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Cat McGuire

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The Traffic Jam of Software Efficiency: Hogging a Lane

Posted by Cat McGuire on Jul 17, 2019 8:22:36 PM

When employees leave software applications open on their desktop for long periods of time, without using them, we call it “hogging a lane.” Why? It blocks the flow of traffic, creates frustration, and ultimately results in over-licensing.

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Topics: Trending, Informed Business Decisions

Everything You Need to Know about Expense-2-Project (E2P)

Posted by Cat McGuire on Apr 17, 2019 7:40:18 PM

In the next week or two, we will be publishing a new technical white paper on our Plug-in Expense-2-Project (E2P). So today I want to share the Expense-2-Project story with you and explain why it’s even more important now.

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Topics: Finance, Informed Business Decisions

5 Lessons Learned from My 1st Midwest University

Posted by Cat McGuire on Mar 27, 2019 7:43:38 PM

Hello! Last week I went to the Midwest University (MU) conference for the first time! This blog post includes information about the event and my top 5 lessons learned as Marketing Manager for Cetrus.

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Topics: Insider

Pros and Cons of Token Software Licensing

Posted by Cat McGuire on Mar 6, 2019 7:14:04 PM

New Blog Series: Informed Decision Making

Cetrus’ goal is to make sure our customers have the software data they need to make informed business decisions. However, part of making these informed business decisions is understanding licensing methods and what works best for your company. Thus, here is the first post in a new educational series about software licensing!

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Topics: Informed Business Decisions

Report Showcase: Utilization

Posted by Cat McGuire on Feb 27, 2019 6:29:09 PM


We have to warn you…this report has been called “sexy.”

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Topics: Report Showcase

Report Showcase: Comparisons with just the Snap of a Finger

Posted by Cat McGuire on Feb 6, 2019 7:52:07 PM

Unique Users per Day Line Graph

We want customers to get the most out of their data. This means we need to have reports that allow administrators to easily make decisions based on detailed data. Today, we want to share a report that has been revamped to be more efficient and dynamic. (It’s not even on our website reports page yet!)

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Topics: Report Showcase

Why Finance Executives Like CPM

Posted by Cat McGuire on Jan 30, 2019 8:25:39 PM

Cetrus Process Meter (CPM) provides software application use data and analytic templates so you can make informed licensing decisions and increase profitability. Below are some key examples of how CPM works to make your job easier.

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Topics: Analytics, Finance

CPM v4.1 - What's New?

Posted by Cat McGuire on Jan 16, 2019 7:46:44 PM

About CPM

Cetrus Process Meter (CPM) is a powerful tool that helps companies save money on software licensing. By installing an Agent on users’ desktops, CPM is able to collect detailed information about how software applications and licenses are used. Armed with this data, Cetrus customers are able to see how many licenses to buy and analyze application use to maximize efficiency. For more info about all that we can do, check out our platform page here.

CPM v4.1

Last week we released a new and improved version of CPM!

What’s new?

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Topics: Insider

How Customers Use CPM Data

Posted by Cat McGuire on Jan 9, 2019 8:08:13 PM

Our product, Cetrus Process Meter (CPM) collects detailed information about software application and license use. As our product and customer base grows, we are learning that clients have uses for CPM data that we never considered.

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Topics: Analytics, Strategy and Planning

Overwhelmed by Ads? Here's a Report Showcase to Brighten your Day!

Posted by Cat McGuire on Nov 28, 2018 7:36:13 PM

With Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the Holidays in general, we get it. You’re probably overwhelmed with the amount of advertisements and special sales inundating your daily routine. So instead of doing the same thing by tossing yet another advertisement at you, we want to share a new report that is in the making. (Shhh, it’s not available yet!)

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Topics: Trending, Report Showcase