Presentation on theme: "What is A-Tracker A-Track is a Palm OS application that allows a company to track its equipment - office equipment, computers, vehicles, automobiles, library,"— Presentation transcript:
What is A-Tracker A-Track is a Palm OS application that allows a company to track its equipment - office equipment, computers, vehicles, automobiles, library, etc. Includes bar code scanning capability into ANY field.
Tracking Assets manually Time consuming Possible human errors Auditing of assets is time consuming and difficult Valuation of assets cannot be done easily Lack of updated information results into unnecessary purchases Difficult to project consolidated information of multiple branches Manual tracking of expiry of insurance, warranty etc.
Tracking Assets by A-tracker Easily can track assets Web based system Identification of assets through Barcode/RFID Multiple company and multiple accounts can be maintained Multiple methods of calculating depreciation Data transfer between branches Track assets on repair List of damaged assets Expiry of insurance and warranty are alerted Auditing of assets can be done easily using PDA device Budgeting can be done
Details of sub-assets maintained separately Profit or loss can be tracked at the time of sale of an asset Categorization of assets Revaluation of asset Documents related to assets and image of assets can be stored
Introduction Proposed Asset Management System Expiry of insurance and warranty are alerted Auditing of assets can be done easily using PDA device Budgeting can be done Details of sub-assets maintained separately Profit or loss can be tracked at the time of sale of an asset Categorization of assets Revaluation of asset Documents related to assets and image of assets can be stored
Features Identify location with Barcode Information and history of asset can be viewed by scanning the Barcode attached to the asset at any time using a PDA device. Besides that a comprehensive search on different criteria can be made to locate the asset.
Upload data from palm to PC and visa versa Details of assets can be updated to the PDA device and the information in the PDA device can be updated in the PC whenever it is necessary.
Web based access across locations The application can be used from multiple locations and there by the branches of a company can use the same application from the server.
Inventory, Insurance and warranty management of assets across multiple locations As the module is web based and includes a handheld interface on palm, it allows easy asset management for multiple locations. The system maintains issues, returns, warranty and inventory details of different assets across organizations.
Calculation of Depreciation The system includes depreciation module and supports different methods available. The system supports multiple accounts like income tax and company law and it could be for multiple companies.
Document Management The system allows to maintain the documents such as invoices, warranty documents, and insurance policy etc. It also allows to store the image of the asset.
Software organizer The software organizer helps in managing different software licensing and keys
Low cost operations The system allows defining multiple companies and accounts thus same system could be used across group of companies. The Barcode could be printed on ordinary printers besides the Barcode printers.
Budget Management The system allows to track budgets while purchasing assets.
User Management The system allows to maintain User role based dynamic access for users.
Advantages Offers a centralized database Can provide information of each asset easily Saves time and money Plan hardware upgrades based on accurate factual information Manage hardware leases efficiently Global tracking Data Collection Updated inventory
Applicable Areas Offices both government and private sector Educational Institutions Libraries Chain stores Hotels