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Podcast Episode 7 – SAM Tool Implementation Success

Ahead of our ITAM Tools Day event in New York later this month Martin Thompson and David Foxen talk with guests about building the business case for SAM tools, implementation resources required, techniques and gotchas for successful implementation and SAM tool futures – cloud, grey IT, mobile

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Podcast Guests

Matt Fisher, Snow Software

Alex Ashley Roberts and Jason Davies from License Dashboard

Erik Iversen, SHI Polaris

Wolf Kristen at

Additional Info

SAM Resources Required – 7 Ingredients

1. Authority

2. Internal Resource

3. Good trustworthy inventory

4. Good trustworthy license records

5. License reconciliation process

6. Licensing savvy

7. An executive Group to oversee change


You can learn more about our Tools Day in New York on the 28th January here

To share your opinion of your current SAM tool with your fellow readers you can access our SAM tool satisfaction form here


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