Support in every stage of
your software lifecycle
Navigating the growing number of software choices is a challenge. There’s pressure to make quick purchase decisions and support seamless integrations while managing a growing software vendor portfolio. But an inefficient approach and wrong choice can dramatically strain your IT budget.
Achieve more in less time and simplify your supply chain — particularly the long tail of vendors. By building on your myInsight account, our managed services integrate with your existing processes. We’ll enhance your capabilities with on-demand access to data analysis, advice and recommendations for stakeholders.
- Simplified supply chain
- Reduced internal resource burden
- Lower costs
- Increased speed of delivery
Our end-to-end procurement services
Whether you need partial or comprehensive procurement services, our capabilities can be tailored to your needs. You can adopt each service individually or combined, covering your entire process.
Effective governance across your purchasing lifecycle
We help build, customize and manage your approved catalog to help your organization easily find and obtain products and services. Leverage your myInsight account or punchout to your established system. We can integrate your existing catalogs, agreements and platforms to support a centralized or distributed purchasing structure.
Your managed product catalog will include:
- Approved vendors, software applications and user profiles
- Software title, order process and stakeholder knowledge base
- The latest product capability and specification details
- Custom workflows for procurement activities
Achieve seamless requisitions.
Reduce the time it takes to handle new requests. From quote to approval, we’ll adopt your internal standards and manage the requisition process for users and project teams. Our experts regularly assess your existing portfolio to help you avoid or eliminate the volume of new license spend.
- Quote request management through your account and other channels
- Proactive assistance to expedite internal approval steps
- New license alignment to existing purchasing models
- Dedicated service to manage complex or custom requirements
Streamline your procurement and deployment processes with our project management, delivery, documentation registration and post-purchase support. You’ll be able to send requests and monitor progress through our online tool at any stage to ensure successful integrations.
Whether you purchased through Insight or other channels, you can track transactions in real time across the long tail of vendors.
We’ll carry out maintenance and renewal activities according to your internal standards and established best practices.
Our experts will handle license, subscription and entitlement registration in your finance and asset management systems.
Gain full visibility into your contracts.
Make more strategic software decisions based on a clear understanding of your environment. Our contract services deliver accurate views into your rights, entitlements, limitations and key risks in your portfolio.
You’ll be equipped to improve the way you purchase licenses and avoid unnecessary cost and risk. And, get actionable insights to enhance vendor relationship and renewal governance.
- See entitlements in easy-to-view formats.
- Support vendor on-boarding and renegotiation with in-depth assessments.
- Align suppliers to client standards and best practices.
- Manage registration and aggregation of software entitlements.
If you’re paying for unnecessary or redundant functionality across multiple solutions, you’re missing opportunities to drive efficiencies and cut costs. Simplify your software ecosystem and lower total cost of ownership with accurate data.
Our experts identify opportunities to consolidate purchasing structures, products, agreements and transactions across all vendor tiers, so you can:
- Divert use from non-essential tools to lower cost alternatives
- Eliminate redundant applications
- Support in-house procurement and renewals planning
- Discover software approaching end of life or end of support
Avoid unnecessary license purchases and maximize your current investments. We’ll vet each software request and renewal alongside existing capabilities to find purchase alternatives and improve future software strategy requirements.
By providing an ongoing analysis of software agreements, we’ll help drive down consumption, licensable requirements and discover alternative solutions and approaches.
To ensure smooth software procurement,
- Monitor new purchases and upcoming renewals to identify efficiencies
- Work with IT strategy to establish future requirements
- Help create contracts that provide the best value
- Produce stakeholder reports with observations and recommendations
Our software procurement expertise
We’ll handle end-user requests and support your software and cloud needs for a range of publishers throughout the entire lifecycle with our central point of contact licensing desk service. Leverage our expertise to:
Address license questions specific to your environment
Evaluate license position scenarios
Administer licenses, registration and assignments
Create position, progress and quailty reports
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