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2017 Brought a New Practice Area, ITSM Best Practices, and Much More

2018-01-01T12:07:59+00:00 January 1st, 2018|Categories: Analyst Perspective, Best Practices, Telecom Management Industry|

2017 proved that things aren’t slowing down any time soon in Telecom Management. ITSM became our newest practice area as we started to see vendors coming into this space and enterprises looking to better understand how it fits into their business. Along with that we added a number of tools, services and courses around ITSM [...]

10 Questions That Telecom Analytics Can Answer

2017-11-28T11:29:11+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Categories: Best Practices, Efficiency First Methodology, EMM, Technology, Telecom Management Industry|Tags: , , , , , |

1.)  Question: How does the telecom environment contribute to achieving business objectives? Answer:  Measuring, optimizing and ultimately reducing telecom costs is a primary business objective for many organizations. Data extracted from a TEM system can provide insight into potential areas for optimization, such as identifying unused mobile devices that can be disconnected and/or fixed lines [...]

Telecom Policy: Limiter or Enabler?

2017-11-28T11:32:04+00:00 July 1st, 2017|Categories: Analyst Perspective, Policy, Telecom Management Industry|Tags: , , |

Timothy C. Colwell SVP, Efficiency First® Adoption AOTMP Telecom Policy:  Limiter or Enabler? There are two aspects of every telecom policy. The first addresses an organization’s philosophy and approach to service enablement and the second addresses rules for users.  Each aspect is equally important for guiding an organization’s delivery and consumption [...]

Understanding the Telecom Management Ecosystem – Part 1

2017-06-01T11:34:48+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Categories: Telecom Management Industry|Tags: , , , , |

Understanding the Telecom Management Ecosystem Part 1: The Value of Vendors (And Not Just Those Doing TEM / WMM) Chances are, enterprises and vendors alike have at least heard of the Telecom Management Ecosystem. But what it is and why it matters may not be clear. Over the coming weeks, this series of articles [...]

Vendors Weigh In on Key Misconceptions in the Telecom Management Industry

2017-05-23T10:23:46+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Categories: Telecom Management Industry|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Vendors Weigh In on Key Misconceptions in the Telecom Management Industry While AOTMP has identified key misconceptions in the telecom/IT/mobility management industry, we spoke with several TEM/WMM providers for their takes on industry misconceptions. AOTMP: What misconceptions continue to linger about the telecom/IT/mobility management industry? Mitch Black, MOBI: Companies often overlook the benefits of mobility [...]

Identifying, Abolishing the Top 3 Telecom / IT / Mobility Management Misconceptions

2017-05-23T10:24:30+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Categories: Telecom Management Industry|Tags: , , , |

Identifying, Abolishing the Top 3 Telecom / IT / Mobility Management Misconceptions Any endeavor can thrive or die by perception. The people who run telecom/IT/mobility management know, probably better than most, how true that is. That’s because they face rampant misconceptions about their work, and can spend more time defending what they need to [...]

Who Is Accountable for Telecom Management Results?

2017-05-23T10:44:07+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Categories: Telecom Management Industry|Tags: , , , |

Timothy C. Colwell SVP, Efficiency First® Adoption AOTMP Who Is Accountable for Telecom Management Results? The single greatest inhibitor to optimal enterprise telecom management performance is the lack of established accountability for performance results; a single accountability owner for all telecom management results is required. Challenging this goal are work group [...]

AOTMPs 11th Annual Fixed & Mobile Telecom Management Conference Tackled Tough Topics

2017-05-23T10:24:21+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Categories: Telecom Management Industry|Tags: , , , , |

AOTMPs 11th Annual Fixed & Mobile Telecom Management Conference Tackled Tough Topics Enterprises continue to struggle with age-old telecom/IT/mobility management issues even as their firms proceed with growth plans and face new challenges. At least for the moment, the most pressing problems remain the familiar ones: Obtaining and maintaining accurate inventory; Implementing TEM, and [...]

What Should Enterprises Expect From the Windstream-EarthLink Merger?

2017-06-01T14:44:42+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Categories: Telecom Management Industry|Tags: , , , |

Q&A: What Should Enterprises Expect From the Windstream-EarthLink Merger? Now that Windstream has completed its $1.1 billion purchase of EarthLink, many an organization relying on one or the other’s services will want some guidance on how to proceed. Protecting network costs and arrangements is paramount, as is understanding the new capabilities supported by merging [...]

Why Does the Telecom Management Industry Exist?

2017-03-02T11:39:50+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Telecom Management Industry|Tags: , , |

Bill Hinton VP & General Manager, Vendor Practice AOTMP Why Does the Telecom Management Industry Exist? A Conversation, Series of Recollections, and a Slew of Acronyms  Many years ago, when I was planning on entering college and, more specifically, having to choose a college major. Unsure of what direction to take my [...]