Quick Guides and In-Depth Thoughts
Our Thoughts on Everything From EAM to IUID
We have dozens of asset management guides and white papers that go in-depth on the subjects you need to know. These guides are written based on first-hand knowledge as well as data research.
Enterprise Asset Management
In talking with our customers and asset management experts, we have identified a few key trends we see emerging in 2019. This white paper outlines our top 10 trends for 2019, and why we believe they will be key this year.
Enterprise Asset Management probably is the least appreciated function. However, if the function is managed well, it can not only improve operations and reduce risks, it can also be a source of competitive advantages.
There are several gaps that commonly occur in fixed asset management systems. This white paper discusses explains how to address gaps in your fixed asset management system in order to prevent ghost assets and other problem.
Every year, manufacturers lose hundreds of billions of dollars in potential revenue because of the leaks in intellectual property. What steps can they take in the end to end process of managing physical assets (i.e. product samples) to reduce the risk?
Government Property Management
The FAR and DFARS require 10 outcomes in managing Government Property. We investigate why spreadsheets and ERP systems can’t adequately support these 10 outcomes.
Sometimes during a business system audit, a Corrective Action Request, or CAR, is issued. This white paper explains what a CAR is, the various levels of CAR, and some examples of CARs issued to government contractors.
This article, written by Jackie Luo, VP of eQuip! Asset Management solution, was published in the October 2014 issue of Contract Management magazine. This article provides some basic information about the FAR/DFARS requirements on Government Property Management system, some best practices and common challenges.
Do you manage Federal government contracts and programs? Are you perplexed about how the changing rules of FAR/DFARs around managing GFP is going to impact the costs of the contracts? Do you want to make sure you have all the facts and analysis before submitting the response to an RFP? This white paper will show you exactly how.
This white paper provides the key requirements in standard functionality, quality of the software system design, and other considerations for purchase. These requirements are specific to government contractors with the goal of meeting FAR/DFARS requirements.
eQuip! Government Property Management Software has built in steps to generate IUID tags, print them, and submit the information to the IUID Registry. All Department of Defense contractors who manages Government Furnished Property are required to apply IUID information on these Government Property. See how eQuip! makes these steps easier.
Every year, the federal government grants billions of dollars to higher education institutions, hospitals, and a variety of other organizations.
This white paper explains common equipment management requirements for federal grantees and how they can meet these requirements.
Government Property is a required business system for DoD contractors. Yet it seems to often be forgotten. This webinar with Dixon Hughers Goodman discusses why it is forgotten and the negative consequences to ignoring this vital business system.
An Enterprise Asset Management system should bring the financial and operational information of equipment and other enterprise assets into one place. A good EAM system supports businesses and government agencies to make the best decision in managing their assets.
This white paper outlines EAM system criteria necessary to meet these needs.
This follow on white paper to “Key Criteria for Choosing an Enterprise Asset Management System” will provide guidance to businesses and organizations that are in the process of selecting an enterprise asset management system. It provides the key requirements in standard functionality, quality of the software system design, and other purchase related considerations.
IT Asset Management
There are many IT asset management solutions out there. They cover a wide breadth of functionality. Some can be integrated with existing solutions, some only connect with proprietary modules. The costs also range wide. So if you want additional tools to manage your IT assets, where should you begin the research?
IT Asset Discovery is an important part of IT Asset Management. It is estimated that at least 30% of IT assets are not on the asset registry. So connecting these tools with IT Asset Management systems can greatly support IT asset management.
IT assets are becoming a critical component to an organization’s asset base. They are required to perform 24/7, they are subject to constant technology upgrade, and they are subject to new requirement for asset disposal rules (e.g. recycling).
In selecting an IT asset management tool, an organization needs to make sure the tool will support the life cycle management of the IT assets, while streamline the business process.
The RFID technology has been improving steadily as a niche technology since its inception. During the past few years, the development of the RFID technology has accelerated.
The accumulated innovation has brought expanded selection of products and services, which in turn have been driving new applications and deepening the penetration of existing applications.
This white paper explains these recent developments and applications for RFID.