With hundreds of telecom expense management software and service solutions, how can you tell which option is the best one for you? Here are six things to look for in a TEM provider to make sure you receive the best service possible with a reliable software solution.
Organizations often have service overlaps or are paying too much for telecom tools that are underutilized while legacy systems and spreadsheets cannot reveal the necessary insight and are highly prone to errors. Companies can instead turn to telecom expense management software to handle these issues and provide benefits. There are a number of different options in the industry, so it can be difficult to know where to start. Clearview, Valicom's TEM software solution, is the best in the business and the clear choice for a few simple reasons...
Organizations have a variety of options when deciding on a telecom expense management solution. But how do you know which solution is right for you? Here are a few tips to pick the best TEM solution.
Like with fine dining, sometimes you just want to “build your own.” You know what you want, and what you need, so why let someone else create a package for you when you can do it yourself.
February is often associated with hearts, flowers, candy and showing your love to important people in your life. For businesses, however, it's hard to feel this affection toward a tool that isn't valuable or doesn't have the necessary features. This Valentine's Day, fall in love with telecom expense management solutions and the benefits they can offer.
Technology has evolved to bring better functionality and streamline legacy business processes. However, many organizations are still relying on their current tools to facilitate their needs rather than moving on to more advanced solutions. In fact, a Ventana Research survey found that although...
Even though telecom and IT expenditures are one of the largest operating expenses for organizations, many times these expenses are overlooked. Usually there is lack of realization that your organization may be spending way more than is necessary...
In case you aren’t familiar with Valicom’s Partner Program – here is some helpful information to help you learn more! Valicom is committed to being a strong telecom expense management (TEM) partner for consultants. In an effort to better serve our partner consultants and their clients, we offer the following benefits as part of our partner program.
It seems that telecom expenses should be declining because of lower rates and proper negotiation but they are still growing! This can be frustrating but understanding the reason behind this increase can put our minds at ease.
Why? It’s a moving target monthly… your organization’s telecom line items are always in flux. New lines and circuits being added every month. iPhones and Android devices being connected and disconnected quarterly as new employees begin and others retire or leave. Or perhaps an organization’s locations are spread far and wide, making it difficult to keep accurate and up-to-date inventories feasible without incurring huge travel (or training) expenses.
In partnership with TEMIA, Valicom releases ‘TEM, WEM and MMS: Calculating the ROI of Telecom Cost Control‘. The white paper discusses building the business case and cost justification for TEM, WEM and MMS programs within your organization. The resource discusses how these initiatives can be harness to free up budget within your squeezed IT and operation budgets.
When Excel just isn’t cutting it anymore, it may be time to turn to a proper TEM software. A tool built just for telecom expense management, that has the key functionality you need for cost allocation, invoice approval, and contract management.
Sometimes it’s nice to get back to basics. Wipe the slate clean, and start totally fresh. So often we get caught up in the deep telecom details, that it’s easy to forget that there are organizations out there have no idea that there are options for their telecom spend. They have no idea what telecom cost management is or how to start finding these savings.
What is telecom expense management? Essentially, it is an all encompassing term that refers to the overall monitoring and handling of wireless, voice, and data assets for your company. This is a process you can do yourself, via a web-based platform like Clearview, or you can partner with a firm like Valicom to do these services for you. Whoever does it, in plain language, it means gathering all of your telecom bills and looking for overcharges through a telecom audit, searching for contract violations, finding ways to save money, and negotiating directly with vendors to get a better deal.
Just a few days remain until our next webinar, ‘TEM For Healthcare’. We’ll cover why healthcare organizations have the most to gain from proper telecom expense management. Join us June 10th at 1:00pm CST.