SAM Leader Survival Guide

SAM Leader Survival Guide

We are pleased to share the inaugural publication of Technology Vendor Management Educational Services (TVMES). The SAM Leader Survival Guide, authored by Jim Hussey who leads TVMES’s content development efforts in the area of Software Asset Management, is a practical guide for SAM professionals seeking best practices to navigate internal dynamics impacting their ability to provide value. Written by a former SAM leader and incorporating the opinions and input of 11 SAM professionals, The SAM Leader Survival Guide provides a truly unique and valuable perspective. TVMES currently has additional ‘Survival Guide’ efforts underway and we look forward to continuing to support best practice development for SAM and Vendor Management professionals.


To fulfill the needs of Technology VMO Leaders and Practitioners, TVMES offers a unique portfolio of targeted training , educational & Consulting services for Corporates transforming in Software Asset Management (SAM), Cloud Consumption Management (CCM), Technology Vendor Management (TVMO), Third-Party Risk Management (TPRM), Internet of Things (IoT) Governance and Robotic Process Automation (RPA-IA) Centers of Excellence (CoE’s).

Self- Inspect:

  • Are your IT operations Proactive and Predicative?
  • What % of your KPI’s are Proactive and Predicative?
  • Are your KPI’s mapped to the Business Goals?
  • Do you observe Watermelon Effect in your IT Operations?
  • Does your business value your IT performance?

If you have answered “No” to any of the above questions, You may need TVMES experts to take a look at your KPI’s.

TVMES Experts are helping in shaping Organization’s IT Operations SMART KPI’s to increase productivity and NPS scores by 60%. We apply a simple 80:20 rule to carefully craft your performance indicators based on your IT operations needs and maturity.

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