RadiusPoint Is Attending WBENC’s National Conference & Business Fair 2018

Sharon Watkins, owner, and CEO of RadiusPoint© is an entrepreneur, leader, philanthropist, and so much more. Late last year, she added WBENC-Certified Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) to the list. Founded in 1997, Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) is the nation’s leader in women’s business development and the leading third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women, with more than 13,000 certified Women’s Business Enterprises, 14 national Regional Partner…

Top 3 Reasons to Outsource Telecom Expense Management

Telecom Expense Management (TEM) began due to the constant evolution of IT Communications. Over time, enterprises quickly realized managing expenses multiple locations became cumbersome. Many enterprises have chosen to do their own TEM in-house as what they thought to be a simple, low-cost fix. However, to efficiently process invoices, maintain inventory, correct discrepancies, and overall manage the entire communications lifecycle can be nearly impossible with your main day to day…

Are You Utilizing AI & Machine Learning in 2018?

Previously, we have been focusing on our Future of IoT series. Let’s take a break and turn our attention toward an emerging technology, Artificial Intelligence, better known as AI or machine learning. AI solutions continue to dominate the future of the IT market. AI Explanation  By Gartner’s definition, “Artificial intelligence is technology that appears to emulate human performance typically by learning, coming to its own conclusions, appearing to understand complex content,…

Is Your Utility Management Eco-friendly & Cost Efficient?

Utility costs rank as one of the highest expenses to manage but are typically not a priority for management. Saving your company money is crucial because let’s face it, money wasted is incredibly futile in a world with such easy access to technology and knowledge. Evaluating water and energy efficiency will yield effective cost savings. “Did you know every gallon of water has an energy footprint needed to pump, move,…

The Future of IoT in Lease Management

Our Future of IoT series is back in full swing! The topic for this week covers an enhanced service we offer beyond our traditional Telecom and Utility Expense Management, Lease Management in relation to IoT. Lease Management IoT is a way for ‘things’ to connect, allowing data to be transferred and monitored from one device to others. Lease management, which can be for your facility, fleet, or equipment, plays a vital…

TEM, It’s What We Do!

Today’s businesses are under pressure to reduce costs, increase efficiency and adapt to new technologies. Among the new technologies being implemented are cloud based services and the integration of IoT models. In the face of these new challenges, there is no doubt a need for a dedicated telecom expense management (TEM) solution. According to Gartner “IT infrastructure and operations leaders should evaluate evolved telecom expense management offerings for a cost-effective…

Get The Most Out of Wireless Management

In last week’s Future of IoT series, we learned about the impact of cloud space and how ExpenseLogic can provide the tools you need to track your expenses. This week’s focus is wireless expense management and its relationship with IoT. The first thing that comes to mind when you hear IoT is your wireless devices. However, there are many things that can be categorized as IoT, including shopping for Groceries!…

Cloud Space in the IoT Revolution

To expand upon last week’s topic of “Internet of Things” and its impact on Utilities, we would like to kick off this week’s series by introducing how cloud space is important to the IoT realm. Since IoT is a way for devices to connect, data transfer plays a vital role. In order for your devices to connect, consistent amounts of data must be transferred from one another. With companies utilizing…

Future Impact of IoT & Utility Industry

The past few months, we have presented information about our services and capabilities. These next few weeks, we would like to begin a new series about a rising topic in the IT world, “Internet of things” or IoT and its impact on industries across the board. In laymen terms, IoT refers to anything that can be connected to the internet whether it is a device or simply a stuffed animal…

Optimize Mobility Costs Effectively

Large corporations utilize a mobile workforce due to its impact on productivity. With this increased efficiency and obvious convenience, mobile phones have transformed the corporate world as employees lose 12.5% efficiency without access to a device says Enterprise Mobility Exchange. However, more power comes more responsibility. The hassle of contacting mobile vendors or maneuvering through carrier portals to locate any discrepancies on invoices can be overwhelmingly tiresome. The most common mobility…

ROI, KPI’s, What does it all Mean?

