Autodesk, Inc., licensing expert Jerry Milana has helped hundreds of companies implement, troubleshoot, and maintain Autodesk license management systems over the last 20-plus years. Jerry will share proven, successful concepts that will save your company money and spare you headaches. Starting the license manager and getting the applications to the desktop are important first steps; but there is more to responsible software-asset management. Ongoing management is needed if you want to keep the help desk quiet and maximize your company’s software investment. This course will help you understand the tools and techniques available to you and the compelling reasons to implement them.
- Develop a sustainable licensing maintenance plan
- Learn how to recognize early symptoms of problems and have action plans ready
- Learn how to manage license access and borrowing to realize maximum utilization efficiency
- Evaluate utilization reporting options
Jerry Milana is a senior consultant for Autodesk Consulting, specializing in enterprise licensing and installation. Jerry has held positions at Autodesk in product support, Autodesk Consulting, and product management, as well as operating as an independent consultant offering enterprise software asset management services. This is Jerry’s 16th Autodesk University as a speaker. Prior to joining Autodesk, Jerry worked for an AutoCAD software dealer, where he was in charge of AutoCAD sales, services, support, and system integration services. Jerry served as president of an AutoCAD Users Group and participated on CAD advisory councils for local colleges. Jerry has accepted numerous invitations to lecture on network licensing and software distribution topics.
Fred Babin (known as “Tiny” among his colleagues) is the CADD services technical lead for WSP | PB. Fred’s responsibilities include implementation of new technology and software, training, delivery of software upgrades, custom development of automation services, and management of the company engineering document-management solutions. Fred has over 25 years of experience working for WSP | PB and South Carolina Department of Transportation providing support services for CADD and engineering solutions. Fred has been developing and delivering training content for enterprise users since 2005. During his career he has been responsible for on-site and web training sessions on software updates, custom automation demonstrations, new technology, and production workflow techniques. Fred is a multiyear co-speaker at Autodesk University events.