Campus Software Program : Software Asset Management
Why manage software assets?
- License compliance
- Eliminate duplicate purchases, ensure highest volume level and/or best pricing
- Eliminate random or unwanted software installs
- Identify most commonly used titles, determine best use of resources
Why worry about compliance?
The University of Iowa licenses the use of computer software from a variety of parties. Such software is copyrighted by the software publisher/developer and, unless expressly authorized to do so, The University of Iowa has no right to make copies of the software or use the software outside of the agreed upon terms of the license agreement. The purpose of this policy is to prevent copyright infringement and to protect the integrity of The University of Iowa's technology environment.