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Business Automation: 4 Best Ways to Help CIOs Sell Their Vision of IT

Because technology evolves quickly, one of the biggest challenges faced by CIOs and IT managers is to be adaptable in adopting new IT for the organization’s changing needs. It’s a big job though – CIOs can’t do it alone. If you’re a CIO, you’re going to need buy-in from other departments. Here are 4 strategies to get everyone else on board with your vision of good IT management:
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A Big City Government Uses Cimpl to Encourage Accountability

The people have spoken (again): Using Cimpl saves taxpayer dollars It’s not just big companies who benefit from Cimpl – so do big governments! The giant 2015 hit parade of big Cimpl customers continues as a West Coast metropolis chooses Cimpl’s software to manage all their city employees’ wireline, wireless, and IT services. In this era of tightening government funding (regardless of the type of government), this city’s elected representatives saw the wonders that Cimpl was achieving for numerous other governments (and government organizations).
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Mobile Device Management Challenge: 6 Billion Smartphones by 2020!

An epic volume of mobile subscribers As we’ve mentioned before, our world’s technology has seen a lot of progress in a short period of time. It’s letting more people throughout the world than ever to adopt ever more powerful devices at low costs. In the case of mobility, the reach of wireless networks is spreading to the point that there are very few regions left that can be considered as remote.
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Major Retailer Picks Cimpl to Cut Telecom Costs (and Work Smarter)

The right medicine: Starting the New Year by expanding the Cimpl family It’s only the first work week of 2015, and the year is already off to a very good start! We are very proud to announce a new customer: A major Canadian drugstore retailer has chosen Cimpl to manage their wireless and wireline services in their chain of 1000 stores! 
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7 Components of a Successful IT Budget

on December 26, 2014 7:00 AM By | Henry Cheang | 0 Comments | Cost Transparency Work Smarter IT Budget Software
It’s Boxing Day! Well, it’s Boxing Day, the day of bargains! I hope that you all had a great holiday yesterday, and that you’re relaxing and/or out getting some good deals at your favourite store. It might even be a good time to stock up on tech for the office. Don’t laugh – at one of my previous jobs, the boss actually bought four workstations on Boxing Day. It made sense – he saved nearly $2,000 that day!
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Three Business Benefits of Asset Cost Transparency

Enterprise Digital Footprint (Enterprise Asset Management 2.0) and asset cost transparency Not too long ago, we unveiled Enterprise Employee Footprint (Enterprise Asset Management 2.0) (EAM 2.0). This was a ground-breaking new framework for managing not just IT and telecom assets, but for all technology assets in a company! Of course, frameworks are theoretical. How do we go about making good use of it in the real world?
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The World-Changing Impact of Big Data

on November 7, 2014 7:00 AM By | Henry Cheang | 0 Comments | Big Data Cost Transparency Automation Software Trends
What is Big Data? IBM defines “big data” as the culmination of data that is generated all around us from multiple sources. This data is continuously generated from everything in our surroundings. Because of the sheer volume of data, the only way to turn it all into useful information is through the deployment of emerging technologies that require vast amounts of processing power and integration software. Once enough data has been collected (even from what some would think to be unrelated events), trends emerge which offer big data analysts insights with great amounts of detail.
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A Satisfied Client's Story: Happy with Cimpl's IT Asset Management

*Please note that Etelesov changed its company name to Cimpl in 2016.  Tremendous satisfaction with Cimpl's IT asset management Recently, one of our very satisfied customers volunteered a glowing client testimonial about his positive experiences with Cimpl’s products and personnel. This customer is employed as a telephony analyst for a major Canadian police force, and he found his task of managing the force’s fleet of mobile devices to be daunting. Understandable, given the thousands of individual assets in inventory. However, Cimpl managed to make the task a simple one.  For his privacy, we’ve blocked out his name and organization; all the other details are unchanged. Read on to find out the results of this implementation!
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Our Advice on IT Cost Transparency

Implementing a Culture of IT Cost Transparency Can Save You Money!  Studies show that the average enterprise’s IT investment is now more than 4.2% of its annual revenues, and that figure is still rising. Moreover, because of the way some organizations make decisions about IT investment, as little as 20% of the IT spending is actually visible in the enterprise’s overall IT budget. Fortunately, there are ways to resolve this issue.
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Fun Friday Post: A Different Smartwatch From an Actual Watchmaker!

on September 19, 2014 7:00 AM By | Henry Cheang | 0 Comments | Cost Transparency Wireless management Data News
For those of you unfamiliar with the term, techopedia defines a smartwatch as “a wearable computing device marketed as more than a cell phone. With a glance, it gives atomic clock accuracy and allows you to read your text messages in a device that is always at hand (or, dare I say, on hand).” It is a watch after all! According to NextMarket Insights, the smartwatch market is expected to reach shipments of around 15 million units in 2014 and surpass 373 million units by 2020. Basically, smartwatches are predicted to explode into the tech scene and become an essential gadget within the coming years. This means that there is a great opportunity for companies to profit off the industry’s growth in the immediate future. These numbers include both companion smartwatches (i.e., functions as a complimentary peripheral to another device) and standalone smartwatches (i.e., comes equipped with full communication and calling capabilities).
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Seven Keys to Creating High-Quality Software

on September 17, 2014 7:00 AM By | Caroline Le Brun | 0 Comments | Cost Transparency Tips Best Practices Automation Software
With the worldwide proliferation of technology, there is no shortage of software available to consumers of every stripe to serve every niche and need imaginable. As with all products, there are different grades of software quality. We’re obviously uninterested in shovelware; it’s high-quality software that matters. What then, constitutes high-quality software? Software is considered to be of a high quality when it meets or exceeds customer expectations and earns customer satisfaction. To break this down further, quality signifies more than just usability, robustness, efficiency, reliability, maintainability, portability, and reusability.  The meaning of quality extends to include flexibility, orchestration, process automation, and integration with external software.  High-quality software lowers costs and eliminates waste which ultimately delivers profit to the client at a large scale. Moreover, software should be well-maintained and improved over time to continuously deliver value to the customer.   
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Why Cimpl Clients Love Telemanager So Much

*Please note that Cimpl changed its company name from Etelesolv in 2016. Watch the Testimonial of a Current Customer As Cimpl held a few customer forums throughout the year, we took this opportunity to interview some of them who actually were delighted to share their experience.
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