IDC Analyst Report: The Open Source Blind Spot Putting Businesses at Risk


In a recent study, IDC found that 64% of organizations said they were already using open source in software development with a further 25% planning to in the next year. Most organizations are unaware of just how much open-source code is used and underestimate their dependency on it. As enterprises grow the use of open-source software, they face a new challenge: understanding the scope of open-source software that's being used throughout the organization and the corresponding exposure.

How to Generate Revenue Using Software Intelligence


Add More Opportunities to Your Pipeline. Did you know there are people who already use and love your software, but aren't paying for it? Compliance analytics allow you to quantify unlicensed use of your products and accelerate your revenue recovery efforts. With these best practices, you will learn how you can: Uncover a new, untapped revenue channel.

Making Software Pirates Pay: An E-Commerce Playbook


An E-Commerce Conversion Playbook. Vendors large and small have been using software intelligence to understand who is using unlicensed versions of their software so they can develop data-driven strategies to identify and convert unpaid users, generating new license revenue. This playbook will show you: Why you should pursue a strategy of converting unpaid users into paying customers.

7 Tips for Developing an In-Application Messaging Strategy


Use In-App Messaging to Drive Unlicensed Users to Your Cart. Software vendors are always looking for new ways to convert prospects to customers; and if you're selling your software online, driving and converting shopping cart traffic is crucial to driving new revenue. You will learn how to: Identify unpaid users of your software. Alert these users of their unlicensed status.

Monetization Monitor: Software Usage Analytics 2020


Efficient usage data collection and analytics can open up significant possibilities for suppliers. Organizations that place a premium on understanding product usage seem to have fewer hurdles to aligning price with value and are more in touch with their customers than organizations that don’t prioritize understanding product usage. Yet many software suppliers still struggle to get accurate insights into usage.

Monetization Monitor: Monetization Models and Pricing 2020


Customers demand—and suppliers offer—a diverse mix of monetization models for Software and Digital Services related to IoT Devices. However, many suppliers still struggle to get a full view of what’s being used by customers, what is owed to the vendors, and how a product is being used across the customer’s business. Despite this problem, many suppliers have yet to take the step towards solutions that would provide them with these insights.

Guide to Business Writing

Everything you need to know about better business writing in one place. This is a complete guide to business writing — from a clear business writing definition to tips on how to hone your business writing skills.

Beware of Pixels & Trackers on U.S. Healthcare Websites

The healthcare industry has massively adopted web tracking tools, including pixels and trackers. Tracking tools on user-authenticated and unauthenticated web pages can access personal health information (PHI) such as IP addresses, medical record numbers, home and email addresses, appointment dates, or other info provided by users on pages and thus can violate HIPAA Rules that govern the Use of Online Tracking Technologies by HIPAA Covered Entities and Business Associates.