FITARA grades hold steady almost a year into pandemic
All agencies managed to ace the software licensing metric, resulting in its retirement in favor of one gauging their telecommunications transitions.
Telework boom expanded an existing headache: keeping track of software licenses
More mobile devices, more updates to apps — agencies like the USDA and the Air Force are confronting how to keep track of what software is on what machine, and why.
Microsoft could score billions under recent DOD deals
It's no secret that the DOD likes Windows 10. One software contract is worth up to $3.17 billion, and another enterprise services deal could bring Microsoft $1.76 billion.
FITARA Scorecard 7.0: Agencies take big steps forward with software licensing
The latest iteration of the so-called FITARA shows an upward trend for agencies, due in large part to improvements in software licensing.
Will agencies tame their software, telecom inventories ahead of 2020?
Constructing comprehensive inventories of software licenses and telecommunication assets could prove a challenge for IT modernization. EIS looms, and the White House is watching.
IRS software isn’t compliant with the MEGABYTE Act, report says
A new report says the IRS still doesn’t have policies, guidance or tools to be in compliance with federal law on software license management.