Blue Hilll Research’s Case Study on the Value of Dedicated TEM Providers

This morning, Blue Hill Research (@BlueHillBoston, www.bluehillresearch.com) published a case study on the benefits to business of utilizing a dedicated TEM provider (as opposed to a software only model).   This case study walks through the evolution of ICOMM's engagement with the client in question, and details out the various benefits the client has seen [...]

2017-08-23T15:02:36+00:00 February 11th, 2014|

Mobile Device Environment Best Practices

Your company’s mobile usage is continually growing.  The per-device cost of each wireless phone is going up exponentially.  You are paying for devices that are no longer in use, and you don’t synchronize your employee data with your wireless device inventory to insure that unused devices are properly reassigned or cancelled.  Many users have more [...]

2017-08-23T15:02:36+00:00 October 20th, 2011|Tags: , |

TEM as a Green Initiative

TEMIA, the Telecom Expense Management Industry Association, recently posted a press release entitled "TEMIA Highlights TEM as a Green Initiative:  Cutting Expenses While Saving the Environment", in which ICOMM's President, Jim Price, was quoted.  ICOMM agrees that utilizing TEM applications and services serves this dual purpose of helping clients save money while also advancing their [...]

2017-08-23T15:02:36+00:00 May 12th, 2011|Tags: |

TEMIA Publishes Whitepaper on the “Cell Phone Tax” Repeal

As ICOMM mentioned in our blog last last week, the House and Senate passed the Small Business Jobs and Credit Act of 2010, which President Obama signed into law on Monday, September 27th. A provision of this Act amended part of the IRS tax code, removing corporate-paid cell phones from the listed property category, effectively [...]

2017-08-23T15:02:36+00:00 September 29th, 2010|Tags: , |

The Telecom Expense Management Industry Association publishes a new report on inventory management best practices

TEMIA, the Telecom Expense Management Industry Association (temia.org) has just published a new report titled "Best Practices for Inventory Management Using TEM Metrics to Improve Performance". This report describes the importance of having a complete and granular inventory of all telecom-related services, and of having integrated MACD visibility into that inventory. Without this inventory management [...]

2017-08-23T15:02:37+00:00 July 24th, 2010|Tags: , , |

Why ICOMM Does Not Do Contingency Fee-Based Projects

When ICOMM is engaged by a client to do a telecom services Request for Proposals (RFP), to negotiate a contract renewal, or to conduct a cost-reduction audit and provide ongoing Telecom Expense Management services, we structure our costs to be based upon a project fee, which in essence is the estimated number of hours the [...]

2017-08-23T15:02:37+00:00 April 16th, 2010|Tags: , , |