Renodis Milestone: 15 Years of Freeing Clients from Telecom and Mobility Challenges
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Renodis is excited to announce its 15-year anniversary!

Since Renodis’ small beginnings in 2002, the company has grown into an industry recognized leader in telecom management with 55 employees across 5 states and 100+ enterprise clients.

“This milestone is a big one – as I reflect on the founding of our company and the birth of my eldest daughter, Chloé, on that same day,” comments Craig Beason, CEO and Owner of Renodis. “It gives me great pride as I see both our company and my daughter reaching new heights in achievements and having the courage to innovate among peers. We founded Renodis to help businesses solve their telecom problems. The more we solved, the more we realized our lifecycle approach to telecom management uniquely positioned us to impact our clients’ bottom line while giving them back more time to focus on their businesses. We are very excited about our future as the company continues to grow. I look forward to joining Renodis employees, clients and business partners in celebrating the company’s 15th anniversary.”

Renodis employees celebrated with a fun family picnic at the St. Paul Saints Stadium along with kicking off a new employee initiative and focus on charitable giving and employee recognition which will continue for years ahead.


About Renodis
Renodis is a Telecom and Mobility Management Company focused on freeing clients from telecom frustrations — saving time, money, and enabling clients to focus on their business. This is accomplished through innovative processes, purpose-built systems, talented people and deep industry relationships. Our clients obtain peace of mind knowing their Telecom and Mobility environments are professionally managed yielding lower costs, better technology choices and greater service to their end users. Renodis has established an excellent reputation for delivering great value to firms such as Red Wing Shoe Company, Menards, Presbyterian Homes, Macaroni Grill Restaurants, and hundreds of other firms. A Saint Paul, Minnesota based company since 2002, Renodis has helped hundreds of organizations with Telecom and Mobility needs.

We are excited to announce that Renodis is joining Genesys Works as a Corporate Partner in providing a year-long paid internship opportunity to a student of their organization starting in August.

“Genesys Works is a charitable organization that enables inner-city high school students to break through barriers and discover through meaningful work experience that they can succeed as professionals in the corporate world.”

The Genesys Works Impact

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We are happy to have the opportunity to partner with Genesys Works and looking forward to attending the Genesys Works 3rd Annual CIO Luncheon this Friday.

For more information about Genesys Works in the Twin Cities, visit their website at www.GenesysWorks.org/twincities.

We’re excited to announce Renodis was featured by Microsoft in a customer story!

The following is an excerpt from a recent press release highlighting the news:

Renodis, America’s first communications managed services company focused on a seamless and superior communications experience for clients, was featured by Microsoft in a story that showcased the innovative use of Microsoft Cloud technology to professionally manage communications environments.

“Together, we created a great piece that really shows the innovative ways Renodis has transformed its business to better serve customers and increase employee productivity,” states Leo Mason, Sr. Product Marketing Manager at Microsoft. “The Renodis promise is to help clients spend more time on strategic initiatives, and less on operations. To do that, Renodis needed a world-class delivery model with supporting technology that allowed it to provide a cost-of-operations lower than its clients could accomplish on their own.”

“We offer a set of outsourcing management services to our clients to manage their communications infrastructure,” says Paul Cashin, Vice President of Client Solutions for Renodis. “As we examined the marketplace, there wasn’t an existing platform that allowed us to build out our service model. We needed to find a platform that offered core capabilities but could also be expanded and integrated.”

To evolve its managed services solution, Renodis identified 5 key requirements: a central company-wide platform, ability to track sales and marketing activities, integration capability with other Microsoft solutions, a complete view of client information, and anytime/anywhere access. Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online supported Renodis’ emerging business requirements by providing a core set of functions: a ticketing system, SLA functionally, contract database, integration options, and customer lifecycle management.

A direct benefit for Renodis clients is that all the data about their communications infrastructure is stored in one location. Renodis gives clients actionable insights based on the client’s particular situation, and it is able to compare how each client’s communications layer compares to the industry best-practices derived from its experience managing multiple clients’ communications infrastructures. “It comes down to value provided,” Cashin says. “We measure ourselves on the business, technical, economic, and support value we are providing to our clients. The Dynamics platform allows us to track and report on our performance across those four value dimensions.”

Renodis has coined the term Vision™ for its platform powered by Microsoft, affirming the company’s commitment to providing clients with professional management of their communications environment.

To read the full story visit: https://customers.microsoft.com/Pages/CustomerStory.aspx?recid=26290

Next week’s edition of The Minneapolis St Paul Business Journal will include a CEO Roundtable spotlight featuring our very own Craig Beason, CEO of Renodis. Craig talks about CEO Roundtable…

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“Every month, my best meeting is with my roundtable – they challenge me to move my business to the next level.”

CEO Roundtable is a leading peer-sharing organization for leaders of growth-oriented companies. Membership includes CEOs from fast growing Minnesota companies who want to share their ideas, experiences and insights. Candidates are selected carefully from a variety of industries according to key success factors. They are then recommended to the Board for approval. Once approved, members are recommended to a specific group which best fits their business vision, challenges and personal style.

