AMI Strategies, AuditMacs, MDSL, Mobile Solutions and Social Mobile are ETMA 2019 Innovation of the Year Nominees.

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA, September 11, 2019 /Neptune100/ — ETMA, the Enterprise Technology Management Association, announces five nominees for the Innovation of the Year award: Social Mobile, MDSL, Mobile Solutions, AMI Strategies and Auditmacs. This award supports ETMA’s mission to raise industry standards, enhance the category image for its members and promote the value of Technology Management, Managed Mobility Services (MMS), and Telecom Expense Management (TEM).

The selection criteria will include:
1. Degree of Innovation… How innovative is this?
2. What has been the market response from clients?
3. How is the offering delivered?
4. How is the value proposition being achieved, fulfilled and validated in the marketplace?

Nominees will present and the winners will be selected, by peers at the upcoming ETMA conference September 24-26 in Atlanta.

“Rhino, by Social Mobile, was created to bring to market a selection of unique, flexible and affordable GMS certified, dedicated Android devices inspired by the years of projects we’ve brought to fruition as a leader in the bespoke space. After many conversations with our customers over a number of years we have developed several unconventional, yet highly sought after Android form factors suited to environments consumer hardware often fails fit. Combined with extended hardware and software and support, full Android Enterprise compatibility including zero-touch enrolment and a selection of subtle features specifically for enterprise use, we believe our portfolio will help customers find a device that truly suits their needs while saving time and money…” said Jason Bayton, Director of Android Innovation.

“Managing cloud spend requires a tailored solution that can scale alongside the growth of enterprise cloud service usage as a whole,” said Rob Stratton, Marketing Director at MDSL. “What we’ve developed at MDSL brings extended visibility and automation to managing cloud costs, leveraging a software platform that already manages billions of dollars in technology expenses for some of the largest organizations in the world.”

Jim Johnson, Co-Founder and CEO, and Amber Hollenbeck, VP of Product Strategy, of Mobile Solutions said, “With our customers success always being the top priority, we continuously look to innovate and evolve. We’re excited to have implemented Robotic Process Automation (RPA) into MAX, our innovative mobility management platform. Our RPAs, Maxine and Maximus Brain, represent everything Mobile Solutions stands for. From the day-to-day work they perform to the creation of their personas, innovation has always been about one thing; our people. Leveraging automation and greater efficiencies means that our people can spend more time doing what they do best, taking care of our clients. Everything we do is about providing value and this is just the beginning of what the Brains will do for us moving forward. Here’s to managing mobility… Faster!”

“Innovation is one of the cornerstones of Auditmacs‘ platform 16 years ago and it is still a key ingredient today. The more we push innovation, the more value we add to solving our client’s business challenges,” said David A Hopper, CEO of Auditmacs.

“Gone are the days of parsing unstructured invoice data, manually inputting your pdf invoices, and working with inferior OCR technologies” stated Jon Dezelsky, EVP, AMI Strategies. “Invoice ArtificiaI Intelligence (AI) not only reduces labor costs, it makes invoices smarter,” says Dezelsky.

“This year’s nominees have impressive innovative technologies that have been introduced to the market,” said Joe Basili, Managing Director of ETMA. Basili added, “The nominees’ presentations at the upcoming support the conference theme of: faster, better, stronger.”

ETMA’s executive board has prepared a full agenda for the upcoming September 24-26 conference. In addition to networking activities and great information from presenters, the awards will showcase important industry developments.

ETMA, the Enterprise Technology Management Association is a non-profit organization with approximately 50 members managing over $71 Billion in enterprise expenses. Its ongoing mission is to raise awareness, foster industry growth, improve the quality and value of solutions, and establish industry standards. Further, ETMA members subscribe to a Code of Ethics, which clearly establishes standards and differentiates their level of commitment to their clients. ETMA does not sell consulting services or solutions.

Members provide solutions for enterprises in: Enterprise Technology Management, Managed Services, Expense Management, Telecommunications Management, Telecom Expense Management (TEM), Mobile Expense Management, Managed Mobility Services (MMS), Mobile Device Management MDM and Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solutions and other related areas.

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