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COVID is forcing Hardware Asset Management into operational and digital transformation

By Mike Loria | December 12, 2020
Hardware asset management transformation

Tipping Point – “the moment of critical mass, the threshold, the boiling point.”– Malcom Gladwell, The Tipping Point As we near the end of a year that will be forever studied in history books, I’ve been reflecting on not only how business has changed this year, but how it will need to continue to adjust…

Lifecycle Best Practices: Maximize Hardware Resale and Ensuring Proper Disposal

By Mike Loria | July 28, 2020
Lifecycle ITAD is more than lowest cost, or best price, it is a process

IT assets are like new cars – they begin depreciating from the first day. Still, there often is some value left when it comes time to retire your hardware. While maximizing that remaining value is important, it’s not the only consideration: Security and compliance also must be maintained.   Effective ITAD is less about sales…

What’s next for ITAM in the pandemic? Take stock of people, process, and planning

By Mike Loria | May 29, 2020
What is next for ITAM in the pandemic?

I love to exercise outdoors on weekends — mostly by cycling, boating, golfing, or downhill or cross-country skiing.  But it’s not just about the sport; it’s about working on your skills and upping your game. During this ongoing pandemic, we’ve all been using our down time to think about upping our game in business, too. Let’s…

Calming the ITAM Chaos During a Crisis

By Mike Loria | May 14, 2020
Calming the IT Asset Management Chaos during a crisis

I love a good plan, don’t you? Plans, process, procedures – this is the nature of my work as an IT managed services provider. I’m not alone. All of the companies I’ve talked to in the last 90 days had business continuity plans. Yet none had anticipated the possibility of a months-long pandemic. With almost…