IT Spending by Industry

IT Spending by Industry

In the Flexera 2020 State of Tech Spend report, we identified IT spending by industry across financial services, retail, healthcare, software, services, hosting, industrial and consumer products, transportation and logistics. We gathered IT spending data from...
Mergers and Acquisitions: IT can make or break

Mergers and Acquisitions: IT can make or break

The business continues to boom. After years of record global merger and acquisition (M&A) growth, it looks like another good one for strategic expansion. With major deals like Charles Schwab’s announced merger with TD Ameritrade in late 2019, economists and...
The 10 Key Competencies of Software Asset Management

The 10 Key Competencies of Software Asset Management

Ask any IT manager – Software Asset Management (SAM) is one of the most challenging elements of the job. It’s no wonder because of the complexity of technology, data management, cloud solutions, and mobile computing solutions continue to evolve faster than anyone can...
Software Vulnerability Management: The process of deciding the relative importance of a thing

Software Vulnerability Management: The process of deciding the relative importance of a thing

What does your to-do list look like? If it’s anything like mine, it includes things like grocery shopping, laundry, buying dog food, putting gas in the car, sweeping the floor, walking the dog, and cooking dinner. Colloquial wisdom holds that a good number of to-do...
What You Don’t Know About Your IT Assets Can Hurt You

What You Don’t Know About Your IT Assets Can Hurt You

Everyone knows what regulations are. Whether it’s HIPAA, GDPR, or some other long complicated acronym, we’re all familiar with the purpose. Compliance with these regulations is a totally different issue, though. To use GDPR as an example, a recent study showed that...
Software Vulnerability Management: One Patch Tuesday to Rule Them All

Software Vulnerability Management: One Patch Tuesday to Rule Them All

On the second Tuesday of each month, many IT leaders rejoice—or maybe cringe, depending on their view—as software patches are released for Microsoft products. They call this day Patch Tuesday, and although it started with Microsoft, it hasn’t ended there. Vendors...