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Monthly Archives: April 2011

Supplier half-truths and your top executives: Meeting the management challenge

Posted on by Larry York

The following is a guest post by TC2 Project Director Larry York, who is based in Minnesota and works with clients nationally and internationally. Big procurements present big challenges, and not all of them involve complex rate schedules or confusing … Continue reading

Giving enterprise-ready competitive carriers a chance to succeed

Posted on by Keith Cook

The following is a guest post by TC2 Project Director Keith Cook, who is based in the Atlanta area. We’re seeing a resurgence of a second tier carrier market. Several long-standing telecom names whose attention to enterprises had been spotty … Continue reading

The carriers probably won’t be TEMs, but IBM and Accenture might be

Posted on by David Rohde

Telecom expense management – boring, right? But you have to have it one way or another. Simple billing errors still occur, even if telecom prices have declined and the payback for “wrong arithmetic” kind of errors is less than it … Continue reading

The real estate market is booming! (Or so it seems from AT&T surcharges)

Posted on by David Rohde

Exciting news: I come to you today to declare the end of economic doom and gloom. Incontrovertible evidence of a huge economic recovery is provided by the latest in AT&T surcharges. According to an advance notice on the AT&T Business … Continue reading

Level 3 and Global Crossing: A deal that might as well happen

Posted on by David Rohde

Do you remember when telecom industry leaders used to boast that there were “hundreds of carriers”? The point, often made in the first few years after enactment of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, was supposed to be that telecom had … Continue reading