Want to chat with Craig about CEO Roundtable? Connect with Craig.

Saint Paul, MN (May 16, 2015) – Renodis (www.Renodis.com), America’s first communications managed services company focused on a seamless and superior communications experience for clients, was pleased to support and accompany local WWII Veteran, Paul Bolden, as he traveled to Washington, D.C. as part of the Honor Flight program, a non-profit organization dedicated to transporting veterans to visit memorials built to honor their service.

“I’m really excited. I’m 86 years old and I used to travel a lot so it’s renewing in me all over again. I was in Bremerhaven Germany and I haven’t had contact with any of the guys since 1946”, recalls Paul Bolden.

“I’m honored to be able to accompany Paul as he visits Washington, D.C. for the first time. This area’s Honor Flight program has been running since 2005 and this will be the 14th Honor Flight which includes 77 veterans and 88 guardians”, states Craig Beason, CEO of Renodis. In addition to sponsoring the flight Renodis employees participated in the “V-Mail” program, an in-flight mail call to provide the Honor Flight veterans letters thanking them for their service and wishing them well on their trip. The “V-Mail” program is a poignant reminder of how important mail service was to veterans while serving overseas.

The Honor Flight program is a nationwide effort to help surviving veterans visit their memorial in Washington, D.C. This Honor Flight included WWII veterans from Minnesota and western Wisconsin. The veterans left from the MSP International Airport at 6:30am on May 16th and a welcome party was held when they arrived back at 10:30pm. In addition to the World War II Memorial, the veterans saw the Iwo Jima, Korean War, Air Force, and the Women in Military Service Memorials, as well as enjoyed a bus tour of the Washington area. To learn more about Honor Flight, visit www.HonorFlight.org.

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Renodis is America’s first communications managed services company focusing on a truly seamless and superior communications experience for their clients. Renodis’ mission is to enable better communications and greater productivity with fewer internal resources. This is accomplished through talented people, proven process, and Vision™ – a propriety technology platform created specifically for lifecycle management of communications. A Saint Paul, Minnesota based company since 2002, Renodis has helped hundreds of organizations with communications needs. Find out more at www.Renodis.com.

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Saint Paul, MN (Dec 29, 2014) – Renodis (www.Renodis.com), America’s first fully integrated, outsourced solution for managing communications, had a breakout year in 2014 with many high profile CIOs and IT organizations choosing ‘Turnkey Telecom Management’ (TTM) – Renodis’ new category of end-to-end communications management.

Renodis’ growing TTM client roster includes innovative companies such as: Red Wing Shoe Company, Sun Country Airlines, Marquette Financial Companies, Hawkins, Inc., Coughlan Companies, and Data Recognition Corporation.

The value to the businesses who have embraced a new way to solve an old problem is substantial. Specifically, Turnkey Telecom Management (TTM) has saved these firms millions of dollars, architected next generation technology solutions and provided world class customer service outcomes for what historically has been perceived as simply ‘Telecom Pain’.

“TTM is such a game-changer for us.  By taking all of the distractions of managing telecom off our plate we were able to focus on our strategic IT projects and tasks while Renodis managed our communications.  The innovation is in the completeness of the solution and therefore their ability to drive great results economically, technically and in terms of service and support of our people and facilities.” states Mike Cleary, Director of IT Architecture and Operations at Red Wing Shoe Company.  “Renodis has definitely become a trusted partner of our team as we look forward to a long-term partnership in the years to come.”

“We are always looking for innovative solutions and partners that can accelerate our business goals.  Renodis helps us accomplish this objective,” states Ross Gilbertson, Chief Information Officer of Coughlan Companies.  “Their solution ensures consistently effective process execution which translates into a better overall service experience for our customers.  The bonus is our staff can focus on other value-driven initiatives for our business.”

“The acceptance and validation of TTM by respected IT leaders in 2014 is very exciting for us and our clients,” says Praba Manivasager, Renodis Chief Operating Officer. “Renodis is filled with passionate professionals who share a vision for creating real value for our clients.  We expect 2015 to be a year of continued growth and validation.”

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As America’s first integrated, outsourced communications infrastructure management solution, Renodis Turnkey Telecom Management™ gets you off the hook for all the wireline and mobility challenges that divert attention and resources from your strategic priorities. The product of more than 10 years helping hundreds of enterprises solve telecom management problems, TTM gives you a better-run communications infrastructure, at a lower total cost, with fewer internal resources. Let us take care of managing your telecom environment. You go forth and innovate. www.Renodis.com

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Renodis was pleased to support the local IT community by sponsoring the 14th Annual Minnesota IT Symposium on September 17th at the Minneapolis Marriott Southwest. In addition, Renodis hosted a special breakout session presented by renowned author, CIO, and Renodis client, Joe Topinka.

