TIMM™ Optimizes Communications Management

It starts when the suite of APIs in TIMM Connect™ pull data into TIMM Hub™. From that point, admins and managers are empowered with an enhanced dataset that allows informed product selections, precise system migrations and automated connection provisioning within a compliance framework. Every change is tracked, every decision is defensible and there’s an audit trail to prove it.

The Complete Migration Solution

TIMM™ simplifies migrations between telephony systems. Our software-supported service also helps senior managers to make defensible technology decisions. Evidence-based product selection aims to equip each user with the correct device or soft client. In each migration we expect to:

  • Reduce the number of lines retained based on usage analysis
  • Achieve validation and rapid user acceptance for equipment selections and button layouts with an intuitive tablet app
  • Automatically identify, locate and resolve database transfer issues
  • Experience smooth Go-Live days.


Data from the legacy system, call logger and user and compliance databases is ingested into TIMM Hub™ so it can be worked on without disruption. The enriched data set provides an enhanced picture of connection usage and user behavior. The system swiftly analyzes user and system data against usage thresholds to identify savings opportunities through the removal of underused lines and the selection of less expensive turrets, phones and soft clients.

trading turret layout in two shades of blue

Powerful UI: TIMM Map™

This app has evolved to become TIMM’s main admin interface. It was first introduced to address complex decision making as soft voice-clients became relevant to the trading floor, and related support functions. Now it can be used to run all kinds of reports and analysis, including compliance audits.

TIMM Map™ packages code for different functionalities – including data ingestion, normalization and analysis and reports – into simple nodes. A set of nodes can be run in a sequence, or “flow,” to produce data manipulation, analysis and reports. Commonly required flows are included as standard.

TIMM Map Interface

TIMM Viewer™ App

TIMM Viewer™ shows the current turret display on a Microsoft Surface alongside the forthcoming replacement. Working with the trader, the consultant uses the touchscreen to prepare the new layout. The first step is to go through underused connections either validating their retention or agreeing on their removal. They show up red on the screen. Multiple red buttons can be selected and then removed with a single click.

Changes are made in real time in the TIMM Hub™. The trader is able to drag buttons into place to achieve the optimum user experience on their new turret from Day 1. Once again the data is updated in real-time and translated for presentation to the new system.

TIMM Viewer™ takes the emotion out of line removals and device selection. It allows traders to take ownership of their new layouts and provides an extra level of data validation. TIMM Viewer™ can also be hosted on your network along with a step by step user guide. This is the ideal option when trading rooms are globally distributed because transport and accommodation costs are kept to a minimum.

Go-Lives are also enhanced using TIMM Viewer™. There has to be a cut-off date during the migration project where no further changes can be made. In Day 1 situations, the app can be used again to make simple, live changes at the trader’s desk which improves on traditional paper-based ticketing processes.

Data Translation

Communication system migrations involve the integration of data before transferring between databases. TIMM™ prepares and translates the data with precision. Migrations can suffer infuriating upload issues, even when moving 99% accurate data to a platform from the same manufacturer. The process to this point generates clean data at the user level. TIMM™ uses an automated rules engine to perform over 150 translation processes. If any small system to system exceptions are present following the translation, they can be resolved before migration; the project manager is vectored straight to the issues for quick resolution without having to trawl through the whole data set.

TIMM Compliance™

Self-provisioning of lines can lead to conflicts of interest and fines. Slow, ticket-based systems risk losing business. TIMM Compliance™ checks rulesets against call data and shared line reports to help automate the servicing of new connection requests.

The relationship ruleset determines whether a proposed connection between two users is compliant. This can be based on any trader field, e.g., job title, trading desk. Governance reports can be configured to illustrate compliance levels of connections. The system can automatically approve or reject the majority of requests. The rest are sent for Compliance approval via your ticketing system.


diagram showing trading desks including those that must not communicate

Three Ways TIMM™ Can Save You Money

TIMM™ targets three aspects of migration to deliver efficiency, precision and savings. You can perform the analysis and decision making process as a discrete project before committing to the full migration. The scale and complexity of the migration will dictate your required level of project management support.

Build the business case by rationalizing circuits, buttons and channels. Use TIMM Map™ to facilitate turret and soft client allocation. Achieve evidence-based savings against defined usage thresholds. This phase can be performed without business input.

Interacting with the business using TIMM Viewer™ achieves buy-in and validates line and channel data. Important but rarely used lines can be identified. Users take ownership of their new endpoint configurations enabling them to work effectively on Day 1.

Industry leading JP Reis project management is available throughout the process for a higher level of governance and precision. TIMM Translate™ is used to cleanse and configure data for the new system and to troubleshoot small issues that would otherwise cause delays.

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