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TEMIA Industry Terms

One challenge for organizations that are evaluating solutions is that engagements vary from one client to the next. While it is good to see the industry focus on meeting individual clients needs, tailoring of a solution and lack of standards that results from firms that offer a tailored solution can lead to confusion. Acronyms and industry terms […]

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What is Wireless Expense Management (WEM)?

Wireless Expense Management (WEM) programs are a special category of Telecom Expense Management (TEM) programs with a focus on wireless services and mobile devices.

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What are all the acronyms that fall under TEM?

TEM programs once concerned themselves specifically to the telecom lines and bills of an enterprise. As the telecommunications world has expanded so has the discipline, sub-practices and a host of acronyms that now fall under the umbrella of TEM. TEMIA has introduced the term Telecommunications Management to convey all the activities that enterprises manage as […]

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What is Telecom Expense Management?

Some readers of this post may already have a Telecom Expense Management or TEM program in place, but many enterprises are just discovering the need for a TEM program. This is the first of a series of posts which will provide basic information on the subject. TEM programs were created to proactively reduce expenses, introduce new […]

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BYOD: Dos and Don’ts

  This document identifies best practices for BYOD and the various alternatives including Choose Your Own Device (CYOD), Corporate Liable Employee Owned, (CLEO), and Corporate Owned Personally-Enabled or COPE programs. After adopting BYOD programs, 69% of enterprises find mobile service costs either rise or stay the same. Learn more in a free report titled, BYOD: Dos and […]

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Best Practices for Evaluation, Pricing and Cost Savings of Telecommunications Management

  This document identifies best practices for buyers of Telecommunications Management. It addresses evaluation of solutions, pricing and cost savings. Telecommunications are one of the top five line item expenses for enterprises. Telecommunications Management includes all the activities that enterprises oversee for their telecommunications (voice and data fixed and mobile) network. It includes Telecommunications Expense Management (TEM), […]

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Adoption of Telecommunications Management as New Industry Term

Adoption of the phrase Telecommunications Management allows TEMIA and its members to better express the diversity of solutions which our members represent with comprehensive and niche solutions, from large and small firms. TEMIA is adopting a simple, straightforward, non-restricting phrase while still making allowances for members to continue using the TEM acronym.

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TEM RFPs – Guide to Evaluating TEM Solutions

The Telecom Expense Management Industry Association, (TEMIA) is publishing this TEM RFP Template to help educate the market and reduce the time for organizations to buy a TEM solution. This paper provides valuable information on understanding TEM and identifying things to look for even if you do not plan to issue RFP.  TEMIA will also […]

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Adapting to the Repeal of the Tax on Personal Use of Employer Paid Mobile Services

In 1989, cell phones were a luxury item and the government developed a complicated tax for wireless voice calls. Mobile “car phones” cost $350 to $700 and charges for calls of .50 or more per minute were common. Over the past 20 years, costs have fallen, but the U.S. tax code has not adapted to […]

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Your Exceptional TEM Program: Best Practices for Enterprises and Suppliers that Raise TEM Performance through Key Performance Indicators and Industry Standards

Telecom Expense Management (TEM) has evolved from simple programs to complex offerings to meet customers’ specific needs. Efforts to develop tailored solutions for clients have made the market appear to be more complex than it really is. It is like going to a restaurant that has suddenly changed its menu by adding hundreds of combinations […]

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