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Tagged: Procurement

What Financial Metrics Predict the Success of a SaaS Vendor?

We’ve talked a lot recently about evaluating SaaS vendors at every step of the process. From security protocols to contract details and renewals, we’ve laid out what we know about how to best navigate these murky waters.

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Tagged: Security, Governance, Utilization

Why Single Sign On (SSO) Isn't Ideal for SaaS Management

What are You Betting Your SaaS On? So you’ve invested in single sign on (SSO) capabilities to give your employees a convenient way to log into the most used company apps. Great job. Now, you’ll finally be able to see who is logging into those apps so you can understand what apps are really being used. In theory, this would be helpful information to drive better SaaS management and save costs.

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Tagged: Procurement

How do you get Transparency in the SaaS Sales Process?

The last 25 years have seen massive changes in our access to information, and how we get to that information. Can you remember the last time you had to look something up in a dictionary or encyclopedia? Maybe, or maybe not if you’re young enough and never had to resort to physical books as resources.

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Tagged: Governance

The Most Important Word in SaaS Management Is...

Transparency If you had to boil down the purpose of SaaS management into one word, it would be transparency. Sounds pretty simple, right? If you’re in IT, you know how loaded “simple” really is. Perhaps the single biggest challenge for IT when it comes to cloud applications is not the cost, subscriptions, licenses or even security. It’s transparency - being able to answer:

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Tagged: Security, Governance

What are the Big Unknowns of EU GDPR Legislation?

As the EU GDPR compliance date of May 25, 2018 approaches, there’s an increased focus on GDPR legislation and how it will impact businesses worldwide. And the actual GDPR document is pretty long, clocking out at 261 pages. Surprisingly though, those 261 pages go into a lot of detail but don’t cover it all.

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