TEM2008: A new agenda for telecom environment management (TEM2008)

Venue: Orlando Airport Marriott

Location: Orlando, Florida, United States

Event Date/Time: Apr 28, 2008 End Date/Time: May 01, 2008
Registration Date: Apr 27, 2008
Early Registration Date: Mar 14, 2008
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Description

Your organization depends on technology and telecom assets to communicate, learn, sell, buy, and collaborate. You need to ensure your telecom infrastructure and operations are keeping up with business demands. How do you evaluate available solutions? What technology options meet your defined needs? How do you determine the ROI of your investments? When you understand your telecom environment, and your enterprise needs, you can execute proactive management tactics, and stay ahead of the game.

If you need to know more about any of the following areas, you need to be
at TEM 2008:

Best practices to meet telecom operational objectives in the areas of: technical integrity, financial accuracy, customer support, strategic organizational support

Strategies for effective telecom environment management and efficient processes

Establishing metrics for managing telecom assets

Evolving wireless management to meet growing mobility demands

Creating and implementing an enterprise TEM plan

“Right-sizing” your services to meet your enterprise needs

Aligning telecom assets and services with your business objectives

Streamlining telecom operations to maximize staff productivity

Getting certified — AOTMP Specialty Certification programs will be offered on-site!
Evolve your management processes as your environment changes, and ensure your enterprise telecom and IT assets will meet your business needs. TEM 2008 is where you’ll think beyond telecom expense management, gain understanding of your telecom environment, and discover what it takes to turn your telecom technology goals into reality.

Thanks to everyone who made TEM 2007 a success. We look forward to your participation at TEM 2008.

Do more than just attend - Get Certified!

AOTMP Specialty Certifications deliver AOTMP-endorsed methodologies and best practices for tackling some of the most pressing issues facing telecom and IT professionals today. These 6-hour programs offer a great way to gain a better understanding of telecom issues, prepare for a particular telecom project, strengthen your overall telecom management skills, and bring value to your organization.

AOTMP will offer five different 6-hour Specialty Certification programs on-site at TEM 2008. Registration fee for each course is $695 USD and is not included with conference registration. Early Bird discount of 20% may be applied to Specialty Certification registrations received by March 14, 2008. Course details are provided below.

Certification Schedule:

Monday, April 28
AOTMP Specialty Certifications 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
The following AOTMP 6-hour Specialty Certification
programs will be offered on-site:

Technology Selection Specialty Certification
The scope of this certification spans technology evaluation, matching application needs to technology and creating a business case for technology change. The strategies and discussion shared in this specialty certification will support your initiatives in the areas of:

New & Emerging Technology Review
Application Needs Assessment
Technology Evaluation & Selection
Business Case Development & Support

Wireless Management Specialty Certification
The scope of this certification spans wireless voice and data services. The strategies and discussion shared in this specialty certification will support your initiatives in the areas of:

Service Plan Inventory Development
Equipment Asset Tracking
Wireless Usage Policy Development
Contract Negotiations

Inventory Development Specialty Certification
This certification covers telecom service, asset, contract, vendor, service provider and service cost management. The strategies and discussion shared in this specialty certification will support your initiatives in the areas of:

Telecom Management Inventory Creation
Strategic Inventory Component Interlink Association
Expense Management & Optimization Baseline Establishment
Inventory Dashboard Management Metric Maintenance

Thursday, May 1
AOTMP Specialty Certifications 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
The following AOTMP 6-hour Specialty Certification programs will be offered on-site:

Telecom Management Strategies Specialty Certification
The scope of this certification spans telecom process refinement, maximizing functional results, developing and implementing a TEM strategy, and measuring TEM success. The strategies and discussion shared in this specialty certification will support your initiatives in the areas of:

Telecom Process Enhancement
Functional Activity Optimization
Telecom Expense Management (TEM) Strategy Development
Enterprise TEM Plan Implementation

Contract Negotiations Specialty Certification
The scope of this certification spans local, long distance, data, wireless and equipment maintenance services. The strategies and discussion shared in this specialty certification will support your initiatives in the areas of:

Contract Needs Assessment
Contract Baseline Establishment
Negotiations Practices
Contract Proposal Evaluation

Specialty Certification Exams are completed online within 10 business days following the conference. A score of 80% is required to pass the exam.

Venue

7499 Augusta National Drve
Orlando
Florida
United States
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Additional Information

TEM 2008 Schedule At-a-Glance: Monday, April 28 AOTMP Specialty Certifications 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM The following AOTMP 6-hour Specialty Certification programs will be offered on-site: Technology Selection Specialty Certification Wireless Management Specialty Certification Inventory Development Specialty Certification 3:00 PM Welcome & Keynote Address 3:30 - 4:15 PM Introduction to AOTMP’s Telecom Environment Management Model 4:15 - 5:00 PM Benchmarking Your Telecom Environment: How do you fare against your peers? 5:00 - 7:00 PM Welcome Reception and TEM Solutions Showcase Tuesday, April 29 8:15 - 9:00 AM TEM Program Debate: Are you IN or are you OUT? 9:00 - 10:30 AM Breakout Sessions - choose one: TEM Program Performance SLAs Exploring Expense Chargeback Methodology Pros & Cons: Invoice Analysis Activities TEM 2.0: The Impact of Business Intelligence 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM 10 Must-Have Data Integrity Validations 12:00 - 1:30 PM Networking Lunch / TEM Solutions Showcase 1:30 - 2:15 PM Enterprise Telecom Management Case Study 2:15 - 3:00 PM Enterprise Telecom Management Case Study 3:30 - 5:00 PM Breakout Sessions - choose one: Justifying a TEM Program Bigger and Bigger: Wireless Help Desk Management Service Orders: Maintaining Integrity Real Mobile Management: Moving beyond just what the carriers charge you 5:15 - 7:00 PM AOTMP Reception / TEM Solutions Showcase Wednesday, April 30 8:15 - 9:00 AM What’s on the Wireless Horizon? 5 Management Needs 9:00 - 10:30 AM Breakout Sessions - choose one: Going Global with Telecom Environment Management Disaster Recovery: Managing Your Action Plan Wireless Policies in Your Organization Managing Mobile and Going Global 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM New Ways to Measure TEM Success 12:00 - 1:30 PM Networking Lunch / TEM Solutions Showcase 1:30 - 3:00 PM Town Hall Forum: Industry Task Force Update Standards & Best Practice Needs Enterprise Telecom Challenges TEM Industry Direction 3:30 - 5:00 PM Breakout Sessions - choose one: Inventory Validation: What do you need? Success Metrics for Your TEM Program Implementing a TEM Solution A Global Implementation of TEM Thursday, May 1 AOTMP Specialty Certifications 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM The following AOTMP 6-hour Specialty Certification programs will be offered on-site: Telecom Management Strategies Specialty Certification Contract Negotiations Specialty Certification Need help making a case for attending TEM 2008? Click here to download a sample memo requesting approval to attend. *Agenda subject to change.