Partnering with a Managed Service Provider that tracks Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) to create a positive Return on Investment (ROI) just makes sense.  If that Partner is serious about creating a positive ROI for you and your team, the partnership is a Win-Win. For many organizations hiring a Partner to manage the Telecom, Wireless and Utility invoices is a must.  Having that Partner manage the invoice lifecycle from receipt to…

RadiusPoint Certifies through WeConnect International

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Orlando, FL March 7, 2018—RadiusPoint is proud to announce certification through WeConnect International as a Woman Business Enterprise member.  WEConnect International provides members with the global database and resources required to develop and leverage a diverse and inclusive global value chain. RadiusPoint will leverage the knowledge of WeConnect International to continue the international growth for our telecom, utility and wireless expense management.   The services provided by RadiusPoint for over 26 years…

Lease Management Solution in 2018

Every week, we offer a glimpse of our TEM and UEM services provided to our clients. Most recently, we expanded upon our powerhouse, ExpenseLogic and its cutting edge capabilities. This week, we want to hone in on a service we offer that has developed over the years due to the progression of technology and a need for managing leases. Lease management can either be for your facility, equipment or both. Essentially, anything that is leased should have…

Hitting your MARC

In our most recent post, we dove into how we can alleviate concerns regarding damaged devices and many other issues utilizing our proprietary software, ExpenseLogic. This week, we want to elaborate on a new feature installed to the ExpenseLogic portal that will essentially allow you to hit your MARC. RadiusPoint recently added a Minimum Annual Revenue Commitments (MARC’s) section to the ExpenseLogic software. MARC’s are extremely vital to manage as you want to…

Uncover Benefits of Online Ordering

For the past two months, we have honed in on our Telecom Expense Management (TEM) and Utility Expense Management (UEM) services by giving you an inside look of our capabilities. This week, our aim is to address issues your company may be facing when devices become damaged, troubleshooting existing service/device or any customer service requests. Before we dive into how we can alleviate these concerns, we first, take a consultative approach to ensure each…

Go for the Greens

February 15-17 2018 RadiusPoint attended the Go for the Greens 2018 event in Orlando, Florida.   This event high-level business development conference for women entrepreneurs seeking supplier diversity opportunities through exclusive access to companies, government agencies and non-profits. The event offered one-boutique conference offered one-on-one business matchmaking meetings and informal networking between women-owned suppliers and corporate/government buyers. The Business Women in International Trade (BWIT) program of Global Affairs Canada, in partnership with the…

How are you Revolutionizing Technology in 2018?

If you have been following our recent posts these past few weeks, you might have a decent understanding of Telecom and Utility Expense Management by now. We have informed you that we can cut costs and streamline processes to essentially put money back into your company’s pocket by listing our capabilities. What we have not done is show you howRadiusPoint can do this through technology management. Technology management encompasses both tangible products, such as your…

Transforming Corporate Mobility in 2018

Two weeks ago, we branched outside the scope of core Telecom Expense Management (TEM) by discussing Enhanced Wireline services. This week, we want to add to this topic by addressing other enhanced capabilities offered by RadiusPoint. Enhanced Wireless options can reduce risk, improve employee efficiency, and streamline processes. Mobile devices have transformed the corporate world and everything in between. Due to this, the cumbersome tasks of ensuring hundreds, if not thousands, of wireless invoices…

Do you have a Corporate edge with MDM?

Last week, we shined a spotlight on our Enhanced Wireline Options outside the scope of traditional Telecom Expense Management (TEM). This week, we will dive further into the benefits of TEM by reviewing a popular service, Mobile Device Management. With increased efficiency and obvious convenience, mobile phones have transformed the corporate world as these devices have become indispensable. It’s no surprise large corporations utilize a mobile workforce due to its impact on productivity. However, with…

Are You Receiving The Full Benefits of TEM?

