The Licensing Service is designed to provide customers with a clear and accurate understanding of who is leveraging the Cognos solution, what content areas are and are not being leveraged and how those people are making use of the various components available to them.
The result of this service offering benefits an organization in a number of ways:
- Helps lead to a more focused and higher utilized solution for the business.
- Reduces the risk of unknowingly exceeding license entitlements
- May result in support maintenance renewal savings by eliminating unused products.
Activities in License Audit
1. Kick Off Meeting
2. Auditing Configuration
3. Data Gathering and Analysis
4. Product Usage Review