Country

Paris, France

DATES

1st - 2nd, February

Industry

IT & Project Management
Conference Summary

Join INNOVATIONS IN SAM 2018, the premier business event bringing together all key stakeholders playing an active role in SAM! With over 2 days of interactive knowledge exchange, you will have the opportunity to gain deeper understanding of the latest trends, challenges and innovations in software asset management from the most influential companies in the industry.

Come and join us at this exclusive event and experience the many networking opportunities, challenging presentations, round-table discussions and case studies that will help you stay ahead of your competition and successfully manage the SAM (r)evolution process.

20+ Speakers and experts

Hear from the leading professionals and experts and learn how they are coping with the challenges in the industry

Bianca Reeb

Head of Vendor and License Management
Bilfinger
Germany

Jesper Østergaard

Chairman & Co-founder
ITAMOrg & MD
Denmark

Sebastian Hönke

Senior Software Asset Manager
Vodafone GmbH
Germany

Alvaro Perez

Manager – Software Asset management
Deloitte
Switzerland

Andreas Lindner

CEO & Founder
SAM Live
Germany

Maxime Pawlak

Director
Easytrust
France

Kristian Geanga

IT Software Asset Management Consultant
Comparex
Germany

TBA

Seavus
Sweden

Wolf Kristen

Managing Director
Softwaremanagement.org ITS Inc.
Germany
Agenda Learn the latest trends in the industry

09:10-10:40

Speaker: Bianca Reeb, Jesper Ostergaard

I WHERE IS SAM HEADING?
  • Where is SAM heading? Choosing evolution over extinction
  • Key developments impacting the growth of the global SAM market
  • Increasing SAM relevance in the boardroom: Strengthening SAM`s Governance Role

11:10-13:00

Speaker: Seavus, Andreas Linder

II MANAGING THE VENDOR AUDIT PROCESS
  • How to prepare for and navigate the vendor audit process
  • Audit Defense and Audit Defense Strategies
  • The effect of cloud migration on the software audit process

14:20-16:00

Speaker: Sebastian Hoenke, Maxime Pawlak

  • What to look for in a SAM tool
  • Measuring and managing SAM tool consumption
  • New methodologies for SAM tool selection in the Cloud era

16:30-17:30

Speaker: Kristian Geanga, Alvaro Perez

IV STRATEGIC SAM COST OPTIMIZATION
  • Strategic SAM cost reduction
  • How the Cloud changed the TCO Analysis
  • Discover possible cost savings with an effective software renewal process

09:10-11:10

Speaker: TBA

V SAM IN THE NEW GAME CHANGING CLOUD ENVIRONMENT
  • Embracing the future: How to prepare for the Cloud migration
  • Cloud, virtualization and mobility v.s traditional SAM programs
  • Managing assets in hybrid environments
  • Containment of costs in the Cloud

11:40-13:10

Speaker: Solvay

VI STRATEGIC SOFTWARE LICENSE IN A COMPLEX LANDSCAPE
  • New vendor licensing models: Implications on license management
  • Developing a more proactive, strategic approach to license management
  • Creating a sound negotiation strategy

14:30-15:30

Speaker: Mediobanca

VII SAM AND ITS ROLE IN IT SECURITY: A TANGLED RELATIONSHIP
  • SAM in the cloud security world
  • Software Vulnerability Management and Software License Optimization
  • Data Management Challenges: The EU GDPR Legislation Impact on SAM
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