Software Advantages

Telecom Expense Management (TEM) SOFTWARE ADVANTAGES

Here’s what Asentinel, through a combination of Platform, Process and People delivers to you:

AUTOMATED WORKFLOW

  • The significant majority of invoices are received via Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) with Asentinel serving as the VAN (Value-Added-Network)
  • Our proprietary Optical Invoice Recognition (OIR) technology intelligently reads paper invoices with 100% accuracy
  • Customer-defined workflow for electronic routing and allocation of invoices
  • Flexible integrations with Accounts Payable/General Ledger (AP/GL), Human Resources and Enterprise Systems

INVOICE AUDIT AND VALIDATION

  • 500+ specific audit rules are applied to every invoice to ensure contract compliance
  • Your business rules are configured to the Universal Service Ordering Code (USOC) and service code level
  • Audits against vendor tariffs using an optional tariff database
  • Flagged vendor exceptions (disputes) are tracked through to resolution

INVENTORY AND ASSET MANAGEMENT

  • Central repository of all telecom assets, including unlimited Client Defined Fields (CDF’s) with all data points completely searchable
  • Inventory database configured to your hierarchical structure, terminology and reporting requirements

PROCUREMENT AND CHANGE MANAGEMENT

  • Provisioning for all global telecom vendors and service types
  • All change management activities are supported (such as move, add, change, upgrade and disconnect)
  • Real-time updates to inventory, invoice processing, auditing and business intelligence
  • Vendor/carrier communication via email, eBonding, XML and/or EDI

BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE AND ANALYTICS

  • 100% Web-based and secure
  • Detailed reporting specific to roles and hierarchy
  • Manage expenses, budgets, vendors, contracts, forecasts
  • Configurable dashboards unique to each user