Wednesday, December 16, 2015

How To Start The New Year With Telecom Savings For Your Business

4th quarters can be very hectic for businesses, but are you too busy to save? Starting off 2016 with lower telecom expenses and increased profits is an ideal way begin the year, and the 4th quarter is a great time to set the stage. At GSI, telecom savings is our specialty. So what can you do to start the new year with telecom savings? 

1. Schedule A Telecom Audit: Typically for most clients our audits include:  local service, long distance, toll free, wireless, teleconferencing, web conferencing, and data services. Our contingency based telecom audits are very effective at maximizing savings. We will review the bills for errors, improper charges and report back with savings and refund opportunities.  Upon approvals, GSI then implements and validates savings.  

2. Renegotiate Your Telecom Contracts: We specialize in the analysis and negotiation or re-negotiation of telecommunication & wireless contracts. As industry experts, GSI will evaluate and scorecard existing contracts to determine savings opportunities.

3. Wireless Optimization: GSI’s wireless team helps companies quickly reduce wireless costs through our wireless expense management services. Our comprehensive wireless optimization includes analyzing all voice, data, features, and pay for services to lower the current wireless spend and create long term cost reduction.  We have extensive experience in wireless contract negotiation and will include this as part of the wireless audit review or as contract management engagement.

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Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving From Global Solutions Inc

The long term partnerships and relationships we build with our clients are invaluable to us. Their success and savings are paramount to our business. The company values that we hold dear are more than just sentiment, they are the very foundation of our organization. Honesty, education and transparency all represent some of our core company values. We work hard to earn our clients' ongoing trust and continued business. 

We sincerely want to wish you and your family a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday and look forward to continually serving you in the future.

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Friday, October 16, 2015

3 Benefits of Effective Telecom Expense Management Software

Aside from the obvious benefit of financial savings, there are other significant benefits to utilizing effective Telecom Expense Management Software. At GSI, our Bill Genie TEM software offers our clients a vast amounts of benefits and increased convenience. Not to mention, it has also saved our clients millions of dollars on telecom expenses. Here are 3 major benefits of our highly effective telecom expense management software:

1. TELECOM DATA ORGANIZATION:  Our TEM software organizes and tracks important telecom billing and inventory information, including total spend, service maps, usage data and mobile phone inventory.

2. BILL CONSOLIDATION: We have software automation built into our platform that consolidates dissimilar billing data and bill formats from various telecom providers to a common bill repository for analysis and review.

3. ENSURES COMPLIANCE: Our Bill Genie TEM software ensures telecom contract terms and service providers are in full compliance.

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Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Why Wireless Expense Management Is So Important

The evolving nature of the wireless industry and mobile services makes wireless expense management imperative to improve your company’s profit margins. Thousands of dollars can be wasted month after month if you are being improperly charged or overcharged, have employee abuse, are in need of an updated contract or have poor inventory controls.  Hiring a experienced TEM firm like ours can save your company significantly while actually improving your wireless services. The benefits of comprehensive wireless expense management include:

  • Inventory management and order/MACD management & execution
  • Savings Opportunity with drill down to user detail
  • Usage & Spend Reporting with comparative metrics and implementation of approved savings opportunities
  • Access to raw call & data usage detail and Associate users to wireless devices
  • Option to re-bill Pooled expenses based on actual usage
  • Wireless lifecycle support

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

3 Major Benefits of a Telecom Audit

Telecom expenses can easily become overwhelming and spiral out of control. The changing options, growing costs and confusing contract terms can put you in a position of vulnerability. These are just some of the reasons why a comprehensive telecom audit can be so beneficial. If your company has never taken advantage of a telecom audit, you may want to consider changing that as soon as possible. Here are 3 major benefits of a telecom audit:

1. ERROR CORRECTION: Most telecom invoices have some type of error, from inappropriate minor fees to significant overcharging. With a proper telecom audit these errors can be uncovered and quickly corrected. Refund opportunities may also be an available.

2. REDUCE WIRELESS CHARGES: A part of a quality telecom audit, will include your wireless expenses. A detailed review of your needs, charges, contracts and usage can result in long term savings and an improvement in services. The audit should focus on reducing overall spend and improving your wireless contract terms. 

