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Intelligent Bills on Bandwidth Capacity Planning

There's no question that any modern enterprise needs to effectively manage bandwidth capacity planning.  It impacts production, communication, collaboration, robotics and data gathering in any modern enterprise that requires internet connectivity to function. Bandwidth capacity preparation is a dominant part of any organization’s strategy, no matter the size. We believe the following steps and formulas can prove vital to helping you buy and effectively plan around your needs without wasteful spending, limiting liabilities and losses in productivity. Our tenure in ...

Intelligent Bills has joined The Business Council of NYS

We are excited to announce that we have joined The Business Council of New York State.  This is a natural next step on the heels of being certified as a Minority Business Enterprise. Of course, we are looking forward to the opportunity to have our voice heard on critical issues that affect our bottom-line and our client's bottom-line. The Business Council of New York State, Inc., is the leading business organization in New York State. BCNYS represents the interests of ...

Two Truths and a Lie about Enterprise Software Compliance

1. License compliance for most enterprise software is basically on the honor system. 2. It is critical to understand your enterprise software publisher's distribution model. 3. Licensing compliance is a straightforward, timely process with minimal business disruptions.   Okay, we all know that last one is the lie. The BIG lie. Let's talk truths. Know Where You Stand Enterprise software licensing is incredibly complex, changes constantly, and comes in an array of confusing bundles. For example, some software publishers like ...

Intelligent Bills is a Nationally Certified Minority Business Enterprise!

Intelligent Bills is proud to announce that after meeting the rigorous requirements, we have been nationally certified as a Minority Business Enterprise by the New York and New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council. We are thrilled and proud to announce today that Intelligent Bills was granted its Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) certification as a validation of its status as a minority-owned business. The certification verifies that Intelligent Bills meets the criteria defined by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), ...

Repeat Savings Mean Repeat Customers.

One of the largest US holding companies has signed onto their 4th engagement with us inside of 6 months! But why? This client, already experiencing significant savings with Intelligent Bills, had performed detailed analysis on Microsoft licensing and was anticipating nearly 200K in savings. They reached out to us for advice and insight on their progress. As a goodwill gesture, we offered to audit this project, free of charge, to help ensure they would get the desired results. What we ...

Top 3 Issues in Technology Expense Management (TEM) Implementations

Here are the top 3 most prevalent issues facing our clients regarding their new, in-progress or existing Technology Expense Management (TEM) implementations. 1.Inventory Integrity is Challenging for TEM Providers The biggest complaint our clients make is that their TEM provider does not have a complete and accurate inventory of their services.  This complaint is commonplace, because most TEM providers view a billing inventory as the only definitive record to reference through their daily practice, when in fact, there are two ...

Vendor Relationship Management – What’s Really Important?

Today, many companies believe they have a successful and positive relationships with their telecom, network and other technology vendors. The question we always ask regarding vendors, vendor relationship management and vendor performance is, what is REALLY important? What is MOST important to your business and your success? In both the domestic and global marketplace, AT&T and Verizon are behemoths that currently hold the majority share of the telecom marketplace.  Companies flock to them for a mix of reasons, but times ...

Achieve Immediate Cost Reductions during COVID-19

With the Covid-19 pandemic gripping the world, several businesses and organizations’ suddenly find themselves in very unfamiliar territory and in need of serious cost reduction in IT/Telecom spend. Broadly, companies are worried about three critical aspects – business continuity, staying engaged with customers, and the significant expense around it all. Companies are actively rethinking strategies to effectuate these three pain points, but results are showing that that may not be enough. At Intelligent Bills, we have unmatched experience and proven ...

Corporate Technology Areas Impacted by COVID 19

Since the pandemic started, the corporate work culture has changed dramatically in almost all facets. From everyone going into the office daily, with the occasional work from home situation, to the majority of staff working remotely. This has caused a large number of corporate technology areas impacted by COVID 19.   THE QUESTION ON EVERYONE'S MIND IS: How long will this continue and will our experience now be the norm for years to come? There are many opinions and daily ...

Choosing the Right Provider for Successful TEM Implementation

TEM IMPLEMENTATION SHORTCOMINGS Many of the most recognizable TEM Organizations like Tangoe, Calero, CASS, and Sakon all suffer from implementations gone wrong. Based on direct firsthand experience, there are many reasons why problems continue to exist within the TEM space. If addressed and implemented correctly, clients would experience a state of Zen post-installation. Completing a successful TEM implementation is possible if you choose the right TEM Provider. "Business zen" is an achievable state for some, but not realistic for many ...