Software Asset Management Planning and
Planning and Reporting support the
creation and then momentum of a SAM program. Planning is important as it sets goals both short and long term,
priorities and enables executive support for the activities that will take place. Reporting enables you to sell the
benefits of the program throughout the journey. Benefits need to cover financial, compliance and other business
benefits for your organisation.
Introduction to SAM Planning Part One
SAM program is not a lot different to other planning activities, it relies on quite simple principles;
simplicity, being specific, realistic and completeness. The purpose of planning is to meet a business
requirement, this requirement should be clearly defined and the plan should be a step of logic steps. To request
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