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Topic: Software Piracy

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   |   Compliance Analytics

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

[Dataversity] Bring Your Own Data: Exploring a Cure for Software Licensing Compliance Ills

Every time I travel through an airport or workout at Harvard Stadium, I am reminded of the phenomenon that is Fitbit. Perhaps the only thing capable of competing for attention that people reserve for their smartphones is the desire to sneak a peek ...

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Victor DeMarines  

|  March 16, 2018   |   Compliance Analytics

[Dataversity] Are You Ready for GDPR?

As the May 25, 2018 deadline for the General Data Protection Act (GDPR) regulations inches closer, there isn’t a compliance officer on the planet who isn’t consumed with making sure every asset is covered. With the networked, global nature of our ...

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Victor DeMarines  

|  January 22, 2018   |   Compliance Analytics

[Dataversity] Implementing Compliance Intelligence to Combat Piracy

It’s a complex time to be a compliance manager.

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Victor DeMarines  

|  November 27, 2017   |   Compliance Analytics

[Dataversity] Simplify with Software Usage and Compliance Analytics

Likely, in some trade show, meeting or some other PowerPoint-driven conversation, you’ve come across this quote attributed to Albert Einstein: “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” (Perhaps, you’ve even silently ...

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Victor DeMarines  

|  October 02, 2017   |   Compliance Analytics