Software Asset Analytics dashboard

View true-up costs and license, compliance, and removal summaries trend charts on the Software Asset Analytics dashboard integrated with Performance Analytics.

The Software Asset Analytics dashboard tab is accessed by navigating to Software Asset > Overview. Click an element within a report to see more information.

The Overview, License Summary, and Compliance Summary tabs are updated whenever a new reconciliation result is available. Results are updated daily for the Removal Summary tab. You can save charts in PNG or JPG formats.

The graphs show important statistics about the software being tracked. In the Overview and Optimization tabs, you can filter by publisher and product to narrow the results.

Overview

Table 1. Overview tab
Report Source list Description
Total True-up Cost Product Results Cost to be compliant based on the average prices in entitlements for the rights.
Publishers out of Compliance Product Results Number of publishers that have at least one software model out of compliance.
Products out of Compliance Product Results Number of products that have at least one software model out of compliance.
Potential Savings Product Results Cost saved or avoided if removal candidates are reclaimed.
True-up Cost Breakdown Product Results Cost to be compliant based on the average prices in entitlements for the rights by publisher.
Software Spend Breakdown License Metric Results Total software cost of all entitlements not retired by publisher.

License Summary

Table 2. License Summary tab
Report Source list Description
Overall Product Compliance Product Results Total percent of compliant products.
Percent Spend Not in Use Product Results and License Metric Results Percent of software spend that is not in use (over-licensed amount and potential savings).
Software Spend License Metric Results Total software cost of all entitlements not retired.
Week over Week Cost Summary Product Results and License Metric Results True-up cost, potential savings, and over-licensed amount for a series of weeks.
Month Over Month Software Spend License Metric Results Total software spend in a series of months.
Overall Publisher Compliance Product Results Percent of products compliant by publisher.
Spend In Use by Publisher Product Results and License Metric Results Spend in use by publisher = [[Total spend] - [Over-licensed amount] - [Potential savings]] / Total spend.
Software Spend by Publisher License Metric Results Total software spend by publisher.

Compliance Summary

Compliance summary consists of time-series data using Performance Analytics to show the compliance trends over time. The source for compliance analysis data is the Product Result [samp_product_result] table.

Table 3. Compliance trend: True-up Cost
Report Description
True-up Cost Cost to be compliant based on the average prices for entitlements for the rights.
Publishers out of compliance Number of publishers that have at least one software product out of compliance.
Products out of compliance Number of products out of compliance.
Potential savings Cost saved or avoided if removal candidates are reclaimed.
Breakdowns Shows the detailed list of results based on the widget selected. Breakdowns include Publisher, Product, and Scorecard.
Records Shows the detailed list of product results based on the widget selected.
Table 4. Compliance trend: Over-licensed amount
Report Description
Over-licensed amount Cost of licenses owned but not being used.
Publishers over-licensed Number of publishers that have at least one software right not being used.
Products over-licensed Number of products that have at least one software right not being used.
Breakdowns Shows the detailed list of results based on the widget selected. Breakdowns include Publisher, Product, and Scorecard.
Records Shows the detailed list of product results based on the widget selected.

Removal Summary

The source for removal summary data is the Reclamation Candidate [samp_sw_reclamation_candidate] table.

Table 5. Removal Summary tab
Report Description
Reclamation Candidates Total number of active removal candidates with a low usage justification.
Blacklisted Installs Being Removed Total number of active removal candidates with a blacklisted justification.
Unlicensed Installs Being Removed Total number of active removal candidates with an unlicensed justification.
Unallocated Installs Being Removed Total number of active removal candidates with an unallocated justification.
Candidates Requiring Attention Number of removal candidates in the attention required state.
Candidates Not Updated in 30 Days Number of removal candidates that have an updated date value older than 30 days.
Actual Savings YTD Sum of potential savings in a given month of closed complete removal candidates, year to date.
Removal Candidates Breakdown Active removal candidates in various breakdowns (State, Publisher, Product, Justification, and Last Updated).