Creating the original database for asset tracking can be a time-consuming and complex undertaking particularly when asset counts begin to scale. Even when legacy data is available, cleansing past errors and structuring the data for consistency can prove daunting. With most organizations operating with lean staffs, adding an additional labor intensive project can stretch existing resources beyond the limit.
Working with your implementation team we will define those areas of the project where you may need support and craft a unique solution for your specific circumstances. The areas we will evaluate include user requirements, database tables and design, conversions, asset tagging, reconciliation and even procedural requirements. Where you need help, we will supply it. If you don’t we will work with your staff to see the project through. Either way, the project is completed as quickly as possible.
A turnkey may not be the right choice for every installation but, for many, it is the only answer that will bring their project to reality.
When Prince George’s Community College decided to implement asset management things did not go exactly as expected. The ultimate success required a critical examination of available and needed data, staff resources and, of course, the software needed to get the job done. This candid article describes in detail one client’s experience in implementing asset management and several of the lessons they learned along the way.