Some people neglect regular dental check-ups and cleanings, and then sorely regret it when they get a toothache. By that time, it means a rush to the dentist, perhaps a root canal…all painful and expensive, and easily avoided. We see the same thing happen with ITAM.  More often than not, we’ve seen ITAM solutions get…

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I was extremely gratified to read a recent blog post from our friends over at Techport Thirteen about the AssetTrack® online product demonstration I gave in mid-June. Poster Rob Swingle from Techport Thirteen was among the attendees.   I invite you to read the blog yourself, but I wanted to highlight a comment there I was particularly…

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Many of our customers are referred to us due to mergers or internal/external audit requirements–or simply the desire to begin measuring the financial performance of the IT organization by tracking assets.  Since it’s all about data, analyzing the processes that maintain IT asset data is critical to ensuring data is maintained accurately over time. For…

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Thomas Watson - CEO of AMI

It’s said that great minds think alike. Certainly, we’d like to think so. Recently, we were working with a client who wanted specific recommendations on how to measure the return on investment of their IT hardware asset management solution. This is a terrifically useful exercise, as it not only provides the stakeholders – such as…

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AssetTrack for the iOS phone

Demand is increasing for employees to use their own personal mobile devices for work. The “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD) movement can bring real advantages to improving IT Hardware Asset Management. • Lower costs. Using mobile phone apps for barcode and Bluetooth scanning can cost thousands less than dedicated scanners. In addition, there’s much less…

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Both CFO and CIO

  Did you get that memo?* You know…the one about putting in place an IT Asset Management (ITAM) solution? If not, there’s an excellent chance you will, because ITAM is important to nearly all businesses that depend on extensive use of modern software and hardware If so, do you know why you’re being asked to…

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AMI is proud to announce that AssetTrack has made Camcode’s new Top 30 Barcode Scanner Apps list released this month. Camcode is a leading manufacturer of barcode labels for all kinds of industries and uses.  Our customers often use Camcode to manufacturer high quality, durable asset tag labels for use in IT asset tracking.  …

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By Tom Watson and Akash Mehta Most companies institute a new ITAM system very infrequently. Accordingly, the likelihood of missing important requirements is high. We know, because we frequently help initiate ITAM systems for companies. We’ve seen the negative consequences that derive from organizations neglecting the fundamentals. It’s vitally important to get it right, right…

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It’s easy to get jaded about technology, but I still think barcodes are amazing. It remains a little magical to shine a light or pass a phone over a seemingly random assemblage of dots and lines, and instantly retrieve information about the tagged object or be referred to a related website. Even though the technology…

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