The first stage involves the building of an accurate view of what’s running in your IT environment. Doing that requires an effective inventory tool for ensuring the information you’ll be basing decisions on is accurate and timely, and to help we’ll detail the pros and cons of the different solutions available on the market.
Armed with this inventory data, you can next identify all instances of ‘shadow IT’, consolidate vendors, gather critical patch-level information, and compare usage levels with contracts to ensure compliance. It’s here that we offer our thorough knowledge of ever-changing software licensing rules, alongside the advice needed to guide your decision-making.
People & Processes
The final step, once your software environment has been optimized, is to ensure it stays that way. To this end we can help introduce automated processes and end user training, as well as on-going support to ensure the continuous management of your software portfolio – leaving you free to focus on more strategic issues.