For the past couple of weeks, we have been looking at basic Telecom Expense Management (TEM) services and capabilities. This week, we want to expand upon this knowledge by addressing some of your organization’s needs which are outside of the scope of core Telecom Expense Management, specifically for wireline services. As we have previously addressed, a good TEM provider will ensure you have access to robust and easy to use software with…

How do you Manage Utility Expenses?

Last week, we introduced you to Utility Expense Management. This week, we will be diving into some of the details of Utility Expense Management (UEM). Although Utility cost rank as one of the highest costs, many organizations typically do not put a lot of thought into the management of invoices, services and costs. So how do you ensure accuracy and eliminate the risk of costly errors? First, we will address the organizations that…

Is TEM right for your organization?

Last week, we introduced you to Telecom Expense Management. This week, we will be diving into some of the details of Telecom and Wireless Expense Management (TEM, WEM). Mobile services are the fastest growing component in a company’s telecom budget. Telecom and wireless expenses account for one of the highest and most complex costs to control, yet receive little oversight from management. Let’s start by reviewing who is a good candidate for Telecom and Wireless…

Effective Utility Management in 2018

Utility costs can rank as high as the second (2nd) or third (3rd) largest cost for a company, while ranking at the top of the list for most important costs to be managed. In spite of this, there is often little thought given to the management of invoices, services, and costs. We flip the lights on and expect the office to come alive; the lights, the POS, cash registers, servers, computers, and…

How do you manage telecom expenses?

Telecom Expense Management (TEM) began due to a need to manage monthly costs connected to both wireline and wireless services. Due to this, RadiusPoint formed 26 years ago to provide our clients with the detailed, line item audit service they so desperately needed. Today, we have grown to manage and house multiple expense management demands that include Telecom, Mobility, IoT, Technology, Lease, Utilities, Energy Efficiency and much more. Here at RadiusPoint, we streamline processes to benefit our…

RadiusPoint Certified By the WBENC

  For Immediate Release December 19, 2017   RadiusPoint Certified By the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council  Orlando, FL—December 19, 2017—RadiusPoint, a business specializing in Communication Lifecycle Management, Technology and Utility Expense Management is proud to announce national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Development Center – Council of Florida, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).   WBENC’s national standard…

RadiusPoint receives WBENC Certification!

December 19, 2017 RadiusPoint Certified By the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council Orlando, FL—December 19, 2017—RadiusPoint, a business specializing in Communication Lifecycle Management, Technology and Utility Expense Management is proud to announce national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Development Center – Council of Florida, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). WBENC’s national standard of certification implemented by the Women’s…

RadiusPoint Provides an Impressive Third Quarter ROI!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RadiusPoint Announces Clients’ Average ROI of 797% for third quarter of 2017 Orlando, FL December 26, 2017—RadiusPoint has announced an outstanding Return on Investment (ROI) of 797% for their clients for the third quarter of 2017. This ROI was the result of RadiusPoint’s monthly audit of invoices and optimization of the services that accumulate into Costs Avoided and credits and refunds.  As long as the telecom and…

Get Back Your Security Deposit on Utility Accounts!

Request a Refund for your Utility  Security Deposit. One of the worst kept secrets in the industry, yet a method that many corporations hardly utilize, is requesting refunds for security deposits on utility accounts. It is common practice for many utility providers to refund a security deposit in full (for businesses) who have at least 90 days of good payment history, if requested. Utilizing an expense management consultant like RadiusPoint© not only ensures that…

Helping those in need for the Holidays

We are Excited to announce that we are participating as a drop off location for XL 106.7 Baby DJ Toy Drive! The Baby DJ program began over 25 years ago when its founder “Johnny Magic” was inspired to provide assistance to families of economic disadvantage in the Central Florida area. As the host of Central Florida’s top rated morning radio show, Johnny has had the opportunity to spend a great…

