Tariff Talks Impacting IT

Tariff Talks Impacting IT

Tariffs are the talk of the day for most economists. Stock markets ping pong every time there’s a new announcement, and there are already major business sectors that are bracing for the potential storm of a trade war. There’s a lot of hyperbole and fear involved with this topic, but the truth underneath it all is that every business needs to have an idea of what to expect from these tariffs.

Condensing an analysis of the entire economy into a single blog post would be a little too ambitious, so this one is going to focus on IT. More specifically, we’re going to discuss how tariffs are likely to shape the landscape of IT across industries.

5 Pro Tips for Streamlining TEM Software

5 Pro Tips for Streamlining TEM Software

The use of telecom expense management (TEM) has become increasingly popular over the past two decades. Organizations are seeing time and time again that managing telecom expenses is a key driver in being able to save thousands of dollars each year. Even a single employee who is abusing telecom practices can cost an organization a substantial amount of money. With TEM, it becomes possible to pinpoint employee abuse of mobile services as well as to identify telecom billing errors.

Everything You Need to Know About Quantum Computing

Everything You Need to Know About Quantum Computing

Quantum is a powerful buzzword these days. Quantum computers have so much hype behind them that marketing teams have started adding the word to ordinary objects in an attempt to make them sound more powerful. Despite the frenzy, there’s a reason for excitement around quantum computers. While they are far from being perfect, they do exist in the world today, and you need to get a grasp on them to stay above water as this technology shatters everything we know about computers.

Valicom Continues Perfect Score on Quarterly Satisfaction Survey

Valicom Continues Perfect Score on Quarterly Satisfaction Survey

Valicom takes pride in customer support and satisfaction. We believe in our company, our services, and upholding transparency and compassion to fulfill our customer’s needs. This is the number one reason customers seek our services in transition from previous TEM engagements – they have felt neglected by previous TEM providers and seek further assistance with their TEM solutions. 

How Does TEM Software Prove to Be a Valuable Investment?

How Does TEM Software Prove to Be a Valuable Investment?

If your business uses any type of telecommunications to perform its operations, then you likely have a need for telecom expense management (TEM). And the truth is, almost all businesses use telecommunication in at least one form, meaning all of them can benefit from investing in TEM software.

Even though many business owners frown upon having to make yet another investment in another type of technology, when looking over the benefits of TEM software, you will start to see that instead of an investment, it actually proves to be a valuable asset. For now, let's take a look at TEM software and how it proves to a valuable investment.

28 Years Later... Valicom is Still Shaking up the Telecom Industry

28 Years Later... Valicom is Still Shaking up the Telecom Industry

Valicom named one of the Top 20 Most Promising Technology Solution Providers for Telecom! We’re so excited to be published in CIO Review’s recent issue highlighting the best technology solution providers in the telecom industry.

How Is TEM Software Improving Operational Processes?

How Is TEM Software Improving Operational Processes?

No matter the industry your business operates in, communication is the soul of your operations. Without effective communication, operational processes become blurred and profit margins decrease. More so, customer satisfaction is hindered and your brand's reputation can easily be tarnished.

5 Ways to Analyze Finance and AP Operations

5 Ways to Analyze Finance and AP Operations

From virtual manufacturing breakthroughs to cybersecurity protocols, breakthrough technologies have no surprise become important for more industries in the business world than in past years.

Adapting to new technologies is an essential process for many companies to evolve, but when does it become necessary to implement them? At what point do you know when investing in new parts or processes steps away from an unnecessary expense and becomes a financial asset? This helpful tool for financial leaders will give you the clues to identify opportunities to enhance your company's financial portfolio and performance for a better return on investment. Let's review.

Managing Software Release Cycles: Quality Advice, Tips, and Tricks

Managing Software Release Cycles: Quality Advice, Tips, and Tricks

Effective and efficient management of a software release cycle is pertinent no matter the industry your company is operating in. For now, let's take a close look at what happens during the release management process as well as a close view of ITIL V3 Compliant best practices. Since the creation of ITIL, this approach has become widely accepted as an effective form of IT service management for organizations all across the globe.

Can TEM Software Enhance Customer Service Through Better Management of Employee Mobile Expenses

Can TEM Software Enhance Customer Service Through Better Management of Employee Mobile Expenses

Telecom expense management (TEM) software is revolutionizing the customer service landscape. Gone are the days of not knowing which employees have access to company mobile devices. And gone are the days of having to spend wasted dollars on unnecessary wireless expenses. Let's take a closer look at how TEM software can improve customer service and other ways it can improve your daily operations.

How Does TEM Software Improve Inventory Management?

How Does TEM Software Improve Inventory Management?

You already know that managing telecom expenses is crucial to saving money. With a bird's eye view of your telecom expenses, you can easily pinpoint where you are overpaying for services as well as identify where changes need to be made. More importantly, you can see if employees are abusing their telecom privileges.

Essential Components of Enterprise Contract Management Software

Essential Components of Enterprise Contract Management Software

How does this sound for a perfect world? Your C-level executives can access contracts with all business partners instantly. Just as quickly, your executive can review the audit log to see who last worked on it. In preparation for a meeting with the legal department, the shared software assigns the files to the people who need to review it.

To give or not to give your field managers company smartphones?

To give or not to give your field managers company smartphones?

Modern businesses rely heavily on the use of mobile technology, especially smartphones. From staying in contact with clients to capturing leads and creating on-the-spot invoices, smartphones have revolutionized the way we do business.

Boosting Productivity and Managing Cloud Expenses With TEM Software

Boosting Productivity and Managing Cloud Expenses With TEM Software

It should come as no surprise that the convergence of IT and telecommunications is now taking place faster than ever. We have known for quite some time that this convergence was going to become a common occurrence among organizations across the globe.

Everything You Need to Know About the Net Neutrality Senate Vote

Everything You Need to Know About the Net Neutrality Senate Vote

The net neutrality debate is not quite finished. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve likely seen heated discussions regarding how the internet should be regulated and who should be in charge of that regulation.

Since 2015, that job has fallen to the FCC, but they recently changed the rules. Many people wonder why we haven’t seen much change since then. The biggest reason is that the switch hasn’t actually happened yet. Any time an agency like the FCC makes a change to federal rules, Congress gets a chance to intervene. That is what we will be discussing today.