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Polls and Surveys: Negotiating Software Contracts With Oracle or SAP Part 1.

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Wang, R. “Best Practices – Three Simple Software Maintenance Strategies That Can Save You Millions” Constellation Research, Inc. March 7, 2012 [5]

Wang, R. “Best Practices: Why Every CIO Should Consider Third-Party Maintenance.” Constellation Research, Inc. August 7, 2012. [6]

Wang, R. “Market Overview: The Market For SAP Optimization Options.” Constellation Research, Inc. May 11, 2011. [7]

Wang, R. “Best Practices: The Case for Two-Tier ERP Deployments.” Constellation Research, Inc. February 28, 2011. [8]

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20090612, Channel Partner, “Used software – SAP suffers defeat” [9]

20090612 Channel Partner, “UsedSoft obtains a provisional order against Microsoft” [10]

20080602 Federal Judge Approves eBay Auction of Copyrighted Autodesk AutoCAD Design Software” [11]

20120318 Research Summary: Best Practices – Three Simple Software Maintenance Strategies That Can Save You Millions [12]

20100419 Tuesday’s Tip: Dealing With Pesky Software Licensing Audits [13]

20090714 Research Summary: An Enterprise Software Licensee’s Bill of Rights, V2 [14]

20101214 Tuesday’s Tip: Dealing With Vendor Offers To Cancel Shelfware And Replace With New Licenses [15]

20100308 Monday’s Musings: Decoupling Support From Maintenance – What Apps Vendors Can Learn From Microsoft Dynamics [16]

20100222 Monday’s Musings: Why Users Should Preserve Their Third Party Maintenance Rights [17]

20100104 News Analysis: SAP Revives Two-Tier Maintenance Options [18]

20090210 Tuesday’s Tip: Software Licensing and Pricing – Do Not Give Away Your Third Party Maintenance And Access Rights [19]

20090709 Tuesday’s Tip: Do Not Bundle Your Support and Maintenance Contracts! [20]

20091222 Tuesday’s Tip: 10 Cloud And SaaS Apps Strategies For 2010 [21]

20091208 Tuesday’s Tip: 2010 Apps Strategies Should Start With Business Value [22]

20091102 Best Practices: Lessons Learned In What SMB’s Want From Their ERP Provider [23]

20091006 Tuesday’s Tip: Why Free Software Ain’t Really Free [24]

20090504 News Analysis: Oracle Waives Fees On Extended Support Offerings [25]

20080909 Trends: What Customers Want From Maintenance And Support [26]

20080215 Software Licensing and Pricing: Stop the Anti-Competitive Maintenance Fee Madness [27]

20090405 Monday’s Musings: Total Account Value, True Cost of Ownership, And Software Vendor Business Models [28]

20090324 Tuesday’s Tips: Five Simple Steps To Reduce Your Software Maintenance Costs [29]

20090223 Monday’s Musings: Five Programs Some Vendors Have Implemented To Help Clients In An Economic Recession [30]

20091012 Research Report: Customer Bill of Rights – Software-as-a Service [31]

20090910 Tuesday’s Tip: Note To Self – Start Renegotiating Your Q4 Software Maintenance Contracts Now! [32]

20090721 Tuesday’s Tip: 3 Approaches To Return Shelfware [33]

20090127 Tuesday’s Tip: Software Licensing and Pricing – Now’s The Time To Remove “Gag Rule” Clauses In Your Software Contracts [34]

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[5] Wang, R. “Best Practices – Three Simple Software Maintenance Strategies That Can Save You Millions” Constellation Research, Inc. March 7, 2012: http://www.constellationrg.com/research/2012/03/best-practices-three-simple-software-maintenance-strategies-can-save-you-millions

[6] Wang, R. “Best Practices: Why Every CIO Should Consider Third-Party Maintenance.” Constellation Research, Inc. August 7, 2012.: http://www.constellationrg.com/research/2011/08/why-every-cio-should-consider-third-party-maintenance

[7] Wang, R. “Market Overview: The Market For SAP Optimization Options.” Constellation Research, Inc. May 11, 2011.: http://www.constellationrg.com/research/2011/03/market-sap-optimization-options

