"By 2019, cloud computing and the new digital economy will cause subscription pricing to overtake perpetual licensing and maintenance. Through 2017, SaaS use in 75% of organizations will be dominated by unapproved and untracked services."

Software asset management is now an issue for C-level leaders. SAM has evolved into a discipline that supports strategic business development, requiring IT leaders to engage C-level commitment to SAM investment.

Learn more about Gartner’s research on software asset management (SAM) and how C-level executives should focus on developing a stronger SAM discipline for digital transformation.