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Cetrus Blog

You Vented, We Listened

Posted by Cat McGuire on Dec 4, 2019 6:40:50 PM

Responses to our Software Venting Corner at AU 2019

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Topics: Insider

3 Ways Cetrus Benefits Software End Users

Posted by Cat McGuire on Dec 4, 2019 6:40:47 PM

It’s a no-brainer that most people who are interested in Cetrus Process Meter (CPM) are in IT, BIM management, and Finance. We save them time and money because our data allows them to make informed decisions around software.

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Topics: Insider, Project Management

From 'Don't be a dumbass' to 'Be a software badass'

Posted by Cat McGuire on Nov 6, 2019 7:58:52 PM

With Autodesk University (AU) 2019 in less than two weeks, I thought it’d be fitting to tell a story that is the basis for our messaging at AU.

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Topics: Insider, Discussion

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

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

Get a Sneak Peek of Our New E-Book!

Posted by Cat McGuire on Aug 1, 2018 7:39:58 PM
We wrote an e-book called How to Save Money on Software Licensing and we're so freaking excited about it, we're releasing Chapter 1, Step 2: Analyze Your Peak Use early  just for you!
 

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New Year, New (and Better) Licensing Decisions

Posted by Erik Hoogerhuis on Jan 10, 2018 2:54:21 PM

2018 is not just another 2017.  2018 is the year organizations realize they need different (and more) data than ever before to make informed application licensing decisions. In this post we’ll briefly touch on two of the major changes happening in the marketplace and what questions you need to ask to prepare your company for success.

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Topics: Insider, Analytics, Strategy and Planning

Improve Your 2018 Margins with Application Use Data

Posted by Erik Hoogerhuis on Nov 27, 2017 5:19:10 PM

A business truism is that competition and margin pressures increase every year.  AEC firms need to improve the quality and quantity of their project data, to identify ways to stay competitive and increase profits. Let’s face it, to remain an industry leader you need to find innovative and creative ways to reduce costs and improve your business practices. One source of project-related data (that just recently became available) is file-level application and license use information.

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Topics: Insider, Project Management

Insights from Autodesk University 2017

Posted by Erik Hoogerhuis on Nov 20, 2017 7:10:41 PM

At Autodesk University last week we had some great discussions with Autodesk users.  They described an amazing variety of licensing problems and monitoring needs. Needs ranged from simply seeing peak consumption of licenses, to wanting Revit plug-in monitoring.  In addition, there was a lot of concern about how to report use as licensing models move to SaaS and cloud pay-per-use.

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Topics: Insider, Project Management

Project Association

Posted by Erik Hoogerhuis on Jul 19, 2016 7:37:55 PM

This is the third post in a series of use cases for application use data. In this post, we’ll look at the three ways that associating application use to a project can impact organization revenue and efficiency.

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Topics: Insider