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Software asset management and license advisory is designed to bring your SAM strategies and software licenses in line with your organization and its software inventory. However vast the number and variety of SAM tools or licenses in your software portfolio, our experts are on hand to provide you with insight into how to optimize costs, time and processes, all while removing the risk of audit penalties.
Like all BearingPoint’s portfolios, SAM advisory services can be selected and combined with any other portfolio service, as well as free and open source software (FOSS) management and Software Security Services. These can be employed as SAM as a managed service (SAMMS) or on a single-project SAM consulting basis.
Our SAM and license advisory portfolio includes the following services:
Our experts analyze your organization to discover your current software license usage and SAM capabilities, comparing these with your target usage and capabilities.
BearingPoint’s experts ascertain your SAM maturity level based on the results of an extensive questionnaire. With this information, we produce a tailored strategy to advance your maturity level and improve your SAM tools, roles, governance and processes.
We check your current SAM and align it with the ISO 19770 framework, focusing on processes and possible roles in a lightweight form of maturity analysis.
We assess your organization’s exposure to SAM and software license-related security issues and suggest security improvements using the data gathered.
Internally focused, this service sees our consultants create good-practice guidelines tailored to your business, improving corporate governance and compliance.
Proactive, this service focuses on ensuring your business has detailed information on its software licenses, helping you become compliant and ready to respond to audits, and able to gain the best deal during contract (re)negotiations.
Compliance analysis focuses on your organization’s level of SAM and software licensing compliance, offering measures for optimization or cost savings or in advance of an audit.