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3 Steps to Fix your Wireless Inventory Management Problems

From Coast to Coast, Cimpl is the ideal solution to manage any telecom inventory. In fact, we’ve helped many different municipalities address their IT and telecom needs. Knowing this, a large Canadian City recognized our expertise in the field and reached for our help to fix its mobile inventory problems.
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Accountability and IT Budgets in an Age of Increasing IT Debt

on November 5, 2014 7:00 AM By | Henry Cheang | 0 Comments | Work Smarter IT Budget Bills of IT
A tale of debts Over the past decade, companies have seen a dramatic shift in the way that they handle cash flows and IT debt. In 2013, companies accumulated a total of $7 trillion in cash and equivalents; this is more than double the amount of cash reserves that was held 10 years prior. However, even as companies hold on to significantly more cash, their IT debt is increasing rapidly. Global IT debt in 2014 totaled $500 billion, and that figure is expected to jump to $1 trillion by next year. Now, those are some big numbers – what precisely do they mean?
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What is a Bill of IT and Why is it Important?

on August 8, 2014 8:00 AM By | Henry Cheang | 0 Comments | BYOD Wireless management Bills of IT
Texte en français But first, a word on scientific literacy (or lack thereof) Today, we’re going to take a little break on Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) and other wireless concerns and move into the realm of the bill of IT. For the uninitiated, a bill of IT is a bill of materials which clearly and transparently explains the cost of IT services and devices in a way that’s easily understood by business end-users.
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How to Bring Together the CIO and the CMO

on February 11, 2014 8:00 AM By | Caroline Le Brun | 0 Comments | IT Budget SaaS IT cost management Asset management software Bills of IT
Digital technology: The bridge between two worlds The work of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) are currently quite distinct. However, the two roles are linked by digital technology. The CIO uses it to manage and protect company resources and services whereas the CMO uses such technology as a tool for communication, promotion, and sales. To achieve true business efficiency, both C-level executives must put aside their differences and cooperate so as to best use their shared technology pool. The question is, who will break the ice? According to Larry Weber, CEO of the W2 group (a marketing services company), the position of CMO is gradually rising to the top of the business organization chart, leaving the CIO as the more subordinate position. On the other hand, the CMO must further develop technological expertise in order to achieve their objectives.
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