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Mansoor Ahmed


27 Stories by Mansoor Ahmed

Brex vs. Divvy

When your options come down to choosing between Brex vs. Divvy, here’s what you need to know.
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Best Practices Around Invoice Management for Expensing

Invoices have changed a lot in the last 7,000 years, as have the best practices for managing them. Are you keeping up?
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Shadow IT Costs: Immediate and Lasting

Shadow IT costs businesses millions of dollars per year in unauthorized spending, and security risks may end up costing much more.
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How to Eliminate Shadow IT—And How to Control it if You Can’t

You already suspect that shadow IT is a problem in your organization. How do you eliminate it? There are several options.
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How to Detect And Monitor Shadow IT

If your company is like many average companies, you’re unaware of 50% of your IT spending.
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The Bright Side of Shadow IT

There are definite risks to losing control over your IT solutions. But looking beyond the threats, what about the benefits of shadow IT?
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What Is Shadow IT?

Deployed without authorization from the IT department, shadow IT introduces unnecessary risks and costs.
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A Definitive Guide to Shadow IT

SaaS and BYOD are core contributors to the Shadow IT menace. Unknown applications have corporate data that is untraceable.
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SaaS Contract Management: What to Negotiate, And Why

Click-through agreements are so infrequently read, there are comedies about what we might be agreeing to, but SaaS contract management is no joke.
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Best Metrics for Measuring SaaS Usage

Measuring SaaS usage is simply based on licenses, logins, and features.
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SaaS License Optimization: IT Asset Management for a New Age

SaaS license management not only requires managing licenses when employees onboard and off-board, but right-sizing subscriptions to optimize spend.
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Why IT Spend Management Must Evolve

Organizations have built a spend management approach around traditional SAM and ITAM. But those methods are stuck in the 90s.
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