Joe Topinka’s heavily attended session, entitled “Are you Doing Enough to Bridge the Leadership Chasm”, was a candid discussion regarding going from great ideas to great results. The session covered the following topics: CEO and Executive perceptions of IT, the current C-suite/IT leadership crisis, ideas to inform and educate the C-suite, concepts that bridge the C-suite/IT chasm, and pragmatic tools that build trust and confidence.

An excerpt of the presentation is available below:

The Minnesota IT Symposium provides IT Executives, Management and Staff the opportunity to network with counterparts, other local organizations, and partners which enables innovation, personal growth and business transformation in the IT community.

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St. Paul, Minn. (May 2, 2014) –  Renodis, an innovative company providing fully integrated, outsourced solutions for managing telecommunications, has been chosen by Capstone to manage their complete telecom environment, including all wireline and mobility.

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“Service quality is core to Capstone’s success and customer satisfaction,” states Ross Gilbertson, Chief Information Officer of Capstone.  “This core value is pervasive to our business, whether serving external customers or our internal business partners.  We are always looking for innovative solutions and partners that can accelerate our business goals. Via their Turnkey Telecom Management solution, Renodis helps us accomplish this objective.  The comprehensive nature of their Communications Infrastructure management solution provides complete coverage and visibility to all of our voice and data communications services, ensuring consistently effective process execution which translates into better a better overall service experience for our customers.  As a bonus, we’ve removed the tactical management tasks of telecom from the backs of our IT staff, freeing them up to focus on other value-driven initiatives for our business.”

“Renodis is excited to welcome Capstone to our growing list of progressive companies who seek innovative solutions that enable true focus within their IT organizations,” says Praba Manivasager, Renodis’ Chief Operating Officer. “By recognizing that Renodis is uniquely equipped to handle professional management of the ‘entire’ Communications Infrastructure, Ross Gilbertson once again has demonstrated his penchant for IT thought leadership.  Turnkey Telecom Management from Renodis is a best practice for many mid-sized firms seeking to maximize focus, beat the competition, increase profits, and make IT more relevant and strategic during this time of rapid technological change and mobilization.”

About Capstone
Capstone is a leading publisher of children’s books in nonfiction and fiction, digital products and services and literacy programs. Capstone’s content comes in a variety of print and digital formats including board books, picture books, interactive books, apps, audio and databases. Imprints under Capstone include Capstone Press, Stone Arch Books, Picture Window Books, Heinemann Raintree and Compass Point Books. Divisions include Capstone Classroom and Capstone Digital. For more information, visit www.CapstonePub.com. Connect with them at http://Connect.CapstonePub.com.

About Renodis
Renodis Turnkey Telecom Management™ is the nation’s first fully integrated solution for managing all aspects of telecommunications for businesses and organizations. As a pioneer in its field, completely objective and accountable only to our customers, Renodis empowers clients to reduce the Total Cost of Telecom™, free up valuable IT and executive resources, future-proof their technology, and gain more time for core business initiatives.

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Saint Paul, MN (November 26, 2013) – Renodis (www.Renodis.com), the only firm in America providing professional management of communications infrastructure, has been invited to sponsor the upcoming Minneapolis Mid-Market CIO Executive Summit on December 4th at the Hyatt Regency in Minneapolis. This is the second year in a row that Renodis has been invited to participate in this event.

Renodis is pleased to sponsor the speaking session of Joe Topinka, CIO and VP of Multichannel Commerce at Red Wing Shoe Company, also a client of Renodis. His session, entitled “The CIO’s Role in Demystifying IT”, will cover his tried and true methods to help IT emerge from the traditional service provider role to one of true business partner.  Topinka will reveal CEOs’ biggest fears and discuss techniques that move IT from a mysterious chest of secrets to known, trusted advisor, from order taker to business peer, and from necessary evil to business game changer.

Renodis will also be providing attendees an opportunity to receive a complimentary copy of Joe Topinka’s upcoming book, “IT Business Partnerships: A Field Guide”.  The book provides an actionable plan to implement an IT Business Partnership Program in organizations to achieve business technology convergence.

The Minneapolis Mid-Market CIO Executive Summit is an invitation-only event dedicated to bringing together mid-market technology leaders to accelerate leadership development and drive business transformation.

To learn more about the upcoming Minneapolis Mid-Market CIO Executive Summit or how to register, go to: http://www.evanta.com/cio/mid-market/minneapolis.

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Renodis is the only firm in America providing professional management of businesses communications infrastructure. As a pioneer in its field, Renodis is committed to providing objective service that empowers clients to reduce the Total Cost of Telecom™, free up valuable IT and Executive resources, future-proof their technology, and gain more time for core business initiatives. www.Renodis.com

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Minneapolis CIO Summit – here we come!

We’re very excited to announce that Renodis has been invited to present and sponsor the Mid Market Minneapolis CIO Summit taking place on January 31st.

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