analyst(s): Christopher Dixon , Yanni Karalis


Software audits drain scarce resources and money away from your enterprise's core missions. Sourcing and vendor management leaders can use this Toolkit to develop an effective, repeatable audit management process that consistently minimizes time, costs and risks.

Table Of Contents

When to Use

Downloadable Attachments

  • Directions for Use
    • Notification Phase (Steps 1 Through 5)
    • Preparation and Engagement Phases (Steps 6 Through 9)
    • Closure Phase (Steps 10 Through 12)
    • Documents Included in This Toolkit
  • Legal Disclaimer

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