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Billing Errors: Are You Safe?

on October 9, 2018 11:23 AM By | Caroline Le Brun | 0 Comments | Billing Errors Technology Expense Management (TEM) Cost control
Discover billing errors to recover thousands of dollars is the 4th reason to go beyond TEM and manage your Employee Digital Footprint. Do you know Philip? Of course you do. Philip (a name we’ve given him to protect his privacy) is a 38-year old IT manager for a company offering financial services to its clients. The organization employs about 5,000 people.  With their representatives always on the road around the world, you can imagine how many technology assets Philip has to manage. But how is he supposed to keep an eye on all the devices, software, licenses, and other types of technological assets that the company owns?
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Empowerment: How Employees Can Play a Central Role in TEM

on October 2, 2018 12:15 PM By | Caroline Le Brun | 0 Comments | Empowering Self-Serve IT Telecom Expense Management (TEM)
Empowering end users via Self-service to reduce support calls and speed up your MACD processes is the 34th reason to go beyond TEM and manage your Enterprise Digital Footprint. You are part of a company that is innovative and moving towards a complete digital transformation. However, your IT department is overloaded: inventory updates are a nightmare due to the exponential increasing in change requests for the purchase of new assets and IT services. There is a solution, but not every business is ready to take the next step. 
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Outsourcing: a good solution for your company?

on September 25, 2018 11:07 AM By | Caroline Le Brun | 0 Comments | Outsourcing Enterprise Digital Footprint (EDF) Save Time
Outsourcing your telecom expense management (TEM) to save time and efficiently use your resources is the 14th reason to go beyond TEM and manage the Enterprise Digital Footprint. Nowadays, IT departments in every organization are overwhelmed because pretty much all of what we do and how we work has to do with technology. Businesses’ perspective on technology is changing, evolving from a cost center to a strategic asset or even competitive advantage or differentiator.
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How to get Scheduled Telecom Reports in your Inbox

on September 18, 2018 11:30 AM By | Caroline Le Brun | 1 Comment | scheduling automated reports scheduled telecom reports
Scheduling your Telecom Expense reports to be sent out automatically on a regular basis is the 23rd reason to go beyond TEM and manage the Enterprise Digital Footprint. Are you looking for new ways to accelerate the access to Telecom Reports? Tired of always having to log in a system to simply have a quick look at details? Let’s learn how it is possible to save time by accelerating access to the reports you need with a scheduler.
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Make TEM Your First Line Of Defense

This world-leading construction company, offering traditional construction and project management consulting services, is a part of the Cimpl family. Aimed at not only completing their own projects, but also at helping businesses with their own, the company completes over $3.5 million in projects annually.
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How to Stop Spending for What You're Not Using

on August 28, 2018 10:11 AM By | Caroline Le Brun | 0 Comments | Automation Cost Optimization Cost Transparency
Effectively identifying and retiring zero-usage devices and services is the 47th reason to go beyond TEM and manage the enterprise digital footprint. One of the biggest problems tackled by technology expense management is useless spending. In fact, bill shock often comes from too little usage, not too much. A big part of that is zero-usage devices or services, which occurs when employees do not use a device or a service at all, but their employer still pays for it.
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IT Cost Optimization: How TEM Can Help You

on August 21, 2018 10:10 AM By | Caroline Le Brun | 0 Comments | Cost Optimization Cost Transparency
Working towards IT cost optimization is the 30th reason to go beyond TEM and manage the enterprise digital footprint. Optimization is a huge part of IT management. Actually, most practices in technology expense management are aimed at optimization in some way. For instance, invoice and contract management, inventory management, order and provisioning management, sourcing management, usage management, dispute management, and reporting as well as business intelligence are all examples of services that are not necessarily primarily focused on optimizing costs, but that still contribute to it in important ways.
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Does your TEM Software have an Online User Guide?

on August 14, 2018 10:03 AM By | Caroline Le Brun | 0 Comments | Enterprise Digital Footprint (EDF) TEM Software
A complete and detailed online user guide for your TEM Software is the 2nd reason to go beyond TEM and manage the enterprise digital footprint. Whether you’re building a bookshelf or setting up a new TV, chances are you’ll need instructions to do it. Not that long ago, that meant having to read a printed manual in its entirety. However, knowledge is now more accessible than ever and there are countless video tutorials or online articles on pretty much any given subject; in most cases, we can find the information we’re looking for in a click or two.
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What Are the Best Practices in TEM?

on August 7, 2018 10:16 AM By | Caroline Le Brun | 0 Comments | Best Practices Technology Expense Management (TEM) IT Inventory
Following best practices and considering them in the search for a TEM vendor is 58th reason to go beyond TEM and manage the enterprise digital footprint. Every business has its own rules and norms, but the smooth running of an organization in the long run lies in the application of best practices. This concept of “best practices” is defined as “a set of guidelines, ethics or ideas that represent the most efficient or prudent course of action” which was “set forth by an authority” in a given field. This means that best practices vary from field to field, or even from department to department in some cases.
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What is UCC Expense Management?

Managing UCC to gain visibility into usage and costs is the 72nd reason to go beyond TEM and manage your Enterprise Digital Footprint. According to Gartner, “unified communications and collaboration” (UCC) refers to “the combination of communications and collaboration technologies”. Basically, it gathers typical methods of communication such as email, text, video and voice under one roof.
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UCC and Skype for Business: The Changing Lines of Communication in Enterprises

Efficiently manage your UCC tools and Skype for Business is the 49th reason to go beyond TEM and manage the enterprise digital footprint. As we know, business communications are completely different from what they were just a few years ago; technology is constantly evolving and it’s hard for organizations to know which way to turn. 
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How Did Telecom Expense Management Become Technology Expense Management?

Taking advantage of TEM’s changing landscape is the 79th reason to go beyond TEM and manage the enterprise digital footprint. Not so long ago, the idea of budgeting and planning around technology expenses was not as important as today; the costs were a lot simpler and did not involve monthly fees, pay-per-use or multiple tiers of charges.
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