Service: Telco Management
Anglicare Victoria (AV), works with children, young people and families. From crisis response, to providing longer-term support and care Anglicare Victoria supports tens of thousands of Victorians every year, their 1700+ staff and volunteers operate from more than 45 sites across the state, as well as delivering assistance online, at home and in the community.
Telco bills often are difficult to understand, contain errors and require significant overhead across the multitude of different services in validation their accuracy and the accompanying services. AV consciously chose to focus their IT resources on core business and client outcomes. As a result, their Head of Technology sought expertise from the market to perform this on their behalf. This service is Telephony Management as a Service and Dog and Bone were engaged.
Provide AV with Telco Expense Management including monthly macro audit reports which give an overview of all telephony expenses and cost saving recommendations
The right sizing of plans based on voice and data consumption levels
Utilised our Level 1 PMO resources, to devise and manage a transition plan for services on copper infrastructure to appropriate solutions
Manage ongoing relationship with vendor
Cost Centre Reporting across whole organisation for charge back purposes
Bi-annual Mobile optimisation which delivers significant cost reduction opportunities
Provide Mobile Data Usage Management
Manage all moves, additions and changes to services
Management of the procurement process for mobile handsets
Provide resolution management of technical faults through our help desk
Best Practice TEM (Telco Expense Management)
Efficient mobile procurement process
Lower spend per mobile user compared to other NFP’s that manage telco expenses inhouse
Cost reduction: of almost $260,000 over the last 12 months
Increased efficiencies through time savings
Reduced risk of bill shock through MDUM (especially in the initial months of the pandemic which saw extreme fluctuations across the sector in data usage due to sudden shift to remote work)
Efficiencies and improved service levels enabled by prompt issue resolution
Anglicare Victoria now have their TEM (Telco Expense Management) outsourced so they can put their time into delivering their services rather than chasing telcos. They also have their partnerships with their vendor managed.
“Outsourcing our telco management allows us to put the time and money saved through Dog and Bone back into delivering important services to the community we serve.”
- Dean Mills, Head of Technology for Anglicare Victoria