This IDC study is designed for business and technology executives who are responsible for the procurement and management of their organizations' software license assets. This study presents the results of IDC's 2015 Software License Optimization MaturityScape Benchmark Survey and should be viewed as a supplement to IDC MaturityScape: Software License Optimization (IDC #252389, November 2014). Together, the two studies provide a comprehensive overview of IDC's software license optimization maturity model:
This study enables organizations to answer the following questions:
"Achieving software license optimization requires a focus on process, technology, people, and vision of achieving global compliance and spend optimization," says Amy Konary, research vice president for IDC's Software Licensing and Provisioning research. "IDC believes that most organizations will find opportunities and business benefits to improve across some or many software license optimization dimensions."