Software Licensing in Container Environments
The concept is appealing, but how does containerization affect licensed software applications?
An Elusive Balance: Price and Value
Mark Thomason, Research Director at IDC and author of the April 2019 report, “Usage Intelligence: Five Benefits of Analyzing Product Usage to Optimize Operations and Drive Business Models,” says “New commercial usage intelligence software is changing the game.”
Flexera Recognized as IoT Enablement Company of the Year
Flexera has been recognized as the 2020 “IoT Enablement Company of the Year for the Enterprise Market” by IoT Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies, and products in the global Internet-of-Things (IoT) market.
Mix & Match: Intertwined Monetization and Deployment Models
In the recent Flexera research report, Flexera Monetization Monitor: Monetization Models and Pricing, Flexera found that most software suppliers today are using a mix of different monetization and deployment models.
ROI of a Software Monetization Solution
The Flexera ROI model highlights how you can grow revenue and where you can expect savings when implementing a Software Monetization platform.
Announcing InstallShield 2019 R3
We are excited to share that InstallShield 2019 R3 is now available! This installment’s new features help you integrate InstallShield in your DevOps processes more easily, and also provides many improvements for MSIX conversions. Below is...
Code Analysis Trends and A Holiday Wish
It’s been a great year at Flexera, and I’m hoping my readers, too, prospered and experienced their own versions of success in 2019. I’ve enjoyed the time I’ve spent on my blog, delivering my views to all valued members of the open source community.
European Court: Under-licensing is IP Theft
Under-licensing of existing customers, often described as intentional or unintentional overuse, is an ongoing issue software suppliers around the world are facing. The European Court of Justice just ruled that overuse by a customer can be a...
What Product Managers Need to Know: Monetization and Deployment Model Trends
Being a software product manager is one of the most important jobs in tech. The product manager, at his or her core, is on the front lines of making customers happy every time they use the product. Think April Underwood, who spent four...
May the Open Source Force Be with You
I’m giving away my affinity for Star Wars. It’s true. I was there when the first movie hit the big screen (let’s just say, a while ago) and now dreading while at the same time wildly anticipating the release of this last movie in the Skywalker saga, Start Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
Software Composition Analysis Maturity Model
In this assessment, benchmark where you are on your open source software management journey — and find out what steps you can take to make your life easier.