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What is Software Monetization?

Watch The New Norm embrace the Challenges of Digital Disruption with Software Monetization

Watch The New Norm embrace the Challenges of Digital Disruption with Software Monetization

What Exactly Is Software Monetization?

You may not have heard of the term Software Monetization before or maybe you have but are unsure of what it means.  Most likely you are already embracing software monetization but you refer to it as licensing.

For many software vendors, monetization simply means collecting revenue by selling rights to use the software that they developed and protecting their valuable code.  In this case monetization challenges revolve around protecting the revenue stream and defending themselves from piracy, theft, reverse-engineering, and misuse of software. But, monetization goes beyond just protecting revenue and involves enabling and sustaining revenue growth. With the adoption of cloud computing, virtualization, advancements in mobile technology and greater end user expectations for a great experience are forcing companies to change the way that they engage with their end users. For example, today’s end users want to do business with companies that provide them flexible licensing models (such as pay-per-use, user-centric, subscription), and provide a great experience and service- anytime, anywhere. In the post-sale economy, the relationship with the end user doesn’t end when the order is placed.  As a  market leader, your customers expect to be delighted and they expect that  their interactions with your company will be simpler, faster and more intimate.

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Software Monetization Solutions Help Medical Equipment Vendors Transition to Services Economy

Medical equipment vendors can use software monetization solutions to stay competitive as they transition to an embedded software and services-based business model.

1/17/2017

Software Monetization: Do You Know How Much Your Product is Worth?

An upcoming TMC webinar sponsored by Gemalto, titled "Monetizing Innovation: How Smart Companies Design the Product Around Price," will discuss a model for successful product monetization and how companies can design their products around price.

1/9/2017

Best Practices are Key to Software Monetization in Today's Tech Economy

Organizations that develop and sell software and services should follow a best practices methodology to software monetization to ensure they are gleaning the most value from their offerings for themselves and their customers.

1/6/2017

Understanding the Critical Difference Between Software Licensing and Entitlement Management

Any company dealing with third-party applications and software should understand the nuances of software licensing and entitlements, as well as entitlement management and software monetization.

12/27/2016

Why Your Business Needs a Software Licensing and Monetization Solution

The digital transformation has begun. Companies and their customers are moving to software-centric solutions and on-demand usage. That calls for an entirely new way of pricing and packaging so the organizations that provide the software can get the best possible return on their product.

12/19/2016

Webinar: Servitization for Software Monetization

Learn how software monetization is achieved through servitization in this free webinar.

12/6/2016

Gemalto Launches Customizable Channel Partner Portal

Gemalto is introducing a customizable portal that addresses the unique software supply chain needs of its customers. The Enhanced Partner Portal enables companies using the Gemalto Sentinel EMS (Entitlement Management Solution) to customize their channel partner-related business rules to meet their specific requirements.

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