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Mid-Year Health Check: Is your IT Budget on Track for 2016?

There has been an ongoing trend that asks more organizations to be more productive with the same or even less resources.  How have businesses been adapting to this strategy?  Are they asking us to make bricks without straw? Is there any way around this? The answer is found in IT investment.
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4 Important Things to Know About the Current State of IT

on October 27, 2015 5:00 PM By | Caroline Le Brun | 0 Comments | Cost Allocation Security IT Budget Tips Passwords Managed Services
Spiceworks just released the 2016 edition of its annual State of IT Survey. This is a pretty big survey that polled information from IT professionals from every industry across the planet in 2015. That’s a lot of data to be putting into a single survey, and that’s why the results are worth your time to take in.
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How to Get ROI from TEM Solutions

Every business has its unique set of goals. But there’s one thing that all businesses have in common, and that’s the goal of making money and earning profit. How do businesses achieve this goal money? Well, there’s an old saying that goes “you’ve got to spend money to make money”, and that’s exactly what they do.
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5 Important Questions to Evaluate Your IT & Telecom

Technology is evolving at a lightning pace. But you already knew that. Of course, that doesn’t change the fact that your experience with technology will change in ways that may be surprising to you. The Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) connections are going to have profound effects on the business landscape. Worldwide, companies will keep on buying more IT every year, and many of the IT services will be bought and directly deployed from the cloud.
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4 Ways Business IT Builds Your Success

Do you know how many businesses there are? Let’s start off with some simple data: There’s more than 1.1 million registered businesses in Canada. They aren’t all directly competing against you, but you all have the same goal: Profit. So, how do you stand out? There are obvious things that help, like having more capital and better marketing. That said, many people underestimate the value of business IT.
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Today’s Tasty News: Giant Food Company Grows Business with Cimpl

Another customer success story We always strive to exceed our customers’ expectations. And boy, do we succeed. This pattern of service is what draws in clients and keeps them loyal. It also means that they trust us with more business. That’s why one of the biggest food companies in Canada and the world has more than just renewed Cimpl’s mandate in managing wireline and wireless expense. They’ve now nearly doubled the volume of assets that they want us to help manage. 
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Business Automation: 4 Best Ways to Help CIOs Sell Their Vision of IT

Because technology evolves quickly, one of the biggest challenges faced by CIOs and IT managers is to be adaptable in adopting new IT for the organization’s changing needs. It’s a big job though – CIOs can’t do it alone. If you’re a CIO, you’re going to need buy-in from other departments. Here are 4 strategies to get everyone else on board with your vision of good IT management:
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We’re Launching CimplControl at CIO Synergy Toronto 2015

*Please note that Etelesolv has changed its company name to Cimpl in 2016. On March 26, 2015 between 11am and 7pm Canada’s technology leaders will be gathering in Toronto at CIO Synergy 2015. That’s why we’re doing the world premiere launch of CimplControl, our newest technology management solution, right here. We want to share our latest innovation in IT management with as many Canadian thought leaders in technology as possible– and CIO Synergy was just the right venue! Register now and get a sneak peek on the future of IT.
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For Companies to Win, the CIO Must Partner with other Chief Executives

on March 4, 2015 7:00 AM By | Henry Cheang | 0 Comments | Big Data BYOD Security IT Assets IT Expense Management IT Budget
Evolving business IT usage  means constant changes in how departments interact with each other. As seen previously, Chief Information Officers (CIOs ) are adopting (or at least exploring) BYOD, cloud computing and Big Data (among other trends) to meet business needs.   However, when thinking about technology, we have the misconception that the CIO is the only person responsible for managing it all. That used to be true, but not anymore... The times are changing According to a recent Gartner survey, CIOs are finding that they have to improve communication with other leaders in their organizations because IT itself is becoming increasingly necessary to business strategies. In the survey, the top 3 reasons for CIOs to seek stronger relationships with other business units were: To gain a clearer understanding of business strategies and priorities (21%); To identify initiatives and projects to focus on (19%); To build more collaborative relationships with business executives (17%);
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Top Priorities for the 2015 IT Budget

on February 25, 2015 7:00 AM By | Henry Cheang | 0 Comments | BYOD Security Mobile Devices IT Budget Cloud Software Trends Hardware Managed Services
As a CIO (or anyone else who has to manage technology for companies), you’re going to have to keep track of business IT trends all the time. We at Cimpl love to help you make your job easier, and that’s why we’re bringing you a summary and some analysis of  Spiceworks’  latest IT budget report for 2015.   Spiceworks’ study was created by gathering the  opinions of over 600 IT leaders across the world, representing diverse industries such as manufacturing (15%), Education (12%), and Health Care (9%) among many others. The report touches on many important areas.Read on to see what the numbers say! 
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A Big City Government Uses Cimpl to Encourage Accountability

The people have spoken (again): Using Cimpl saves taxpayer dollars It’s not just big companies who benefit from Cimpl – so do big governments! The giant 2015 hit parade of big Cimpl customers continues as a West Coast metropolis chooses Cimpl’s software to manage all their city employees’ wireline, wireless, and IT services. In this era of tightening government funding (regardless of the type of government), this city’s elected representatives saw the wonders that Cimpl was achieving for numerous other governments (and government organizations).
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One More Industry Leader Encourages Accountability with Cimpl!

on February 4, 2015 7:00 AM By | Henry Cheang | 0 Comments | Customer Story Company Culture Work Smarter IT Budget Cost control Partners
Cimpl keeps on building more smart partnerships We’re proud to help the latest in a long line of industry leaders build a better future! Yet another major company has decided to work smarter by choosing Cimpl’s solutions to manage all of their wireline, wireless, and telecom IT services and assets. Joining the ranks of major players in the banking, energy, and retail sectors who rely on Cimpl’s services every day, our latest customer is one of Canada’s largest and longest-lived providers of construction materials. With over a hundred years of history, this company is doing better than ever in the present day! It currently has thousands of employees hard at work at both retail locations and subsidiaries. This company sells top-quality construction goods to every corner of North America via its many sales, manufacturing, and distribution facilities.  
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