Telecom Audit

5 Ways to Cut IT Infrastructure Costs

5 Ways to Cut IT Infrastructure Costs

It always comes back to money. Many business owners and operators would prefer to put all of their focus towards satisfying customers and providing the goods or services that they truly value.

Unfortunately, there are expenses outside of that scope, and one of the big money eaters in every industry is IT. Yet, bringing those expenses under control doesn’t have to be as daunting as it feels. Here are five tips that can get your spending under control in surprisingly short order.

TEM Is the Buzzword That Can Get Your IT Costs Under Control

TEM Is the Buzzword That Can Get Your IT Costs Under Control

Not long ago, Telecom and Technology Expense Management (TEM) were concepts in the exclusive domain of large enterprises. As automation creeps further into every level of every business, it seems only natural that the platforms become more accessible to businesses of all sizes.

If you aren’t familiar with the concept, TEM represents a holistic approach to tracking and managing runaway technology expenses that plague many businesses.

New Telecom Savings Opportunity You Can’t Afford to Miss

New Telecom Savings Opportunity You Can’t Afford to Miss

We are thrilled to announce that we are now disrupting the decades-old telecom expense management (TEM) industry by offering this innovative Savings Share opportunity. The new TEM savings share opportunity works to take the commitment and concern out of the TEM savings process.

What is a Telecom Audit?

What is a Telecom Audit?

We’ve seen a big uptick in interest in audits and inventories in the last year, and we predict that interest will continue into 2015. It’s detailed and tedious work, that you can do internally – but you may not have the time, resources or expertise to be doing it to the full capacity. Because to the untrained eye, finding billing errors in mounds of invoices….

Finding Your TEM Solution: Auditing Best Practices

Finding Your TEM Solution: Auditing Best Practices

With 2015 budgeting looming on the horizon, it’s time to take your expense management to the maximum. What did you spend in Quarters 1-3? Which cost centers monopolized your telecom budget, and which devices went unused?

Case Study: Telecom Audit & Invoice Processing

Case Study: Telecom Audit & Invoice Processing

As we discussed in our last blog post on telecom management pain points, telecom invoice auditing is a major headache.  New cloud telecom expense management software tools make that management process easier, and we wanted to show a case study that illustrated how various telecom management services can be bundled together to build a custom solution around your needs.

Survey Says: Business Productivity and Cost Reduction Top Concern for CIOs

Survey Says: Business Productivity and Cost Reduction Top Concern for CIOs

Think the Great Recession is over? Not for CIOs. For the second year running, business productivity and cost reduction was the No. 1 concern of CIOs, CTOs and IT executives in the annual CIO survey from the Society for Information Management — and by a wide margin, according to Jerry Luftman, who has conducted the survey for SIM for the past 10 years.

Test calls can reveal surprises

Test calls can reveal surprises

One of the classic TEM audit projects is determining if there are lines in your telecommunications spend that are no longer in use, but of course, still billing.  A very direct and thorough method to accomplish this is test calls.