Three steps to Effective Software Asset Management with License Dashboard’s SAM Essentials
SAM Essentials provides your organization with full access to License Dashboard’s flagship SAM tool – License Manager – as well as a Managed Service for three, five, or ten of your key software vendors. Our SAM Consultants will work with your team to ensure quick onboarding and immediate management of your key software, as well as providing quarterly health checks so you can be sure your organization continues to make the most from its SAM investment.
SAM Essentials also provides a dedicated personal development plan for your organization’s nominated SAM Owner. The training plan includes access to the LD Academy for SAM tool training and enrolment onto The ITAM Review’s LISA online licensing school. Your SAM team will receive industry recognized certifications as well as become self sufficient in Software Asset Management, enabling you to identify cost saving opportunities and mitigate against licensing compliance risks.View Datasheet
As part of your SAM Essentials subscription we have created a Personal Development Plan that enables all License Dashboard customers to become a Software Asset Management expert. No matter what level a user begins, the Personal Development Plan will guide your SAM professionals through four qualifications:
Utilize the License Dashboard Academy to become a License Manager user expert.
Take the first steps in becoming a fully qualified Software Asset Manager by understanding the basic processes and first steps of setting up an effect Software Asset Management project.
Take the next steps in becoming a fully qualified Software Asset Manager by understanding relationship, contract and financial management as well as utilizing more advanced processes to take any SAM project to the next level.
The final stage of the Personal Development Plan will ensure all customers can mange every aspect of a SAM project, from deployment through to optimization and understand how to protect all assets from becoming compromised.
The License Dashboard Personal Development plan has been created to align with up to date ISO standards to ensure our customers are practicing all processes related to IT assets. We have also teamed up with the ITAM Review to bring you LISA (Licensing, ITAM, SAM Academy), utilizing the recommended reading list, all customers will gain up to date licensing knowledge and qualifications.
Save up to 30% on software spend
Receive maximum ROI on software purchases with advanced licensing automation from License Manager. Our technology is installed and configured by License Dashboard experts, with our Consultant team then populating your License Manager system with the inventory and entitlement data of your chosen vendors.
Installation, onboarding, and operating in no time
Ensure your organization is up and running in days, not months with the help of the SAM Consultants at License Dashboard. Your dedicated consultant will manage your choice of three, five or ten major software vendors, producing quarterly reports of your Effective License Position. Your consultant will also perform a quarterly health check to ensure your users are correctly managing all of your vendors within License Manager, as well as evaluate performance against the user’s Personal Development Plan.
Tailored personal development plan to build your SAM skills
Every SAM Essentials customer nominates a member of staff to become the owner for the organization’s SAM program. The extensive training and support provided by License Dashboard as a part of SAM Essentials allows the customer to select any member of staff, regardless of SAM experience.
SAM Essentials enables small, midsize, and large enterprises in a wide range of industry sectors to take control of their software licensing. License Dashboard has delivered thousands of successful SAM projects, so we understand that each customer could require something different. We’ve introduced three levels of SAM Essentials to fit your needs.
Contact License Dashboard to view the full list of managed vendors applicable for SAM Essentials.
Additional vendors: Onboard additional vendors in line with business requirements.
Discovery tool: Dashboard Discovery and LD ScanWin for agent-based/agentless scanning
Audit support services: Audit defence from our team of SAM consultants
Software optimization services: A full review of your business’ current license estate