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Do’s and Don’ts of Using Asset Tracking Tags

By Shannon Arnold on Oct 20, 2020

Using asset tracking tags can significantly improve how your company manages its equipment and other important assets. However, tags can’t do much by themselves. You need to put effective management technology and business processes in place around them; otherwise, they’re no more useful than a label.

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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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10 Elements Your Company Equipment Damage Policy Should Cover

By Shannon Arnold on Jul 28, 2020

No matter how many safeguards you put in place, some of your business equipment will inevitably be damaged. It might be due to an employee’s honest mistake, because they ignored instructions, or it could even be the result of a malicious act, but damage is going to happen. This makes a company equipment damage policy an important tool for protecting your organization’s finances and maintaining productivity.

In this blog post we'll talk about the top 10 must-have elements you need in your company equipment damage policy:

  1. Objectives and Scope
  2. Definitions
  3. Roles
  4. Company Responsibilities
  5. Employee Responsibilities
  6. Policy Exceptions
  7. Communication Process
  8. Consequences
  9. Compensation Process
  10. Links to Related Forms

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6 Ways Organizations Use Secure Locker Systems

By Shannon Arnold on Jul 14, 2020

Secure locker systems are deceptively powerful business tools. They can be used for much more than just secure storage, although they’re pretty good at that job, too.

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EMS Agencies Fight Drug Diversion with Smart Locker Systems

By Shannon Arnold on Oct 29, 2019

The opioid crisis continues to worsen across North America. And as it does, hospitals and EMS agencies continue to struggle with drug diversion.

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Mobile Device Management: An Unexpected Problem Going Paperless

By Shannon Arnold on Oct 15, 2019

Lessons from a Correctional Facility Going Paperless

Real Time Networks has helped law enforcement agencies deploy AssetTracer smart lockers for a variety of different reasons. Some facilities are interested in securing firearms and equipment when they’re not in use. Others care about managing chain of custody for their evidence kits or inmate belongings.

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Real Time Networks to Reveal New Features at GSX 2019

By Shannon Arnold on Sep 3, 2019

The GSX 2019 conference is almost here. Running September 8th-12th at McCormick Place in Chicago, this could be the largest GSX yet. And this year Real Time Networks is proud to debut a range of upgraded features for our key, asset, and people management solutions. Here are some highlights, but make sure to come see them for yourself at Booth 2153!

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101 on Asset Tracking Technology (or "Content Surveillance")

By Shannon Arnold on Jul 2, 2019

What is Content Surveillance? When should you use it, and when shouldn’t you use it?

The real power of the business and physical security solutions that we develop lies in how they integrate together. Possibly the best example of this is the content surveillance system available in our AssetTracer smart lockers for asset tracking. It connects physical asset lockers with centralized management software and our other real-time security systems. Whole new workflows are possible when these tools are integrated together.

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