Jet Propulsion Lab presents its detailed process for ranking and weighting requirements for managing their software licenses. Initially JPL launched a project to see if they could find a tool that manages engineering software licenses that was easier to manage and provided better reporting and data?
Frank Dowens of JPL will discuss the precise process of requirements gathering, ranking and weighting these feature/functions and then overlaying the scores against cost. The process included evaluation of 3 vendors plus JPL’s in-house tool.
This process shows how a detailed approach to the evaluation process resulted in surprising outcomes and an ultimate decision that has taken JPL’s metering, reporting and analysis to the next level.
Join IAITAM and OpeniT as they host this discussion on the software management tool selection process.