How Telecom and Datacom Fees Impact Your Bottom Line

How Telecom and Datacom Fees Impact Your Bottom Line

Breaking down the hard and soft costs that impact business. Small- and medium-sized business owners know that attention to detail can make or break their success. While the leadership team and upper management is focused on the processes, products and people that make your company great, unattended details can negatively impact the company’s earnings. It’s…

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Your secret weapon to telecom expenses

Your secret weapon to telecom expenses

For the past 25 years telecom experts Ruby+Solberg, an independent telecom and datacom cost consulting firm, has been helping clients add profits to their bottom line by slashing your telecom and datacom costs.  Based in Portland, our dedicated team of telecom professionals, auditors and accountants provide cost management solutions customized to fit the needs of…

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How Contingent Fee Audits Can Lower Telecom/Datacom Expenses

How Contingent Fee Audits Can Lower Telecom/Datacom Expenses

Contingency fee-based telecom cost audits provide a zero-risk, high-return solution for businesses overpaying for telecom and datacom services. Risk assessment is an integral part of any business. But it can be difficult to examine the overall risk, potential loss, and probability that loss will occur when it comes to money-saving services. This is especially true…

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Your Best Practice Guide to Mobile Expense Management

Your Best Practice Guide to Mobile Expense Management

Today’s increasingly mobile workforce uses a tremendous amount of data. Employers are now responsible for employee cell phones, laptops and tablets, in addition to their office lines and Internet. These fixed and mobile communications services are among the top five expenses for most businesses — but are you paying too much? Wireless services play a…

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5 Telecom Billing Mistakes You Don’t Realize You’re Making Every Month

5 Telecom Billing Mistakes You Don’t Realize You’re Making Every Month

Cancelled orders? Tax exemptions? Third-party services? Your company is making costly telecom billing mistakes each month. With Validated Telecom Billing services, you can improve your bottom line. Your IT budget doesn’t have any room for errors. But when it comes to telecom/datacom bills — you’re probably paying too much. Industry-wide, almost 80% of all telecom…

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Best Practices in Telecom Expense Management

Best Practices in Telecom Expense Management

More than 25 years in the Telecom Expense Management (TEM) industry has taught our team at Ruby+Solberg about the fast pace of business and technology. For your company to remain competitive, you need to safeguard your most valuable resource — time — by outsourcing data/telecom fee negotiation, payments and management. Long-distance telephone calls were once…

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5 Things to Evaluate When Renewing Your Telecom Contract

5 Things to Evaluate When Renewing Your Telecom Contract

Your telecom contracts are up for renewal, but how do you decide when to negotiate with your existing carriers or receive RFPs from different ones? Hint: do it with telecom expense management (TEM) professionals. Much of the boilerplate language in telecom contracts is negotiable. Yet what many companies don’t have is the expertise to understand…

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