Upcoming Events

  • Wed
    26
    Jun
    2013
    9:40 amSAM Summit in Chicago June 26-28

    Most Oracle customers are out of compliance with their license contracts and they don't even know it. Guarente, a veteran Oracle executive, takes you through proven best practices that will not only save your company millions of dollars in unnecessary license fees but may also give you the flexibility to lower your annual Oracle spend.

  • Wed
    26
    Jun
    2013
    1:15 pmSAM Summit in Chicago June 26-28

    Successful global organizations leverage talent from around the world, but differences in culture, language and work styles can lead to fragmentation, miscommunication and inefficiency. Today's worldwide businesses must respond quickly and be flexible, supporting multiple languages and unique country work rules, all with economy of scale. Hear from industry pro Craig Guarente, at this roundtable discussion of his experiences as the former global vice president of Oracle's contracts and business practices organizations. He built a team from the ground up in 60 countries, and you can too! Whether your organization is starting or expanding a global SAM or license management initiative, Craig will share his recommendations on how to build teams, lead and consider cultural factors. Bring your questions and join the discussion.

  • Thu
    27
    Jun
    2013
    9:40 amSAM Summit in Chicago June 26-28

    What are the most important elements to consider when negotiating licensing agreements with software vendors? How do you avoid the "gotchas" in licensing agreements that can lead to compliance issues down the road? This interactive session will help you prepare for your next vendor engagement and arm you with valuable information to protect your company. Craig Guarente returns to SAM Summit 2013 by popular demand and shares his insights and experience fro 15 years in the software industry.