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5 Ways to Manage IT Asset Disposition

5 Ways to Manage IT Asset Disposition

Ashwin Malik

End-of-life (EOL) computers and hardware can be a pain, and they can actually drain dollars from your business. For short-handed IT departments, figuring out what to do with old laptops, server gear, and other junk may not be the highest priority, but when it comes to asset disposition, acting sooner… Read More »

3 Ways Old Computers Tax Your Business

3 Ways Old Computers Tax Your Business

Mandy Padgett

Every tool in business has a lifecycle. Your desk chair will eventually lose its spring, launching you backward when you try to sit. You’ll recycle it and buy a new one. Your printer will jam one time too many and one day the paper won’t feed at all, so you’ll… Read More »

Should Your Business Buy or Lease Computer Hardware?

Should Your Business Buy or Lease Computer Hardware?

Aaron Padgett

For your IT department, buying computer hardware outright can be an extremely expensive capital outlay, especially for cash-strapped startups and small businesses looking to build a product first, reap the rewards later. For such businesses, it may make sense to lease your laptops and electronics instead of purchasing. Even for larger, more established… Read More »

Millenials Can’t Time Travel

Millenials Can’t Time Travel

Aaron Padgett

What do you mean, time travel? If you listened to a Walkman, stayed connected via pager, or know what this sound is, then there’s something that you can do that no millenial can (yet): Time travel. Before we roll the clock back ten years, quick: Do you remember your top… Read More »

The 5 Pillars of Process Iteration

The 5 Pillars of Process Iteration

Doug Booth

Ever wonder what something as simple as iteration can do to an individual? A team? A company? Look no further! Iteration is a constant. Individually, these two words are polar opposites. Iterate (to obtain successively closer approximations to the solution of a problem or to improve a system) implies movement… Read More »

Asset Provisioning? Everything Will Be Alright

Asset Provisioning? Everything Will Be Alright

Janet Schwind

I see the fear in their eyes. I feel their anxiety. Blindly handing over your laptop to be refreshed and just “trusting” that all your data’s going to come back in one piece, well, that takes a lot of faith. As does going on with your workday and all its demands without… Read More »

How To Responsibly Dispose Electronics

How To Responsibly Dispose Electronics

Ashwin Malik

A relatively new problem faced by the common man, woman, child and/or pet (you’d be surprised) in the present day is: How do we deal with the growing mountain of electronics in our possession? What to do with old laptops?  To dispose electronics is not easy and not simple. Cell phones, wearables,… Read More »