January 2017

Everything you need to know about Software Asset Management (SAM).
Everything you need to know about Software Asset Management (SAM).

For many companies, software represents a significant portion of overhead. And if you aren’t managing your software effectively, you risk losing time, productivity, and a sizable chunk of your bottom line—not to mention potential legal troubles if you are misusing software licenses. But with the proper software asset management (SAM) strategy in place, you’ll have […]

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Important end-of-support dates for ILMT.
Important end-of-support dates for ILMT.

In order to stay compliant with IBM software terms and regulations, clients must use a supported version of ILMT. (If you’d like to learn more about ILMT and why it’s important for your business, check out our blog here.) With that in mind, here are a couple of important dates regarding ILMT updates. September 30, […]

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Salesforce Spring ’17 is about to be sprung…
Salesforce Spring ’17 is about to be sprung…

Out with the old and in with the new! This saying is especially true in Salesforce.  If you’re like me, you’re probably just now getting used to the new functionality that came with the Winter 2017 release.  

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PreferredPartner is now CleanSlate, and we’re so excited!
PreferredPartner is now CleanSlate, and we’re so excited!

Starting in 2017, we’ve changed our name from Preferred Partner to CleanSlate. We also launched a new website to showcase our software sales and consulting services.

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Interested in free Salesforce training?
Interested in free Salesforce training?

Through conversations with many of our Salesforce clients, it’s become obvious that many people don’t know about the availability of free Salesforce training. Let’s reiterate that: FREE. SALESFORCE. TRAINING.

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What is ILMT—and why do I need it?
What is ILMT—and why do I need it?

The IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT) is a system created by IBM to help businesses measure and monitor software usage. While that might not sound important, it’s a critical tool for just about any company using IBM software in a complex environment.

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Salesforce Winter ’17 Release Notes
Salesforce Winter ’17 Release Notes

It’s that time of year again, Salesforce certification holders: Get ready to start browsing through those Winter 2017 Release Notes. After taking a look, you can hop on to Web Assessor to take the Release Notes quiz to keep your certification up-to-date.

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