[8] Wang, R. “Best Practices: The Case for Two-Tier ERP Deployments.” Constellation Research, Inc. February 28, 2011.: http://www.constellationrg.com/research/2011/02/case-two-tier-erp-deployments

[9] 20090612, Channel Partner, “Used software – SAP suffers defeat”: http://babelfish.yahoo.com/translate_url?doit=done&tt=url&intl=1&fr=bf-home&trurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.channelpartner.de%2Fnews%2F278223%2F&lp=de_en&btnTrUrl=Translate

[10] 20090612 Channel Partner, “UsedSoft obtains a provisional order against Microsoft”: http://66.163.168.225/babelfish/translate_url_content?.intl=us&lp=de_en&trurl=http%3a%2f%2fwww.channelpartner.de%2fnews%2f261172%2findex.html

[11] 20080602 Federal Judge Approves eBay Auction of Copyrighted Autodesk AutoCAD Design Software” : http://www.lawupdates.com/summary/federal_judge_approves_ebay_auction_of_copyrighted_autodesk_autocad_design_

[12] 20120318 Research Summary: Best Practices – Three Simple Software Maintenance Strategies That Can Save You Millions: http://blog.softwareinsider.org/2012/03/18/research-summary-best-practices-three-simple-software-maintenance-strategies-that-can-save-you-millions/

[13] 20100419 Tuesday’s Tip: Dealing With Pesky Software Licensing Audits: http://blog.softwareinsider.org/2012/03/25/2011/04/19/tuesdays-tip-dealing-with-pesky-software-licensing-audits/

[14] 20090714 Research Summary: An Enterprise Software Licensee’s Bill of Rights, V2: http://blog.softwareinsider.org/2012/03/25/2009/07/14/research-summary-an-enterprise-software-licensees-bill-of-rights-v2/

[15] 20101214 Tuesday’s Tip: Dealing With Vendor Offers To Cancel Shelfware And Replace With New Licenses: http://blog.softwareinsider.org/2012/03/25/2010/12/14/tuesdays-tip-dealing-with-vendor-offers-to-cancel-shelfware-and-replace-with-new-licenses/

[16] 20100308 Monday’s Musings: Decoupling Support From Maintenance – What Apps Vendors Can Learn From Microsoft Dynamics: http://blog.softwareinsider.org/2012/03/25/2011/04/19/2010/12/14/2010/03/08/mondays-musings-decoupling-support-from-maintenance-what-apps-vendors-can-learn-from-microsoft-dynamics/

[17] 20100222 Monday’s Musings: Why Users Should Preserve Their Third Party Maintenance Rights: http://blog.softwareinsider.org/2012/03/25/2011/04/19/2010/12/14/2010/07/20/2010/05/11/2010/02/22/mondays-musings-why-users-must-preserve-their-third-party-maintenance-rights/

[18] 20100104 News Analysis: SAP Revives Two-Tier Maintenance Options: http://blog.softwareinsider.org/2012/03/25/2011/04/19/2010/12/14/2010/01/14/news-analysis-sap-revives-two-tier-maintenance-options/

[19] 20090210 Tuesday’s Tip: Software Licensing and Pricing – Do Not Give Away Your Third Party Maintenance And Access Rights : http://blog.softwareinsider.org/2012/03/25/2011/04/19/2010/12/14/2010/07/20/2010/05/11/2010/04/13/2009/02/10/tuesdays-tip-software-licensing-and-pricing-do-not-give-away-your-third-party-maintenance-rights/

[20] 20090709 Tuesday’s Tip: Do Not Bundle Your Support and Maintenance Contracts! : http://blog.softwareinsider.org/2012/03/25/2011/04/19/2010/12/14/2010/07/20/2010/05/11/2010/04/13/2009/07/07/tuesdays-tip-do-not-bundle-your-support-and-maintenance-contracts/

[21] 20091222 Tuesday’s Tip: 10 Cloud And SaaS Apps Strategies For 2010: http://blog.softwareinsider.org/2012/03/25/2011/04/19/2010/12/14/2010/07/20/2010/05/11/2009/12/22/tuesdays-tip-10-cloud-and-saas-apps-strategies-for-2010/

