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 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At Dallas Independent School District, staff was struggling to continue to use an outdated, DOS-based system from the ’90s to track instructional materials across their 224 schools.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
- Reduced textbook losses by 75%