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Enterprise Software Licensing in the 21st Century: What to do about the increasing need to provide access to the data and processes in core back office systems to external users and devices has become a major problem for customers and a major headache for vendors and partners.
Each stakeholder has made a passionate case for their perspective, which for the record did not include anyone suggesting that suing customers is a way to resolve these issues. Also for the record the folks at SAP have made it clear lawsuits are not in the plan going forward either.
My research accelerated last fall as it became clear that while the greatest noise about the issue came from the SAP ecosystem, more and more conversations entailed discussions about what is happening in the ecosystems of other vendors, among them IBM, Infor, Microsoft, Oracle, and Salesforce.
Early this year, SAP offered me a confidential briefing on its plans to remediate these problems, the culmination of an internal effort at SAP that had started before the publicity about the lawsuit. This became the jumping off point for a research effort to publish a report on industry-wide practices and what vendors intend to do about them.
My original plan for a single, industry-wide report was thwarted by the initial reluctance of certain vendors to be interviewed for a report: While I had plenty of research on what their customers and partners were thinking and doing, it was clear that an objective analysis would be difficult without direct input from the vendors.
I have high hopes that the other holdouts will soon come to the table and help complete the research. Because confusion about licensing and predatory audit practices are a wrong that desperately needed righting, and the sooner the industry as a whole owns up to the problem and starts to fix it the better.
That balance must take into account the enormous changes in how technology is consumed today: The other reason I hope other vendors step up and participate in my research is that, as of this writing, SAP is the only vendor trying to actively remediate these problems by working closely with users and user organizations like its American user group, ASUG, its German user group, DSAG, and an international user community flying the SUGEN flag.
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