Cetrus Blog

A Business Etiquette Dilemma: How can I Bill Clients for Software?

Report Showcase: Software Used by Hour Heat Map

3 Tips for Perfecting your 2020 Software Portfolio

You Vented, We Listened

3 Ways Cetrus Benefits Software End Users

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

The Traffic Jam of Software Efficiency: Hogging a Lane

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

5 Lessons Learned from My 1st Midwest University

Pros and Cons of Token Software Licensing

Report Showcase: Utilization

Report Showcase: Comparisons with just the Snap of a Finger

Why Finance Executives Like CPM

CPM v4.1 - What's New?

How Customers Use CPM Data

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

Top 5 Lessons Learned from my 1st Autodesk University

Haunted by Software Licensing? Let CPM be your Garlic.

Why IT Administrators like Cetrus Process Meter (CPM)

The Key to Software Billing - Activity States

Fall into Software Savings

Bentley Acquires Plaxis and SoilVision

Shed a Light on Your Software Licensing

Economic Downturn in 2019?

Get a Sneak Peek of Our New E-Book!

Spending Money to Make Money: The Importance of SAM

Software Billing is on the Rise

2018 is Over Halfway Gone! 17 Articles to Help Improve Your Company and Reach Goals

Reports Showcase: Usage Summary by Application

To Trust or Not to Trust: Bentley's "Trust-Based" Licensing

Reports Showcase: Application Use Ranking

Report Showcase - Daily Peak License Usage

Keys to Maximizing Your Subscription Licensing

You Wanted License Flexibility...Now What?

New Year, New (and Better) Licensing Decisions

Let’s Talk Dollars - Project Association Brings Home the Bacon

Improve Your 2018 Margins with Application Use Data

Insights from Autodesk University 2017

Join the Discussion - The Frustration with Personnel Billing Accuracy

3 License Planning Tips for 2018 You Can't Afford to Ignore!

3 Reasons Why AEC Firms Aren’t Billing for Application Use (and Why They Should)

Benefits of Ranking Users for License Optimization

How Moving License Keys to the Cloud Changes Use Analysis

Ranking Use for License Optimization

Process Meter V3.2 released – individual window and file session monitoring delivered

SaaS/Cloud Application Use Monitoring – the Next Frontier

Project Association

Application/License Trending and Planning

Process Meter V3 Released

License Cost Reduction Use Cases

Who’s Using What Application for How Long?

For How Long?

What is the Application?

Who is the user?

I just want to know who is using what application, and for how long

Monitoring as a Service

Real time is the next step in Software Asset Optimization

Real Time Application Use Data Visualization – APIs and Granular Data

Desktop entitlement compliance – “Come Armed with Usage Information”

Application Over Licensing – How Much is Too Much?

Reading log files means getting coarse data

Benefits of 3-Tier Architectures to Real-Time Reporting Solutions

Why Agents are Critical to Usage Information Gathering

Usage Monitoring Application Architecture – Why it Matters

Why are companies packaging applications into Suites?

Why is Autodesk’s Cascading License File so difficult to debug?

What makes Autodesk Licensing unique?

How moving license keys to the cloud changes usage analysis

What application-related usage information is important to stakeholders?

How are applications launched?

Monitoring applications is hard

Metering and monitoring are not the same thing.

Why CRM was the "Killer app" for SaaS

RDBMS Part 2

The Start of SaaS - The Relational Database


The Internet

History Re-Invented - The start of the browser

History Re-Invented - Why did SaaS Start?

Hybrid licensing models – Wave or Ripple? Continued

Hybrid Licensing Models - Wave or Ripple?

The Beauty of Actual Concurrent Usage

Why real-time tracking is the only way to go

Single Source of Truth: The case for desktop point-of-use application monitoring

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