How To Handle a Software Audit
Founder of ITAM Review discusses the importance of understanding your license requirements if you hope to pass the software audit. It is nice to see him note Microsoft as the most helpful software vendor. Martin’s article is aligned with RAPA’s Maturity Model and Fundamental Success Factors.
“To manage software effectively on an on-going basis you’ll need a good understanding of licensing agreements and what compliance looks like. You’ll need good trustworthy data to support compliance in the form of documentation, licensing evidence and how software is installed, used or configured. Finally, you’ll need the licensing smarts to be able to reconcile purchasing and configuration detail on a regular basis.” Martin Thompson