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    How to enable scheduled service notification emails for your assets

    IntroductionWe have just released a new feature that will allow GoCodes customers to setup and receive email notifications when an asset is due for a scheduled service task or event. The email notifications will be sent when:The customer account has the feature enabled in 'Settings-Customization'One or more assets have a Next Service Date value that matches today's dateThe email notifications will be sent to the following email addresses:All Group Admin User login email addressesAll Group Admin ...  Read More...

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    Asset Lifecycle Management – When To Repair, Replace Or Retire Assets

    Assets are a critical part of every business and managing them efficiently is necessary for the bottom line. Life-cycle management of assets is important to know what stage the assets are at. Assets have multiple stages in their life-cycle that can include “on order” which means the asset will be shortly available for use, “In Stock” where the asset is available, asset under repair, asset that is being replaced and a retired or disposed asset which is no longer in use.Making the right decisions ...  Read More...

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    How to Choose The Best Asset Barcode Labels for Your Fixed Asset Project

    IntroductionAsset tagging is a vital part of preventing theft and loss, and can sometimes help with the recovery of items which are stolen. Asset tags are placed on fixed items such as machinery or computers, and can help keep track of everything from when an employee checks out a laptop to take on a business trip to the last time a forklift's oil was changed. Tags can also help keep track of when equipment was purchased for deprecation or, in some states, tangible property tax purposes.   Read More...

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    Tracking Heavy Equipment and Fleet Using GoCodes Real-Time GPS Tracker

    Projects that involve use of heavy equipment including constructions are high value and in 2016 involved an expenditure of $305 billion expenditure in the U.S. Industries that use heavy equipment or fleet of vehicles can range from construction industry that builds railways, dams, roads and buildings to geological surveying and fracking. The construction industry alone accounts for more than 4% of total GDP in the U.S.Such industries need to maintain their assets including heavy equipment and fl...  Read More...

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    Strategies to Improve Your Small Business Cybersecurity

    The digital age allows businesses of all sizes to explore their potential. The latest applications allow for easier employee communication, sophisticated data storage, as well as coordinating organizational logistics. Effectively, going digital catapults small business owners into larger markets on a national and global scale.   Read More...

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    If It Ain't Broke Don't Fix It – What Is An Equipment Maintenance Log And Why Is It Important?

    Equipment are the critical part of every business or industry. While many believe in the often quoted “if it isn’t broke, don’t fix it” the importance of regular maintenance cannot be stressed enough. Whether in construction, healthcare or other domains, a considerable amount is usually invested in equipment and lack of upkeep can affect the bottom line.Why invest in equipment maintenance?As with everything else, an ounce of prevention is better than tons of cure when it comes to equipment maint...  Read More...

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    How Artificial Intelligence is Transforming Your Business Travel in the U.S.

    Running business processes, managing branch operations, and collaborating with different clients often involves traveling to different places. Do you travel extensively for your business? Do you find yourself on a plane every other week?   Read More...

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    New System for Tracking Dentures at Nursing Homes

    A new system of tracking dentures in people living in nursing homes will be available soon, dental prosthetic provider Nobilium announced recently. Using radio frequency identification (RFID) technology from Syrma technology, the system was designed to help nursing homes meet certain regulatory standards as well as locate missing dentures.Difficulties in Identifying DenturesProviding dentures to nursing home patients has traditionally been problematic since they could get lost or returned to the...  Read More...

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    Demystifying RFID Technology – Key Benefits and Often Misunderstood Limitations

    RFID that stands for Radio Frequency Identification is a technology that makes use of radio frequencies for asset tracking. Also used to track animals or follow traffic, RFID involves a receiver and transmitter. The “tags” used in RFID have microchips that store the relevant information in them.   Read More...

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    The 8 Best Relocation Apps for Businesses

    Seeing cars with license plates from other states is not an uncommon sight in America. In an increasingly interconnected world, where the perfect opportunity may not always reside in your neck of the woods, more and more Americans are moving to other states. According to statistics compiled by the U.S.   Read More...

