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Topic: License Compliance

Reducing Legal Exposure in Software License Auditing, a Data-Driven Approach

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

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   |   Piracy Statistics

Why Private Equity Investors Are Talking About Compliance Intelligence

Having pretty much maxed out cost-cutting opportunities, private equity investors are increasingly looking for ways to boost top-line growth for the companies in their portfolios, with the aim of keeping pace amid market conditions and investor ...

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Joseph Noonan  

|  May 09, 2018   |   Compliance Analytics

Implementing Consumption-Based Licensing: How Software Usage Analytics Can Help

Perhaps you are familiar with the concept of usage-based automobile insurance, which leverages telematics to more closely align premium rates with actual driving behaviors. Progressive, for instance, has an offering that monitors driving behavior ...

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Keith Fenech  

|  September 26, 2017   |   Usage Analytics

Three Tips for Leveraging In-App Messaging to Drive Software Piracy Conversions

At the cornerstone of technology giant Adobe’s strategies to combat software piracy is a simple truth – pirates are often victims who thought they legitimately paid for the software. Hackers have become so sophisticated that landing pages to ...

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Victor DeMarines  

|  March 08, 2017   |   Software Piracy

Imagining Your “Ideal” Day as a Software Compliance Manager (Part 5)

So far, we’ve been guiding you through your “ideal day”: the compliance manager’s state-of-the-art experience. In our first three posts, we talked about streamlining and automating the process of uncovering infringement you can monetize. Then, in ...

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Victor DeMarines  

|  March 01, 2017   |   Software Piracy

Imagining Your “Ideal” Day as a Software Compliance Manager (Part 4)

Efficiently moving cases to action With conventional compliance management systems, it can be difficult to organize and manage the cases you’re pursuing – especially as you scale, and must share just the right information with sales teams, ...

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Victor DeMarines  

|  February 17, 2017   |   Software Piracy