Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) is the use of radio waves to read digital data coded onto tags. The scanned information can then be added into a business’s database for further use. RFID works under the banner of Automatic Identification and Data Capture (AIDC) mechanism.
By automating the data entry process, it minimizes the need for human intervention in daily business tasks. Using RFID scanners eliminates human errors, increases the accuracy of data and allows for improved decision making.
RFID technology generally consists of three components: a tag/smart label, a reader, and an antenna. The tag embedded in a particular asset transmits radio signals to the reader. Each reader has a processor that converts radio signals into a digital form so the data can be uploaded onto the company’s database.
Types of RFID Systems
There are two ways to scan and process radio signals depending on the location and configuration of the RFID tag.
All Item Groups created in EZOfficeInventory can be seen on a tree view, giving you a hierarchical view of subgroups. A group can have many subgroups inside it. With subgroups (aka nested subgroups or hierarchical subgroups), you can have unlimited levels of nested subgroups, which among other things can help you to:
Since every group can have its own visibility level, you are able to utilize groups and subgroups for different purposes under the same umbrella.
For large teams, subgroups make it potentially easier to separate permissions or access. Useful when User listings are enabled in Company Settings.
Make it easier to manage people and control visibility. Give people different permissions depending on their group association.
Equipment is critical to daily completion of tasks in any business. Be it the construction sector or the entertainment industry, companies have a multitude of assets. These could range from low-value items for everyday use to capital-intensive machinery. However, you can’t just let all this stuff go haywire.
To optimize performance and raise productivity levels of your equipment, it is important to devise some well-grounded management strategies.
One of the best ways to keep your equipment up and running is to track its performance across its lifespan. This allows you to keep tabs on changing work requirements and tweak your equipment accordingly to increase productivity. Before we jump onto the best practices, we need to know and overcome a few common hurdles that crop up when it comes to equipment tracking. Continue reading →
EZOfficeInventory allows you to effectively manage your assets by ironing out your check-in and checkout workflows. The system is capable of integrating with multiple Barcode, QR Code, and RFID tag scanners to clock in item details into the system as soon as the code on an item is scanned during check-in, checkout or reservation etc.
The main aim of prompt equipment maintenance revolves around maintaining top functionality and minimizing breakdowns. Maintenance management of mechanical equipment includes repair, replacement and servicing of tools. It ensures their operational viability and prevents fluctuations in the production process.
The evolving nature of many industries is calling out for better equipment maintenance practices. In today’s age, even a minor downtime can lower the overall efficiency of machines and lead to major production losses. Thus, it’s critical for organizations to design a robust maintenance strategy. Continue reading →
The team behind EZOfficeInventory has been busy this month. We upgraded our Audit Requests, introduced limited Checkout Duration, added OneDrive Integration, and improved the functionality of our Printout Templates. Here’s the breakdown:
Admins can now request an audit at the time of checkout on all in-cart items. This simplifies the auditing process for admins and gives users the ability to verify possession as soon as they receive an item. Continue reading →
Asset management for business – main elements and features
Asset management is a fancy word which essentially just means knowing where all of your assets are and ensuring all employees have the equipment they need – on time and in top shape! In pursuit of this seemingly massive feat, studying asset management trends and implementing the right processes is extremely critical.
Regulating asset usage is a major part of a firm’s asset management structure. Assets require careful attention as they go through the various stages of procurement (or production), usage, maintenance, upgrades, and eventually, disposal. Continue reading →
Every kind of business requires funds to cover its day-to-day operating costs. Non profits work the same way, except that they’re run solely by donations and grants. With little to no financial reserves, it is extremely vital for nonprofits to continually review their fundraising policies in order to maintain a steady flow of donations.Continue reading →
Sports equipment management relates to organizing, monitoring and reporting on any equipment used by sports facilities. These facilities include training centers, gymnasiums, stadiums, sports federations, and even universities. They can host several activities, tournaments, and training sessions, all of which use a wide range of gear which greatly complicates the process of monitoring and servicing. This, coupled with the rise of injuries in sporting events, calls for better sports equipment management practices.Continue reading →