FedLearn, BSA Verafirm Team to Offer SAM Training and Certification

Nov. 10 2020

FedLearn, BSA Verafirm Team to Offer SAM Training and Certification

Alexandria, VA, Nov. 10, 2020—FedLearn, the first-to-market online learning platform specialized and contextualized for FedGov and GovCon, announces a new partnership with BSA | The Software Alliance to provide the BSA Verafirm Software Asset Management certification and training program to customers.

The new relationship enables customers to take a course and earn a certification via the FedLearn platform as a Certified SAM Professional. The BSA Verafirm SAM Certification is the only training and certification program in the world aligned to the latest ISO 19770-1 global standard for managing IT assets.

"By teaming up with BSA, FedLearn can offer our FedGov and GovCon customers access to the gold standard in software asset management certification—a critical need during this age of digital disruption," said J. Keith Dunbar, FedLearn founder and chief executive officer, "In today’s complex and evolving IT environment, SAM expertise delivers efficiencies, mitigates risks, ensures compliance, and helps guarantee maximum returns, financial or otherwise, for organizations investing in new digital technologies."

"Software tools are an integral and undeniable asset of modern organizations, both inside and outside of government," said Ha McNeill, Chief Operating Officer of BSA | The Software Alliance. "With software usage on the rise, organizations are taking newfound interest in getting set up with effective software asset management (SAM). Not only does SAM help with managing security and reducing IT costs, it also helps organizations embrace future technology innovation to support mission impact and success. BSA is excited about its partnership with FedLearn and the many benefits that SAM expertise can bring to the federal government space."

To learn more about FedLearn, visit fedlearn.com.

To learn more about BSA Verafirm SAM Certification, visit bsaverafirm.org.

**About FedLearn
**FedLearn is transforming learning for the federal government. We offer the first specialized and contextualized online learning platform directly supporting federal government mission areas. Our solution combines the best of traditional classroom and elearning settings to offer a rich, collaborative learning experience available anytime and anywhere. Learn more by visiting fedlearn.com.

**About BSA
**BSA | The Software Alliance (www.bsa.org) is the leading advocate for the global software industry before governments and in the international marketplace. Its members are among the world’s most innovative companies, creating software solutions that spark the economy and improve modern life.

With headquarters in Washington, DC, and operations in more than 30 countries, BSA pioneers compliance programs that promote legal software use and advocates for public policies that foster technology innovation and drive growth in the digital economy.

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Contact
Michelle R. Snyder
Chief Operating and Marketing Officer
FedLearn
msnyder@fedlearn.com
703.253.6229

Anna Hughes
Senior Director, Global Communications
BSA | The Software Alliance
annah@bsa.org
202.530.5177