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Focus on Business Needs to Improve Sourcing Results

2017-03-02T12:19:41+00:00 December 7th, 2016|Categories: Procurement, Service Level Agreements, Vendor Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Timothy C. Colwell SVP, Efficiency First® Adoption AOTMP Focus on Business Needs to Improve Sourcing Results AOTMP research indicates that enterprises spend only 18% of their time in a vendor sourcing event gathering internal business requirements and 13% of their time negotiating contract terms, conditions and pricing. Combined, this effort equates [...]

The Business Case for Standardized TEM and IT Vendor Selection

2017-01-21T12:32:09+00:00 August 18th, 2016|Categories: Best Practices, Procurement, TEM|Tags: , , , , |

The Business Case for Standardized TEM and IT Vendor Selection Globally, there is a lack of widely-accepted standards on HOW to manage a telecom environment. There are many technical and financial standards that are applied to telecom assets and services; but the business practice of telecom management is generally constructed in a “learn-as-you-go” manner. Creating [...]

Three Most Common RFP Mistakes that Telecom Professionals Make

2017-01-21T12:32:10+00:00 August 5th, 2016|Categories: Procurement, RFP|Tags: , , , , |

Ashley Kelm VP, Enterprise Program Management Six Sigma Black Belt Follow me on Twitter | LinkedIn Three Most Common RFP Mistakes that Telecom Professionals Make When pursuing organizational relationships with telecom vendors, it is important to go in with a complete understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives in order to reach [...]

Telecom Device Deployment Strategy

2017-01-21T12:32:10+00:00 July 14th, 2016|Categories: Mobility, Procurement|Tags: , , , , |

Ashley Kelm VP, Enterprise Program Management Six Sigma Black Belt Follow me on Twitter | LinkedIn Telecom Device Deployment Strategy As telecom leaders, we provide a key component in the representation of the company we work for via the customer experience generated. When a new employee is hired into the organization and [...]

Why Your Telecom Procurement Model Should Support More Than The End-User

2017-01-21T12:32:16+00:00 October 30th, 2015|Categories: Procurement|Tags: , , , , |

Ashley Kelm Enterprise Program Director Six Sigma Black Belt Follow me on Twitter | LinkedIn Often while enhancing telecom end user support models, we tend to focus on one aspect of experience - the end-user. While the device end user is a very crucial aspect of a telecom environment, it isn’t [...]