CSG

an independent consulting firm

 

specializing in licensing contract negotiations

With over 40 years experience, CSG has provided organizations with contractual insights and technical know-hows, and helping organizations negotiate, saving millions from ranging from audit defense, adoption of new licenses, to contract renewals.

"We want to thank you... for helping drive down an exorbitant claim. Now, we are buying only what truly need" CIO, Utilities Company, Indonesia

"true benefit of the engagement is the knowledge outside the contracts and products expertise ..." - SAP Lead, Agriculture Company, Malaysia

"... the expertise, accuracy of facts gathered in a very short time helped saved the organization millions that would have been otherwise paid." -  SAM Manager, FSI, Singapore

"The Software Publisher has agreed to close this audit with no additional purchase required until ..." - IT Manager, Oil & Gas Company, Pacific  Region

SERVICES

Extensive licensing and technical knowledge in Microsoft, Adobe, Autodesk, Quest, PTC, among others, and key expertise in IBM and SAP

Our key services includes:

  • IT Asset Management
  • BOM Review
  • Contracts & License Compliance Review
  • Audit Support / Defense
  • Negotiation - Contracts / Settlement
  • Software Managed Services

IT Asset & Software Compliance Assessment 

Gain visibility and control of your software investments to reduce software audit risks and optimize your investments.

 

CSG can help implement a robust governance frame work that mitigates contractual & licensing risks and increase operational efficiencies. It includes:

 

  • Review / implement governance framework

  • Inventorize software & hardware asset

  • Contractual & Software risk

       assessment

  • Optimize licensing contracts and software utilization

Audit Support / Defense

Software audits are hindrances to daily operations. It can be stressful, time consuming.

CSG simplifies this process so that you can have a peace of mind, and avoid unneeded fines. Our assessment includes:

  • Initial evaluation of contractual and deployment risks

  • Strategize plan and prepare audit data

  • Evaluate auditors findings for accuracy

  • Strategize, advise and negotiate based on actual needs.

On going Cost Reduction / Optimization ​
(Managed Services)

Tracking software use, and contractual terms can be challenging. Deploying and retiring software, version controls, EOL, to understanding the different licensing metrics is complex and time-consuming.

CSG simplifies this by partnering with your organization though CSG managed services. CSG provides full visibility into how your software and hardware assets are managed, maintained, to leveraging contractual terms and industry practices to your advantage.

Contracts / BOM Review & Negotiations

Adopting new technologies, negotiating renewals? Software contracts are complex. Terms within the contracts are often vague and "hidden".

This assessment works on the fundamentals of "we dont know what we dont know", and provides you with the  understanding of legalities, product definitions and an independent view consisting of industry know-hows.

Then, we support your negotiations so that your organization only buys what is needed, and at fair, reasonable price.

 
 

Track Record 

 

Identified and mitigated SAP indirect access risks that may cost up to $120mil in the event of an audit

Optimization 

 

Identified, quantified and re-balanced licensing position, leading to over $200k savings per year in maintenance

Optimization 

 

Identified, quantified and re-balanced licensing position, leading to over $200k savings per year in maintenance

Optimization 

 

Identified, quantified and re-balanced licensing position, leading to over $200k savings per year in maintenance

 
OUR ADDRESS

7 Temasek Boulevard, Suntec Tower One, #12-07, Singapore 038987

Email: info@clicksolutionsgroup.asia
Tel:  +65 6906 0611

CONTACT

CSG

 

WHY CSG

The team at CSG has been helping enterprises and SMB simplify complex software licensing management and negotiations across the Asia Pacific region.

 Clients of CSG are empowered full visibility on complex software products knowledge, licensing methodologies, contractual know-hows and most important of all, negotiations know-hows, so that they make the informed and cost-effective decisions.

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SAP Audit

Pre-Audit Exercise

 

Identified and mitigated licensing exposure of  up to $120 million in the event of an audit

Audit Defense

 

Helped defended over 100 SAP audits, ranging from USMM / LAW submission to SAP onsite audits, and successfully rebuke claims reducing up to 90% of initial audit claim amount

Optimization 

 

Identified, quantified and re-balanced licensing position, leading to over $200k savings per year in maintenance

Contracts Re-Negotiations

 

Analysis resulted up to 50% reduction of unnecessary products from initial BOM, and reduction on maintenance

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