Revulytics Blog

Topic: Compliance Analytics

China’s Golden Week 2018 and its Impact on Software Piracy

We thought it would be interesting to update our blog post from 2017 in which we looked at China’s Golden Week and its impact on the use of pirated software by businesses. In that post we examined years of our compliance intelligence data on the use ...

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Victor DeMarines  

|  December 11, 2018   |   Software Piracy

Reducing Legal Exposure in Software License Auditing

Over the years, the software vendors conducting the most licensing audits haven’t changed much, according to the most recent survey by the International Business Software Managers Association (IBSMA). Microsoft, Adobe and IBM still top that list. ...

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Victor DeMarines  

|  December 04, 2018   |   Software Piracy

Using Compliance Analytics Data to Improve Your Software Audit Program

According to Gartner, analytics enables software providers to improve retention and revenue by “tracking how often and when the software (including specific modules) is being used, allowing identification of licensing compliance gaps.” Let’s ...

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Victor DeMarines  

|  November 21, 2018   |   Software Piracy

Gartner Includes Software Usage Analytics in 2018 Hype Cycles

Gartner recently released the Hype Cycle for Software as a Service, 2018, Hype Cycle for Customer Experience Analytics, 2018, and Hype Cycle for Application Security, 2018. Software Usage Analytics is included in all three Hype Cycles.

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Victor DeMarines  

|  August 07, 2018   |   Sales

Software Analytics in Action – Should I Dump an Old Feature That Complicates UI Changes?

A wide range of changes will occur throughout the lifecycle of an application. Initially they may be to address bugs and add new functionality, but as a product becomes more mature and stable, product managers may struggle to balance sustaining ...

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Michael Goff  

|  July 23, 2018   |   License Compliance
July 16, 2018 Software Piracy

What is Unpaid Software?

According to the 2018 BSA Global Software Survey, the commercial value of unlicensed software was $46.3 billion dollars. Revulytics compliance analytics has supported customer compliance programs generating more than $2.4 billion in new license ...

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Michael Goff  

|  July 16, 2018   |   Software Piracy

2018 Revulytics Software Piracy Statistics and Thoughts on the BSA Global Software Survey

BSA | The Software Alliance recently released its 2018 Global Software Survey and I thought it would be useful to review some of the findings and their implications for software vendors and end user organizations.

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Joseph Noonan  

|  June 07, 2018   |   Software Piracy

Ready for GDPR in a Software Usage Analytics World

At Revulytics, we’ve received questions from our customers on how to ensure General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance with our platform , and worked with Privacy Ref to put together some resources on best practices to that end. I’ll ...

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Victor DeMarines  

|  May 25, 2018   |   Usage Analytics