TBSC Now on Microsoft AppSource
Need help with your Microsoft Licenses? Here’s the good news…. TBSC is now on AppSource. AppSource is a feature from Microsoft where users can explore and trial applications that enhance current business practices. With TBSC and Microsoft working together, we […]Read more
TBSC Awarded ‘Most Innovative Software Company of 2019’
The Business Software Cenrtre (TBSC) was recently awarded the ‘Most Innovative Software Company of 2019’ with the ‘Best Software Usage Reporting Solution: Rentsoft Meter’ from the 2019 UK Enterprise Awards (SME News). The annual UK Enterprise Awards recognizes UK businesses […]Read more
New Strategic Partnership Announcement
Westcoast Cloud and The Business Software Centre Delighted to Deliver More Options to Software Asset Management. Furthering the goal to help businesses remain efficient with their software, The Business Software Centre is thrilled to announce the Partnership with Westcoast Cloud, […]Read more
The MS Windows 7 Time-bomb – Are you at risk?
January 14th 2020 is the date for the end of extended support for Microsoft Windows 7. Effectively this means that there will be no further releases of security updates for this operating system. For organizations still using Windows 7 there […]Read more
How to Manage Microsoft Office 365 Subscription Costs
Most organizations are shifting to Office 365 subscriptions from their traditional licensing models. With attractive offers and additional functionality this seems a logical and cost-effective decision but without effective management subscriptions can be a costly way of purchasing software. To […]Read more
Is Under Licensing or Over Licensing Worse?
A customer admitted that, for simplicity, every new user got the same ‘gold disk’ selection of applications on their laptops. In the case of job specific software, these were added on an ad-hoc basis. When usage metering was done on […]Read more
Is it impossible to get 100% IT and SAM Inventory?
Organisations today often have geographically distributed office locations, some of which have restricted network access due to security or plain logistics. Work councils and data protection rules can also hinder the collection of data in large enterprises. Seasoned ITAM professionals […]Read more
Don’t panic but your GDPR preparations may be a waste of time
Every day we are bombarded by emails about conferences, advisors, training courses and other offers to help business managers comply with GDPR. In general they are well meaning and mostly offer sound advice however if your own IT asset inventories […]Read more
White paper on “SAM is Dead, Long Live TAM”
As Doris Day famously sang “Que sera sera, the future’s not ours to see”, we can never be certain about what changes will affect our lives in the coming years. However, as business professionals one of our key duties is […]Read more
Will A.I. replace the Software Asset Manager?
There is a great deal of interest and enthusiasm for Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) at present. Pundits proclaim a new dawn of faster and more accurate learning and problem solving as we get machines to do the “thinking” for us. What […]Read more