Software Asset Management (SAM) - A Comprehensive Guide

A comprehensive guide to the world of SAM
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.3 out of 5 (55 ratings)
760 students
1hr 57min of on-demand video
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What is SAM
What is Compliance
Vendor Audits
Software ROI
Entitlements Vs. Licenses
Software License Types
SAM Metrics
How Software License optimization (SLO) Started
How SLO Projects work
ISO 19770 (SAM ISO)
SAM Processes
The DINROS Model
Implementing SAM & SAM Tools
SAM Facts
Risks of poor software asset management
Useful findings & conclusions


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Are you an IT Professional who wants to learn about IT Asset Management? Or maybe you already know about IT Asset Management and want to brush up you're existing skills? If so, then this course is perfect for you!

In this course you will learn about:

  • What is SAM

  • Software License Compliance

  • Ins and Outs of Vendor Audits

  • Software license ROI

  • Difference between software entitlements and software licenses

  • Software licenses types

  • SAM Metrics

  • How Software License Optimization (SLO) Started

  • How SLO projects work

  • ISO 19770

  • SAM Processes

  • Gartner's DINROS Model

  • How to implement SAM & SAM Tools

  • Facts & Useful statistics about SAM

  • Risks of poor software asset management

  • Useful findings & conclusions about SAM

Careers in the SAM industry are proving to be more and more common, so the need for solid skills and education is proving to be a basic requirement for all ITAM professionals.

ITIL 4 also places a heavy focus on SAM, so maybe you are ITIL certified, and want to greater expand your knowledge into SAM.

This course focuses more on Software Asset Management (SAM), and with that being said, this course is an excellent insight into the world of SAM.

Study this course today and elevate you're career to the next level!

This course is perfect for you if you use any of the following Software Asset Management tools, and want to understand SAM even more:

  • ServiceNow

  • Cherwell Asset Manager (CAM)

  • IBM Maximo

  • Flexera

  • SysAid

  • Manage Engine

  • Ivanti

  • SNOW

  • Asset Panda

  • FreshService

  • Samanage

  • Device42

  • AssetCloud

  • Snipe IT

  • Jira ServiceDesk

  • Remedy

  • Spiceworks

  • Landesk

  • HP Asset Manager

  • License Dash Board

Who this course is for:

  • This course is for beginner, intermediate and advanced IT professionals that either wish to learn about software asset management, or want to brush up their existing skills and knowledge.

Who this course is for:

  • Beginner IT Professionals
  • Intermediate IT Professionals
  • Advanced IT Professionals
  • Financial Experts


Certified SAM Professional, ISO 19770
Ahmed Fouad Aly
  • 4.3 Instructor Rating
  • 55 Reviews
  • 760 Students
  • 1 Course

An accomplished  IT and business professional with extensive experience in managing projects in the government, telco, health and aviation domains.

Worked with more 100+ enterprise entities.

Certified SAM Professional, ISO 19770.

20 years of experience in the IT domain with deep experience with enterprise software contracts.

With passion of teaching, succeeded to teach hundreds of individuals about software asset management, software license optimization and project management.

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