Business today is all about having the right tools and technology. This means telephones, mobile phones, pagers, expensive high-speed internet connections, laptops with wireless capabilities, the list goes on and on. Each year the complexity of your technology environment grows. New gadgets hit the market, and the number of people within your organization who needs these things goes up. All of that leads to complexity, and complexity can lead to a higher risk for errors.
AOTMP, a telecom expense management industry association, released a research report today showing that accurate inventory of telecom assets generate nearly 400% in audit and optimization savings. After twenty years in the telecom auditing business, we would agree with those numbers. The challenge of tracking assets for both fixed and wireless services is a growing problem.