Choosing the right business software is one thing; deploying and managing it is something else entirely. Modern workplaces require customer relationship management (CRM) solutions that enable automation, as well as powerful productivity suites that drive communication and collaboration among users, whether they’re at the office or working remotely. Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions, such as Microsoft Office 365, offer a flexible, scalable alternative to purchasing on-premises software licenses. Of course, whether an organization opts for cloud software subscriptions or traditional licensing, software asset management (SAM) tools can help eliminate shelfware, optimize spending and improve contract management. Learn from CDW experts as they discuss the challenges and payoffs of purchasing and managing software across multiple devices.
Has your organization succumbed (or hopefully embraced) the move to mobility? Have they gone as far as to support a bring your own device orBYOD initiative, allowing staffers to use their personal smartphone or tablet for work purposes? How has the support through the entire process been?
Most of the customers I speak with agree that having a Software Asset Management (SAM) plan is a REALLY GOOD IDEA. A significant number of them then tell me that they can’t afford the project. My question back to them is: ”How can you afford NOT to have a SAM strategy?”
According to Gartner, by 2016, 50 percent of large organizations will have internal Facebook-like social networks, and 30 percent of these will be considered as essential as email and telephones are today. Some of the leading benefits of social software include: Improving collaboration by opening communications and sharing of content, resources and activities, bringing geographically…