Everything listed under: 2-School Asset Tracking

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    What's New for Classroom Technology?

    Technology is changing every aspect of our daily lives. Then why wouldn't it change the way kids learn in school? Education is undergoing a revolution these days owing to the recent digital disruption.   Read More...

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    10 Ways Technology is Influencing Student Learning and Education

    It's easy to see that technology is changing the way we interact with content. Students have more information at their fingertips than ever before.This change in the way we interact with the information has a powerful effect on student learning.Staff and Students Adapting to TechnologyTechnology that enables rapid access to information is still a relatively new phenomenon. As a result, today's education standards lie somewhere between more traditional teaching styles and the technology-enabled f...  Read More...

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    It's not too Late to Barcode your School Assets

    Schools are one of the most difficult scenarios to manage in terms of asset tracking and management. Schools have always been targets of asset theft and misplacement which has resulted in huge losses.In a survey conducted in 2013 at the Shelby County School in Tennessee revealed that about $48 million worth of assets was reported missing. There were more than 54,000 assets such as computers, training cars, tools and other equipment.   Read More...

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    How to Get Started with Barcoding at Your School

    Organizations big and small invest significant capital and time in the procurement and maintenance of their assets. Hence, it becomes critical to continuously track their location and status to safeguard against loss of asset and malfunctioning during operation.Maintaining the efficiency and fault-free operations of any organization requires a robust asset tracking system. This is undoubtedly true for schools.   Read More...

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    School's Out for Summer! It's the Perfect Time to Setup Asset Tracking

    Schools are known to have a large variety of assets and equipment like computers, chairs and tables, stationery, textbooks, maintenance tools, projectors and cafeteria equipment among others. For school administrators and managers, tracking and monitoring so many assets manually can be a daunting task. Also, it is becoming more and more important to implement robust asset tracking features in schools as school investments are continuing to decline.   Read More...

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    Spring Break Is The Perfect Time To Implement Asset And Inventory Tracking!

    Educational institutions can function well when the infrastructure, technology, and management are of top quality. More than 76 million students are enrolled as of 2017 across the US. where managing resources optimally is a challenge.A huge list of assets are usually managed by schools, including elaborate gym facilities, tech-enabled classrooms that have screens, projectors, laptops, tablets, laboratories, sports facilities, libraries and much more.Often, with busy schedules schools do not find...  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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    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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    Five Ways Charter Schools can Improve their Operations and the Education they Provide

    The advantage of charter schools is that they are free from district policies and practices and can design a better education for their students. The disadvantage...In fact, on the whole, charter schools don't provide a significant advantage to students - and the primary reason is that same freedom. Charter schools, left to go it alone, don't benefit from the knowledge of public schools.   Read More...

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    The Top 5 Reasons Why Charter Schools Don't Track Their Assets

    It may sound like a grand statement, but every year that goes by not a single school escapes a certain amount of equipment and supplies that have just 'gone missing'. Some missing items are due to theft but the vast majority are simply items and even furniture that has been borrowed, moved, or mislaid. If most charter schools had a unified tracking system, identifying and arranging for the return of these items would be a simple task.   Read More...

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    Keep in Tune with Your Rental Instruments Using QR Barcodes and Smartphones

    When you have an instrument rental business, how well you balance the profits depends on intelligent asset tracking. Manual inventory tracking or finding out which person has rented a particular instrument involves a lot of time and effort and gives room for a lot of errors. In the business world, time is money and errors can be costly!   Read More...

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    Community Colleges Reduce Costs by Tracking School Assets

    Community colleges offer affordable education to those in need with free or reduced tuition. There are many benefits of a community college which offer a two-year higher education.Affordable education and housing: Students who are not able to take up the four-year college or those who cannot afford housing can greatly benefit from community colleges. Many community colleges offer free housing as well.Associate degrees: Community colleges provide associate degrees that are enough to provide jobs ...  Read More...

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    Why is summer the perfect time to implement asset tracking in schools?

    Summers are the best time for asset tracking. It’s when school students as well as the staff are on summer break. There are no distractions around and it is safe to have a new asset management software implemented.   Read More...

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    Swept Under the Rug - How to Prepare for Your School Audit

    Running a school is no easy business. Managing any organization with a diverse set of operating units (class administration, staffing, children safety assurance, employee payroll, etc.) is simply quite tough. Add to it the strain of regulatory compliance on district, state, and federal levels and the job becomes that much more difficult.As that time of year arrives when you’re supposed to submit your school for the next audit, try and follow our guidelines for what you can do to get throug...  Read More...

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    School's Out for Summer - Time to Inventory Your Assets

    School's out and the kids are away! You're finally able to catch your breath and start focusing again on ongoing projects. As the dust settles, your staff is busy getting organized.   Read More...

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    Spring Break 2017 Is the Right Time for Schools to Implement Asset Tracking

    In today’s technological and digital age, schools often provide assets like tablets and computers to students; these make it easier for students to access, research, and complete assignments, and they also make it easier for teachers to share information with an entire classroom. If your school hasn’t incorporated asset tracking for these valuable items yet, Spring Break is a great opportunity. Here are some tips and tricks for implementing asset tracking in a one-week period.Benefit...  Read More...

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    Best Way to Tackle Sports Equipment Management Using an App

    Managing a successful sports team is about more than simply coaching and training. There’s a lot that goes on behind the scenes, particularly when it comes to managing equipment. If you’re still using antiquated processes to keep track of your sports equipment, it’s time to consider moving into the digital age with a state-of-the-art system.How It Works Sports teams require a lot of equipment to be successful.   Read More...

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    Partners and Resellers: Grow Your Business by Providing Asset Tracking Services

    If you provide inventory management or even IT services for any type of company or organization, it is certainly worth your while to consider adding asset tracking to the list of services you can provide. There are many different benefits to your clients, as well as to yourself.Why Asset Tracking Is More Valuable than EverWith technology improving each and every day, people rely on it more and more to do the things that make organizations run. For example, schools rely on technology to get infor...  Read More...

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    Learn Why Cloud Software is a Great Fit for School Districts

    Cloud computing is everywhere these days. Huge corporations use it to keep on top of things no matter where they go, and average consumers use it to have access to their music and movies whether they’re at home, in their cars, or away on vacation. Cloud software is also an amazing fit for school districts, which can derive many benefits for both faculty and students alike.No More Carrying Devices AroundWith traditional systems, students and faculty are required to carry around devices that...  Read More...

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    Stay in the Game by Tracking Your Sports Equipment Using QR Barcodes

    Whether you’re the sports team equipment volunteer, coach of a high school varsity basketball team or a personal trainer serving more than a dozen clients, your sports equipment is a vital part of your livelihood. You rely upon that equipment to provide services to your players and clients, and that’s why it makes sense to track it with barcodes.When it comes to tracking and managing team sports equipment, you have unique requirements that most asset tracking solutions cannot accommo...  Read More...