Agency IT leaders must manage their commercial software licenses in a deliberate and mature manner, and like most large organizations, the federal government has significant room for improvement. Not only is it the right thing to do for security and savings optimization, recent policy directives like OMB M-16-12 and the MEGABYTE Act instruct agencies to improve software management practices.
But if agencies just view software license management as a compliance exercise, they will miss out on the opportunity for transformational benefits. IT leaders must think about software license management in a holistic fashion – beyond just inventory and leveraging shared contracts. This means implementing Holistic Software Category Management.
Donwload Censeo’s perspective on Holistic Software Category Management and learn how to take software license management from compliance to realize transformational benefits.