Psych 101: Updating your District Asset Inventory Practices

By Anna Maxin

Many districts are feeling the pain of outdated asset management processes and procedures, utilizing practices put in place before the days of highly mobile, low cost technology devices now considered necessary to our school and work days. These instructional changes can be an opportunity to address inventory problems that have been frustrating staff for years. It goes without saying that being good stewards of district asset investments takes some resources but the biggest overlooked challenge is often psychological.

Change management techniques can be utilized to reduce the risk of failure, and increase the ROI of your inventory management investments.  The video below is an example of a tactic deployed to not only spread awareness around changing procedures, but to share how these changes will benefit a group within a district, in this case, campus employees.

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