software licensing

Bill to consolidate federal agency software contracts expected to progress in Senate

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If enacted, SAMOSAA would compel federal agencies to purchase unlimited software contracts and require greater product interoperability among Big Tech companies providing services to government.

Lawmakers float cost-saving legislation to mandate consolidation of federal agency software contracts

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Work on the Strengthening Agency Management and Oversight of Software Assets Act is being led by committee chairman Sen. Gary Peters, D-MI.

FITARA grades hold steady almost a year into pandemic

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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

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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

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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

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The latest iteration of the so-called FITARA shows an upward trend for agencies, due in large part to improvements in software licensing.

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