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Automated, Secure, Timely SLA Reporting Is Finally a Reality

MEF in partnership with SIB’s telecom and blockchain division, is piloting a revolutionary blockchain-based subscription service for automating the SLA reporting process. This pilot is derived from the MEF Wolf Town Accelerator that uses a member-defined open pre-standard smart contract in the roles of buyer and seller respectively.

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Public Blockchain For Telecom Has Arrived: What It Means for You

You’ve no doubt heard the hype about blockchain. But unless you’re in the one percent of the world’s largest telecommunications carriers big enough to stand up and maintain private blockchain solutions between yourself and your largest trading partners and customers, the reality of distributed ledger technology has always seemed a long way off.

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5 Tips to Get a Grip On Telecom Costs

Organizations today have major inefficiencies in their telecom networks. Understanding what is on the network and how it should be charged is very complex, and as a result, organizations are paying millions of dollars more than they need to on their bills. There has been an awakening to this fact due to the desire to transform and modernize networks.

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Bank Smarter: Protect Assets, Reduce Banking Fees, And Enhance Yield

Are you losing sleep at night over the safety of your business bank? The recent collapse of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) has left countless CFOs and treasury service managers reevaluating their risk exposure. But there’s a silver lining to be found if you view SVB’s story as a cautionary tale. From the ashes of SVB’s demise emerge critical lessons for safeguarding your organization’s financial future.

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3 Reasons Why Shipping Spend Poses Special Challenges For CFOs

Rising interest rates and concerns about a possible recession are putting new pressures on CFOs to reduce fixed costs and better manage spend with their operating vendors. With 52% of CEOs and CFOs predicting inflation will stay at the same level or higher in 2023, it’s no wonder that nearly six in 10 CFOs polled by Grant Thornton cite cost optimization as their most urgent concern.

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Jumpstart Cost Optimization Priorities Now: 4 Steps To Offset Inflation

Inflation continues to affect the economy, and warning signs of a possible recession persist. No matter what financial storms 2023 brings, one thing is certain: Forward-thinking CFOs will examine every area of spend to find cost reduction opportunities. In a Grant Thornton survey, 58% of CFOs say cost optimization is their biggest concern this year. Learn how to mitigate inflation and recession risk with four cost optimization priorities.

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