Asset Managers

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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  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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AMI now a Provider Member for the International Association of IT Asset Managers (IAITAM) What is IAITAM? IAITAM is the only globally recognized membership and training organization dedicated to offering the highest quality benefits, expertise, best practices, and professionalism to their members in this industry. IAITAM and IAITAM Members are truly dedicated to the advancement…

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Hardware Asset Management

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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The promise of RFID is very alluring for those of us (including your truly) who strive for maximum efficiency and accuracy. RFID, in many cases, is a heck of a lot faster and easier for collecting a lot of data in an automated way. RFID can detect things you can’t even see, helping to ensure…

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In a previous blog, I took the position that fixed portal RFID has not yet reached a point where it can be implemented cost effectively into medium to large enterprises – at least when used as the sole method of asset tracking. (Instead, I advocate a hybrid solution combining the best of fixed and handheld…

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AMI AssetTrack - Asset Management Software

AMI’s new AssetTrack™ version 3.5 offers big steps forward in compatibility, usability and security The culmination of nine months of development and testing, AMI is pleased to announce the latest upgrade to their acclaimed AssetTrack™ technology, version 3.5. “3.5 is a terrific suite of new features,” says AMI President and CEO Thomas Watson. “Every change…

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RFID has the potential to streamline your asset tracking. Alas, for all its speed and convenience, it also has the potential to create inaccuracies by RFID readers not reading tags that you want and reading tags that you don’t. In our experience, many inaccuracies can be traced to two sources: RFID tag placement and reader…

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