3. NO UPFRONT CHARGES: If you have a contingency telecom audit conducted, then you can take advantage of all the benefits of a telecom audit without any risk.  The auditors are only paid by finding you savings. 

If you are interested in having a telecom audit conducted, contact GSI. We specialize in contingency based telecom audits and have saved our clients millions.

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Monday, July 27, 2015

How To Choose The Best Telecom Expense Management Software

So many company costs fall under the umbrella of telecom expenses. Minimizing these costs without compromising the extent and quality of your services can be challenging. This is one of the reasons telecom expense management software has become so popular and important. Still, all TEM software is not created equal. You have to select a platform that will optimize your ROI while remaining highly efficient. Here are some aspects to consider when choosing telecom expense management software:

REDUCE MANUAL PROCESSING: Quality TEM software should significantly reduce manual processes, including, data entry, coding and payment processing. Seamless automation should be a hallmark of your TEM software platform.

USER-FRIENDLY INTERFACE: No matter how well the software itself works, if it is too confusing or cumbersome it will not serve you well. The best TEM software will easily sync with your telecom carriers, billing system and allow you web-based access to utilize the services. Reports should be easy to understand and show real-time savings. 

TRACK INVENTORY: All your telecom related inventory should be trackable and manageable through your TEM software. You should be able to easily approve purchases, view departmental usage and assess overall inventory expenses. 

But even the best telecom expense software is only as good as the TEM company behind it. Having the right telecom expense management company setting up your software and managing it behind the scenes for you is imperative to maximize real long term savings. Having an experienced TEM consultant manage your account is invaluable. It is the combination between technology and keen eye of a trained TEM analyst that will give you the very best results. At GSI, we offer the best telecom expense management software in the industry. Our TEM software, Bill Genie, offers extraordinary efficiency and results, which are evident in the millions of dollars we have saved our clients.  Call us direct to learn more.

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Thursday, June 25, 2015

Want To Save On Your Telecom Expenses & Stay With Your Carrier: Use GSI’s Directed Negotiations

As a leader in Telecom Cost Reduction we have over 20 years of success in telecom expense management. GSI saves companies millions of dollars each year with our services, including our directed contract negotiations. This service gives you the benefit of being able to keep your carrier, but still gain substantial savings on costs. 

GSI provides the expertise, resources and industry knowledge to guarantee best practice pricing, terms and service levels. Negotiation is the key to maximizing value while minimizing dollars spent. GSI's directed telecom contract negotiation benefits include:

  • We give you the ability to know how you’re doing in relation to the deals other companies are getting
  • We make frequent negotiations practical
  • We’ll pull your data together into formats that facilitate apples-to-apples comparisons - with speed and efficiency
  • We bring decades of negotiating experience and insight into how each carrier operates which allows us to find all opportunities to reduce your spend
  • We know emerging services – with a combination of high-level understanding of industry and technology developments coupled with a deep crunching of your data

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Thursday, May 28, 2015

So What Is Bill Genie Anyway? | Telecom Audit Software

We will give you a hint. It has nothing to do with a magic bottle. Bill Genie is our innovative web-based telecom audit software that works in a comprehensive fashion to save your company money.  It works in many important capacities...

CFO:  Bill Genie controls spend levels to impact your bottom line.

CIO: Bill Genie provides timely and accurate reporting, and centralizes all contracts.

Controller/AP: Bill Genie automates ledger coding, current and historical data for budget, access to how bills are paid and disputed, and reconciliation.

IT Director/Telecom Mgr: Bill Genie tracks billing claims electronically, enables view of each invoice from the inbox to the paybox, provides inventory control for equipment and services, and access to web-based bills within 48 hours of receipt from the telecom vendor.

'"GSI identified and recovered overcharges for all of our brands from locations where charges slipped through the cracks. They also renegotiated and improved many of our existing contracts and services to contribute to significant savings. Overall, GSI has made a dramatic impact on our bottom line, they have accounted for every last penny, and we’ve completely outsourced bill management with GSI’s web-based Bill GenieSM..."                
CIO AFC Enterprises   

As a true leader in the telecom audit industry, we utilize Bill Genie to help companies achieve total control over their telecom expenses. The bottom line for us is producing long term telecom cost reduction for our clients. 

