How to Start a New Revenue Assurance Business

For anyone wanting to set up their own revenue assurance business, there is some great advice in this article. The author hits the nail on the head that clarifying that it is not the software that makes telecoms revenue assurance special, but the specifics of the challenge and the purpose it is put to. That means a smart entrepreneur could take existing software and reposition it to provide a new solution based on their own knowledge and experience of real business problems. It also means there are opportunities to rebadge RA software, combine it with some imagination and research, and innovate new solutions to problems that currently go unsolved, or even for problems that people do not know they have. The real challenge is not technology, but having a compelling proposition that someone needs (and which is not already served by a dozen rival vendors…)

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 Chief Executive 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.