Zero-Usage Reports

The biggest challenge for CAD/IT administrators is discovering licenses that are under-utilized or have zero-usage over several months. Running a report that shows a number of licenses that have not been used in the last 365 days, is a clear indication that you may want to negotiate a trade-in or even to stop paying maintenance!Continue reading “Zero-Usage Reports”

Batch Reports for Engineering Licenses

Would you like to receive regular reports (every week, once a month, once a quarter, etc.)? LAMUM will automatically create these for you in the middle of the night, and either send to you via email or deliver to a specific folder. Setting up a Batch report in LAMUM is very easy: Create the reportContinue reading “Batch Reports for Engineering Licenses”

Mergers, Acquisitions & Staffing Changes: Are You Ready?

Right now is a critical time for many companies to make crucial decisions about acquisitions, mergers and changes in staffing. As organizations are thinking about ways to move forward, it is becoming increasingly important to consider what engineering licenses are needed. How many CAD, EDA, PLM or any other engineering licenses do you currently have?Continue reading “Mergers, Acquisitions & Staffing Changes: Are You Ready?”

Can License Metrics Help Your Team?

Brien Posey recently published an article about “5 Reasons Software License Tracking Hardens Your Organization” for IT Pro Today. Our team could not agree more. We previously talked about license tracking and how crucial it is for compliance (see here). When new licenses are purchased or renewals negotiated, it is incumbent on the manager toContinue reading “Can License Metrics Help Your Team?”

Can You Improve Planning with Better Engineering License Management?

Companies use progressively more engineering software for their work. Does your company uses multiple products with overlapping features? As we have talked in our blog before, look at all the various engineering software assets your team is using. An engineering license management tool helps companies with better future planning. It is crucial for engineering teamsContinue reading “Can You Improve Planning with Better Engineering License Management?”

Engineering License Management for Atlassian

Looking for a license optimization tool for growth and monitoring Atlassian license servers? Looking to control access to high-cost, advanced features licenses offered by one of the Atlassian license servers? Atlassian Corporation Plc develops products for software developers, project managers and other software development teams. Tracking usage across the organization (location, team, etc.) is criticalContinue reading “Engineering License Management for Atlassian”

3 Ways to Bring More Visibility to Engineering Applications

Many companies are challenged with having a better understanding of how employees are making the most of expensive company resources. Shadow IT is not a new concept (has been here before COVID) and companies have been trying to figure out ways to have more control of the software being used by teams including engineering. LicenseContinue reading “3 Ways to Bring More Visibility to Engineering Applications”

Are You Ready for the “Great Rehiring”?

Understand your idle license counts to hire more engineers! We have recently noticed many companies talking about the “great rehiring“. This year, many organizations had to think about their engineering staff counts and making sure they use their engineering software to the fullest. Make sure to take a look at our Guide for Right-sizing EngineeringContinue reading “Are You Ready for the “Great Rehiring”?”

Engineering License Management for Dassault Systèmes

Looking for a license optimization tool for growth and monitoring Dassault Systèmes license servers? Looking to control access to high-cost, advanced features licenses offered by one of the Dassault Systèmes license servers? Dassault Systèmes is a world leader in 3D Design & Engineering Software, Dassault Systèmes provides PLM & 3D Modeling Software, Simulation Apps andContinue reading “Engineering License Management for Dassault Systèmes”

Semiconductors, Chip Design, Innovation & Efficiencies

Semiconductor Engineering recently released an article on the topic of “Analog Chip Layout: Creativity Vs. Deadlines.” It talked about the balance of high-end layouts and deadlines. We previously talked about this topic in our previous blog post “Managing Applications throughout the Engineering Product Life-cycle”. There are also many iterations that may be required. Iterations inContinue reading “Semiconductors, Chip Design, Innovation & Efficiencies”