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ITAM Review Awards for 2020 Underscore Industry Leadership

By Tom Watson | May 29, 2020

I was glad to see that ITAM Review, which provides news, reviews and resources for ITAM and SAM professionals, announced its annual excellence awards in May, even if the ceremony had to be held virtually due to Covid-19. Organizations need a feel-good story right now, and these awards accomplish that by honoring some of the…

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Should You Move to ITAM Managed Services?

By Tom Watson | May 8, 2020

Ever look at your ITAM program and think if only I had more: time/ resources/ support/ organization/ control/ access to new technologies/ peace of mind? You’re in good company. We see ITAM programs in every stage of maturity, completeness, and, frankly, effectiveness. Organizations generally stand in one of two camps: Those striving to get to a…

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To RFID or Not RFID – That’s the Question for IT Asset Tracking

By Tom Watson | April 20, 2020

I often am asked whether radio frequency identification (RFID) technology is a good option for IT hardware asset tracking. My answer: It depends. Using RFID for data center asset tracking can work well. But if you’re using RFID for the end user, there’s a lot of reasons why good old barcodes may work better. RFID…

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4 Tips for IT Asset Managers During the Covid-19 Pandemic

By Tom Watson | April 1, 2020

Working from home is the new normal for millions of people, sending organizations and their employees rushing to buy computers, monitors and other technology so the stay-at-home workforce can do their jobs. The state of Colorado, for one, has spent $2.4 million on 1,800 laptops for remote employees, according to the Denver Post. With many…

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Hardware Asset Management

Hardware Asset Management | Barcode and RFID Tagging Best Practices

By 13K | October 3, 2019

Hardware Asset tagging recommendations from the experts The Asset Tagging Guide provides expertise in labeling IT assets for effective hardware asset tracking using barcode & RFID technology. It should be read by anyone who is considering tagging IT assets. Why asset tagging projects fail Many companies have tried and failed to tag assets using their…

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RFID Q&A

RFID Asset Tag Expert Q&A

By 13K | December 12, 2018

  RFID is a seemingly-magic technology that solves all your asset tracking problems. However, there’s no one-size-fits-all RFID solution. It’s important to be aware of its many nuances. Below you’ll find some of the most common questions we field from customers who are exploring RFID technology. Q: Can we re-use our existing RFID tags? A.…

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A Letter From Dave

By 13K | October 1, 2018

Thank you for choosing AMI, I appreciate your business and look forward to learning more about you, how you came into the AMI customer family and how AMI helps (and could help) your firm achieve measurable business goals. You made a choice to work with AMI and so have I. AMI CEO, Tom Watson, has…

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AMI Celebrates 15 Years of Customer Success

By Tom Watson | July 23, 2018

SEATTLE, Wash. – July 24, 2018 – AMI, a leading provider of barcode and RFID asset tracking solutions to organizations worldwide, today marked its 15th anniversary of business. Founded in 2003 by Thomas Watson, AMI is a leader in the Information Technology Asset Management (ITAM) space. Its flagship product, AssetTrack, enables organizations to seamlessly manage…

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Recorded Webinar – How to Perform Stockroom Audits with Barcode & RFID

By Tom Watson | April 17, 2018

Learn How to Perform Stockroom Audits with Barcode and RFID Rick Goodlaski is the Lead Implementation Specialist at AMI, makers of the AssetTrack for ServiceNow certified application. He’s implemented barcode and RFID hardware asset lifecycle tracking solutions for enterprise clients for the past 6 years and is the leading expert on AssetTrack for ServiceNow. This on-demand…

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How Teach For America Consistently Achieves 99% Accuracy During IT Asset Audits

By Tom Watson | March 14, 2018

  For over 27 years the nonprofit organization, Teach For America, has positively impacted millions of students in low income neighborhoods by infusing fresh leadership and innovative educational opportunities for families enrolled in the nation’s public school system. Teach For America is… one of the largest providers of teacher in low-income communities. a leading source…

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