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Managing software applications post-COVID

As organizations settle into the new normal, it’s time to take back control of your software applications and address all the changes that will have been implemented during the Pandemic to allow ‘Business As Usual’ to reign.

In this 15 minute session Livingstone Group’s Chief Strategy Officer, Chris Gough and Licensing Lead, Larry Murphy discuss the after-effects of these changes that they have seen throughout global orgainzations of all shapes and sizes alike.  The explore the impact this has had and what steps should be taken to regain control.

The topics they will cover include:

  • Capturing information about all new applications
  • Contract reviews
  • Planning future software requirements
  • Optimizing new licences
  • Security implications
  • Audit risk
  • And Business Continuity Plans

The session will provide you with a clear 9-step guide to take action.

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Chris Gough - Chief Strategy Officer

Chris has worked in the IT Industry for over 20 years, starting as a consultant he then took on more senior practice management roles, focusing on networking, security, data centre and unified communications and in recent years specialising in data centre optimisation and particularly in software licensing. Having worked with large enterprise organisations, Chris understands the challenges faced in data centre licensing and the lack of expertise in the marketplace.

Having founded the Derive Logic business until its acquisition by the Carlyle Group in April 2019, Chris is now on the senior executive board for the world’s largest independent IT Transformation Assurance and Software/Cloud Risk Management business, Livingstone Group.

Larry Murphy

Larry Murphy - Licensing Lead, Livingstone North America

Larry Murphy joined Livingstone in August 2019. He is a results-oriented data science professional with 20+ years in the IT industry. 5+ of these years have been in Asset Management, primarily in Software Asset Management and Larry is an IAITAM Certified Software Asset Manager (CSAM) and an IAITAM Certified Asset Management Security Expert (CAMSE). In his previous role Larry played a major role on the Audit Defense Team where he has supported 3-4 audit per year.

In his role at Livingstone North America, Larry is a Team Lead for the Licensing Practice and is the primary delivery resource for our largest US account.