Willis Independent School District is a public school in Texas that serves over 7800 students.
The district recently implemented a 1:1 initiative in which students would be able to take devices home with them. This 1:1 initiative prompted Willis ISD to adopt TIPWeb-IT and GetHelp, a comprehensive inventory management software integrated with a help desk solution that allows districts to track and support assets with ease.
Read on to learn how Willis:
Streamlined 1:1 implementation
Improved consistency and
accuracy of inventory reports
Increased confidence in data and
accountability of assets
Rabun County School District is a growing school district in Georgia serving over 2200 students across 6 campuses.
Greg Purcell, Director of Technology at Rabun County School District, was looking for a solution that allows him to manage inventory across the district. He needed the ability to run reports easily, maintain visibility across the department, remain accessible to all technicians, and have unlimited support from a team of experts.
Atascadero Unified School District is dedicated to student success through collaborating and partnerships.
Candy Smet, Director of Technology in Atascadero USD was eager to find a way she could manage her district’s inventory while also creating maximum transparency and visibility to parents regarding their children’s devices.
With a 1:1 initiative quickly approaching and the district about to purchase nearly 6,000 new Lenovo devices, Patterson Unified School District was eager to find a more efficient way to manage the district’s inventory. With the implementation of TIPWeb-IT, the district has complete oversight into their inventory and reporting functionality when needed, and they are able to provide teachers and students with the technology they need, when they need it.
Read on to learn how Patterson USD:
Gained real time visibility and inventory efficiency
Decreased staff time spent conducting audits
Increased confidence in data and accountability of assets
Neosho R-5 School District was eager to implement a 1:1 program, and they had set a goal to get the initiative up and running in a very short time frame. While some school districts allocate years to rolling out a 1:1 initiative plan, Neosho had the ambitious goal to get all 1,400 students at Neosho High School their own device in just six months. Getting Chromebooks into the hands of their 1,400 students in such a short time was a huge accomplishment for the district. Privately, though, Rodney Griffin, Chromebook Coordinator, and his team were struggling with maintaining and tracking the influx of devices.
Read on to learn how Neosho SD:
Improved consistency and accuracy of inventory data
Decreased staff time spent on tracking 3,600 assets
Distributed devices to students in a timely manner
Transforming the asset inventory practices of Lockhart ISD’s 13 campuses is no small task. The district struggled recording and maintaining accurate inventory numbers, which made planning technology purchases incredibly challenging.
Read on to learn how Lockhart ISD:
Decided to utilize experts to create a baseline inventory for 3,485 assets
Moved from a PDF file with 7,000 asset items to a web-based inventory control solution
Utilized physical inventory services to create a foundation for future success
At Dallas Independent School District, staff was struggling to continue to use an outdated, DOS-based system from the ’90s to track instructional materials across their 224 schools. The district knew something had to change when a single school recorded a $300,000 inventory loss, and the district was threatened with a lawsuit for the delay students experienced receiving their required textbooks.
See how Dallas ISD:
Saved over $900,000 by improving inventory oversight
Decreased staff time spent on inventory tracking
Improved textbook distribution so now all students receive required materials in a timely manner
Allen Independent School District was faced with a challenge. One in which their instructional materials losses were higher than they felt was acceptable, and their tracking process was too labor-intensive for the staff resources available.
See how Allen ISD:
Improved their inventory processes and time spent
Avoided checking out books to students who still had lost books assigned to them
Improved functionality by being able to log in from any computer with an internet connection
Bowie High School struggled with a textbook checkout process that took parents and students over three hours. Frustrated parents chose to abandon the textbook checkout procedure altogether, resulting in students who came to school unprepared for class and forcing teachers to spend instructional time distributing books. Bowie HS knew they had to improve to ensure teaching and learning weren’t interrupted as a result of their inventory processes.
Read on to learn how Bowie High School:
Improved their textbook checkout process from 3 hours to 30 minutes
Reduced the number of parents abandoning book check-outs to 0
Midway Independent School District in Waco, TX struggled to track their inventory with an in-house database that siloed information at the district level. Campus staff were so frustrated with processes that they kept their own inventory records in spreadsheets, resulting in inconsistencies between district and campus records. With the launch of a 1:1 initiative looming, Midway ISD knew they needed to improve inventory processes so they could hold students, staff, and campuses accountable for technology assets.
Read on to learn how Midway ISD:
Significantly improved the accuracy of and time spent on audits
Increased confidence in data and accountability of assets
Achieved real-time visibility and improved inventory efficiency