Thursday, December 18, 2014

Make Your Holiday & New Year EXTRA Happy

First of all we want to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. We truly appreciate your support and patronage throughout the year.  We look forward to continually working with you in 2015 and beyond.

A great way to ensure that your New Year is extra happy is by scheduling a TEM consultation or telecom audit. Increasing profits and minimizing your telecom costs can start your year off in the right direction.  We hope to hear from you soon and enjoy your holiday season!

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Thursday, November 20, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving From Global Solutions Inc

We want to wish you and yours a Happy Thanksgiving!  We hope the holiday season brings you happiness and quality time with loved ones.  We are so thankful for another successful year and the many clients were able to help.

We understand how important the “giving” part of Thanksgiving is and are proud to support local community efforts, including ISDD (Innovative Solutions for Disadvantage & Disability).  We invite you to check out this worthwhile nonprofit and all they have to offer. The could truly use your support.  They continually give those they help something to be thankful for.

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Thursday, October 30, 2014

What Does TEM Mean for Your Business? | Telecom Expense Management Firm

TEM or telecom expense management may not mean the same thing for every business. Certain industries and types of organizations have unique telecom needs that may vary greatly from the “norm”. Understanding your unique needs is crucial to developing a telecom expense management strategy that works for your business or organization.  Some business rely heavily on wireless, while others depend on land-line, broadband or internal communications. 

With our vast experience working with all types of businesses and organizations we can help you analyze your usage and communication patterns to identify areas ripe for savings.  We specialize in working with many types of businesses, including:

Universities & Schools

Hospitals & Medical Offices

Industrial Businesses

Large Charitable Organizations

We partner with businesses to create TEM solutions that are tailored to meet your specific needs. Our professional telecom consulting services and telecom audits have a long track record of success. Call us to learn more about how we can help your business save substantial money on your telecom costs.

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Thursday, September 18, 2014

The Future Of Telecom Expense Management | TEM By GSI

Fortunately for savvy business owners with a focus on their bottom line, the future of telecom expense management looks bright. Innovation and streamlining in the world of telecom will allow for upgraded services, reach and functionality.  With proper telecom expense management you can maintain and upgrade services in many cases for significantly less than what you are currently spending. Advances in TEM software, like our Bill Genie software, can also help to dramatically increase long term savings in an automated fashion.  

By focusing on the right aspects of your telecom structure, you can optimize your service while minimizing costs. Here are a few focal points to keep in mind…

COLLABORATION: Focusing on collaboration between your company’s distinct departments, including IT, Finance and Senior Management, can lead to proper planning, consolidation and streamlining of core services, which can lead to increased profits for your company.

IMPLEMENTATION: Implementing a plan of action to increase the flow of information between departments and centralized billing oversight can spark instant telecom cost reduction. 

MANAGEMENT: Hiring an experienced TEM firm like GSI can make the all the difference. We can help with all levels and aspects of managing your telecom costs.  Comprehensive telecom audits need to be a part of this process. Our vast experience with all types of telecom related services and bills puts us in a unique position to maximize your company’s telecom and wireless savings. 

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Monday, August 25, 2014

How To Choose The Right Telecom Auditor | Telecom Audits by GSI

A telecom audit is only as good as the auditor conducting it. A quality telecom audit can result in tremendous long term savings for your company.  Considering the substantial amount of money at stake, selecting the right telecom auditor is very important. Here are a few attributes you should look for when choosing a telecom auditor:

EXPERIENCE: Your telecom auditor should be well versed in audit procedures and have a number of successful telecom audits under their belt.  

INDEPENDENT: Your telecom auditor should have no affiliation to your telephone or wireless carriers. No conflict of interest should ever be present or an issue during your audit.

SPECIALTIES: You will want them to be competent in any applicable specialty areas that apply to your business.  If you have concerns about such specific expenses as internet services, cloud services, WIFI, etc. then you need to be sure your telecom auditor is proficient in these areas.

SOFTWARE: Effective, specialized telecom audit software should be utilized by your auditor to maximize your long term savings.  

Don’t hesitate to contact us to learn more about hiring a qualified telecom auditor. At GSI, our telecom auditors are experienced, focused and driven by customer satisfaction. They understand all the various layers and complexities involved in a telecom audit and will work diligently on your behalf to find your the maximum savings.  There’s no substitute for real experience and past success.  We welcome the opportunity to earn your business.  

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

How To Ensure An Effective Telecom Audit | GSI Telecom Auditors

There are lots of firms out there offering telecom audits, but selecting the right one can be challenging.  If you are going to invest your time and money, you of course want to be sure that it will be a worthwhile endeavor.  Ensuring that your telecom audit is effective starts with choosing the right telecom auditors to begin with. 

All telecom auditors are not created equal. When selecting a telecom auditor you need to be sure they:
  • Are experienced and have successfully completed a number of telecom audits
  • Can share real world results of savings for actual clients
  • Have access to effective telecom audit software to assist in the process
  • Communicate clearly and effectively so that you understand the procedures and end results
  • Will work diligently on your behalf to recoup funds
  • Have no up-front costs and are paid on a contingency basis

At GSI, our experienced telecom auditors have all of these competencies.  They have saved countless clients thousands of dollars with our comprehensive telecom audits.  Contact us directly to learn more about our contingency audits or any of our other TEM services.

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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

3 Important Reasons Why You Need Wireless Expense Management

GSI offers expert Wireless Expense Management that results in real SAVINGS...

