Tag Archives: telecom expenditures

The RAK Report: July 2014

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Welcome to the second half of 2014! Where has the time gone?  As we get back into the swing of work after a much-needed 3-day weekend, we hope everyone is enjoying the glorious summer weather. If we’re not having thunderstorms out here in the midwest, we’re enjoying warm, sunny days. Fortunately, we’re able to focus on […]

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The RAK Report: February 2014

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As we breeze into February, leaving the first month of the year behind, I can’t help but think…is it Spring yet?  Here in the Chicagoland area, we’ve been hit with the coldest and snowiest Winter in quite a few years. While the negative temperatures and terrible roads are reason enough to stay in and work, […]

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RAK’s The Word: November 2013

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With the Thanksgiving holiday a mere two weeks away, it’s about time we begin to shift our focus to the end of the year. The holidays always feel like a celebration, even though they can be stressful, exhausting, and, on occasion, downright difficult. As we frantically begin to shop for gifts, bake holiday treats that […]

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5 Ways to “Save” Right Now

Change the Definition to Create Savings Momentum Saving money isn’t difficult. If it appears to be a tough task, it can be extremely beneficial to simply change the definition. Did you know that the word “save” has at least 10 definitions? Why keep the same definition if it’s not serving the intended purpose? Why stick […]

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White Paper: The Global Roaming Issue

Whether you are dealing with a shockingly high mobile bill or are preparing to send an employee overseas, it is vital to understand the telecom management necessary to avoid the high costs of international travel. In this white paper, we break down the steps to calmly addressing the issue of global mobile roaming overspend while creating […]

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Technology Tip #3: Conquer Hidden App Fees

Hidden application charges can “crop-up” onto your invoices without you or the users even knowing it.  When downloading a premium application, such as “live TV” or GPS Navigation, using the application even once automatically subscribes the user to that specific service which often has a recurring fee. When the end user realizes that there is […]

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Q. I’m using a Telecom Expense Management (TEM) and/or Mobile Device Management (MDM) software solution to manage my telecommunications expenses. Why do I need a consultant?

A. While TEM and MDM software can help to manage communication costs, they are only as good as the personnel using them. Vendors will typically sell software packages to organizations outlining the cost-savings, but what they fail to identify is the additional commitment required to make the software truly successful.  RAK Consulting, Inc. can fill […]

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Q. How does RAK Consulting determine the best solution for their clients’ telecom needs?

A. RAK Consulting, Inc evaluates our clients’ needs based on their current telecom expenditures as well as the future of the company.  We research our clients, review every possible option that would suit their needs and collect the pros, cons, and cost-savings (or lack there of) of each option available.  In the end, we provide […]

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