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The Enterprise Connect expert-led conference program will discuss the latest systems, software, services and applications for enterprise communications and collaboration. The conference is designed with one objective in mind: To help you optimize your investments in communications and collaboration systems, software and services. ALL TIMES LISTED ARE (U.S.) EASTERN TIME ZONE.

How to Reset Your Communications Budget & Expense Strategy


Jane Laino  (President , DIgby 4 Group, Inc.)


Robert Harris  (President, Communications Advantage, Inc. | Audit the Cloud)

Greg Pittman  (Principal Consultant , Pittman & Associates, Inc.)

Gary Lisbon  (Field Tech, Programmer, Installer and Manager , GLVoice Solutions)

Denise Munro  (Principal Consultant, CRG Telecom, Inc.)

Date: Monday, September 27

Time: 5:00pm - 5:45pm

Track : Management, Networks & Security

Session Type: Virtual Conference Session

Vault Recording: TBD

Last year’s rush to ensure that employees could stay connected during the pandemic had many enterprises acquiring new services and encountering unexpected costs. Even with most companies now planning a partial or a complete return to the workplace, many still plan to continue to increase spending on communications & collaboration as they build out their hybrid work strategy. Join our panel of audit and expense management experts as we discuss how enterprises can get their communications budget back on track while strategically navigating requirements that are still in flux. You’ll come away from this session with practical tips for identifying and eliminating unneeded spending while re-directing these savings toward new areas of investment.


  • Finding the hidden costs of a remote workforce
  • Identifying which new costs of enterprise communications will remain
  • Sorting through legacy services that no longer fit in the enterprise
  • How to conduct a holistic audit of all communications expenses
  • Aligning carrier, cloud and equipment contracts with a flexible hybrid work plan.