Cimpl Blog

Cimpl Blog

Your Weekly Insights on How to Manage your Enterprise Digital Footprint.

Understanding the Ever-Evolving Enterprise Digital Footprint

Managing all of your technology under one consolidated umbrella is the 77th reason to go beyond TEM and manage the Enterprise Digital Footprint™.
Read More

Why Cost Allocation Matters

Allocating costs to the right individuals, departments and business units is the 48th reason to go beyond TEM and manage the enterprise digital footprint.
Read More

The Growing State of IT

on January 9, 2018 5:00 PM By | Caroline Le Brun | 0 Comments | IT Budget IT Spending IT cost management
With 2018 around the corner, there comes a need to understand the current state of IT and how to prepare for and take advantage of up and coming technology trends. According to Spiceworks annual report on IT, 44% of enterprises surveyed expect their IT budget to increase, and 43% expect the IT budget to remain the same. With this increase in mind, we know that IT departments continue to play the field and invest in new technology trends.
Read More

Telecom and Wireless Cost Management bring savings to a Resource Company

on August 8, 2017 5:00 PM By | Caroline Le Brun | 0 Comments | Customer Story TEM software IT cost management
Read More

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.
Read More

How to Get a Detailed View of IT Expenses – Think Bill of IT

on April 20, 2017 11:00 AM By | Caroline Le Brun | 0 Comments | Telecom Expense Management IT cost management Value Bills of IT
Bringing the Value of IT to Light For the uninitiated, a bill of IT is a bill of materials which clearly and transparently explains the cost of IT services and devices in a way that’s easily understood by business end-users. If key decision-makers in a business don’t understand how technology gives an edge, then that’s wasted potential. Worse yet, if competitors have recognized the potential, then they will have a serious strategic advantage. That’s why one of the critical functions of IT lies in communicating the value it brings using technology that business people can understand. And in comes the bill of IT to help with that task.
Read More

ServiceNow Integration for Greater Telecom Inventory Accuracy

A bit of good news for IT managers! Cimpl software now integrates with ServiceNow!
Read More

3 Big Questions About IT & Telecom Management

Lately, we’ve been asked a lot of questions about IT asset management, IT service management, and telecom expense management. These questions are coming from many people in many fields. We’re always glad to explain the nuts and bolts about these three disciplines, but it just might be more helpful to put the answers in one place.
Read More

How the Law Can Change the Way You Manage IT and Telecom Assets

Last year, the law really started taking note of cellphones and smartphones. We covered this in some detail then, but it’s worth returning to the topic every now and again. After all, we need to keep reminding ourselves of events that could impact the way we do business. Also, laws keep evolving.
Read More

Software Audits: Why You NEED to Care and How to Prepare

on July 25, 2014 8:00 AM By | Henry Cheang | 0 Comments | BYOD Policy Compliance Audit IT cost management Software
…And the answer is, you’re probably not… Ah, software audits. They’re a source of anxiety for organizations, but are, unfortunately, a wholly necessary activity for software creators. Software producers lose at least 10% of their revenue from pirated or unlicensed software use by end users. In concrete numbers, this amounts to $34-64 billion in losses per year for software producers as a whole.  
Read More

How to Bring Together the CIO and the CMO

on February 11, 2014 8:00 AM By | Caroline Le Brun | 0 Comments | IT Budget SaaS IT cost management Asset management software Bills of IT
Digital technology: The bridge between two worlds The work of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) are currently quite distinct. However, the two roles are linked by digital technology. The CIO uses it to manage and protect company resources and services whereas the CMO uses such technology as a tool for communication, promotion, and sales. To achieve true business efficiency, both C-level executives must put aside their differences and cooperate so as to best use their shared technology pool. The question is, who will break the ice? According to Larry Weber, CEO of the W2 group (a marketing services company), the position of CMO is gradually rising to the top of the business organization chart, leaving the CIO as the more subordinate position. On the other hand, the CMO must further develop technological expertise in order to achieve their objectives.
Read More

Why Simplicity is the Future of IT Management

on September 3, 2013 11:30 AM By | Caroline Le Brun | 0 Comments | Audit IT cost management
Cimpl's new Feature Simplifies Audit You are dealing with many more devices than you can handle. They are smaller but more powerful to use. You don't have control on how they are being used. They now open doors to new security challenges within all levels of the company. **sigh** You need something as simple as a hug so you don't go mad.
Read More

Follow Us!

New Call-to-action
Cimpl Helps Businesses Manage the Enterprise Digital Footprint
cimpl

Subscribe to our Blog