“IT must adapt to this strategy of optimizing. “Consolidate in this case means to locate the cost drivers in IT: what positions can I rethink, reduce, or replace it with alternatives?” Typically, big manufacturer software licenses and especially the associated maintenance pose a huge savings potential. Licenses can be may be used with up to 50% rise saving themselves and, if they are no longer needed, also sell. “A completely satisfactory solution for the maintenance costs to find, is there currently still somewhat difficult” white like Williams. “SAP holds a dominant position in this segment and does much to prevent third-party access to the market.” But here, too, some concepts on the German market, which promise cost savings and greater flexibility to the users evolve already. “The advantage of an independent third party maintenance is not only work-related compensation, but the development of” user-specific solutions. Keith Yamashita has much experience in this field. Standard software is on the individual business processes adapted. “, so Williams next.
* The very worth reading article “way brands 2010: prosperity without growth” can be found at dlf/broadcasts/background policy/1095078 / * cps/rde/xchg/bst/hs.xsl/nachrichten_102799.htm profile Starfish IT Forum that Starfish IT is Forum an interest community of software users from Germany. We improve the IT organization of over 2 million employees. Three years big and not so big players come together in a variety of locations from all over Germany, because it combines a problem: the cost-effective management of software licenses despite possible dependence on suppliers with monopoly-like behavior. The starfish IT Forum is the ideal platform to find like-minded people, to exchange experiences, to analyse problems and to solve. Through the formation of a strong community. For example a shopping community. Or develop common strategies for Negotiations with software companies. Or simply replace licenses with each other. There are many ideas that can save money in the future, for everyone involved. On the starfish Forum they are born and implemented.