The US-based Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), which represents vendors in the software and digital content industries, has issued a press release stating that it paid out more 'rewards' to those reporting software and content piracy in the last quarter of 2011 than in the previous two years.
While the US $35,500 paid out to five individuals is far less than the body's stated maximum incentive of $1 million per case, the fact that this is a record payout by the SIIA should... [More]
American law firm, Scott & Scott LLP, is predicting a significant increase in software audits in 2012. The firm, which defends organizations under scrutiny, believes 2012 will see more audits from both software vendors and trade groups such as the Business Software Alliance (BSA) and the Software Information & Industry Association (SIIA).
Scott & Scott report that they are already seeing an upsurge in the number of client calls regarding pending audits. You can read the press ... [More]
Licence Manager 5 marks a major milestone in the evolution of software asset management, with the introduction of software metering, designed to show managers not only which applications are installed across the network, but whether they are being actively used. By highlighting applications which are installed, but not used regularly, License Manager 5 enables organisations to re-harvest software licenses or improve their compliance position by removing unused software from the network.
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'Dashboard Daiquiris' were the order of the day this week as the License Dashboard Bar Wizards stole the show at the Gartner ITAM event in London - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D3TT1yVBzKQ
This event will be an excellent opportunity to network with fellow users, as well as meet the License Dashboard team and hear about our exciting plans for future product releases. The event will take place at the Cabinet War Rooms in central London on the morning of 27 September, finishing at lunchtime. 09:30 Arrive and Buffet Breakfast/Refreshments10:00 Welcome and Introductions10:10 License Dashboard Company Update10:20 Introducing SAM Portal 10:50 License Dashboard/Dashboard Discovery Roadmap... [More]
It wasn't just the stars on Hollywood Boulevard that shone brightly at the recent Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Los Angeles. Among the many new and exciting technologies being presented to over 20,000 Microsoft staff and partners, there was a particular independent software vendor attracting more than its fair share of attention.
That's right, License Dashboard really was a star at the Microsoft WPC!
Why? Because Software Asset Management (SAM) and License Management have nev... [More]
Over recent weeks, License Dashboard has been involved in a UK Government initiative called the 'Innovation Launch Pad'. The brainchild of senior executives at the Cabinet Office, SMEs from across the UK were invited to submit a wide variety of proposals outlining how they could save the UK taxpayer money through government department cost savings.
License Dashboard jumped at the opportunity and prepared a proposal to show how through our Software Asset Management (SAM) Portal and License Dashb... [More]
Faster, more intelligent, more effective license management is here!
As the leading license management software, License Dashboard facilitates and drives more Software Asset Management (SAM) programs than any other application on today's market.
License Dashboard helps organizations maximize their software investments and minimize risks by providing an intuitive and intelligent solution for managing software licenses. The engine behind more Software Asset Management (SAM) programs than a... [More]
Specialist license management tools’ vendor, License Dashboard, will be presenting at the upcoming Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Los Angeles in July 2011.
With more organizations than ever looking to uncover IT savings through improved software license management, this is certain to be a hot topic at this year’s WPC Expo and License Dashboard invites all Microsoft partners to learn more about how to both save their customers money and also create new service reven... [More]
Licence Dashboard is on the brink of launching a unique solution which will revolutionise the way that organisations manage, control and protect their software assets. With a highly intuitive interface and full integration with other key business processes, Licence Dashboard cannot wait to launch its new product in April 2011. [More]