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Call Accounting 2.0: Hybrid Call Accounting

By Matt Maloney on Sep 24, 2021

The transition of legacy PBX systems and other communication platforms from on-prem to cloud is happening at an unprecedented pace. This migration creates new challenges for enterprises trying to monitor usage and spend. Traditional tools can’t keep up, and businesses need for better visibility into where their telecom budgets are going and how to optimize the value of their investments. 

Topics: IT SaaS optimization IT procurement unified communications UCaaS savings
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Telecom Mapping Made Easy: Discover Your Network with TrueInsight Part 2

By Pete Jaworski on Aug 12, 2021

In Telecom Mapping Made Easy: Discovering Your Network with TrueInsight Part 1, we covered how TrueInsight makes network mapping easy by introducing automation to speed up the process. This second blog post in the series details that process, so you can learn how this technology is right for your organization

Topics: Technology Expense Management telecom expense telecom audit telecommunications optimization IT procurement enterprise
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Save Time and Reduce Risks with Effective Vendor Data Notifications

By Alistair Brooker on Jul 13, 2021

Data notifications received from vendors are being sent in increasing volumes and becoming harder for IT teams to manage. Many are not customer-specific and are irrelevant, causing unwanted “noise” and making it harder to spot the important changes that can impact your business. 

Topics: Market Data Management managed pay MDM market data services IT procurement fintech
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Telecom Mapping Made Easy: Discovering Your Network with TrueInsight

By Pete Jaworski on Jul 12, 2021

Do you know how much you’re really spending on telecom every year? What if you could see the hidden costs, know what inventory you have, where that inventory is located, and why you have it?

Topics: Technology Expense Management telecom expense telecom audit telecommunications optimization IT procurement enterprise
4 min read

4 Ways to Get Your Zoom Spend Under Control

By Matt Maloney, Mark Bellingham & Sheikh Ali on Apr 12, 2021

The pandemic has changed the way corporations do business, in some ways permanently. Many companies were forced to quickly adopt communication platforms such as Zoom to address an unprecedented need to support remote workers. The need for speed in embracing these UCaaS and SaaS services often bypassed normal business processes, and the lack of oversight coupled with the requirement to move quickly created the perfect environment for SaaS costs such as Zoom to go unchecked. In a recent Calero-MDSL survey, we found that 50% of enterprises don’t know their annual UCaaS spend.

Topics: IT service management SaaS IT procurement software procurement unified communications UCaaS COVID-19 Cloud 2021 trends remote
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Elevating the Role of Procurement and Sourcing in Strategic Technology Initiatives

By Ed Mulligan on Nov 11, 2019

According to Gartner, organizations spend an average of 62% of their technology budgets on vendor products, services and outsourcing. However, when it comes to promoting the purpose and expected benefits of adopting the appropriate policies and processes, Sourcing, Procurement, and Vendor Management (SPVM) leaders too often fail to develop a communication and change plan. How can procurement and sourcing take a greater leadership role and go beyond admin work and tactics?

Topics: Technology Expense Management telecom expense TEM telecommunications IT procurement software procurement IT sourcing
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Meeting the Need for Speed (and Cost Control) in Software Procurement

By Tom Feeley on Oct 24, 2019

At the turn of the century, the core responsibility for software procurement used to be simple – get the best possible price. Over the past decade as the market has progressed into Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), it became obvious that nobody was actually purchasing software, but the results the software could provide for their company.

Topics: Technology Expense Management TEM SaaS IT procurement software procurement
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Technology Procurement Made Easier

By Rob Stratton on Oct 8, 2019

Procurement teams face a number of challenges in ensuring goods and services are sourced at the best possible price. Without the tools to analyze technology usage and data across the organization, it is incredibly difficult to fully understand a company’s technology requirements and know what represents a deal that's favorable to the organization.

Topics: Technology Expense Management procurement TEM IT procurement

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