It’s 3pm: do you know where your school assets are?

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Are your school's asset management policies breaking the bank? Businesses employ adults who generally work in an office on a fairly fixed schedule. And businesses have a hard time keeping track of their physical assets. Now think about schools. Consider the large, complex, open-ended … [Read more...]

Effective asset management improves your chances of getting a grant

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Grants touch the lives of nearly everyone. From 2007-2012, the US government allocated over 5.2 Trillion grant dollars nationwide. The nature and scope of a grant may vary, but accurate reporting and prudent use of grant funding is critical to becoming a grant recipient. Grantees must be … [Read more...]

Mobile access to your company information: who needs it?

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  Mobile technology – especially heavy use of smartphones -- is often a double-edged sword.“It’s made things more complicated because you can’t get away from anything,” Rick Wamre, co-founder of  The Advocate, recently said about his company’s adoption of cloud-based business … [Read more...]

Two Essential Budgets for Small Businesses

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A small business owner must take affirmative steps to protect the company assets. Of the several types of financial controls used by small businesses, these two budgets represent the minimum oversight required of all owners. Anything less and you are putting your business at risk of exceeding your … [Read more...]

SMB Tips to consider that will save money in Q1

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As the year comes to an end, many businesses are planning their Q1 calendars and schedules.  They are also looking for ways to cut back on spending and save money. Below are five tips SMBs should consider before the new year: Track assets. Did you know that 64% of businesses conduct manual … [Read more...]

5 Keys to Choosing an Asset Management Solution for Your Small Business

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Accurately managing assets is a key component to the success of your small business. Whether you are tracking an IT asset, vehicles or rental equipment, keeping all of your important assets in check can make or break your business. If you’re new to asset tracking or just not sure where to go from … [Read more...]

Tracking Nightmares – The Case of the Vanishing Business Items

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No one enjoys hunting down misplaced items. Just think of the panic that ensues when you misplace your wallet or car keys (when you’re already five minutes late, of course).  For business owners, this state of panic is taken to a whole new level when key items vanish from stockrooms or in transit … [Read more...]