Author Archives: Linda Cole

Linda is the Director of Sales – North America for Open iT, Inc. She has been in the IT industry for over 20 years in many capacities. Her industry experience includes virtualization, cloud adoption and IT infrastructure management. She employs her business management experience from various organizations to advise clients on how to utilize technology, such as software metering, to solve business problems in a cost-effective way. This year, she has spoken to two IAITAM (International Association of IT Asset Managers) conferences such as the Spring ACE in Las Vegas, NV and the IAITAM Fall ACE in Sandusky, Ohio. She was also a keynote speaker of the first Open iT Software Asset Management Forum held in Manila, Philippines.

How to Improve the Process of Buying Enterprise Software

Enterprise applications represent some of the most essential software packages. These products form the foundation of today’s modern business to implement operations, such as human resources (HR), business intelligence (BI), customer relationship management (CRM), enterprise resource planning (ERP), and many others. Companies spend millions of dollars purchasing these expensive software packages to sustain and improve their overall business process. And ...

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How Data Usage Metrics – Take Your SAM to the Next Level

By Linda M. Cole, OpeniT Inc. ITAK V9 I4 In today’s competitive market landscape, companies are looking for more ways to optimize their assets and cut costs.  Software manufacturers are continuing to change their license options and strategies, making it even more challenging for Software Asset Managers (SAMs) to optimize their assets. The Challenge Many companies are overspending on their ...

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