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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 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 – 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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The Truth About Hardware Asset Management and RFID

By Tom Watson | February 7, 2018

  One of the most common questions we receive from organizations as they tackle hardware asset management (HAM) and IT Asset Management (ITAM) initiatives is around the use of RFID and what it costs. The truth is, RFID works very well for some asset categories. For others, it is ineffective and expensive. Data Center Assets…

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Barcode vs. RFID

By Tom Watson | January 5, 2018

  We’re often asked, “What’s the best solution for data collection and inventory tracking? Barcode or RFID?” It depends. Consider the following use cases: Receiving – With an advance shipment notice (ASN) and pre-tagging from your vendor in place, you can use RFID to receive assets at the dock, saving a ton of time. However, when…

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9 Must-Haves for Asset Tracking

By Tom Watson | November 9, 2017

  A lack of efficient asset tracking results in poor quality asset data, limiting your ability to make cost-saving decisions, increases your risk, and degrades confidence in your IT Asset Management (ITAM) program as a whole. Common indicators your current asset tracking system isn’t optimal: When items are purchased and received – model numbers don’t…

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