Knowledge on Licensing model: Oracle software and cloud
Knowledge on Licensing model: SAP cloud
Knowledge on Licensing model: Microsoft cloud
Managing software asset inventory
Tools for software discovery
Manage software licensing and inventory. Track software deployments and entitlements. Know how many licenses we have and how many we use
Good understanding of licensing terms from vendors like Microsoft, SAP, IBM, Adobe, Oracle, and other software vendors. Provide support in case of complex contractual question
Interface with software suppliers for compliance of software contract terms.
Serve as a contact for matters related to contractual compliance including, but not limited to, software acquisition, product usage, access issues, and distribution.Ensuring distribution, return, transfer, accounting, etc. of software licenses are managed to contractual obligations.
Assist projects in case of software requirements, engage with procurement team as necessary
Interfacing with IT teams, business and end-users to resolve license management and software fulfillment issues
Work closely with M&A team. Confirm that companies we acquire are in compliance with software licenses.
Define remediation plan if company is not in compliance for software licenses
Support software compliance for regulatory, vendor audits, and internal auditing compliance efforts. Spearhead audits from data gathering perspective
Process lead for global software asset management from ISO/ITIL standpoint
Assist in the production of monthly or quarterly management reporting on software request, fulfillment, deployment and entitlements
Identify savings opportunities during renewals