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Chris Thierry

Visionary and founder of Cimpl, Christopher Thierry is a dedicated leader in the IT industry. Focused on facilitating businesses in their journeys towards digital transformation, Cimpl’s President aims to deliver a technology expense management platform that evolves with ongoing and ever-changing business needs. In offering and all-in-one, consolidated expense management solutions Christopher is taking businesses beyond TEM to manage the Enterprise Digital Footprint.

Recent Posts

7 Ways to Protect your Data and Manage Security Risks

on March 13, 2018 3:00 PM By | Chris Thierry | 0 Comments | Security Technology Expense Management IT Services
Protecting your data and managing security risks is the 74th reason to go beyond TEM and manage the enterprise digital footprint.
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Governing the Internet of Things

on February 27, 2018 3:00 PM By | Chris Thierry | 0 Comments | Technology Expense Management TEM software Trends IoT
Managing IoT services and the costs that come with it is the 60th reason to go beyond TEM and manage the enterprise digital footprint.
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3 Impacts of Digital Transformation for CIOs

As a CIO, you face increasing pressures to digitally transform the enterprise, while juggling a full list of responsibilities. According to a CIO census survey done in late 2017, some of the key drivers of digital transformation include things like;
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A Pressing Need to Innovate

on October 31, 2017 5:00 PM By | Chris Thierry | 0 Comments | Technology Expense Management it Innovation Information technology
As the future of IT continues to progress, the role that the IT department plays becomes increasingly important, and increasingly demanding. We know that, as a CIO, your role is constantly changing and expanding. You might typically focus on having an overall responsibility for the IT of the entire organization, with a central task of keeping things running smoothly.
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Preparing for the Future of IT and Tech Consumption

on September 19, 2017 5:30 PM By | Chris Thierry | 0 Comments | Challenges Technologies Information technology
When it comes to purchasing new technology and investing in new systems, two particular individuals play a key role in the decision making process; the CFO and the CIO. IT priorities have been fluctuating over the past decade, and choosing where to invest requires a team effort. The CFO and CIO want to work together, and their ultimate goal is to participate in and lead the growth of the company. However, their roles within an organization are quite different. Chief Financial Officers want to make investment decisions with the cost and the return at the top of mind. The Chief Information Officer wants to invest based on software and technologies with the greatest potential for business transformation. In order to make effective decisions, the process must be business-focused, and more importantly, must incorporate the perspective of both of these C-Levels in order to maximize the benefits.
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Telecom Expense Management's Changing Landscape

on July 4, 2017 5:00 PM By | Chris Thierry | 0 Comments | Telecom Expense Management tem TEMIA Managed Services
A Changing Landscape
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Will The Recent Mergers and Acquisitions in TEM Affect You?

The Telecom Expense Management (TEM) industry has reached a crossroad.  Market gorillas are looking to grow, and are doing so through acquisitions and mergers. I would like to raise whether these roll-ups have served their customers as well as it has served their financial backers. Or if the focus really is on building a great company or simply flipping it to the next buyer. By contrast, at Cimpl, we are continuing to invest in creating more value for customers through in-house development, built on the backbone of our already well-established platform.
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How to keep track of technology in a shared workspace?

on February 28, 2017 7:20 AM By | Chris Thierry | 0 Comments | Technology Expense Management
The New ‘‘Workplace’’
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4 Challenges for the Contemporary CFO

on October 13, 2016 1:00 PM By | Chris Thierry | 1 Comment | TI cfo chief financial officer
The role of the CFO is in hyper-drive. The forward thinking headlines are leading CFOs to unchartered territories in an economy that is unstable and uncertain. How will CFOs deliver tomorrow’s company today? Where will growth come from in 2017? Will it be through revenues or increase in operational profitability?
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Concerned with IT Spend? 4 Questions you need to ask.

on September 20, 2016 1:01 PM By | Chris Thierry | 0 Comments | Telecom Expense Management it
Today’s leaders are constantly under pressure to get more out of less. With uneasy economic conditions and an uncertain future, running a business draws upon unique and unexpected challenges. In order for the engine of the business to keep moving, risks must be mitigated, uncertainties must be diminished, and most importantly, costs must be kept low. 
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Artificial Intelligence and Its Future Impact on Business

on September 16, 2016 11:30 AM By | Chris Thierry | 0 Comments | IT Assets Actionable data analytics Technology Expense Management it
    What is an artificial intelligence? Although we often hear about them, artificial intelligences are rather misunderstood by the majority of people. Let us try and explain what they are and where they come from. The idea of an artificial intelligence was first presented by a team of American scientists in 1956 during the Dartmouth Summer Research Project on Artificial Intelligence [wikipedia]. Two main points came out of this presentation:
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Can Full Transparency for Enterprise IT Spend be achieved?

Business Units are demanding more control over IT Spending There has been a lot of buzz in the recent months about the need for transparency of IT spend because of the increase demand and spend in technology by Business Units. Gartner has even published a few interesting research notes for CIOs and CFOs on the subject. According to Gartner, by 2020, large enterprises will see Business Unit IT spending increase to 50% of IT spend from 17% today. The pursuit of digital transformation is what is driving this trend of technology demand in the enterprise.  
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