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...
When is it Time for a Wall-to-Wall Inventory?
Do you ever doubt the accuracy of your inventory data? Are you concerned about missing large amounts of equipment? Are you running out of devices when your data says you have more?
You may be feeling that you could have the best inventory management tools in the world, but if you're not putting clean...
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...
Why Your District Needs an Inventory Audit Plan Now
Now more than ever, technology is being used as a powerful tool to 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 needs are increasing...
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...
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...
The first school shutdown wreaked havoc on students, faculty, and staff. In the frenzy to make learning accessible remotely, devices were quickly distributed before they could be properly accounted for and organized. ...
Understanding what the new FAC Regulations means for Florida School Districts
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 at a heightened risk of theft, such as laptops, iPad, and Chromebooks used in learning environments.
Simi Valley Unified School District had been searching for an asset management system for the past five years. It seemed that the district wasn’t able to justify the budget required to implement an asset solution in order to manage devices.
However, in March of 2020, COVID-19 introduced a brand-new challenge. The district needed to implement an emergency take-home, sending staff and students home with over four thousand Chromebooks in the span of weeks.
Simi Valley USD...
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 and discuss...