Creating a successful corporate IT Asset Management program has some unique challenges.
For anyone venturing into this space the article in link below is a very worthwhile read. It is published by IAITAM the International Association of Information Technology Asset Management Inc. who are the worldwide accredited body for IT Asset Management. It will help you to understand the process and requirements to create and run a successful IT Asset Disposal program before you embark on this exercise.
Several factors including some of those listed below influence whether an IT Asset Disposal program is a success or failure:
Environmental regulations for asset disposal to meet EPA regulations
The cost of data breaches to your business ranging from a reported US $217 per record to more critical events such as damaged brands, loss of trade secrets, personnel records, financial information and even loss of business.
The ability to properly track and manage your assets to meet the financial regulations within your organisation and your geography.
Selecting the right vendor to help you build a successful program and minimise your exposure.
This link to the IAITAM site will take you to the full article: