A Visit from the Auditor (AKA The Night Before Our Audit)

2019-11-11T10:35:54-05:00Tags: , , , |

by: AssetWorks ‘Twas the night before our audit, when all through the schools, Not a teacher was stirring, no students breaking the rules. The laptops were organized on their little rack with care, In hopes that the auditor soon would be there. The office staff were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions [...]

What to Look for in a Mobile Inventory Solution

2019-11-12T08:24:04-05:00Tags: , , , , , |

If you’re in inventory and asset management, you’re probably only too aware of how the “fixed” in “fixed assets” isn’t referring to the asset’s location. You know that day-in and day-out, your inventory is in perpetual flux. And not only can it shift in the blink of an eye, it can also have a [...]

7 Ways to Save Time by Automating Asset and Inventory Management

2019-11-11T10:29:51-05:00Tags: , , , , , , , |

Time... Whether it’s dust in the wind, saved in a bottle or ticking into the future, musicians have long-lamented time’s frustrating, fleeting nature. And if you’re in asset and inventory management, no doubt you can sing a mournful (though perhaps less radio-ready) song of lost hours, AWOL assets and endless to-do lists. For many [...]

School Asset Management | Put Down Your Spreadsheet

2019-11-11T10:31:23-05:00Tags: , , , |

Tracking, accounting, and reporting on fixed assets is critical for any organization. But for government entities, accurately reporting on fixed asset values, depreciation, and disposal isn’t just good practice — it’s required by law under GASB 34. Despite this government regulation, however, many organizations continue to overlook the significance of fixed asset management. Often, [...]

Classroom Technology | 3 Tips to Maximize Resources

2019-11-11T10:32:46-05:00Tags: , , |

As a professional in the education industry, it's your top priority to ensure a high-quality education to the children of your district… and that’s a full-time job. Fortunately, there are resources available to help support those efforts. Among the most integral today is education technology. Devices like computers and tablets can make an enormous [...]

3 Ways a Mobile Inventory Solution Helps After Audit Season

2019-09-11T15:53:32-04:00Tags: , , , , , , |

From completing your inventory in less time to updating asset data efficiently, the benefits of an automated inventory system during audit season are clear. But if you’re making any software investment, it's wise to look for a system that will help your department thrive year-round. If that system is a mobile inventory solution, don’t [...]

Terms to Know: Asset Management Terminology from A-to-Z

2020-07-27T10:42:30-04:00Tags: , |

As an asset manager, you recognize the importance of asset tracking and accounting, and understand the benefits the right asset management system can offer your organization. However, throughout the asset tracking process, you may have come across some technical jargon that you or others on your team are not quite familiar with. Read on [...]

Capitalization Thresholds: What Are They And How Do They Affect Fixed Asset Accounting?

2020-07-27T10:41:56-04:00Tags: , , , |

Managing your organization’s fixed assets can be a lot of work. It takes a team and a good bit of time to ensure the assets you need to account for are being tracked in an organized and accurate manner. So, how do you determine which assets need to be tracked and which ones don’t? [...]

Happy Earth Day!

2019-08-05T11:30:56-04:00Tags: |

Did you know asset management can have a positive impact on the environment? It’s true!  Tracking and maintaining your assets, managing their disposal, and implementing a software solution can all have a direct impact on both the environment and your bottom line. Here's a bit more on how: Proper Asset Tracking and Care: You [...]