The International Standards Organization (ISO) has published the ISO/IEC 19770-3:2016 as the (new) part of the ISO/IEC 19770 set of terms and definitions. Part three establishes a set of terms and definitions which may be used when discussing software entitlements. As we all know, software entitlements are a very important part of software licensing.
It is good to know that the total ‘set’ of ISO/IEC 19770 handles IT Asset Management of which Software Asset Management (SAM) is a part. The proper SAM is based on this ISO standard which handles both the processes and technology for managing software assets and related IT assets. Here is an overview of the parts…