[22] 20091208 Tuesday’s Tip: 2010 Apps Strategies Should Start With Business Value: http://blog.softwareinsider.org/2012/03/25/2011/04/19/2010/12/14/2010/07/20/2010/05/11/2009/12/08/tuesdays-tip-apps-strategies-should-start-with-business-value/

[23] 20091102 Best Practices: Lessons Learned In What SMB’s Want From Their ERP Provider: http://blog.softwareinsider.org/2012/03/25/2011/04/19/2010/12/14/2010/07/20/2010/05/11/2009/11/02/best-practices-lessons-learned-in-what-smbs-want-from-their-erp-provider/

[24] 20091006 Tuesday’s Tip: Why Free Software Ain’t Really Free : http://blog.softwareinsider.org/2012/03/25/2011/04/19/2010/12/14/2010/07/20/2010/05/11/2009/10/06/tuesdays-tip-why-free-software-aint-really-free/

[25] 20090504 News Analysis: Oracle Waives Fees On Extended Support Offerings : http://blog.softwareinsider.org/2012/03/25/2011/04/19/2010/12/14/2010/07/20/2010/05/11/2010/04/13/2009/05/04/news-analysis-oracle-waives-extended-support-offerings/

[26] 20080909 Trends: What Customers Want From Maintenance And Support : http://blog.softwareinsider.org/2012/03/25/2011/04/19/2010/12/14/2010/07/20/2010/05/11/2010/04/13/2008/09/09/trends-what-customers-want-from-maintenance-and-support/

[27] 20080215 Software Licensing and Pricing: Stop the Anti-Competitive Maintenance Fee Madness: http://blog.softwareinsider.org/2012/03/25/2011/04/19/2010/12/14/2010/07/20/2010/05/11/2010/04/13/2008/02/15/software-licensing-and-pricing-stop-the-anti-competitive-maintenance-fee-madness/

[28] 20090405 Monday’s Musings: Total Account Value, True Cost of Ownership, And Software Vendor Business Models: http://blog.softwareinsider.org/2012/03/25/2011/04/19/2010/12/14/2010/07/20/2010/05/11/2010/04/13/2009/04/05/mondays-musings-total-account-value-true-cost-of-ownership-and-software-vendor-business-models/

[29] 20090324 Tuesday’s Tips: Five Simple Steps To Reduce Your Software Maintenance Costs : http://blog.softwareinsider.org/2012/03/25/2011/04/19/2010/12/14/2010/07/20/2010/05/11/2010/04/13/2009/03/24/tuesdays-tips-five-steps-to-reduce-your-software-maintenance-costs/

[30] 20090223 Monday’s Musings: Five Programs Some Vendors Have Implemented To Help Clients In An Economic Recession : http://blog.softwareinsider.org/2012/03/25/2011/04/19/2010/12/14/2010/07/20/2010/05/11/2010/04/13/2009/02/23/mondays-musings-five-programs-some-vendors-have-implemented-to-help-clients-in-an-economic-recession/

[31] 20091012 Research Report: Customer Bill of Rights – Software-as-a Service : http://bit.ly/2dN0eS

[32] 20090910 Tuesday’s Tip: Note To Self – Start Renegotiating Your Q4 Software Maintenance Contracts Now! : http://blog.softwareinsider.org/2012/03/25/2011/04/19/2010/12/14/2010/07/20/2010/05/11/2010/04/13/2009/09/01/tuesdays-tip-note-to-self-renegotiate-your-software-maintenance-contracts-after-labor-day/

[33] 20090721 Tuesday’s Tip: 3 Approaches To Return Shelfware : http://blog.softwareinsider.org/2012/03/25/2011/04/19/2010/12/14/2010/07/20/2009/07/21/tuesdays-tip-3-approaches-to-return-shelfware/

[34] 20090127 Tuesday’s Tip: Software Licensing and Pricing – Now’s The Time To Remove “Gag Rule” Clauses In Your Software Contracts : http://blog.softwareinsider.org/2012/03/25/2011/04/19/2010/12/14/2010/07/20/2009/01/27/tuesdays-tip-nows-the-time-to-remove-gag-rule-clauses-in-your-software-contracts/

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