vConnections Q3 2020 Newsletter

Midmarket IT Challenges Identified in New IT Spend Management Benchmark Report

We released our first IT Spend Management Benchmark Report, based on the results of a survey of 175 midmarket organizations. Among other areas, the report brings attention to the 9 phases of the IT lifecycle and how these areas rank in importance to IT and finance professionals.

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Why Working Remote Works for Us

It’s not a secret that our everyday life looks a little different than it did six months ago. Living rooms have become classrooms and backyard camp outs have become the new weekend getaway! Offices are closed and now your dining room table is where you hold team meetings. While this may be a new way of life for most of usvCom has been championing the work from anywhere approach for over 16 years. 

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Managed Pay – Now Included!

An integral part of vCom’s Expense Management solution, Managed Pay is now available at NO ADDITIONAL COST as part of our Invoice Management module.

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vCom Buyers’ Club

Being a member of the vCom Buyers’ Club means  you gain access to the power of Aggregation, Consolidation, and Normalization. Take advantage of pre-negotiated discounts, consolidated invoicing, and normalize your invoices so you can track what you’re spending where.

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In the News…

 

6 Trends on the Gartner Hype Cycle for the Digital Workplace, 2020

Excerpt: When employees were sent home from their offices en masse amid the global onset of COVID-19, many businesses scrambled to adopt technology solutions to enable their teams to work remotely. IT leaders have now realized the urgency to scale up their digital workplace technology stacks to ensure the long-term resiliency of their business.

The new business technology priorities of 2020

Excerpt: The pandemic has been a “great catalyst” for changes CIOs have long worked to drive, including more agile tech initiatives responsive to the business. It shows the “why” for technology investment and innovation, proving to business leaders IT is not just about procuring and provisioning technology.

Career Advice for the Technology Expense Analyst

Excerpt: First, here’s the reality. Telecom expense management is a commoditized job. Telecom spend is not growing, on a global basis, from year to year and CIOs don’t think of telecom as one of their top priorities compared to digital transformation, cybersecurity, process automation, artificial intelligence, or customer experience.

 

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