Software Asset Management dashboard

View true-up costs, optimization results, and compliance trend charts on the Software Asset Management dashboard.

The Software Asset Management dashboard tab is accessed by navigating to Software Asset > Overview and selecting Software Asset Management from the dashboard list. Click an element within a report to see more information, or add and move widgets as needed.

Results are updated daily, or whenever a new reconciliation result is available, and can be refreshed by clicking the Refresh icon for each result. You can also 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, product, department, and country to narrow the results.

Overview

The source for overview data is the Product Result [samp_product_result] table.

Table 1. Overview tab
Report Description
Total True-up Cost Cost to be compliant based on the average prices in entitlements for the rights.
Publishers out of Compliance Number of publishers that have at least one software model out of compliance.
Products out of Compliance Number of products that have at least one software model out of compliance.
Top 10 Products by True-up Cost Top 10 products graphed in order of true-up cost.
Top 10 Products by Potential Savings Top 10 products graphed in order of potential savings.

Optimization

The source for optimization data is the Removal Candidate [samp_sw_reclamation_candidate] table.

Table 2. Optimization tab
Report Description
Reclamations Requiring Attention State is Attention Required
Potential Savings
  • Created on This Year OR Active is true

    OR

  • Closed on This Year AND Opened on Last Year
Actual Savings YTD Closed on This Year AND State is Closed Complete
All Active Reclamations by State Active is true
Top 10 Active Reclamations Breakdown Active is true
Actual Savings per Month State is Closed Complete AND Closed in Last 12 Months
Removal candidate state color key:
Color State
Red Attention Required
Green Ready
Yellow Awaiting User
Orange Awaiting Approval
Purple Awaiting Revocation
Blue Closed Complete

Compliance Analysis

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

Table 3. Compliance Analysis: 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 product out of compliance.
Products out of compliance Number of products that are out of compliance.
Potential savings Estimated cost saved if removal candidates are reclaimed.
Breakdowns Shows the detailed list of results based on the widget selected.
Records Shows the detailed list of product results based on the widget selected.
Table 4. Compliance Analysis: Over-licensed amount
Report Description
Over-licensed amount Cost of licenses owned but not being consumed.
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.
Records Shows the detailed list of product results based on the widget selected.