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SAM Industry Insights: May 2023

Livingstone Group's Software Asset Management and Licensing specialists provide insights and experiences through our monthly Industry Highlights. These insights area compilation of news and press releases that may impact your business’s upcoming software renewals and software estate.


May 2023 Insights

Financial Year Ends:

Financial year end occurs over the next few months for several major software publishers. Businesses should review any non-compliance and risk factors as they may be able to exploit the software publisher year end for better than average pricing as sales teams chase their year-end targets.

  • July: Cisco
  • September: Siemens

Financial year results

Financial results published by major software publishers may be useful to indicate the approach of a software publisher towards any renewals your company has with them:


Microsoft StandardMicrosoft Cloud strength drives third quarter results:
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Industry News

Adobe-LogoAdobe Unveils Future of Create Cloud with Generative AI:
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SAP-Logo SAP to embed IBM Watson AI into SAP solutions:
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Salesforce Logo

SalesForce announces Slack GPT:
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Topics: Software Asset Management, SAM