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CRTC: Canadian Telecommunications Industry Shows Huge Growth in 2014

on October 15, 2014 7:00 AM By | Henry Cheang | 0 Comments | Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Security Mobile Devices Data Automation
A Changing Telecommunications Industry The telecommunications industry has seen major changes in recent years, many of which have had huge impacts on the economy and have caused major demographic and technological shifts at large. Of course, huge country-wide transformations will invite government study!
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Game Night Just got a Little More Interesting!

*Please note that Etelesolv changed its company name to Cimpl in 2016. Technology is constantly evolving and the level of connectivity enabled by mobile applications is becoming more all-permeating each and every day. The ability to bring individuals to places they’ve never been or show them sights they’ve never imagined seeing is one such technological capacity whose increasing reach continues to impress. A powerful example would be how technology has changed the way we watch hockey.   On the hockey season’s opening night last week, 55,000 hockey fans tuned in via livestream (via one single platform); a cumulative total of 1.9 million minutes of hockey gameplay was watched this way. Three quarters of the viewers watched this stream in more traditional format – from their homes. Meanwhile, the remaining quarter streamed the game using their tablets and mobile phones. The average amount of time that was viewed per fan totaled 51 minutes. That’s a huge block of time given how quickly people tune out of other programming.
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Track These Top 5 Items to Control Your Monthly Telecom Expenses

With all of the recent web-chatter on devices, security, and BYOD, it seems that attention has been diverted from one of the most important and fundamental items: Monthly billing. Sure, there’s great value in discussing how employees bring their own devices into the workplace, the way IT arranges security compliance, or the generosity of companies footing the bill for fancy new devices. But you still have to ask yourself this: How much does it all cost and each month? How can you manage it all? Here are the top 5 items to validate every month:
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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 | News Cost Transparency Data Mobile Device Management (MDM)
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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Further Concerns about BYOD and Mobile Security

on July 30, 2014 8:00 AM By | Henry Cheang | 0 Comments | Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Security Mobile Devices Data
The BYOD & Security Report: More indications of BYOD risks The second annual BYOD & Security Report is out, and unsurprisingly, some serious security concerns are at the forefront of the findings. Readers of this blog know about a good number of the security issues revolving around Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD). This survey adds more detail to those issues.
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8 tips to reduce data consumption

on July 23, 2014 8:00 AM By | Henry Cheang | 0 Comments | Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Tips and Tricks Data
Insidiously high data usage rates And we’re back to Bring-Your-Own-Device(-BYOD)-related topics this week! Today I’ll be talking about how to avoid going past allotted data limits phone plans and reduce data consumption overall. If you are reimbursing your employees for their BYOD data/voice usage, then the following tips are very pertinent!
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Obsolete Electronic Devices: What to do?

A rare, rare urban creature Recently, I spotted a now-rare species of urban creature (in fact, it’s so rare now that I thought it was extinct). Nope, I’m not talking about some species of forgotten rodent. I’m referring to the once-ubiquitous flip phone.  
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There Are Some Pretty Serious Security and Cost Issues with BYOD

BYOD: The trend that can’t be ignored by IT managers By now, if you’re an IT manager of any stripe, you will at least have heard about BYOD – Bring Your Own Device. As we’ve written before, employees across most/all industries are bringing more personal computing devices to work for actual work purposes than ever before. If anything, it’s a really huge trend that is likely to experience further explosive growth, whether we like it or not.
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The 2014 FIFA World Cup: New technologies join the game!

on June 20, 2014 8:00 AM By | Caroline Le Brun | 0 Comments | Data Mobile Devices Company Culture Core Values
The 2014 FIFA World Cup is one of the most important sporting event on the planet. According to the official FIFA website, approximately 715.1 million people watched the final match of the 2006 edition. In 2010, the event “was broadcast to 204 countries on 245 different channels”. Incredible! While for some these statistics are a testament to football supremacy (this sport indeed combines strength and finesse like no other!), others can’t help but wonder how it’s possible to take on the technological challenges that this event presents. Mobile data
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Chief Data Officer: The Big Data Superhero?

Taking Care of Big Data As technology evolves, job titles become much more diversified. University students are currently being trained for jobs whose descriptions don’t yet exist. This is true at all levels in business. Currently, we are seeing one more type of C-level executive entering the business world and carving out its place, the Chief Data Officer (CDO).
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How To Protect Your Data In A Mobile Environment

And how to master compliance Mobile technologies are challenging data security for the Chief Information Officers (CIOs). Compliance is more difficult to implement in an environment where many threats emerge from several fronts.
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Learn How Cimpl Empowers Companies with Centralizing Data

on May 14, 2013 10:08 AM By | Caroline Le Brun | 0 Comments | Company Culture Telecom Expense Management (TEM) Invoices Data
Organizing Haystacks to Better Find your Needle! Text files with one lump of text where charges can barely be told apart. Paper invoices in the mail with unexplained charges. Indecipherable database files with cryptic codes indicating a charge type. Specialized programs required in order to extract invoice data.  Does any of this sound familiar?
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