Australian Software Asset Management Association




Software Asset Management Models and Maturity

Without models and a measured approach to assessing maturity an organisation can not ensure it is making improvements over time. A well defined SAM model provides the scope and definition of what will be implemented. This together with a clear defined way of measuring progress ensures the continuing success and maturing of the SAM implementation across your organisation. There are different approaches to implementing and measuring the different aspects of your SAM program.


1. Microsoft SAM Optimisation Model Review

The Microsoft SAM Optimisation Model is a service management approach for the management of software assets. The Microsoft model is used by many consulting organisations when they discuss SAM maturity with potential clients and it is often cited as the SAM Maturity model rather than the Microsoft SAM Optimisation Model. The following are just a few of the notable points to consider. To request this article click on the appropriate button for members and non-members.

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