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Three Critical Elements of a Successful Software Asset Management Tool Implementation

Published: 25 February 2020

ID: G00464451

Analyst(s): Matt Corsi , Ryan Stefani


SAM tool implementations are plagued by cost overruns, complexity and failed objectives. Sourcing, procurement and vendor management leaders must define which publishers are in-scope and compile accurate entitlement and discovery data to ensure a successful outcome.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Define the Scope and Objectives for Your Initiative
  • Assess the Completeness and Accuracy of License Entitlement and Discovery Data
  • Determine the Resources Required to Complete the Implementation

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