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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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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 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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How to Visualize and Centralize your Data

on October 11, 2017 5:00 PM By | Caroline Le Brun | 0 Comments | Cost Transparency Actionable data analytics Centralization
    Many organizations find themselves having to pull or even wait for data from their Telecom Expense Management (TEM) vendor in order to obtain visual graphics outlining key data and information. Businesses will rely on Excel files and spreadsheets to get a visual handle on their data, which can be a long and tedious process. I’ve worked with pivot tables and macros in excel, and you never know when they will give up on you. Viewing data is one thing, but having security measures in place to keep data in the right hands within the company is also an area for concern. This issue often leads to data only being available to certain individuals, leaving others with no visibility of the data pertaining to them. For example, Business Unit Managers need to wait for a report from the IT Director in order to prepare their 2018 Budget. Managers and Employees alike must be able to understand their telecom and technology environment, and how their usage impacts the bottom line of the company.
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How to Differentiate IT Cost Cutting from IT Cost Optimization

You might feel like you’re having trouble finding savings in your organization, and you don’t really know what the best practices are. You’ve been told to cut costs, or even to optimize them for your IT budget, but what does all that really mean? What’s the difference? What are the best IT cost management practices for your enterprise? In this article, we’ll help you differentiate IT cost cutting tactics from IT cost optimization efforts, and we’ll bring to light the value in each of these practices. This can help you establish what your company needs and how to implement these new best practices in order to improve workplace IT cost transparency, allowing you to identify savings.
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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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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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Why Invest in Wireline Expense Management?

Ever wondered what wireline expense management can do for your business? We’re going to explore the answer to this question but before we can do that, I’ll first help you better understand what wireline expense management is.
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What About IT Automation for Telecom and Mobility?

IT Cost & Asset Automation Business analytics is the fastest growing category of global IT investment according to Forrester Research. This blog was originally written in 2012, at the time; a study done by Nucleus Research from 2012 found that for every dollar a company invested in business analytics it earned $10.66, that’s a 1066% ROI. In 2014, they found that the ratio increased from $10.66 to $13.01. That is 122% more return in 2 years. This indicates that there is an increasing trend for Business Analytics. Not too shabby. A Telecommunications and IT Management system can provide advanced analytics along with a powerful engine to automate tasks. As companies turn to data and analytics they gain significant visibility into the overall performance of the business. The manual process of turning these insights into action can be an arduous management task on its own. 
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Why They Say We're the Best Technology Asset Management Option

We’re proud to announce the latest customer to join the Cimpl family. This newest client is among the largest construction firms in Canada. They wanted to get the most business value out of their IT and telecom assets, and so they signed up for our leading wireline and wireless managed services as they considered our solution being the best technology asset management option.
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