A Cautionary Tale: EULA's Hidden Dangers

Wednesday, October 31 | 2:30PM–3:15PM MT | Four Seasons Ballroom 1, Ballroom Level
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Interactive Presentation
A cautionary tale about the importance of EULA's (End User License Agreements), also called "click-through" and how a $1,600 software license nearly ended up costing $1Million. Often overlooked or simply clicked through, these EULA's contain hidden dangers. Learn the importance of EULA's and how to avoid a costly mistake.

Outcomes: Understand the importance of software licensing agreements and licensing compliance * Identify your home institution's potential risk for software licensing compliance issues specifically End User License Agreements (EULA's) * Develop assessment and negotiation strategies to resolve software licensing compliance issues


  • Chuck Bartel

    Vice President for Information Technology and CIO, Duquesne University
  • Bob Goffeney

    Senior Director, Administrative Applications, Duquesne University
  • Sheryl Reinhard

    Director of IT Infrastructure, Duquesne University

Resources & Downloads

  • E2018 EULA 103118 PDF

    Updated on 2/21/2024