Software licensing is a complex area, even in organisations with a relatively simple IT infrastructure. Once BYOD is added into the mix, this takes licensing complexity to a whole new level.
Against a backdrop of declining global revenues, the recent BSA Software Survey estimates that US $62.7 billion worth of commercial software was being used illegally around the world in 2013.
Return on investment can be interpreted in many different ways and goes well beyond simple cost savings, and there are a number of different ways SAM can help to generate a clear ROI.
Software license management is already highly complex and potentially about to get even more so, as the Internet of Things (IoT) starts to take hold. Here's all you need to know.