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Top 10 Equipment Inventory Management Practices to Follow

By Shannon Arnold on Aug 25, 2020

How many different pieces of equipment are used by your business every day? We don’t just mean things like screwdrivers and wrenches—what about laptops? Handheld scanners? Specialized instruments?

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35+ Physical Security Awareness Tips for Your Entire Organization

By Shannon Arnold on Aug 11, 2020

A strong physical security program should protect your organization against major threats like crime, natural disasters, and pandemics. It should also protect against day-to-day risks by tracking who is coming and going from your facility, who is using expensive equipment, and where they are going with that equipment.

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How to Keep Track of Equipment Inventory

By Shannon Arnold on Aug 6, 2020

It’s amazing how many hidden costs you uncover when you look into how your business manages its equipment. For businesses of any size in any industry, streamlining how you track and manage your equipment is an excellent way to protect your bottom line.

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5 Steps to Create a Business Theft Prevention Plan

By Shannon Arnold on Jul 21, 2020

Every business eventually has to deal with theft. You shouldn’t feel overwhelmed about this, though; it’s a manageable problem.

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6 Ways to Improve Security on College Campuses

By Shannon Arnold on Apr 1, 2020

Higher education can be an intense experience not just for students, but also for the faculty and support staff. Building a safe and secure environment for all stakeholders can greatly improve academic outcomes.

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Hotel Tablets - How to Manage Electronic Devices

By Matt Belo on Nov 27, 2018

By its very nature, the service industry is in a constant search for ways to improve and optimize the customer experience. Quicker sign in, improved staff workflow, and offering a personalized experience for each customer are all ways hotels aim to set themselves apart in an increasingly competitive industry. As a result, they’re turning to new methods and technologies to give themselves a competitive edge; the most recent trend we’re seeing in hotels and hospitality is the usage of handheld tablets, phones and iPods to staff members, concierges, and directly into rooms for customer use. The initiative has been put in place to enable staff to better serve customers and to help remain engaged in their day-to-day work. So you can expect a bit more than a mint on your pillow next time when you check into your hotel room for your next trip.  

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The True Cost of Asset Loss in a Digital World

By Matt Belo on Oct 23, 2018

As we all know, theft and asset loss are an unfortunate part of running a business. According to recent studies, 25% of employees have lost important assets relating to their job, and shoplifting combined with Employee Fraud and Theft cost retailers nearly $50 billion last year. While there are many tools to mitigate this loss, human error will always be present among even the most careful employees. 

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Defend Against Insider Threats with Real-Time Asset Management

By Shannon Arnold on Jun 7, 2017

Many people see asset management systems only as ways to protect their company’s electronics and hardware from theft. But current security technology collecting real-time, location-based data is also effective at protecting your company against a range of insider threats.

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Asset Management in the Age of the BYOD Workplace

By Shannon Arnold on May 30, 2017

Managing electronic assets at your business is difficult enough without having to worry about your staff’s personal devices. But this has become a common problem with the advent of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) expectations at many companies. Sometimes the expectation is pushed by employees, but sometimes it’s driven by employers themselves. 

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Need Better Asset Protection? Decide With This Quick 3-Step Appraisal

By Shannon Arnold on Feb 22, 2017

Determining the correct amount of protection to give your assets and facilities can be difficult. Ensuring you use only the most cost-effective security solutions requires you to first have a good understanding of your unique security threats and operational needs.

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