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    How to Get Started with Asset Management in 2018

    The year 2018 is seen as a good time to build up savings, reduce debts, and optimize earnings! Most industries, including construction, healthcare, social assistance, and personal care are expected to witness fast growth, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). With more jobs being created and dynamic policies to boost financial growth, businesses will need to focus intensely on their financial well-being.Businesses will need to acquire skills in new technology implementation, logisti...  Read More...

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    Pop! Managing Light Fixture Maintenance and Repair with Cloud Software

    Do you have a large building or facility? If so, then you have a lot of light fixtures to worry about.Who is responsible?Tenants and residents may be responsible for the fixtures in their apartment or office (or at least for reporting them), but with light fixtures typically located every eight feet in corridors, as well as lobbies, common areas, elevators and stairwells, maintenance needs to keep track of blown bulbs and more serious problems.Problem reporting causes problemsLarge buildings gen...  Read More...

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    Explore the Costs of Real-Time GPS Tracking for Vehicle Fleets

    Vehicle fleet owners are always racing against time! Some of the challenges they face are to do with cost reduction, fluctuating fuel prices, achieving energy efficiency, safety, and productivity.Cost reduction is top priorityCost management is obviously the top challenge for commercial fleet owners and managers. These businesses face constant pressure year-on-year to save money and achieve healthier bottom lines.   Read More...

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    Track your New VR Equipment in the Cloud

    This is an exciting time in the world of virtual reality (VR). As public interest in VR experiences and experience grows and VR hardware becomes more accessible, the mainstream marketplace for VR content is finally opening up.VR's applications have stretched beyond the expected entertainment and gaming industries, with a variety of practical, real-world applications across a number of important industries.Building designers can offer virtual tours of proposed buildings. Music fans can experience...  Read More...

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    4 Year-End Tax Planning Tips for Small Businesses

    It’s the time for festivities! The calendar year drawing to a close also is synonymous with holiday shopping, gifts, celebrations, and vacations! This is also the time when small business owners don their thinking caps and put in some goals and objectives for the year ahead while closing the accounts for the current year.Know the deadlinesIt’s important to know the dates for filing business tax returns to avoid extra cost or penalties.   Read More...

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    How will Betsy DeVos' Policies Impact Charter Schools in 2018?

    It's no secret that Betsy DeVos is a major proponent of school choice - particularly school vouchers and charter schools. The first reaction, thus, is that her policies are likely to be good for charter schools.Pro School Choice Stokes ControversyHer strong support for charter schools is controversial - many feel that putting an emphasis on charter schools benefits a few students at the expense of the majority and, in some cases, charter schools seem to be causing a return to segregation. He...  Read More...

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    Plan Your Infrastructure Maintenance & Repair Tasks Using QR Codes

    More than four million miles of public roads crisscross the U.S. and more than three trillion miles were driven on these in 2016! More than six hundred thousand bridges made of steel, concrete and other materials support transportation across the country.   Read More...

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    Check Out Our Solution for Tracking Loaner Commercial Samples

    Commercial samples are "freebies" where the product sample is given free of cost to customers or other retailers to try out the product before purchasing them.Just like a test drive, the objective of giving a commercial sample is to sensitize the consumer with the new product and let him or her make an informed decision regarding its purchase.Commercial Samples Have a High Rate of SuccessIt is a commonly used method by marketers to promote a product. In fact, commercial samples have 90% success ...  Read More...

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    Marketing Technology Trends for 2018

    Marketing technology is continually evolving at a rapid pace. This means that businesses have to be on the lookout for new trends, as opposed to relying on what worked in the past. With emerging technologies like machine learning, voice search and artificial intelligence beginning to establish themselves permanently, the demand for marketing analytics is getting louder.   Read More...

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    Track Your Loaner Lab Equipment Using an App

    Learning is all about investigating and testing. Schools and universities provide resources to their students with loaner lab equipment to carry out their own experiments. At advanced level research, scholars need the loaner lab equipment to complete their research.It’s Easy to Lose Loaner Equipment!A host of lab equipment is rented or loaned including reagents, chemicals, tools, scales and others.   Read More...

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