As your wireless device options continue to erupt, the ability to properly manage these devices and their associated costs will continue to be a challenge to all organizations. Gartner states: “Defining corporate user requirements and policy is essential for all sizes of organizations, and although every company will need a unique policy, there are key areas that every policy should contain.” See the entire article, Gartner Says Closer Management of Wireless Services Can Save Companies 10 to 35 Percent of Their Wireless Costs Through 2015.
Telecommunication optimization, wireless optimization, and total telecom expense management are all designed for the creation of a solid policy that will direct employee behavior and purchasing options.
Good telecom policy management will be one of the first steps in establishing telecom expense tracking and business cost reduction. Wireless expense management is the current focus of most Information Technology and Telecommunication departments.
If you are interested in receiving our Wireless Policy template to get you started, please select the following link. Free Wireless Policy Template. One of the basic element’s to good management is establishing control. Become a control-freak when it comes to managing wireless expenses.
About the Author: Jeff Poirior
Jeff brings 25 years of telecommunications and information technology management experience in voice and data networking, server support, and telephony and security; with a significant emphasis on customer service. Prior to joining Valicom, he was chief of the infrastructure support section for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. Jeff was the vice president of operations for CC&N, overseeing telecommunications, help desk, data and desk side support services. Prior to that, he served as the associate director of technical resources for Covance, responsible for managing systems and network operations supporting 1700 users in Wisconsin and Virginia. He has also led data center operations at Magnetek Electric, supporting mainframe systems, client/server applications, telephony systems, and computer-aided design. Jeff holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Cardinal Stritch University and a master’s degree in business administration from University of Phoenix. In addition, Jeff is a past board member of the Wisconsin Telecommunication Association.