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TEMIA, Technology Expense Management Industry Association Board Sets New Direction

Leaders Seek to Broaden TEMIA Scope and Improve Results for All Clients

At its March 20 meeting in New Orleans, members of the Technology Expense Management Industry Association (TEMIA) elected six TEMIA Executive Board officers. Each year, there are elections for a portion of the board serving a two-year term.

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TEMIA, Technology Expense Management Industry Association, Elects New Board

The Telecom Expense Management Industry Association (TEMIA), the authoritative voice for Technology and Telecom Expense Management and Solutions Providers and related areas, hosted it’s bi-annual a meeting in New Orleans March 20 to 22 for its members.

In total, 69 industry thought-leaders from 37 different companies attended. Members elected six TEMIA Executive Board officers:

Returning for the second year of a two year term:

In addition, the association inducted two outgoing board members into its Hall of Fame. Jim Price was the outgoing president and Chris Thierry was Secretary. Both were recognized for their six years of service teamwork, leadership, promotion and contributions to TEMIA and the industry.

Each year, there are elections for a portion of the board serving a two-year term. TEMIA’s Executive Board is critical to driving greater levels of success for the organization and helping to promote the industry. In addition, the executive board works to support the organization’s mission:

  • Expanding the size of the market.
  • Fostering ongoing performance improvement through open industry standards.
  • Promoting the industry to clients, carriers, and analysts.
  • Advocating for TEMIA members working with carriers and clients.

Mark Hearn CEO of Network Control and TEMIA Vice President said, “It is important to see balance in setting TEMIA priorities in its focus on fixed and mobile areas. A good example is TEMIA’s work to drive industry standards and best practices. Solid, well defined inventory management is paramount to accurate reporting analytics, cost reductions and successful client engagements.”

Charlie Yielding CEO of G Squared Wireless said, “I am excited to serve on the board of directors at TEMIA. The enterprise mobility industry is growing rapidly, and experiencing proliferation at a rate that was not possible 10 years ago. With that change comes the responsibility to establish best practices and industry standards to help improve the quality of products the industry offers. I look forward to joining the leadership team that will push this progress in quality and consistency to our industry.”

“The TEM industry is drastically changing the way Enterprises manage their technology estate” said Jane Sydlowski, President of AMI Strategies. “With the rapid growth of IoT initiatives, Unified Communications and more, managing inventory, licenses, and mobile “things” while making certain the associated invoices are correct, is a tremendous and complicated endeavor. TEM companies have used their expertise and invested millions of dollars to simplify the madness. I am honored to serve on the board of TEMIA to help this unique industry with standards, ethics and empowerment.”

David Sonenstein Executive Director of EZWIM said, “Having been a member of the TEMIA Ethics Committee, I am thrilled to be expanding my role within TEMIA’s leadership. I am constantly amazed how, even in an industry as competitive as ours, members can come together and collectively raise the standards of quality in our solutions and our relationships with each other. If you are in the space but not participating in TEMIA, you are certainly missing out.”

In addition, to the election a wide range of members and guests networked and exchanged ideas. There were round table discussions, fixed and mobile tracks and sessions that were structured to advance industry knowledge on a range of topics. Meeting highlights included:

  • Opportunities to meet new strategic partners.
  • TEMIA’s purpose; core values; brand promises; key initiatives.
  • Reaffirmation of the TEMIA Ethics Code.
  • Industry standards for mobile and fixed Inventory.
  • A panel on new ways to think about software for the industry.
  • Unbelievable mobile help desk tales.

About TEMIA

TEMIA’s ongoing mission is to raise awareness, to improve the quality and value of solutions and to cultivate shared industry knowledge for Technology Expense Management, Telecommunications Management, Telecom Expense Management, TEM, Mobile Expense Management, Managed Mobility Solutions, MMS, Mobile Device Management MDM and Enterprise Mobility Management, EMM solutions. TEMIA seeks to do this through the development and promotion of open industry standards, and industry knowledge among solutions providers, business partners, telecom service providers, and enterprise clients. Further, TEMIA members subscribe to a Code of Ethics, which clearly establishes standards and differentiates their level of commitment to their clients.

Learn more about TEMIA online at www.temia.org

Twitter: @TEMIAssoc | LinkedIn Group: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/2015779

Is Enterprise Mobility Growth Decreasing?

Businesses need to adapt to the times in order to survive.  Keeping up with competition is important but being ahead of the competition is even better! Telecom Expense Management is keeping an eye on the global business events and ready to adapt along with them.  In recent news, it was declared that smartphone sales growth are dropping.

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There is a saying that goes, all good things come to an end and that’s true in the world of IT.  Specifically speaking, the smartphone market. Gartner forecasts that the sales growth of the smartphone market will continue to fall as it moves closer towards saturation.

Gartner made a comparison between the smartphone market growth from 2015 and 2016.  They discovered that there has been a decrease of approximately 50% in smartphone growth sales.  The rate of growth in 2015 was 14.4% and now the growth rate for 2016 is 7%. Let’s walk through the reasons why there has been such a significant decrease.

 

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Board Members Elected at TEMIA, Technology Expense Management Industry Association Meeting

At its meeting in Orlando, Florida TEMIA Members voted for:

  • Erik Eames, CEO of Wireless Analytics, as TEMIA Treasurer.
  • Ralph Rodriguez, Fellow at the MIT Media Lab, Founder and Research Fellow of Blue Hill Research, as TEMIA At-Large Executive Board member.
  • Mitch Black, President of MOBI, as TEMIA At-Large Executive Board member.

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TEMIA Thought Leaders Address Ways to Maximize ROI on Telecom Expense Management TEM and Enterprise Mobility Management EMM at Super Mobility Week

July 29, 2014 – The Telecom Expense Management Industry Association, TEMIA, the authoritative voice for Telecommunications Management and Solutions Providers in related areas will moderate a Thought Leadership Panel at Super Mobility Week, which is powered by CTIA. TEMIA is inviting all managers and executives that are attending Super Mobility Week conference to attend this session which will examine the question: “How to Maximize ROI on TEM and EMM?”

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