The wireless world is ever changing and expanding. Keeping a firm hold on your company’s wireless expenses can seem like an insurmountable task.  The necessity of wireless service cannot be denied, but you never want to pay more than you have to.  Ensuring that you have the best and most current services for the most affordable price is the goal of our wireless expense management. Here are 3 key reasons why you need our wireless expense management services:

1. We explore your entire wireless realm to gain a clear understanding of all of your voice, data, features, and add-on services.  We review this data at both an individual and group level.

2. Our ongoing wireless expense management is supported by our web-based Telecom Expense Management tool, Bill Genie.  Bill Genie Mobility supports billing functions such as receipt, validation, & cost allocation to ensure that we are maximizing your savings.

3. Wireless plans and programs constantly change, so we will carefully and continually monitor your wireless services with an unwavering focus on mobile cost reduction.

Our wireless expense management focuses on long term savings. 

These services include a one-time wireless audit, wireless optimization and mobile expense management. Feel free to contact us to learn more about how we can help you significantly reduce your wireless and mobile expenses.

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

RFPs In The World Of Telecom | Telecom & Wireless Contract Management

Requests for Proposals (RFPs) can be overwhelming for a company to create and manage. But RFPs, when done correctly, can be a great resource in managing and negotiating your telecom contracts. We specialize in RFPs and our team has the experience to ensure they are done properly.

With our services, we will manage any Request for Proposal (RFP) so that all prospective candidates to supply services provide the necessary contract and pricing information in similar formats. This allows for simplified evaluation of the differences, pricing and services.  We make sure that all important aspects of your telecom agreements are accounted for.  We want to be sure that you are maximizing both your telecom services and savings.  

GSI will work with you through the entire RFP process.  Our team will diligently work on your behalf to ensure success and savings.

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Monday, April 7, 2014

10 Reasons Why You Need GSI | Telecom Audit Experts

At GSI, rather than expect your business, we EARN your business. We understand that there are so many options for telecom audits and consulting, but here are 10 important reasons why you should choose us for all of your telecom expense management needs…

  1. No upfront fees or charges - we must find savings in order to be paid.
  2. We handle all the work for you, there is limited involvement by your staff.
  3. We have the experience needed to work with all of the carriers and LECs across the country.
  4. GSI works with existing carriers to optimize charges, reduce cost, and obtain refunds.
  5. We have over 20 years of experience helping companies save millions of dollars each year.
  6. We have a proven track record of saving companies an average of 26% in telecom expenses.
  7. Most telecommunications audits are completed in 30 to 60 days.
  8. Our systematic approach allows us to pinpoint billing errors and excesses.
  9. Our use of our Bill Genie TEM software, we can enhance your savings through automation, monitoring, and reporting.
  10. Our certified telecommunications auditors have experience in working with the myriad of phone bills, formats, and vaguely discernible charges.

We are uncompromising when it comes to saving our clients money long term.  We welcome you to contact us to learn more about our telecom audits and telecom expense management services.  

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Wednesday, March 19, 2014

What is Telecom Expense Management Exactly? | TEM Consultants

Telecom Expense Management or TEM refers to managing all of your telecom services, including your telephone, mobile, and data services with a focus on long term cost reduction and service optimization. TEM requires in depth knowledge of the telecom industry and core TEM procedures.  Comprehensive telecom expense management should include:

Partnering with professional TEM consultants and utilizing TEM software can make this process more effective and efficient. Important aspects of telecom expense management include, review of all telecom bills, contract reviews, vendor negotiations and telecom bill error corrections. 

Telecom expense management (TEM) services should result in a transparent and advantageous view of your entire communications environment. Identifying areas for improvement, areas of vulnerability and important spend patterns. The end result of your telecom expense management should be real long-term savings. 

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

So Where Are Those Telecom Billing Errors Hiding Anyway? | Telecom Audits by GSI

Most business owners do not realize that they could be paying as much as 30% - 35% more than they should for their telecom expenses. This problem is only exacerbated by the growing demand and increase in telecommunications, wireless and data usage.  In many instances, much of your over payment is simply due to billing errors.  With telecom bills being so detailed and exhaustive, it  can be nearly impossible to pinpoint or spot these errors on your own.  

Billing errors are hiding out amongst all the figures and frills that your telecom bills encompass.  Here are a few common areas where telecom billing errors are often found:

Inappropriate Taxation

Inaccurate Service(s)

Misapplied Fees

We offer comprehensive, contingency based telecom audits that can spot errors, correct them and in some cases even gain refunds.   Our telecom auditors are experts at reviewing and maximizing your long term savings.  Since you don’t pay until we save you money, there is no risk to you. Call us today to learn more about our telecom audit services.

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Saturday, February 1, 2014

The Key To Telecom Contract Management | TEM Consultants

There is definitely an art to telecom contract management and negotiation.  The key to effective telecom contract management is taking a comprehensive approach. Knowing what to look for, how leverage your position and how to maximize long term saving, comes with experience and past success.  At GSI, we fortunately have both.

Here are some of the core components to successful telecom contract management: 

Evaluate and scorecard existing contracts

Analysis of existing telecom deal

Identify numerous cost savings opportunities

Create a Request for Proposal if needed

Our expertise in telecom contract negotiation is unmatched in the industry. Our experienced TEM consultants understand all the details and procedures necessary to ensure that you have a telecom contract that maximizes savings for your company.

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