State of the Audit Industry

Originally Aired: December 10, 2019 Now Your Desk!

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Organizations continue to evolve their approaches toward trying to minimize the risk and cost of software audits.  Join us for a short webinar to learn how your organization stacks up to its peers.  Our discussion will unveil survey results collected from our client base across 2019 and shed a light on key trends in Software Asset Management and auditor behavior.

Key Highlights:

  • What software publishers are auditing the most?
  • Where are organizations investing in SAM?
  • What SAM tools are being used?
  • Who are the most difficult publishers?
  • How often are organizations being audited?


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Tres Larsen

Compliance Services Team Lead

Tres has led hundreds of Software Asset Management (SAM) reviews and audits for Microsoft and other enterprise software vendors and helped dozens of enterprises design and implement effective SAM programs and navigate software audits. Tres established and led KPMG's Microsoft software compliance program in the U.S., where he designed and developed the audit methodology and audit data collection tools. A frequent speaker at software industry events, he is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP). Tres has a Masters in Information Systems Management and Bachelor's degree in Accounting from the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University.