W02-24 SAM & ITAM Jobs

Hi everyone, 👋 I’m bringing you my weekly post on SAM & ITAM job opportunities. 💼 Following my roundup stats of the 2023 job posts, I’ve received a big number of messages. I’m happy to see that this initiative is appreciated and hyped to see it grow. This week we have a higher number of…

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Navigating the Cloud Cost Paradox in IT Asset Management

The cloud revolution has reshaped the IT landscape, offering scalability and innovation opportunities. However, as the industry matures, a paradox emerges: while cloud infrastructures promise efficiency, their long-term costs can significantly impact a company’s financial health. This article explores this paradox, especially in the context of IT asset management (ITAM), and how Licenseware’s solutions offer…

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We won ITAM Technology Innovation of the Year 2023!

We are delighted to share that we won the ITAM Technology Innovation Award at the ITAM Review’s 2023 Excellence Awards! 🥳 Our journey began with a vision, but it’s our early adopters and supporters who believed in us and our amazing development team that brought it to life 😍 We are honoured to be recognised…

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To Australia and back: Wisdom APAC 2023

Our odyssey commenced with the familiar dread of a long-haul flight that stretched over 24 hours. The destination: Melbourne, a symbolic leap as Licenseware marked its maiden event sponsorship beyond the EU. This wasn’t just a geographical shift; it was a strategic step and a testament to our commitment to bringing our technology to the…

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Unraveling the Tangle: SOA, Microservices, and the Myth of the ‘Bad Implementation’

In the bustling frontier of software architecture, where ‘microservices’ is often the buzzword du jour, there lies an understated foundation that many modern developers may not have directly encountered yet interact with daily: Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA). Before microservices began dominating tech conversations, SOA revolutionized how businesses thought about IT systems. It broke down monolithic applications…

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Why and how we use MongoDB at Licenseware

When it comes to selecting the right database layer for your application, MongoDB is undeniably a polarizing technology. It offers an accessible API, commendable performance, and the enticing prospect of eliminating the challenges associated with managing foreign keys, a common pain point in relational database systems. However, it does arrive with a substantial list of…

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When your grind is mistaken for an alien encounter… 🛸

Some of the most popular conspiracy theories out there speculate that structures like the #pyramids were the work of advanced aliens because of their astronomical alignment and engineering complexity & precision. The Great Pyramid is constructed from approximately 2.3 million blocks of limestone and granite, with the average block weighing 2.5 t and some even weighing as…

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Being unique in a crowded market 🌟

👽 Pic of me celebrating our second round of funding back in 2021 from my home office in the garden shed 👇 Over the past three years at Licenseware, I’ve learned something crucial: being worse but unique is often better. As counterintuitive as it sounds, when we decided to build Licenseware, we understood that as newcomers in…

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Understanding the Benefits of Software Asset Management

In today’s world, businesses rely on software to operate efficiently and effectively. From productivity tools to specialized software applications, every organization depends on technology to some degree. However, managing software assets can be a daunting task, especially in large enterprises with complex IT infrastructures. That’s where Software Asset Management (SAM) comes in. SAM is a…

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Selling something you believe in

Having faith in your ideas is crucial, but it’s only half the battle; persuading others to share (and maybe share with others) your belief is vital. Throughout my career, I’ve learned that at some point, most successful roles morph into a sales job. You find yourself pitching your vision to a diverse crowd, from potential…

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Feature packing and roadmap

We had a heated product discussion the other day about our roadmap and feature prioritization at Licenseware. Choosing what’s best for the business and our customers without neglecting innovation is never easy. Building a startup product is a game of trade-offs. Much like climbing a big mountain, the choices we make shape the entire journey. What…

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Lessons learned three years at Licenseware

After my third anniversary as CEO of Licenseware, I typically take time to reflect and write down some of the big lessons I’ve learned thus far in a leadership position. I’ve uncovered some powerful insights that extend beyond just the role of leading a company, and I’d like to share some of them with you. ☯️ Being…

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The true function of a startup

🚴🏼 🍊 🔥 I went on a long bike ride this weekend, and while pedaling through the scorching heat of Valencia, I got into some deep thinking. 🚴🏼 🌍 🔄 If I would bike around the world on my city bike, but along the way, I would replace and upgrade components of the cycle as…

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Lessons learned after three years of leadership

After my third anniversary as CEO of Licenseware, I typically take time to reflect and write down some of the big lessons I’ve learned thus far in a leadership position. I’ve uncovered some powerful insights that extend beyond just the role of leading a company, and I’d like to share some of them with you. ☯️ Being…

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Consultant horror stories

Every consultant has an Excel horror story, and after many years of consulting work, I am no exception. 😓 While writing my previous blog post about how I moved some of my complex analysis work from Excel to Python, I got a flashback to my days as a SAM consultant, knee-deep in a project for…

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The Recursive: Championing Disruption in the ITAM Industry 🚀🔥

The world of startups is a vibrant hotbed of innovation, constantly pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. We’re incredibly proud and excited to announce that Licenseware, your trusted ITAM partner, has been recognized as one of the “Killers of Legacy Tech” in the Romanian startup ecosystem by The Recursive. This accolade is a testament to…

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New Faster API Connection Method with Lansweeper 🤯

At Licenseware, we’re continually seeking ways to enhance user experience, making processes faster and simpler. We are excited to announce that we have launched a new API connection method with Lansweeper, which makes the setup process easier than ever before! 🚀 Yes, you heard it right! Now, setting up this API connection is a breeze,…

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