Everyone in your organization needs to understand the role that TEM plays and takes it seriously. Why? Because, when we talk about 'significant savings' we aren't just talking about hundreds, or even thousands of dollars. We are talking about the potential of hundreds of thousands of dollars in both initial and ongoing savings!
For TEM to do its work, however, we must first identify areas where it can be quickly and effectively deployed. We have done some of the ground work for you below. These three efficiency 'triggers' can serve as an effective springboard for discussion, helping managers understand how using information from their TEM system can lead to better decisions for improved fiscal and operational health.
Your TEM solution should have the depth and flexibility to let you dynamically program 'rule sets' into your system. What does that mean? You can customize and define the parameters that your company needs to adhere to in order to comply with industry and business standards.
Adherence to best practices and keeping pace with changing regulations that impact business operations can save a lot of hassles downstream, not to mention costs.
Amazingly, many top companies are still using old school manual or semi-automated methods to handle internal audits such as invoice reconciliation and to generate IT/telecom reports. When added together, the collective time spent with spreadsheets and calculators costs companies thousands of dollars each month in wasted overhead. This is real money and real time wasted!
Today, more than ever, IT and Telecom managers need to 'make the case' to senior management for an efficient and smooth running TEM program. And it isn't hard when you let the numbers and facts speak for themselves. A solid TEM solution gives you the data, information and insight to get management on your team and everyone on track to save costs and improve efficiencies.