Software waste report exposes untapped cost savings

Software waste report exposes untapped cost savings

1E recently released their 2016 Software Usage and Waste Report. We thought it useful to highlight some salient points and relate it back to our experience in the South African context. Software license waste is prevalent in all organisations of all sizes and...
POPI compliance and its impact on IT Operations

POPI compliance and its impact on IT Operations

The Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) is causing much angst within IT departments. This is due to the fact that any infrastructure that holds personal information needs to be secure at all times.  Failure to achieve POPI compliance may result in...
The consumerisation of Software Licensing

The consumerisation of Software Licensing

The consumerisation of IT has been happening for a number of years now but it has yet to live up to all of the hype and promise.  At face value, our use of software and cloud based services should be simple but in many respects our consumption of IT is as complicated...
Do you know why you are wasting money on unused software?

Do you know why you are wasting money on unused software?

Software spend contributes a significant chunk to the IT budget and to a large degree many organisations view this as a sunk cost and part of the plumbing.  Smart organisations however are starting to question this spend as austerity measures become the norm and...