What is the S3 system?
What is the system of discovering/supporting model businesses for use of authentic software (S3 system)?
(Search & Support System for the SAM best Practice)
For businesses which recognize software as a company asset and has constructed an environment of software asset management which complies with the standard of ISO/IEC 19770-1 (SAM Process), we implement a survey of the state of affairs and inspection of process for SW license category, SW management and operation category, etc.
This is a system which encourages voluntary use of authentic software by the user such as businesses and so on and moreover, the establishment of a sound environment for use of authentic software, by selecting and discovering model businesses for use of authentic software via a review by the search and support system committee (hereafter SSS committee) based on this.
- The S3 system enhances the transparency, as well as raises the honor, of a company as a model business for use of authentic software.
- By constructing a sound environment for use of authentic software by businesses, the S3 system can secure the effect of removing the risk of illegal SW copying, enhance the efficiency of work, reduce TCO, and so on.
- The S3 system will become the cornerstone of a symbiotic relationship with the software copyright company.
- The S3 system contributes to the development of industry and consolidation of national competitiveness by constructing a sound
- The S3 system enhances the work capacity, as well as raises the honor, of the staff for software asset management.
- Presentation of plaque and plaque of appreciation to model businesses for software asset management
- Plaque of merit and prize to supervising staff for software asset management
- Company PR via media report and newspaper advertisement
- Company PR via creation of a collection of case studies of model businesses for software asset management
- Participation free of charge in various fee based events (seminar, training) and so on, which are organized by the council
- Provide user certificate for free use of SDC for 1 year (Except, SDC partner DMS is limited to introducing company)
- Operate a counseling center exclusively for model businesses
- Legal counseling and support related to software copyright issues
- Priority recommendation and so on when giving award or commendation to model businesses for use of authentic software by the government, related institute, etc.
- A company (institute) which has introduced and uses electronic asset management tool (DMS and so on)
- A company (institute) which has been recommended by copyright company as a model business for use of authentic software
- A company (institute) which has implemented the council’s software asset management consulting service
- All expenditure required for this system are supported by the council.
- Organizer of proceedings
- - Survey and inspection: SPC
- - Review and selection: SSS committee