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A Better Software Procurement Model: Consumption-Based Licensing

September 26, 2018

Earlier this month Central Technology Services was a sponsor at Gartner Group’s 2018 IT Sourcing, Procurement, Vendor & Asset Management Summit in Orlando. Fourteen hundred delegates, 45 analysts...

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Consumption-Based Licensing = Better Software OpEx Management

August 24, 2018

Everything looks like a nail when your only tool is a hammer. That sums up the state-of-affairs in the world of procurement and vendor negotiations for enterprise software. Despite the rapid...

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A Better Way To Manage Software OPEX

July 03, 2018
“OK, I know it’s a bad idea to buy 2 years worth of Colgate at Costco to get the lowest price, but other than toothpaste and enterprise software I would never pre-buy in bulk for product that...
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Straight Talk From a Global CTO

May 18, 2018

Central Technology Services recently had the opportunity to speak with Doug Schneider who spent five years as the Global CTO of Manulife Financial. We discussed his approach to Manulife’s...

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Software Licensing: Can Better Measurement Deliver Better Management?

April 11, 2018

Frustrated at trying to fit your internal chargeback requirements into the one-size-fits-all invoicing approach from your enterprise software vendor? Many buyers say yes. The point of course is...

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How Do You Spell Relief? As in Budget Relief: A Case Study

March 14, 2018

In the hyper-competitive, dog eat dog world of retail, strategies to gain competitive advantage span the waterfront. Acquisitions? Check. Omni-channel marketing? Ditto. Investments in new...

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