The UK Software Management and Licensing Conference

Software Asset Management has a lot of negative perceptions. In fact, we see a lot of customers benefit from it including cost savings

Microsoft is hosting an external industry event and it’s a great opportunity to meet with our leading SAM and licensing experts, hear from thought leaders on SAM best practice as well as meet and network with over 250 IT and Management professionals

Why should you attend?

1. The conference agenda is designed to help customers understand the dynamically changing business environment impacting the UK and driving the need for Software Asset Management, as more and more of the IT budget is being spent on software. The event will also showcase the results of the IDC run survey to illustrate the UK’s attitudes towards SAM adoption, the current state of Sam adoption and what businesses need to do make SAM a business and IT priority.

2. The day will split into two streams, commercial and technical and will include customer case studies, keynotes, advice from leading vendors such as Microsoft and Oracle. Attendees will also be given a free copy of an impact analysis tool to help organisations quantify the benefits of a SAM programme. Microsoft aims to be presenting in 3 areas 1) customer case study 2)Keynote 3) in the commercial stream on leveraging the efficiency of ongoing SAM

3. Research has proven that companies that implement a SAM strategy can save up to 30% in IT costs in the first 12 months and between 5-10% each year thereafter. In a recent KPMG study, organisations with greater maturity in their SAM practices saved up to 50% in IT labour costs

Who should attend?

CIOs, IT Directors, IT Managers, Compliance Officers, Internal Audit Leaders, CFOs, Financial Directors, CPOs, Purchasing Specialists, Procurement Directors and Managers, Strategists and Technicians who are responsible for software asset management, corporate compliance, governance and risk.

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