Asset Tracking Automation

There is a myriad of ways hardware asset management can fail. Not having a solid asset tracking automation system in place is one of the main reasons. Many companies are still using manual processes, spreadsheets, and slow, frustrating data capture tools, which makes accurate data capture impossible and leads to bad data in the system,…

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mismanagement

Fixing “grievous mismanagement” of millions of dollars of government property The headline of a recent article caught my eye: “U.S. Marshals lose track of encrypted radios: WSJ report.” What struck me was the use of the phrase “lose track.” The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) apparently didn’t know if 2,000 encrypted two-way radios had been assigned…

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don't QR code

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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