How to Handle a Publisher Request for an Audit or Other SAM Engagement
11:00 AM EDT on July 25th
Join Siwel's Larry Person as he discusses how best to approach a publisher requested audit or SAM engagement.
A publisher requested SAM engagement can be any number of things - a licensing review, a sales pitch, a formal contractual audit, etc. During this webinar, Larry will discuss the various engagement types, as well as your associated rights and options. Here are some of the topics he'll cover:
Questions you should ask the publisher prior to making any commitment to participate in a SAM engagement
Available options, including what could happen if you refuse
How best to manage the engagement and its possible outcomes, should you decide to proceed
About the presenter:
Sr. Solutions Executive
Larry joined the Siwel team in 2017 as a Senior Solutions Executive. Prior to joining Siwel, Larry was a Software Asset Management (SAM) Engagement Manager for Microsoft Corporation, where he led the SAM practice for their NY Metro region.
While at Microsoft, Larry performed SAM related tasks for clients that included establishing licensing baselines. His work in this area provided his clients with valuable information and insights that helped drive business transformation and savings associated with technology and contract optimization. These engagements also provided clients with the critical information required to successfully complete strategic activities like Mergers & Acquisitions and datacenter modernization.
Siwel delivers unparalleled expertise in IT Asset Management helping our clients manage their hardware assets, software licenses, and gain critical contract advice in order to maximize return on IT investments while reducing cyber security threats and audit risks.