Lauren Smith

Customer Success Manager, USU

For more than 20 years Lauren Smith has worked with Fortune Global 500 companies to develop software solutions in complex IT environments to maximize their business successes. In her current role as Customer Success Manager at USU (formerly Aspera), Lauren helps customers develop strategic solutions to solve complex Software Asset Management challenges.


Topic: Best Practices

May 19, 2:30-3:30 PM ET

Co-presenter: Jim Hart

Taco Tuesday & Other Real Strategies to Drive SAM Savings

In three short years, Huntington Ingalls saved over $13M in licensing costs. How does that happen – and more importantly, how can you make a similar impact at your organization?

The secret to this success is strategically building tight relationships with IT, Procurement and Management (hint: everyone likes tacos). The true holy grail of SAM, stakeholder adoption fuels cost savings.

This interactive session, shows you how to:

  • Optimize licensing for software, servers, and data centers
  • Mitigate licensing impacts when hardware is purchased
  • Plan for future business growth and achieve SAM maturity
  • Solve technical challenges for SAP, Oracle Java, Windows, and IBM
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