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Software Usage Monitoring and Optimization

Introduction: Why metering matters By Signe Marie Stenseth, Vice President, Open iT, Inc. The focus of this paper is to examine usage monitoring in an E&P IT environment can be beneficial for many stakeholders; executives and IT management, individual users, and also providers to the industry. Many of you are asked to do more with […]

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Rising Use of Subscription and Pay-per-Use Software Licensing Models

Overview of Changes in Software Licensing Technology By Carl Leweke, Open iT, Inc. Information Technology is engrained into our modern society to such a degree that the constant change taking place goes mostly unnoticed, and by all estimates IT is the very embodiment of perpetual change. As hardware has improved at exponential rates, and the […]

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License Compliance and IT Chargeback

What is Software Usage Monitoring? By Signe Marie Stenseth, Vice President, Open iT, Inc. Presented at the 12th International Conference on Petroleum Data Integration, Data and Information Management Software monitoring is used to measure how different software packages are used over time – by feature, feature-group, application or product – by business unit, location, project […]

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Increase Productivity

Introduction By Eistein Fosli, Founder, Open iT, Inc. Presented at the GEO India 2008, September 17-18, 2008, New Delhi, India With the current rise in oil prices, along with the growing costs associated with oil and gas exploration and production, E&P companies are depending more than ever before on advanced computer simulations and computer modeling […]