Time for RA to Cut Costs

In my latest article for BillingViews, I ask if telco revenue assurance budgets should follow the established pattern of RA software sales, with the result that telcos choose to spend less on their RA departments. My conclusion: the returns from revenue assurance are rightly diminishing. Revenue assurance practitioners have transferable skills, which could add greater value elsewhere in the telco. Good practitioners will anticipate budget cuts, actively seeking to redeploy their talents, addressing challenges that fall outside of the remit of revenue assurance. Read the article here.

Eric Priezkalns
Eric Priezkalns
Eric is the Editor of Commsrisk. Look here for more about the history of Commsrisk and the role played by Eric.

Eric is also the Director of the Risk & Assurance Group (RAG), a global association of professionals working in risk management and business assurance for communications providers.

Previously Eric was Director of Risk Management for Qatar Telecom and he has worked with Cable & Wireless, T‑Mobile, Sky, Worldcom and other telcos. He was lead author of Revenue Assurance: Expert Opinions for Communications Providers, published by CRC Press. He is a qualified chartered accountant, with degrees in information systems, and in mathematics and philosophy.