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Choosing a Mitel Phone System on a School-System Budget

One of the toughest balancing acts for decision makers in the education field is the task of upgrading technology throughout the district, while staying within budget and meeting the purchasing...

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Topics: Education, Phone Systems, Mitel Dealers, Integrating, Budget, telecommunication

Compare Your Purchasing Process: RFP vs. Cooperative Contracts

The original intent for the Request for Proposal (RFP) process made sense. As part of the procurement process for state agencies, schools and non-profits, RFPs provided a clear way to find out...

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Topics: Efficiency, Education, Mitel Dealers, NJPA Contracts, Nonprofit, Contract Confusion

7 Ways Mitel Phones Meet and Exceed an Organization's Needs

The best phone system for an organization is not necessarily the one with the latest features, but rather, one that matches the organization's operational needs. Selecting the right phone system...

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Topics: Education, Phone Systems, Mitel Dealers, NJPA Contracts, Nonprofit, Budget, Communication, Mobility

Struggling to Keep Remote Employees Connected? A Mitel Phone System can Help

Keeping remote employees connected without hurting collaboration or lowering productivity can be a struggle for today's businesses. Luckily, technologies that allow employees to work from outside...

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Topics: Communications Services, Education, Phone Systems, Unified Communication, Nonprofit, Integrating, Multiple Locations, Government

A Brief Look at Our Managed Print Services Case Studies

Choosing who to do business with requires more than a few kind words and some too good to be true promises. Before you choose a managed print services provider, ask for some proof. Reviewing case...

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Topics: Managed Print Services, Education, Business Services, Case Study

Attn Schools: Eliminate RFP Process Frustrations with Cooperative Contracts

For school districts, budgets can seem like a thorn in the side of progress. Educators want to effectively prepare students for their future, but budgets often limit the ability of schools to meet...

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Topics: Office Supplies, Education, Phone Systems, Mitel Dealers, NJPA Contracts, Technology, telecommunication

4 FAQs about NJPA's Managed Print Services Cooperative Contract

I've answered four frequently asked questions about NJPA and their managed print services cooperative contract. If you identify with one or more of the following:

  1. Frustrated with your...
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Topics: Managed Print Services, Education, Business Services, NJPA Contracts, Legal

You Can Upgrade Your Organization's Phone Systems and Stay on Budget

Due to strict budgets and competitive solicitation guidelines, government agencies, school systems and nonprofit organizations often run into struggles and frustrations when updating their...

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Topics: Education, Phone Systems, NJPA Contracts, Nonprofit, Government, Upgrading

5 Problems with the RFP Process & Why You Should Consider an NJPA Contract

When you manage purchasing for a government agency or school system, the RFP process can tie you up and slow things down. In fact, it’s hard to imagine a more complex exercise than assembling an...

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Topics: Education, NJPA Contracts, Government, Poor Communication

NJPA Cooperative Contracts vs. RFPs: Process Comparison [Infographic]

The budget year is coming to an end, and your business needs to upgrade its telecommunication systems. There are two choices when it comes to making a purchase: the standard Request for Proposal...

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Topics: Education, NJPA Contracts, Telecom, Government, telecommunication