CIOs are now realizing traditional approaches to software and cloud provisioning, sourcing, and management are potentially costing them millions in terms of wasted spend, providing a poor user experience, and significantly increasing business risk.
The misalignment of objectives often means that overwhelmed IT procurement teams focus their efforts on Tier One publishers, leaving 80-90% of software and cloud transactions unmanaged. This can also lead to missed opportunities to save money as well as potential financial and business risks.
A practical guide
In this on demand session hosted by Rich Gibbons (ITAM Review), SoftwareONE’s Marc Hennemann discusses how Digital Supply Chain services can help organizations by providing a seamless, integrated set of systems and activities across the request, purchase, manage and renewal phases of their software and cloud lifecycle.
He explores how this approach can lead to better decision making in software acquisition and provision, resulting in:
The Procurement Managers’ Guide to DSC
SoftwareONE’s DSC services
Holistic SAM approach to DSC blog post
“Good info, great speakers! I’ll be sharing the recording with my colleagues on our infrastructure team. These sessions are always engaging. I started watching them sessions for the ITAM knowledge, ideas, growth, value; but I find that I am now also watching to get speaker and interacting with presenters tips from Rich! Amazing job, love it. Thanks for hosting these. Can’t wait for Wisdom!!”
“This was excellent ! I am going to go back and re-watch OnDemand. Love all segments presented.”
“I found the information informative and am looking forward to being able to reference it on demand. In particular the information about where in organizations cloud SW was being managed and I agree that ITAM can (and should) provide thought leadership in that space.”
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‘Great presentation! Thanks so much for putting these together.’
‘Thanks this is well-aimed and helped me to think about next steps I should be taking’.
‘The session was very informative with excellent examples’
“I got some information at the webinar today that is going to assist me in a negotiation this afternoon”