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How to get visibility over your mobile spend Mobility management

How to get visibility over your mobile spend

The cost of running mobile services and assets is significant. Gartner estimates that the service cost alone, is only a small part of the company’s cost. And Forrester pegs it at just one third of the total cost of ownership. However putting aside internal operating costs, the direct service and asset costs themselves – one of the largest line items on a CFO’s expense ledger, can become inefficient unless the right visibility is there for smart telecom expense management.

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Turn your telecom bills into instant, actionable insight Mobility management

Turn your telecom bills into instant, actionable insight

Managing telecoms billing information for thousands of services is difficult because of the sheer volume of data. Without a platform to manage billing, organisations rely on month to month variance analysis of their telecom bills, without really understanding it.

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Product Updates

Product Update: One Click Service Search

May 2020: Our new feature makes it easier than ever to search, edit and order against your services.

Here is an overview of changes and where you’ll find them. A new way to search is here.

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Mobility & Telecom Expense Management Mobility management

Mobility & Telecom Expense Management [INFOGRAPHIC]

The cost of managing mobile expenses and assets internally can escalate very quickly when there is no defined workflow or centralised tool in place. Manual workflows, inadequate controls and inefficiencies can spiral right throughout the lifecycle from procurement of assets to cost allocation.

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Mobility management

The four different approaches to Telecom Expense Management

With Australia projected to spend around $27 billion in communication services this year, companies are looking for ways to better manage telecommunication costs across the business. And this is putting a lot of pressure on finance and internal teams to not only track telecom-related expenses but also achieve ongoing cost savings and process improvements.

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Data

Avoid data usage blowouts: manage and monitor with confidence

Many Australian businesses have now been mandated to self-isolate and work from home – and as a country, we’ve been admirably responsive in allocating assets and services to keep our people connected and supported.

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4 simple steps to perfectly optimise your Telstra Mobile Business Plans Mobility management

4 simple steps to perfectly optimise your Telstra Mobile Business Plans

Mobile and telecom services have become so complex that companies are struggling to keep up and manage all their assets, expenses and workflows in an efficient way. According to IDC, worldwide spending on telecommunications services and pay TV will reach a whopping $1,647 billion in 2020. And mobiles will account for more than 50 percent of that figure!

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We’re not in 2010 anymore, Toto: The 2020 approach to telecom expense management

Managing telecommunication expenses has become so much more complex. Business costs relating to voice, data and mobile services grow significantly each year for many organisations. In 2020, Australia is expected to spend around $27 billion in communication services.

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FinancingMobility management

5 challenges in your telecom expense audit

The workplace is constantly evolving. With the global mobile workforce projected to grow to 1.88 billion in 2023, companies are investing heavily in mobile assets and technologies to adapt to the changing environment.

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Getting organisational support for a more sophisticated Managed Mobility Service (MMS) Mobility management

Getting organisational support for a more sophisticated Managed Mobility Service (MMS)

Mobility is the backbone of modern-day business communication. It is a crucial tool in getting the job done and is consequently expanding rapidly. Worldwide spending …

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3 emerging trends that will shape the mobile workplace of the future Trends

3 emerging trends that will shape the mobile workplace of the future

Did you know the global mobile workforce is on track to grow from 1.52 billion or 39.3% of the worldwide workforce to 1.88 billion or …

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4 reasons to outsource mobility management Mobility management

4 reasons to outsource mobility management

This post was written in conjunction with one of our partners, Calibre One. Spend on mobile services is growing rapidly, with Gartner estimating the fixed …

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The true cost of mobility lies in its management Mobility management

More than just a phone bill: the true cost of mobility lies in its management

Telecom bills make up only 33% of mobility total cost of ownership (TCO). Yes, just 33%! Forrester states that asset and services management costs nearly …

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Hidden costs in mobility lifecycle management Mobility management

Hidden costs in mobility lifecycle management [INFOGRAPHIC]

Although mobile assets and services are crucial to the way we do business, most organisations fail to put strategic effort into managing the cost of …

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Mobility management

Bluewater’s value to your customer (for channel partners)

Highlights: Customer expectations around managing mobility services & telecom expense are maturing When there is any complexity this management goes beyond just the transaction, and …

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