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

2015 Telecom Trends | TEM Consulting

The telecom industry is always evolving and changing. Keeping up with the latest technology and services can be overwhelming.  Often times your business can benefit from updating to more current services and products or from by taking advantage of recent trends.  Here are few recent telecom trends that you may want to learn more about...

DIGITAL AUTOMATION: Telecom providers that offer services that are supported by a streamlined digital system often see an improvement in client experience, revenue growth and employee efficiency.  Allowing customized digital processes to replace manual ones can create win-win situations for both telecom providers and customers. 

TELECOM MERGERS: Huge mergers have been plastering the telecom landscape.  This trend has definite upsides and downsides. So many big players, including TWC, Charter, AT&T, U-Verse, DirecTV, Cricket, and T-Mobile have been or will be involved in a merger of some kind.  Less choice can sometimes lead to price increases and decreased customer satisfaction, but that is not always the case. In any case, this is definitely a trend to monitor.

CLOUD SERVICES: To deal with the increased demand for storage, data usage and expanded services, more cloud-based services will continue to emerge.  This will often give business customers more low cost, efficient telecom options to choose from.  Cloud-based services are on the rise and show no signs of slowing down. 

With so many changes and options to choose from, it may be a good idea to seek professional assistance when selecting telecom services. We specialize in TEM consulting and help our clients navigate through the all the telecom chaos. We understand which products, services and trends can benefit your business and save you money.  Contact GSI for all your telecom solutions, including telecom consulting, telecom audits and wireless expense management. 

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Thursday, March 19, 2015

5 Reasons To Outsource Your Telecom Expense Management to GSI

Telecom Expense Management (TEM) refers to managing your telephone, wireless, and data services with a focus on long term cost reduction and service optimization.  Your communication needs cast a wide umbrella, but we can streamline and optimize your costs and services. Outsourcing your TEM to GSI is ideal for most companies for a number of reasons, including:

1. We are experts at identifying areas for improvement, areas of vulnerability and long term savings opportunities.

2. The professional TEM software we use makes telecom expense management and telecom audits more effective and efficient.

3. As a leader in Telecom Cost Reduction, we have a proven track record of saving companies an average of 26% in telecom expenses.

4. We have over 20 years of hands on experience helping companies save millions of dollars each year.

5. We work on a contingency basis, charging no upfront fees.  We must find savings in order to be paid.

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

How to Reduce the Cost of Running Your Medical Practice | Telecom Expense Management

Over the past two decades GSI has helped our clients save an average of 26% through telecom auditing, telecom contract management, telecommunications expense management and more.  GSI helps clients in a wide array of industries, including the healthcare industry.  We partner with National billion dollar hospital groups, individual hospitals, as well as dialysis clinics, radiology groups, renal care groups, orthopedic across the country to reduce their expenses. 

We can help you maximize patient care while reducing your operating expenses.  GSI’s value proposition is to help healthcare organizations invest more in their core business and less in their vendor management, through our expense reduction services.  We focus on your improving your bottom line and streamlining your services at the same time.  Contact us to learn more about how we can help your hospital, clinic or medical practice increase profits long term.

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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Are You Getting The Most From Your Wireless Contract? | Wireless Contract Management

It seems year over year that wireless contracts get more complicated and convoluted. It can be difficult to decipher if you are receiving the right services, contracted for too many services, over paying or being charged incorrectly.  That’s where we come in!

At Global Solutions Inc, we specialize in wireless contract management. We are experts at analyzing wireless agreements for all size firms across all industries.  Our comprehensive services are designed to maximize your savings and services.  It truly takes a trained eye and years of experience to analyze and negotiate wireless contracts properly. We manage any Request for Proposal (RFP) so that all prospective candidates to supply services provide their contract and pricing information in a similar format for greater ease in evaluating the differences, and to identify numerous cost savings opportunities.

We welcome you to contact us to learn more about how we can save your business money long term with our wireless contract management. 

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