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Top Observations: Where Suppliers Are Winning (click for details)
Summary: After reviewing thousands of client deals, ClearEdge sees organizations under constant pressure to deliver value, reduce IT spending and find new ways to fund innovation at a time when increasingly powerful incumbent IT suppliers are capturing a larger share of their budgets. This session will highlight the most common areas where incumbent suppliers are winning deals and maximizing revenue and profits from their customers – and how your organization can address these challenges by:
About the Speaker
Jim Florentine, a founding Managing Partner and EVP – ClearEdge Partners, brings 25 years of IT management and leadership experience to his leadership of the ClearEdge System & Server Management and Mainframe Practice teams. Prior to ClearEdge, Jim built numerous IT hardware and software sales organizations. He served as Senior Vice President for CA Technologies, Area Vice President for Platinum Technologies and led the storage marketing division at EMC Corporation. He graduated Cum Laude from Tufts University with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering.
Confessions Of A Software Auditor
Summary: Software audits can be disruptive and expensive. Suppliers use audits to drive revenue, gain visibility into product use and push customers toward adopting new product offerings or cloud solutions as a way to address the identified compliance issues. These audits, which are sometimes promoted under seemingly agreeable names such as “true-up assistance programs” or “software asset management reviews,” require payment for any gaps identified between license entitlement and actual deployment. This session is an inside look from a former software auditor or the tools and processes used for these audits, the most common findings and how to defend yourself against them.
About the Speaker
Tres Larsen, Managing Director - ClearEdge Partners, has led hundreds audits for enterprise software vendors and helped dozens of enterprises design and implement effective SAM programs. As a former auditor, Tres established and led KPMG's Microsoft software compliance program in the U.S., where he designed and developed the audit methodology and audit data collection tools. Tres is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP).
Who should attend
IT Leaders (CIOs/CTOs/CSOs/CISOs), IT practitioners (Directors and Managers), IT Audit and Security professionals, Internal and External Auditors.
Field of Study
Risk and Governance
Instructional delivery method
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