Echez Consulting Pillars.

The fundamentals to our Consulting practice.

Echez’ methodology gravitates around four main pillars that encompass the most common challenges and threats faced by IT Decision Makers related to Software Licensing and Compliance.

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Echez consulting pillars
Financial Control Risks Security
• Recurring budget reduction • Assess licensing “clove”: Needed, Acquired, Used • Legal exposure • Software usage police
• New investment optimization • Apply corrections and improvements • Technology seizure or interruption • Installed threats
• Current assets value preservation • Plan for the future • Prestige compromised • Wrong usage practices

Control Pillar

The “Clover” Improvements Future Plans
• Software needed • Corrections needed • Implement policies
• Licenses acquired • Improvements identified • Define auto-controls
• Software used • Potential platform changes • Implement self-assessment
• Convergence vs. gap analysis • Licensing Options • Nurture a SAM culture
• Higher impact analysis

Risks Pillar

Legal Technology Prestige
• Government regulations • Operation discontinuity • Disorganized IT division
• Enforcement activities • License and product mismatch • Poor negotiator / platform knowledge perception
• Vendor compliance programs • Unwanted installations • Underlicensing culture
• Terms & Conditions • Incorrect practices

Security Pillar

Polices Threats Usage practices
• Corporate software lifecycle • Pirate and counterfeit installations • Password sharing
• Software demand protocol • Incorrect access level • Accounts unmonitored
• New employee’s software use policy • Inadequate profile • Generic users
• Decommission procedure

Financial Pillar

Budget reduction Investment optimization Assets preservation
• Support vs. Licensing • License relocation • License grant verification
• Acquired license grants vs. use • Precise acquisition • Unused entitlements
• Platform vs. grants balancing • Negotiation leverage • Support grants

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