Managing SaaS Spend Through Hidden Costs

Most companies think they have a handle on managing SaaS spend. The truth is that cloud adoption is still largely obscured from IT and it is likely that you’re only partially aware of your total SaaS spend.

For example, a user might charge a Slack subscription to their personal credit card yet wait a month or more to submit it for reimbursement. By the time the Slack subscription is seen in your finance system, significant charges may have accrued.

Getting control of your SaaS applications and services can seem like a daunting task. So how do you make it happen? Break it down into the most important areas, tackle each one, and you’ll be back in control. Here’s the playbook for the Top 3 SaaS management actions.

Today we’ll start with an overview, and in future posts we’ll dive into each area in detail.

A whole class of stealthy security vulnerabilities has already invaded your organization. And your users are adding them every single day.

Third party applications can have dangerous permissions that suck confidential information from your email, documents and databases — and you can’t even see it happening.

But you have a secret weapon to kill these dangerous permissions.