Modes of Arbitration – Setting up access control

asset tracking softwareUsing Arbitration (access control), you can define how staff users interact with the items visible to them; ensuring that administrator (Admin) intervention is required for item check-ins/checkouts.

For example, Alice as an Admin, can check out assets to Emily (Staff user), or reserve them for John (Staff user). But Emily and John (both Staff users) can only take actions for themselves i.e. Emily can only reserve items for herself and not for John. Continue reading

Managing Access Control for Large Teams

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Managing Access Control for Large Teams

EZOfficeInventory caters to companies of all sizes, from small firms with a few employees to Fortune 500s. As employees and departments expand, there is a need to enforce group-based access control to better manage asset visibility and utilization within the organization. There are two ways to achieve this:

  1. Separate EZOfficeInventory Accounts: Create separate accounts when each department and its employees are independent. For every account, you can have different policy settings and run independent reports. This works well when there is no sharing of items or employees across departments.
  2. Use Security Domains feature: This is a corporate feature that allows the management of departments and divisions from a single EZOfficeInventory account. Storing data in a single account enables aggregate reporting and consistent settings across all departments. If you’re interested in utilizing this feature, email us at support@ezofficeinventory.com.

In order to enable this feature of ‘Advanced Access Control’, go to Settings → Company Settings → Policy → Access Control, and select ‘Advanced’. Now save your settings. You will see that there are three ways to restrict access to users: by groups, by locations and by both groups and locations. Continue reading