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Caroline Le Brun

Having worked in marketing for 16 years, Caroline has significantly improved Cimpl’s online presence and industry recognition as Marketing Director. Working closely with analysts and highly focused on keeping up with IT industry trends, she is most knowledgeable in the realm of technology and IT expense management best practices. As a passionate, driven marketer, she works side by side with her marketing team to bring Cimpl beyond its greatest achievements.

Recent Posts

How to get Scheduled Telecom Reports in your Inbox

on September 18, 2018 11:30 AM By | Caroline Le Brun | 1 Comment | scheduled telecom reports scheduling automated 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 | Cost Transparency Automation Cost Optimization
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 Transparency Cost Optimization
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 | IT Inventory Best Practices Technology Expense Management (TEM)
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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Mobility Automation: How to Get Back Half of Your Time

on July 10, 2018 4:10 PM By | Caroline Le Brun | 0 Comments | Automation
Automating 68% of managed mobility activities to reduce common human errors is the 69th reason to go beyond TEM and manage the enterprise digital footprint. Digital transformation in professional fields is pushing businesses to look for new approaches in order to improve their methods and cut their losses. After all, growing organizations shouldn’t waste time on manual operations when they can avoid it.
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How to Improve Cost Accountability for Every Business Unit

Creating business unit accountability by demonstrating business unit costs in one centralized repository is the 35th reason to go beyond TEM and manage the enterprise digital footprint. One of the many challenges of dealing with technology in the workplace nowadays is accountability. Business Dictionary defines the term as a form of transparency and taking responsibility for activities as well as their results, including money or any property.
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How Can Usage Transparency Help Manage Money and Operations?

on June 26, 2018 3:42 PM By | Caroline Le Brun | 0 Comments | Cost Transparency Optimization
Developing self-awareness among employees through end-user accountability is the 16th reason to go beyond TEM and manage the Enterprise Digital Footprint. Accountability and self-awareness are crucial in the workplace. In fact, business performance experts at Insperity point out that failing to promote these qualities affect not just individual employees, but entire teams – possibly even a whole company. In the context of usage accountability, self-awared end-users play a big role in achieving a culture of transparency.
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