The TeleManagement Forum has released a new revenue assurance (RA) guidebook which helps telecom operators define processes and methods for attacking revenue leakage.
The handbook is the industry's first step-by-step guide for RA, delivering both definitions of RA business processes and leakage points, as well as strategies for solving today's most significant new RA challenges - fraud, regulation (e.g. Sarbanes Oxley) and content/advanced services, according to the TM Forum.
To assist RA practitioners in finding revenue leakage in their organizations, the guidebook outlines and classifies a comprehensive set of RA definitions, consisting of a checklist of 77 revenue leakage points and walks through 10 real world examples of RA problems from service providers and how they were solved.
It also comprises a definitive set of business processes for RA, which provides a blueprint for how to build RA into a service provider's organization.
"Revenue Assurance encompasses all