School Asset Management Under Florida Administrative Code 961-75

Florida Administrative Code (FAC) 691-75 impacts the way that school districts in Florida manage their assets. As of 2020, the FAC requires schools be compliant with the new guidelines, which specify school districts must track “attractive” assets. Attractive assets are tangible devices… Read More

ICYMI: District-Wide Take Home… Now What?

School administrators and business leaders from the state of California gathered via Zoom to discuss processes for staff and student device distribution and easy help desk ticket submission. The conversation… Read More

ICYMI: Tracking and Supporting Devices Beyond the Classroom

On April 23rd, we hosted a virtual panel about how to track and support devices beyond the classroom.  We had a great conversation with educational technology professionals about the processes they are creating to easily distribute devices, provide easy methods for staff and students to submit tickets, and enable education that expands beyond the classrooms. In this conversation, districts from all over gathered (via Zoom!) to share ideas… Read More

Hayes EDU: RFID 101 – Why RFID?

Do you dread physical inventories? Inventory can lead to hours of physically counting assets, devices that may be forgotten or out-of-sight, hard-to-reach items like projectors, access points, server rooms, and everything in between. This dull work is time-consuming, and leaves room for human error.   Scanning inventory with RFID technology can easily pick up difficult-to-reach items in a room in a fraction of the time it would normally take. You know what RFID is, and you know… Read More

Hayes EDU: RFID 101 – How Does RFID Work?

So you know what RFID Technology is, you know the benefits of RFID. but do you know how it works? RFID technology works by transmitting radio waves between an RFID scanner (i.e., interrogator) and an RFID tag, which is made up of a microchip with an antenna. When a scanner sends out electromagnetic waves, the RFID tag attuned to receive… Read More

Hayes EDU: RFID 101 – What is RFID?

What do tollbooths, concert wristbands, and your favorite retail store have in common? RFID! RFID, or Radio Frequency Identification, is a technology that utilizes radio frequency waves to transfer data and information.  RFID tags can uniquely identify and track inventory and assets, unlike barcodes, the RFID tags do not require direct line of sight or proximity to successfully confirm the… Read More

We’re Here for You: Resources for Remote Learning

We're here to support you. Whether you’re still planning your next steps, or mobilizing assets for remote learning, we can help. Here is a list of some resources regarding at-home-learning that could be useful for you or your district if you're practicing remote learning with at-home technology: Online Learning in the Wake of COVID- 19 Tips and Resources for PreK-12… Read More

Don’t Be Left to Count Your Own Devices

ProBar and Hayes Software Systems have been working together to provide a turnkey solution for districts across the U.S. for almost a decade. “In districts that have been without inventory for 2+ years, we’re seeing as high as 40%-50% of assets that we’re finding are new to the district.” - Mike Moss of ProBar   With a streamlined process that… Read More

“Hayes makes Work Fun!”

Hayes Software Systems has been serving educators across the country since 1990. We’ve grown and changed over the years, but our mission remains the same, to empower school administrators and positively impact the lives of students. We know this work is incredibly important, and we know that  creating a great company culture for our team to thrive in will lead to… Read More