Brad Vinson

Brad Vinson

Product Marketing Manager at Wasp Barcode Technologies
Brad Vinson is a Product Marketing Manager at Wasp, responsible for development and execution of the MobileAsset solutions.
Brad Vinson
Brad Vinson
Brad Vinson

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Asset Tracking For Schools Throughout the Year

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As the school year starts, the last thing you want to think about is the end of year audits and asset tracking, but the truth is, you know it is coming, and there is no better time to think about it than early in the year. If you start tracking right now, the end of the year will be a cause for … [Read more...]

Avoiding Asset Management Mishaps In Schools

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How poor asset management can affect school beyond budgetary matters School seems so much different in this modern era than it did in my childhood! Children appear to learn so much more in much less time and in vastly different ways.  Also, the backpacks I've seen kids carrying around seem to … [Read more...]

Asset Management Horror Stories

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Do you know how much your assets are costing you? If you aren't using asset management tracking software, you probably don’t and it can be the start of your own asset management horror story. That’s because your business might be one of the 55 percent of small businesses that either use … [Read more...]

What is a Ghost Asset?

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A fixed asset is a long-term piece of property that is used in the production of income, such as office equipment, machinery, vehicles or real estate. Considering that fixed assets are normally some of the largest and most important investments a company makes, one would think that they would always … [Read more...]

Keeping our Protectors Protected With Asset Management

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The agenda for a recent city council meeting in Plano, TX included a resolution authorizing $362,246 in spending on helmets, plate carriers, and rifle-rated hard armor plates for the Plano Police Department. In Oxford, Al, the city recently approved $218,000 in spending for a Lenco Bearcat G-2 … [Read more...]

Asset Management and Education Compliance – The More You Know

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Using Barcode Technology For Education Grant Compliance Innocent mistakes and minor thefts can often add up to big losses. An investigation by CBS in Philadelphia uncovered $88,000 in missing equipment from a random education compliance check of only 125 items at 10 schools. If those numbers hold … [Read more...]

What To Look For In Asset Management Software

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If it’s valuable to your business, you better know where it is and how it’s doing. Asset management software is designed to help organizations efficiently track and maintain the resources and property they own and compiles data on items’ value, physical location, use history and more. While … [Read more...]

Look For These 7 User-Friendly Features In Asset Management Software

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Asset management practices and tools have evolved as technology has evolved. Years ago, people had only Excel or some other spreadsheet to track their assets, but the information was always outdated and ran a pretty high risk of data entry, formula and sorting errors. Accounting software tried … [Read more...]

6 Inventory Management Best Practices

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As a small business owner, you naturally have a lot of capital invested in inventory. While your products are the primary source of sales and revenue, they can also tie up a lot of cash if your business isn't using a proper inventory management system.  Inventory takes up warehouse space, requires … [Read more...]

How Ghost Assets Impact our Bottom Line

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What are ghost assets and what do they cost businesses?  If you don’t use a type of tracking software to audit your fixed assets, your company is likely haunted by ghost assets. Unfortunately, chances are high that you’re not quite sure what ghost assets are, or how they affect your revenue, … [Read more...]