In Part 1, we examined the challenges enterprises face in effectively auditing SaaS spend. Billing practices for cloud services are complex and often disorganized, and traditional audit tools fall short. Now we’ll look at how businesses can overcome these difficulties, and the benefits they receive once they do.
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Shadow IT has long been a common business unit practice. When the wait for an approved solution from the corporate IT department feels too long, users navigate around the corporate policy and find their own solution. While there’s immediate relief to a pain point, there are compound long-term security and spend implications. How can an organization recover and take control?
Even the most benign of SaaS solutions can put a company at risk, functioning outside the parameters of IT security, privacy, and regulatory requirements. And the inherent challenge with SaaS, is that the risk is not a static moment in time. The institutional intelligence lives on in the cloud even as the user discontinues software usage. This means long-term exposure to both security breaches and spend.
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Every department this year faced the challenges of cutting and reallocating technology costs between the demands of COVID, remote work, fundamental business changes, and digital transformation. As we start the road to recovery, recuperate from an overwhelming political election cycle, and bring up the new normal, key market trends will affect your telecom, mobility, cloud, and application expense and finance strategy.
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MDSL Readies for December Webinars to Highlight Current and Future Technology Expense Management Trends
North America and Europe-centric sessions to be held on December 4th featuring Amalgam Insights and MDSL subject matter experts
MDSL, a global leader in Technology Expense Management ("TEM") solutions, will host a pair of webinars on December 4th led by industry analyst Hyoun Park. During these 30-minute interactive sessions, attendees will:
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Join key members of the MDSL Leadership Team and Hyoun Park, CEO and Chief Analyst at Amalgam Insights, for a webinar on Wednesday, December 4 titled Fasten Your Seatbelt! 2020 Technology Expense Management (TEM) Market Predictions.
Led by analyst Hyoun Park, this 30-minute interactive session will first explore present trends, unique complexities inside the technology expense management industry, and specific customer demands that MDSL saw in 2019. The session will also contain a focused discussion centered around Amalgam Insights’ top five 2020 predictions and future trends for technology expense management, including a deeper look at some of the key issues IT departments and organizations will need to set their sights on in the coming year and why 2020 is going to be a career-changing year for strategic IT expense managers.
• Gain a deeper understanding of present and future trends in technology expense management
• Learn about peers’ experiences over the past year to spark ideas and get inspiration to tackle new challenges
• Understand why network, enterprise mobility, and cloud spend are interrelated in today’s digital economy and what organizations stand to gain in 2020 by effectively shepherding their IT spend
• Learn why Amalgam Insights sees an increased strategic partnership between HR and IT to support employee engagement shifts as the biggest trend for 2020