Category: Software Asset Optimization

Beyond SAM: How to Optimize Your Software Assets

Software sprawl can be a big problem for big organizations. With thousands, tens of thousands or more employees multiplied by the number of applications each of them uses — either periodically or every day, with mixed individual and shared licenses … Read More

Featured Event: Altair at Supercomputing 2015

Supercomputing 2015 (SC15) is the world’s premier conference for high performance computing, networking, data storage and analysis. The conference provides a unique opportunity for vendors and research organizations to increase their visibility and connect with over 10,000 attendees from around … Read More

Altair SAO: Application for the Oil & Gas Sector

Altair’s Software Asset Optimization (SAO) solution supports a wide range of license management systems that can handle most of the software used in the oil and gas industry. The list of license managers includes FlexIm, Oracflex, Intergraph Smartplant, Sentinel RMS, Altair … Read More

2015 PBS Works™ Webinar Series Begins

Altair PBS Works will be offering a 6-part webinar series starting with Software Asset Optimization: Right-Sizing Global Software Investments on February 25th at 9:00 AM EST and 1:00 PM EST. Responding to the popularity of the 2014 PBS Works Webinar Series, Altair experts … Read More

Altair SAO: Identifying Usage Outliers

There are literally millions of software usage records collected by software asset optimization (SAO) over months or years.   The primary objective of SAO is to provide a number of objective usage metrics that help with rightsizing the software inventory.  When … Read More

Altair SAO: Exploring Software Usage

A typical corporation that has implemented software asset optimization (SAO) has 100s or 1000s of features available for use.  However, based on what I have seen in over 25 SAO installations, maybe about 30% of all the features are used … Read More