Mobile Management

What is the Difference Between Mobile Expense Management and Mobile Device Management (MDM)?

What is the Difference Between Mobile Expense Management and Mobile Device Management (MDM)?

If your company isn't tracking all mobile devices, you may be overcharged by your providers. When employees leave, devices should be accounted for and the lines and devices reassigned or canceled. That way, you don't get charged for services you aren't using. Unfortunately, it doesn't take long for these bills to get out of hand. Luckily, there's a category of software that can help your IT staff manage the process easily.

So, what’s the difference between mobile expense management (MEM) and mobile device management (MDM)?

AMM: What Is Automated Mobility Management?

AMM: What Is Automated Mobility Management?

Automation can be of the utmost value to mobility management. Using a solid, integrated approach, the automation features and benefits can be enjoyed by users across a variety of platforms and applications regardless of the devices they are using.

Shared Mobile Data Plans – Savings Opportunities at A Cost

Shared Mobile Data Plans – Savings Opportunities at A Cost

Telecom Expense Management, TEM and Wireless Expense Management just got more interesting with Verizon Wireless announcing its Share Everything Plans for pooling of mobile data plans. These plans offer potential savings, but subscribers will need to do some analysis to determine if it is worth giving up their unlimited data plan.

Verizon Announces Data Pooling for Consumers

Verizon Announces Data Pooling for Consumers

Compliments of the New York Times tech blog – data pooling is here.  We had heard rumbles in the industry that this was coming, and we await with baited breath the future consequences for business data plans.  But for now, it is just being rolled out for consumer plans.   On the surface, it sounds like a good idea, but it could also be a closet price hike.   Check it out – what do you think?

Telecom Cost Control Tip: AT&T to match Verizon's unlimited data plans

Telecom Cost Control Tip: AT&T to match Verizon's unlimited data plans

As might be expected in the wireless cost wars, AT&T is moving to lower costs for their existing out-of-contract subscribers, to better protect them from poaching by Verizon.   Not that they are buying billboards in Times Square to announce this, according to ZDNet.

Healthcare Sector a Top Adopter of iPad Use: Good or Bad for Telecom Costs?

Healthcare Sector a Top Adopter of iPad Use: Good or Bad for Telecom Costs?

The healthcare sector is among the top three industries seeing the heaviest adoption of the iPad for business use, according to data from Good Technology, a Redwood City-based provider of multiplatform enterprise mobility.

The curse of smart devices

The curse of smart devices

Ever heard the phrase, “just because you can, doesn’t mean you should?” Technology changes so fast in telecommunications world, and ever since the introduction of smart devices that could browse the Internet, read and send emails, edit spreadsheets and so on, people have been tending towards using these devices for more and more functions.