Rising to the Corporate Education and…

With all of the constant technology innovations, security breaches, updates and changing solutions how do you ensure your employees and organization remain current and knowledgeable? Do you provide in house, continuation training? Maybe you send staff to training events or conferences? Or maybe you provide online training opportunities? There are so many options at our fingertips, but how do you determine which is the most valuable to your organization and resources?…

Clients’ Average ROI of 1,363% for second quarter of 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   RadiusPoint Announces Clients’ Average ROI of 1,363% for second quarter of 2017   Orlando, FL September 8, 2017—RadiusPoint has announced a phenomenal savings of 1,363% for their clients for the second quarter of 2017. This incredible ROI was the result of RadiusPoint’s monthly audit of invoices and services for clients and the proven processes of identifying systemic billing errors.   As long as the telecom and utility…

Uncovering the hidden charges

In the three part series Avoiding the Pitfalls of Acquisitions and Divestitures there was a lot of information covered about processes that should be followed. Sometimes it is easier said than done and the best laid plans go out the window when multiple departments become involved. While the purchasing company shares the largest part of the work when it comes to the Acquisition and Divestiture activities, both parties must do their parts of the process to…

Avoiding the Acquisition and Divestiture Pitfalls …

Avoiding the Acquisition and Divestiture Pitfalls – when it comes to transitioning the telecom and utility invoices and services In this final part of our three part series (Read Part 1 & Part 2 here) the tasks of transferring the liability for the telecom and utility invoices will be covered. Perhaps one of the most confusing steps of an Acquisition or Divestiture, the time that is involved in transferring the liability of these invoices takes…

Avoiding the Acquisition and Divestiture Pitfalls… Part 2

Avoiding the Acquisition and Divestiture Pitfalls – when it comes to transitioning the telecom and utility invoices and services Often a Divestiture of a company can be as exciting as an Acquisition since it may mean a reduced workload to an already stretched staff. The invoices and services are being moved to another company, so how can this be a time draw from the company that is selling off the locations…

Avoiding the Acquisition and Divestiture Pitfalls…

Avoiding the Acquisition and Divestiture Pitfalls – when it comes to transitioning the telecom and utility invoices and services Everyone at the company is so excited, your organization has just purchased another company to bring under your corporate umbrella. This means growth – the excitement is brewing because the company is doing well. But wait, how are we going to bring over this companies telecom and utility billing to merge…

What is Wireless Expense Management (WEM)?

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. The goals for WEM programs are similar to TEM programs. They seek to proactively reduce expenses, establish new operational efficiencies, increase visibility and provide better control for mobile voice and data services. Client demand for specialized services to address mobile…

Trust, but Verify.

Trust, but Verify. This phrase was used by former President Ronald Regan many times between 1984 and 1987 while he was negotiating the end of the Cold War with the Russian President. President Regan felt it was imperative to promote a feeling of trust to his potential partner, however, he also knew that he would need to verify that promises made were being kept. Fast forward to 2001 when the…

What will it take to keep the lights on?

Utility costs can rank as high as the second (2nd) or third (3rd) largest cost for a company, while ranking at the top of the list for most important costs to be managed.  In spite of this, there is often little thought given to the management of invoices, services, and costs.  We flip the lights on and expect the office to come alive; the lights, the POS, cash registers, servers,…

Piecing Together The Puzzle

Putting puzzles together as a kid was fun, when you had all the time in the world to spend on such things. As an adult, piecing together the puzzle of the communications and utility invoices is time consuming and just not fun. Identifying all of the services that your organization is billed for in the Communications or Utility area can be a daunting feat. Just the sheer volume of bills can make the…

“You get what you pay for”

”You get what you pay for” and “There’s no such thing as a free lunch” remind us every day that while a deal may look good on the surface that it could be something completely different once you peel back the layers. So goes the debate on Contingency fee versus flat fee telecom and utility service and invoice audits. Many vendors include these types of audits in their Communications Lifecycle…