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What is Cost Management?

Cost management is the process of effectively planning and controlling the costs involved in a business. It is considered one of the more challenging tasks in business management. Generally, the costs or the expenses in a business are recorded by a team of experts using expense forms. The process involves various activities such as collecting, analyzing, evaluating and reporting cost…

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Workspace as a Service (WaaS)

Workspace-as-a-Service, or WaaS, is a form of desktop virtualization that companies utilize to provide their employees with access to business applications and data from anywhere at any time using the employee’s device of a choice. With workspace-as-a-service solutions, employees can log in to the WaaS provider’s service and be provided with a virtual workspace desktop environment that appears and operates like their actual physical office desktop. In this…

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EMM: Enterprise mobility management

EMM is a set of software-driven management practices that ensures mobility program and policy compliance. EMM software manages mobile devices, applications, content/information, risks, and security, while effectively securing mobility programs’ data, services, and usage. EMM itself is not new; the EMM industry, however, will look and feel different very soon. Robust offerings will compete with cheaper, more specialised products and…

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MaaS: Mobility as a service

MaaS is a software-based enterprise mobility solution that allows companies to purchase carrier network access, mobile app platform capabilities, policy compliance enforcement, device management features and systems, and program reporting and analytics on a per-month, per-user basis from a single vendor. As carriers look to decouple device procurement and network service tasks in the near future, enterprise mobility managers will…

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The Internet of Things

The Internet of Things is a phrase used to describe the next step towards the digitisation of society and economy, where objects and people are interconnected through communication networks and report about their status and/or the surrounding environment. Devices and machines that haven’t typically used internet connections are increasingly being made with some internet functions, like cars that rely on traffic sensors….

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Mobile virtual network operator – MVNO

Mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) essentially resell the voice and data services of big operators, but often at much lower prices and with more flexible plans. Why virtual?  They virtually operate networks by renting infrastructure. They offer lower rates, and contract-free purchases at the cost of losing data roaming (reduced data coverage) and potentially call quality. MVNOs operate on slim margins,…

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Prepaid or Postpaid? Pool or Shared? – All you need to know about mobile telecom pricing models and related terminology

The time when my telephone bill was calculated based on the actual airtime consumption have passed. Today, mobile operators price their products in much more sophisticated ways. Mobile tariffs are based on exact statistical data. The products offered are designed in such a way that we can hardly “swallow” them (use the entire airtime), for the price we are still…

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