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End of Year Device Collection Checklist

Prepared by Hayes Software Systems, below is a checklist to ensure your end of year device collection process runs smoothly.     Prepare for Device Collection  Establish collection locations   Identify roles and responsibilities of team members   Create device drop off schedule  Design traffic flow plan (i.e. one way lines for car drop off, etc.)  Determine team member training requirements on processes and procedures  Develop Device Collection Processes and Procedures  Choose workflows for statuses and notes (i.e. damage, storage)  Decide receipt delivery method (i.e. printed, email, signature capture)  Communicate Device Collection Process  Email parents and guardians collection process plan and schedules...

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How to Streamline Your End of Year Device Collections

The school year is winding down and districts across the United States are preparing to collect devices from students and teachers alike. With more devices than ever before, end of year collections can be a daunting task. Utilizing your asset inventory management system will help keep the collections process organized with up-to-date data and reporting. Here are some quick tips to remember while tackling the end of...

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The Case for Asset Inventory Management Software COVID-19 or No COVID-19

Asset Management Software Aided in a Smooth Transition Average school district use of different EdTech products each month has risen from 952 to 1,327 since March of 2020, and  K-12 schools are finding that asset inventory management software is vital to maintain an efficient, well-managed institution, but that was true long before the COVID-19 pandemic hit. As the landscape continues to...

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MDM System vs. Physical Asset Management: What’s the difference, and do I need both?

If you are a district administrator or technology director, it's very likely your school has recently increased the amount of mobile technology and take home devices. It is also likely you're anticipating and preparing for the addition of even more devices in the next several years. Understanding and having confidence in your inventory data is crucial when planning how to invest...

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The Expert Guide to Tracking Assets for K-12 School Districts

Why Your District Needs an Inventory Audit Plan Now      Now more than ever, technology is being used as a powerful tool to track assets and provide education to students in hybrid and distance learning scenarios. School districts are distributing more equipment and materials, spending upwards of $13 billion on ed-tech for classrooms. As schools gain more valuable assets that enhance education, inventory...

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How K-12 School Districts Can Leverage Help Desk & Asset Management Software to Enhance Education During a Pandemic

6 Ways to Simplify Remote Learning Efforts Using Software   The COVID-19 pandemic turned the education industry on its head, but even with all the stress and challenges of remote and hybrid learning, our customers have demonstrated remarkable innovation. We’re amazed at all the ways school districts adapted to the changes to best support students, faculty, and staff. We have learned so...

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K-12 School Districts’ Complete Guide to Maximizing Your Asset Management Software Investment

Developing Processes & Procedures for Asset Management: Get the most out of your software investment, accelerate the time to value, mitigate risk, and achieve better ROI   Successfully transforming your organization isn’t just about purchasing new software. You need the right people and processes in place to make sure that your new systems deliver the business value you need. Set Your School District Up...

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