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Why a Future-Focused TEM Solution is Important for Business Evolution

Posted by Caroline Le Brun | February 20, 2018 5:00 PM

Planning and strategizing with a clear outlook into the future is the 39th reason to go beyond TEM and manage the enterprise digital footprint. 


When it comes to choosing the right telecom expense management vendor for your business, there are a lot of factors to keep in mind. Business needs are constantly changing and continuously growing with your organization. When making decisions revolving around TEM, and building an IT strategy,  you want to know that your needs will be met. You want to know that your solution won’t hold you back, but will instead facilitate your progress.

It’s important to differentiate which solutions are capable of adapting to a changing environment, and which ones aren’t. On that note, some solutions will have lots of extra charges tacked onto upgrades and improvements, which will leave you with no choice but to dish out extra cash just to keep your TEM solution up to par. This can be a major challenge for you, as an IT manager, focused on innovating the company and bringing new things to the table. You need technology that can keep up, and the wrong decision can force you to choose between going way over your budget, or having an outdated solution. 

Keep in mind what vendors include in their monthly fees, and what kind of improvements you can expect before having to pay extra. Having a fully rounded comprehension of the platform and the plans they have for the future will help you in your selection process. You’ll want to choose a vendor that’s future-oriented, focused on innovating and progressing with business needs. The key here is to choose a future-focused TEM, one that will be adaptive to your growth.

Future-focused Software

A good way to solve this issue is to look for technology expense management vendors that have solid plans for the future. Cimpl provides a clearly defined product roadmap, outlining what to expect moving into the new year. As a multi-tenant platform, Cimpl can offer new features and capabilities without the hassle of going through long and intense upgrade cycles. And the best part? It won’t cost you an arm and a leg. The product roadmap takes you through upcoming features and upgrades that are simply a part of the Cimpl package.

The product roadmap is built around the idea of bringing our customers the kinds of upgrades and improvements needed, over a clearly-defined timeline. Each product release is carefully selected based on what’s in high demand, and what’s most important for the best possible user experience and benefit.  

Just like your organization, Cimpl is evolving. We provide a detailed look at plans for 2018 with a clear product roadmap. Moving into 2018, you’ll understand what changes are to come, the reasons behind them, and when they’ll be implemented. You can get all of the details on Cimpl’s evolution, and our plans for the future, in our upcoming Product Roadmap 2018 webinar. Join us on Wednesday, February 28th, at 2:00pm ET, for an inside look at plans for this year and the progress we’ve made over 2017.

 AUTHOR: Victoria Lewin 

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Topics: Telecom Expense Management, Webinars, TEM software, Innovation

Written by Caroline Le Brun

As a 16-year marketing veteran, Caroline’s experience extends across multiple industries. Since she joined Cimpl, her successful marketing campaigns have increased the company’s online and community presence, in addition to Cimpl’s footprint and appearances in new or traditional media (such as the Globe and Mail). Caroline is a specialist in communication and social media. She works closely with analysts to keep track of and adapt to the trends and changes in the industry of IT: Technology Expense management, IT cost optimization, Technology trends. Her leadership conducts Cimpl’s marketing team toward ever greater achievements. Caroline is also an exemplary citizen. Outside of work, she is involved in TEMIA, the Dorval Day Camp, and other community organizations. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Concordia University and a Master Certificate in Integrated online Strategies from the University of San Francisco Intensive Development program.

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