Recently, our team at CleanSlate transitioned from the Salesforce for Outlook plugin to the Lightning for Outlook plugin. We love the new Lightning plugin, especially now that pinning the add-in is available with Outlook 2016. One issue we had; however, was that after enabling the new plugin, we lost the functionality to conditionally highlighted linked […]Continue reading.
All of us at CleanSlate are excited to announce that we’ve just received Ingram Micro’s IBM Business Unit Partner of the Year award.Continue reading.
Take a look at any area of human endeavor, from the Olympics to album sales to fine wines. You’ll find the distinction of platinum reserved for the rarest of achievements. That’s why we’re so pleased to announce that CleanSlate is an IBM Platinum Partner. Because Platinum Partner status means CleanSlate will be able to offer […]Continue reading.
Every year, the Indiana Chamber of Commerce chooses 100 companies throughout Indiana for their distinguished Best Places to Work list. Winners are chosen based on benefits packages, company policies, and satisfaction surveys completed by employees. The competition was stiff for 2017, but we’re happy to report that CleanSlate has been ranked #16 on the Best Places […]Continue reading.
With the use of application program interfaces (APIs) becoming more common in recent years, companies are experiencing an increasing need for API lifecycle management services. API lifecycle management has three basic components: Design: Focuses on the typical development lifecycle, building upon features the RAML specification provides Implement: Handles the testing and validation of the API […]Continue reading.
Having the right software asset management (SAM) strategy in place for your business can save you time, money, and lots of headaches—especially if you run into an unexpected software audit. But many companies have an outdated SAM strategy—or no SAM strategy at all—which is a risk that can be easily avoided if you take the […]Continue reading.
There’s nothing wrong with self-managing your software assets. But if you do, it’s important that your company knows what to do if you discover an over-deployment of licensed products. When that happens—and it happens to the best of us—here’s what you should do next. Figure Out What Happened—And Why When your company has over-deployed licensed […]Continue reading.
IBM InterConnect is one of the industry’s premier Cloud conferences, and several of us from CleanSlate had the chance to attend this year’s event in Las Vegas. We had a great time—but more important, we learned a lot about new solutions and innovations that will help us be an even smarter, more versatile company. With […]Continue reading.
If your company uses IBM Passport Advantage, you’re probably aware of the licensing requirements. As part of your agreement with IBM, you’re required to implement and maintain the IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT), generate quarterly license audit reports, and keep a two-year history on file. You’re also required to stay current with regular product upgrades, […]Continue reading.
Recently, I talked to a colleague who I worked with several years ago. The project we worked on was based in Lotus Notes/Domino. At the time, the Lotus products were fulfilling a need that wasn’t matched by any serious competitor. In fact, year after year, the marketing team at IBM/Lotus touted the millions of customers […]Continue reading.